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Sale 1009 — The David Golden Collection of Hawaiian Stamps & Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 May, 2011

Category — Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
760°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 760, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 1c-25c, Red Ovpt. (55, 61, 62, 64), 1893, 1c-25c, Red Ovpt. (55, 61, 62, 64)1893, 1c-25c, Red Ovpt. (55, 61, 62, 64). Singles of each tied by target cancels on registered 10c Black Provisional Govt. Red Ovpt. entire (U13) to Portland Ore., magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Oct. 10, 1893" double-circle datestamp with matching "R" and "A.R" (for return receipt) handstamps, San Francisco transit and Portland receiving backstamps, file fold clear of the stamps which have some minor perf toning, 1c with small corner crease, Very Fine, attractive multi-color franking

E. 200-300
750
761°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 761, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59), 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59)1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59). Tied by bold strike of bright blue "Koloa Kauai Nov. ? 1893" double-circle datestamp on cover to Funchal, Maderia, "Honolulu H.I. Nov. 5, 1893" circular datestamp also ties the stamp, "Funchal Madeira 8 Dez. 93" backstamp, Very Fine, an attractive cover to a scarce destination

E. 300-400
200
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762°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 762, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59), 1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59)1893, 5c Ultramarine, Red Ovpt. (59). Two, tied by strikes of magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Nov. 20, 1897" double-circle datestamp with matching "R" and "A.R." on registered 10c Black Provisional Govt. Red Ovpt. entire (U13) to the American Tract Society in New York, purple "A.F. Cooke, Honolulu" two-line handstamp, San Francisco and New York registry backstamps, gum adherence and small edge tear at top do not affect stamps, otherwise Very Fine, 5c UPU rate plus 15c for registered with return receipt

E. 300-400
300
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763°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 763, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61), 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61)1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (61). Blocks of nine and five, tied by multiple strikes of magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Feb. 1 1896" double-circle datestamps, matching "R" and "A.R." for return receipt on large registered cover to Liverpool, England, block of five affixed over backflap (small piece of backflap missing which probably contained a sixth stamp), manuscript "p. Australia" ship-name directive, New York registry exchange label and Liverpool registered oval, some cover wear, small tears and file folds do not affect stamps, one stamp corner crease, overall Very Fine and impressive multiple-rate franking

E. 400-500
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764°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 764, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62), 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62)1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62). Wide margins to clear at top, used with strip of four 2c Dull Violet and two singles 5c Ultramarine (57, 59), all stamps tied by target cancel, magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Oct. 19, 1893" double-circle datestamp (changed in manuscript to "16") with matching "R" and "A.R." handstamps on registered cover to Portland Ore., San Francisco registry and Portland backstamps, left 2c stamp with small corner perf flaw, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful triple-rate registered use

E. 300-400
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765°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 765, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62), 1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62)1893, 12c Black, Red Ovpt. (62). Horizontal strip of four, deep shade, tied by light strikes of target cancel, magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 21 1893" double-circle datestamp, matching "R" and "A.R." for return receipt on registered cover to stamp dealer Carl F. Rothfuchs in Washington D.C., San Francisco registry oval and Washington D.C. receiving backstamps, registration number handstamps, tear at bottom where opened a bit roughly, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
190
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766°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 766, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt. (63), 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt. (63)1893, 12c Red Lilac, Red Ovpt. (63). Rich color and wide beautifully balanced margins, tied by "Honolulu H.I. Apr. 25, 1894" duplex datestamp on neat local cover, fresh and Extremely Fine

550
275
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767°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 767, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68), 1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68)1893, 10c Red Brown, Black Ovpt. (68). Nicked at top right corner, used with 10c Yellow Green (77), both stamps tied by magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Aug. 22 1896" double-circle datestamp with matching "R" on registered cover to Newburyport Mass., unclaimed and returned to Honolulu, New York registry label ties 10c stamp, purple "Registered No." straightline, San Francisco registry backstamps, Newburyport receiving backstamp, purple "Unclaimed" and "Returned to Writer" straightlines, "Honolulu Sep. 24, 1896" double-circle receiving datestamp, file folds, Very Fine appearing and colorful round-trip registered cover

E. 300-400
225
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768°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 768, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69), 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69)1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69). Horizontal pair with selvage at right, used with 1c Green, three 2c Dull Violet and 2c Vermilion (55, 57, 65), all stamps tied by target cancels, red "Honolulu Hawaii Sep. 11, 1893" double-circle datestamp with matching "R" and "A.R." handstamps on registered cover to New Haven Conn., San Francisco registry backstamp, New Haven receiving backstamp, light soiling edgewear, mounting remnants on back, otherwise Very Fine, colorful franking paid six-times UPU rate plus the 15c registered fee with return receipt

E. 300-400
300
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769°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 769, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69), 1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69)1893, 12c Red Lilac, Black Ovpt. (69). Selvage at right, used with singles of Nos. 39, 53, 54, 55 and 70, two with part imprint selvage, all stamps cancelled or tied by blue "Koloa Kauai. Jul. 7, 1893" double-circle datestamp on legal-size registered cover to Langerwehe, Germany, magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 9, 1893" double-circle datestamp with matching "R" and "A.R." handstamps, New York registry label affixed over two stamps, various registration numbers, transit and arrival backstamps, some wear and soiling, part of top flap missing, toning along perfs of couple stamps, still Fine, a colorful and impressive multi-value franking, Scott Retail for No. 69 on cover $950.00

