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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 30 April-1 May, 2014

Category — Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
888
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 888, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1859, 2c Light Blue, Bluish White (13), HAWAII, 1859, 2c Light Blue, Bluish White (13)HAWAII, 1859, 2c Light Blue, Bluish White (13). Plate 3-B, Type V (Westerberg Position 5), clear margins, manuscript "spider" cancel, small fault at top right, Very Fine appearance, purple backstamp

5,000
1,400
889
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 889, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15), HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15)HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type II (Westerberg Position 2), unused (no gum), large even margins, Extremely Fine

650
325
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890
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 890, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15), HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15)HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type V (Westerberg Position 5), unused (no gum), large to huge margins, tiny thin spots, Extremely Fine appearance

650
180
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891
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 891, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15), HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15)HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Two, Plate 4-A, Types I and I (Westerberg Positions 1, 4), unused (no gum), one with huge margins, other clear margins, Very Fine

1,300
500
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892
ngbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 892, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15), HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15)HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-A, Type V-VI/VII-VIII (Westerberg Positions 5-6/7-8), block of four, unused (no gum), large margins, faint crease at top left and bottom right in margin only, small toned spot at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, a scarce unused multiple

3,250
1,600
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893
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 893, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15), HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15)HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type X (Westerberg Position 10), ample even margins, single pen cancel, small thin spots, Fine appearance, scarce in used condition

2,750
0
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894
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 894, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15), HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15)HAWAII, 1863, 1c Black, Grayish (15). Plate 4-B, Type VIII (Westerberg Position 8), clear margins, neat strike of small square grid cancel, unusual dry print at right, expertly repaired tears, otherwise Very Fine

2,750
550
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895
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 895, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-D, Type IV (Westerberg Position 4), full margins, unobtrusive strike of red Honolulu circular datestamp, faint horizontal bend at left center, Very Fine appearance

850
550
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896
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 896, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, "2" at Top (16a), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, "2" at Top (16a)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, "2" at Top (16a). Plate 3-D, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), pen cancel, defective and in need of repair, still a presentable space-filler of this rare position

3,750
225
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897
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 897, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-E, Type I (Westerberg Position 3), large to huge margins, top left corner folded over in margin only prior to use, tied by "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands Sep. 3" circular datestamp on cover to Miss Sarah J. Lyman at Hilo, small pen "1860" notation is not receipt docketing but was written years later by a philatelist giving the year of the issue as it appeared in the catalogue

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL COVER WITH THE HAWAIIAN 2-CENT NUMERAL STAMP NEATLY TIED BY THE RED HONOLULU CIRCULAR DATESTAMP.

With 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
4,500
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898
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 898, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (16). Plate 3-G, Type IV (Westerberg Position 4), large margins, cancelled by penstroke and used on cover to Rev. Titus Coan in Honolulu, stamp and cover repaired, otherwise Fine, ex Seybold and with his backstamps

E. 750-1,000
600
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 899, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Blue Gray (18), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Blue Gray (18)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Blue Gray (18). Plate 5-A, Type VII (Westerberg Position 7), unused (no gum), large even margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SOUND UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1863 2-CENT BLACK FIFTH-SETTING NUMERAL ISSUE ON BLUISH GRAY PAPER.

Scarce in such choice condition.

3,500
4,000
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900
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 900, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (18 var), HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (18 var)HAWAII, 1863, 2c Black, Grayish (18 var). Plate 5-Ax, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), margins to clear, grid cancel, small repair at bottom right

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1863 2-CENT BLACK FIFTH-SETTING NUMERAL ISSUE ON GRAYISH PAPER.

The Scott Catalogue lists this on Blue Gray paper, and only a small number are recorded on Grayish paper. The last we offered was in our 1995 Honolulu Advertiser sale (one example).

With 1995 P.F. certificate

6,000
3,750
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901
ngbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 901, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19). Plate 6-A, complete reconstruction of all ten positions consisting of separate blocks of four and six, unused (no gum), large margins including sheet margin at bottom

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A WONDERFUL PLATE RECONSTRUCTION OF PLATE 6-A ASSEMBLED FROM TWO CHOICE BLOCKS OF FOUR AND SIX.

The block of four signed Colson in pencil.

