Sale 1051 — U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and U.S. Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 July, 2013

Category — Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1209
c
Sale 1051, Lot 1209, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals CollectionHonolulu to Oswego N.Y. via Baltimore. Folded letter datelined "Honolulu March 1st 1848", blue "Baltimore Md. Aug. 4" circular datestamp and matching "Ship" handstamp, ms. "12" rate, sent from American Consul Joseph Turrill and his wife, some slight age spotting, Very Fine, unusual routing, explanation of possible routing and typed transcript of contents accompanies

E. 200-300
275
1210
c
Sale 1051, Lot 1210, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection"Lahaina S.I. April 19th 1851." Folded letter from William Dawson to John W. Stout in New York, describing his trip from San Francisco on the schooner Samuel Roberts, an 18 day near-disaster: "there being 10 men and about 2,000,000 fleas and about 200,000 Bed bugs aboard and the men living off of salt pork, salt beef and potatoes...I will leave it for yourself to judge what the fleas and bed bugs lived on."; address leaf with "San Francisco Cal. 1 Jun." circular datestamp pencil "40" and red pencil "42", small portion of contents clipped out -- possibly a form of censorship by the Stouts as the line preceding it begins, "They are the most amorist set of people," and one following it reads, "in a Sling wanting Clapp or Pox Medicine," etc., otherwise Very Fine, eighteen months later William C. Dawson would help create the greatest of all Hawaiian covers when he mailed a letter to his sister Eliza with the 2c and 5c Missionaries; here he begins his first letter from the Islands with just the right amount of drama: "I have cast my anchor on this Island & settled down in peace after having been tossed on the tumultuous Waves of Life for Thousands of Miles & have come to the end of my journey.", ex Honolulu Advertiser

E. 750-1,000
2,700
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1211°
c
Sale 1051, Lot 1211, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection12c Black (69). S.e. at right, uncancelled, affixed over red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Mar. 1" circular datestamp on cover to Boston, neat "San Francisco Cal. Mar. 17, 1862" double-circle datestamp, sender's ship-name directive "pr George Washington" at upper left, stamp with some toning, otherwise Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
650
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1212
nh
Sale 1051, Lot 1212, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1868, 5c Blue, Re-Issue (10, 10a). Complete Mint N.H. sheet of 20, Position 2 with Line Through "Honolulu", typical light gum bends and light toning mostly confined to margins, otherwise Very Fine

660
1,200
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1213
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1213, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859, 2c Dark Blue, Bluish White (13). Plate 3-B, Type X (Westerberg Position 10), large margins all around, dark shade, neat strike of red "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Sep. 3" circular datestamp, small thin and tiny tear at top right (mostly in margin), tiny pinhole

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1859 2-CENT BLUE HAWAIIAN NUMERAL ISSUE.

Examples of the 2c Blue Numeral with handstamped cancellations are considerably more desirable than pen-cancelled copies.

Ex Caspary, Ishikawa and Golden. With 2011 H.P.S. certificate

5,000
2,600
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1214
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1214, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859, 2c Light Blue, Bluish White (13). Plate 1-A, Type I (Westerberg Position 3), large margins to clear, bright shade, neat manuscript cancel, thin spots and repair, otherwise Fine

5,000
450
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1215
ng
Sale 1051, Lot 1215, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-A, Type VI (Westerberg Position 6), unused (no gum), large to huge margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2010 H.P.S. certificate

650
600
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1216
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1216, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-A, Type VII (Westerberg Position 7), margins to just touched, neat strike of red square grid cancel, small oil spot at center, otherwise Fine, scarce used and very rare cancelled with red grid, with 2010 H.P.S. certificate

2,750
500
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1217
ng
Sale 1051, Lot 1217, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type III (Westerberg Position 3), unused (no gum), large margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 2012 H.P.S. certificate

650
800
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1218
og
Sale 1051, Lot 1218, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type V (Westerberg Position 5), original gum, h.r., margins to just touched, few faults incl. creases and pinholes, otherwise Fine, scarce with original gum, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

650
150
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1219
ng
Sale 1051, Lot 1219, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), unused (no gum), large margin to clear, accompanying certificate notes "oily impregnation of paper", otherwise Fine, with 2012 H.P.S. certificate

650
110
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1220
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1220, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-A, complete reconstruction of all ten positions, unused except Position 10 with grid cancel, full margins to in, some faults to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, a scarce reconstruction of all positions on Plate 4-A, each with 2008-2010 P.F. or H.P.S. certificate confirming plating and condition

8,600
3,750
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1221
ng
Sale 1051, Lot 1221, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, complete reconstruction of all ten positions, Position 8 part original gum, h.r., others unused (no gum), most have four margins and all are easily plateable, some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine, a scarce complete reconstruction from Plate 4-B, each with 2009-2012 H.P.S. certificate confirming plating and condition

6,500
3,000
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1222
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1222, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-C, Type III (Westerberg Position 1), large margins to full, neat strike of red "POSTAGE PAID" oval handstamp, small thin spots, faint creases, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
750
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1223
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1223, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-C, Type I, (Westerberg Position 3), large to huge margins, lightly struck "POSTAGE PAID" red oval cancel, small thin spot, faint creases, Very Fine and choice appearance, with 2009 H.P.S. certificate

