Sale 959 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008
Category — War Savings, U.S. Possessions
FINE APPEARANCE. THE 1857 REVALUED "5" ON 13-CENT PROVISIONAL IS ONE OF THE SCARCEST AND MOST DESIRABLE HAWAIIAN ISSUES.
Cancelled examples of this issue are scarcer and more valuable than unused (or uncancelled) copies. With 2007 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 1859 2-CENT BLUE NUMERAL ISSUE CANCELLED BY THE RED "POSTAGE PAID" IN OVAL. ONE OF THE FINEST EXTANT.
Ex Middendorf and Ostheimer. With 2007 P.F. certificate noting that this is genuine but declining opinion as to the plating.