E. 500-750
600
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770°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 770, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71), 1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71)1893, 18c Dull Rose, Black Ovpt. (71). Nicely balanced margins, tied by neat strike of target cancel, second strike to right, magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 13, 1894" double-circle datestamp with matching "R" and "A.R" handstamps on registered 2c Carmine Provisional Govt. Black Ovpt entire (U11) to Arlington Heights O., purple "San Francisco Cal. Registered May 5, 1894" backstamp and "J.T. Waterhouse, Honolulu, H.I. *Apr. 13, 1894*" oval, all markings perfectly struck, some mount remnants on back, fresh and Extremely Fine registered use, a beautiful cover

E. 400-500
550
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771°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 771, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72), 1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72)1893, 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (72). Margins to in at bottom, used with 5c Rose Lake (76) on registered 1c Green Provisional Govt. Red Ovpt. entire (U10) to Arlington Heights O., stamps tied by magenta targets, matching "Honolulu Hawaii Jan. 24, 1895" double-circle datestamp, "R" and "A.R." handstamps, San Francisco registry backstamp, large "C.V. Sturdevant" backstamp, "Received in Bad Condition at San Francisco, Cal. E. Williams" three-line handstamp with "in Bad Condition" crossed out and replaced with manuscript "without contents", 50c stamp with few gum soaked perfs at bottom, Very Fine, a fresh and lovely registered cover and scarce with the altered San Francisco "Bad Condition" marking

E. 300-400
325
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772°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 772, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73), 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73). Bright color, tied by "Honolulu H.I. Apr. 25 1894" duplex datestamp on local cover to the Hollister Drug Co., extremely fresh and Very Fine

775
500
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773°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 773, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73), 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73). Used with a colorful array of 1893 Provisional Govt. Overprint Issues (Nos. 53, 60, 62, 64, 65, 69 and 70), all stamps tied by "Honolulu H.I. Feb. 22, 1895" duplex on local cover, some mounting remnants on back and paperclip indentation, still Very Fine, philatelically inspired but nonetheless a beautiful multi-color franking, Scott Retail for Scott No. 69 on cover $900.00

E. 750-1,000
650
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774°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 774, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73), 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73). Used with eight other 1893 Provisional Govt. Overprints (Nos. 55, 57, 58, 61, 62, 68, 71 and 72), all stamps tied by strikes of "Honolulu H.I. Jan 26 1894" duplex datestamp on cover to Vancouver, British Columbia, manuscript ship designation at bottom, Vancouver receiving backstamp, 5c stamp defective, still Very Fine, an impressive and highly attractive multi-color franking

E. 500-750
1,300
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775°
c
Sale Number 1009, Lot Number 775, Provisional Government Issues (On Cover, Balance)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73), 1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73)1893, $1.00 Rose Red, Black Ovpt. (73). Used with 12c Black, Red Ovpt. and 50c Red, Black Ovpt. (62, 72) and tied by magenta "Honolulu Hawaii Apr. 21, 1897" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Ulm, Germany, printed address, matching "R" and "A.R." registry handstamps, New York registry label, San Francisco, New York and Ulm backstamps, Very Fine, a beautiful and scarce high-value registered cover

E. 750-1,000
650
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776°
 
1893 Provisional Overprint Collection Balance. Massive collection on quadrille pages, starts out with unused and used Nos. 53-61, 62-64, 65-66, and 67-73 and then goes into each denomination with various varieties incl. divided overprints, blocks and strips, minor varieties such as broken "G" etc., very comprehensive, some highlights include:

* Nos. 53-55 with seven blocks of each, shades, misplaced overprints, broken letters and other varieties incl. partial double on No. 55, also few covers

* No. 56: four blocks of four and a block of ten, also used block of four, 20 unused and used singles with divided ovpt., missing period etc. and three covers

* No. 57: six blocks of four (one with wildly misplaced ovpt.), three blocks of ten, large number of singles with many varieties noted and some covers

* No. 58: pair with Oat label, unused blocks of four (4), six and ten, also 19 singles incl. two with missing period, also strip of four on cover to England

* No. 59: six unused blocks of four and block of ten, 21 unused and used singles and 14 covers (one is a bisect)

* No. 60: three unused blocks of four and 14 unused and used

* No. 61: five blocks of four and a block of 15, also 16 unused and used with nice group of varieties, two covers

* No. 62: three unused and one used block of four, 12 unused and used singles

* No. 63: four unused and used singles and unused block of four

* No. 64: four blocks of four, 16 unused and used and one cover

* No. 65: block of four and full imprint vertical strip of four, nine unused singles, four unused vertical pairs

* No. 66: block of ten with Oat embossed tag, also nine blocks of four (few missing period), six unused singles incl. three with missing period, two with divided overprint

* No. 67: four unused blocks of four and one used, some unused and used singles, also three covers used in combination with other stamps

* No. 68: pair with Oat label, 12 singles, six covers used with various stamps and two blocks of four

* No 69: two unused and one used single, one defective cover

* No. 70: 17 unused and used incl. one with split ovpt., also two covers

* No. 71: 28 unused and used incl. few with misplaced ovpt., four blocks of four and used block of nine

* No. 72 three blocks of four and 13 unused and used singles, also single on cover

* No. 73: six unused incl. one with no period after "Govt." and four used

Few others not mentioned incl. five-color franking (philatelic) and also few other varieties, overall condition is better than average but some faults should be expected

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF THE 1893 PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OVERPRINTS, WITH SINGLES, BLOCKS, COVERS AND UNLISTED VARIETIES.

This collection, formed over several decades, would be very difficult to duplicate.

E. 5,000-7,500
18,000
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