850
950
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1224
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1224, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-C, Type IV (Westerberg Position 4), full margins to just clear, tied by well-struck red "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Sep. 8" circular datestamp on piece from the Catholic Mission correspondence, the piece with file folds not affecting stamp, stamp with tiny nick at bottom entirely in margin, Fine and attractive, ex Golden, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
950
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1225
ng
Sale 1051, Lot 1225, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-C, Type V (Westerberg Position 5), unused (no gum), full margins to clear at top, trivial tropical toning, few thin spots, creases and bleach spots, otherwise Fine, ex Golden, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

1,000
350
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1226
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1226, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-C, Type VIII (Westerberg Position 8), large margins to full, neat strike of red Honolulu circular datestamp, tiny pinhole and small corner crease, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate

850
500
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1227
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1227, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-D, Type I (Westerberg Position 3), large margins to ample, red Honolulu circular datestamp leaves design clearly visible, small thin spots, some slight overall soiling, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
550
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1228
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1228, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-D, Type I (Westerberg Position 3), large margins to clear, neat strike of red Honolulu circular datestamp, small thin spots, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
700
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1229
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1229, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-D, Type I (Westerberg Position 3), margins to in, cancelled by "Collectors Office, Hilo Hawaii" oval handstamp, tiny scissors-cut at top left, Fine appearance, with 1999 P.F. certificate

850
425
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1230
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1230, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-D, Type IV (Westerberg Position 4), large to huge margins, neat strike of blue "Lahaina, Hawaiian Islands Oct. 8" circular datestamp, thin spots and creases, otherwise Very Fine

850
600
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1231
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1231, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-D, Type X (Westerberg Position 10), large even margins, blue Lahaina circular datestamp, some faults, otherwise Very Fine, ex Golden, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
375
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1232
ng
Sale 1051, Lot 1232, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-E, Type III (Westerberg Position 1), unused (no gum), large margins to full, light creases, faint toning, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

1,000
375
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1233
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1233, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-E, Type VI (Westerberg Position 6), large margins to clear, tiny nick at top, red Honolulu circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
375
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1234
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1234, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-E, Type VII (Westerberg Position 7), large and even margins, neat manuscript "X" cancel, light creases, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
475
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1235
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1235, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-E, Type VII (Westerberg Position 7), ample margins, blue Lahaina circular datestamp, tiny thin spots, faint creases, Fine appearance, a stamp with nice visual appeal, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
475
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1236
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1236, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-F, Type II (Westerberg Position 2), large margins to clear and bit uneven at upper right, tied by blue Lahaina circular datestamp on small piece, light corner creases at bottom left and top right, Fine appearance, ex Ishikawa and Golden, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
325
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1237
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1237, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-F, Type VI (Westerberg Position 6), large margins all around, tied by perfect bold strike of blue "Lahaina Hawaiian-Islands May 3" circular datestamp on large piece from the Catholic Mission correspondence, trivial soiling, tiny corner crease at upper left, Extremely Fine, ex Caspary, Middendorf and Golden, illustrated in Westerberg on p. 42 on the plating chart, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
700
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1238
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1238, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-G, Type I (Westerberg Position 3), large margins to huge, neat manuscript "X" cancel, tiny natural inclusions, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 H.P.S. certificate

850
550
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1239
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1239, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-G, Type V (Westerberg Position 5), large even margins, bold strike of blue Lahaina Customs House seal with full-rigged ship, thin spot at left center, light creases, Extremely Fine appearing stamp with this desirable cancel, ex Golden, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
950
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1240
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1240, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-G, Type VI (Westerberg Position 6), huge margins all around, cancelled by clear strike of red "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Aug. 10" circular datestamp, small vertical scissors-cut in extreme lower right margin well clear of frame, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, ex Golden, with 2011 H.P.S. certificate

850
2,000
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1241
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1241, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-G, Type VI (Westerberg Position 6), large and even margins, unobtrusive strike of black grid cancel, trivial thin specks, Very Fine appearance, with 2009 H.P.S. certificate

850
550
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1242
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1242, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Four unused and one used, incl. two from Plate 3-C (both Position 5), three from Plate 3-D (Position 1 and two from Position 4), all have four margins, some faults, appear Fine, each with 2009 or 2011 H.P.S. certificate confirming plating and condition

4,400
1,700
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1243
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1243, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-E, reconstruction of nine of the ten positions, lacking only Position 9, five used incl. one with red Honolulu circular datestamp and two with "POSTAGE PAID" oval handstamp, Position 8 manuscript cancel, Position 1 cancel removed, others unused (no gum), mixed condition but all are easily plateable, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a scarce reconstruction of nine of the ten positions, each with 2001-2011 H.P.S. certificate confirming plating and condition

7,650
3,250
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1244
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1244, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-E, one unused and six used stamps from five different positions, cancels incl. red Honolulu (2), red "POSTAGE PAID" oval (2) and pen (2), clear margins to in incl. two with four margins, some faults, overall appear Fine, each with 2009-2013 H.P.S. certificate confirming plating and condition

6,100
1,900
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1245
 
Sale 1051, Lot 1245, Hawaii incl. Specialized Numerals Collection1859-63, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-F, seven used and one unused from four positions, nice range of cancels incl. three with red Honolulu, one with "POSTAGE PAID" oval on small piece, one with blue Lahaina circular datestamp, two pen cancelled, two with four margins, other clear to in, some faults, most appear Fine, each with 2009-2012 P.F. or H.P.S. certificate confirming plating and condition

6,800
2,200
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