Sale 895 — 2005 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Friday, 3 June, 2005

Category — United States Possessions (Hawaii)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
415
 
Sale 895, Lot 415, United States Possessions (Hawaii)HAWAII, 1851, 13c Blue (3). Crocker Type II, huge margins all around, shows part of frameline from adjoining stamp at left, rich color, vibrant red "Sugar Cane" cancel, mounted on thin tissue paper with a small expert repair at lower left

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT "HAWAIIAN POSTAGE" MISSIONARY WITH A BEAUTIFUL CONTRASTING RED CANCEL. ONLY NINE OFF-COVER 13-CENT "HAWAIIAN POSTAGE" STAMPS ARE RECORDED WITH THE "SUGAR CANE" CANCEL.

Missionary stamps cancelled in red are far more desirable than examples with ordinary black cancellations, although this is not reflected in the Scott Catalogue price quoted.

Census No. 3-II-CAN-105. Ex Ishikawa. With 1977 Jakubek certificate

18,000
30,000
416
c
Sale 895, Lot 416, United States Possessions (Hawaii)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-F, Ty. VI (Westerberg Position 6), large margins to clear, cancelled by two neat penstrokes and tied by blue "Lahaina Hawaiian-Islands Mar. 2" circular datestamp on cover to Honolulu, missing part of top flap

VERY FINE. A SCARCE USAGE OF THE 2-CENT BLACK ON GRAYISH NUMERAL ISSUE, TIED BY THE BLUE LAHAINA DATESTAMP AND USED TO HONOLULU.

Ex Homan, Emerson and Haas.

3,500
7,000
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