6,600
2,100
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902
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 902, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19). Plate 6-A, Type II (Westerberg Position 2), unused (no gum), large margins to full, stitch watermark at bottom, fresh and Very Fine

550
425
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903
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 903, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19). Plate 6-A, Type VII (Westerberg Position 7), showing clear raised "I" of "Inter", unused (no gum), large margins, Extremely Fine

550
1,050
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904
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 904, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black (19). Plate 6-A, Type IV (Westerberg Position 4), this position showing tilted and dropped "1" of "1 Cent", unused, large margins, horizontal crease, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Honolulu Advertiser

550
325
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 905, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20). Plate 5-C, reconstruction of eight of the ten positions, unused (no gum), clear to large margins, Position 4 shows broken toe of "2", few small flaws incl. one with blue backstamp showing thru, Very Fine and attractive

6,200
1,500
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906
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 906, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20). Plate 5-C, Type VII (Westerberg Position 7), unused (no gum), showing raised "I" of "Inter", clear margins, Very Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the variety

775
325
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907
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 907, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black (20). Plate 5-C, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), unused (no gum), full margins, missing second "A" of "Hawaiian", Very Fine and choice, we have offered only one other example of this variety and the other showed traces of the letter (Siegel Sale 914, lot 3220), with 1991 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as normal

775
1,900
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908
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 908, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type VIII (Westerberg Position 4), disturbed original gum, h.r., full even margins, Very Fine, scarce with original gum

900
375
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909
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 909, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type V (Westerberg Position 5), unused (no gum), large even margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp

900
2,300
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910
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 910, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type I (Westerberg Position 9), unused (no gum), large even margins, Extremely Fine

900
425
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911
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 911, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type X (Westerberg Position 2), unused (no gum), large to huge margins, tiny thin speck at center, Extremely Fine appearance

900
375
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912
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 912, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type I (Westerberg Position 9), unused (no gum), large margins to clear at left, fresh and Fine

900
160
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913
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 913, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type VI (Westerberg Position 6), unused (no gum), full margins, tiny tear at right center, Fine appearance

900
160
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914
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 914, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type VII (Westerberg Position 3), clear margins, bold square grid cancel, Fine, large purple backstamp

700
150
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915
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 915, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Hawaiian Postage" (21). Plate 9-A, Type III (Westerberg Position 7), large margins to just touched at lower left, cancelled by square grid and tied by cogwheel, used with U.S. 5c Brown (76), cancelled by cogwheel on light yellow cover to Mrs. Mary E. Smith in Lowell Mass., red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Nov. 13" circular datestamp, "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 1, 1865" double-circle datestamp, U.S. stamp faulty, cover expertly repaired and some soiling, otherwise Fine, carried on the Comet, which departed Honolulu Nov. 13 and arrived San Francisco Dec. 1, the mail missed the Panama steamer

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
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916
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 916, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22). Plate 12-A, complete reconstruction of all ten positions, Positions 1, 3 and 9 with original gum, all have large margins to clear, few minor flaws to be expected but far better quality than normally encountered in a plate reconstruction, Very Fine assemblage and a scarce reconstruction, three with certificates

5,750
2,600
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 917, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22). Plate 12-A, Types VIII/V (Westerberg Positions 8/10), vertical pair, unused (no gum), large margins to full, small thin spot at left of bottom stamp, top stamp tiny age spot at right, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

1,150
425
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918
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 918, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22). Plate 12-A, Type II (Westerberg Position 6), large margins, rich color, bold strike of square grid cancel and San Francisco circular datestamp, Extremely Fine

900
750
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919
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 919, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22), HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22)HAWAII, 1865, 5c Blue on Blue, "Interisland" (22). Plate 12-A, Type I (Westerberg Position 10), large margins to ample, square grid and San Francisco cogwheel cancels, tiny thin spot at top left mostly in margin, Very Fine appearance, Colson backstamp

900
225
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920
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 920, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23). Plate 8-A, complete reconstruction of all ten positions, unused (no gum), large margins to clear, few small faults to be expected but better quality than normally seen in plate reconstructions, Fine-Very Fine, attractive

3,000
1,100
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921
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 921, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23). Plate 8-A, Type II (Westerberg Position 1), unused (no gum), partly missing "Ce" of "Cent", large to huge margins, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as normal

300
750
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922
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 922, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, Laid (23). Plate 8-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 10), large to huge margins, segmented 3-ring target cancel (Gregory ring 3-23), small thin spot at top, Extremely Fine appearance, a stamp with wonderful visual appeal, Gregory speculates that this cancel was probably applied to Numeral stamps as a post office favor

2,500
1,000
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923
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 923, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, "HA" (23a), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, "HA" (23a)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, "HA" (23a). Plate 8-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 10), unused (no gum), full margins, showing part of "d" at left

VERY FINE AND CHOICE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1864 ONE-CENT NUMERAL ON LAID PAPER WITH THE "HA" VARIETY AT LEFT.

Scarce in sound condition.

3,500
5,250
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924
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 924, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, "HA" (23a), HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, "HA" (23a)HAWAII, 1864, 1c Black, "HA" (23a). Plate 8-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 10), unused (no gum), large margins, bright shade, faint horizontal crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, three backstamps incl. Colson, with 1981 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,600
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925
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 925, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Plate 7-A, reconstruction of nine of the ten positions, unused (no gum), large margins to ample, few small faults but better condition than normally seen in reconstructions, Fine-Very Fine

2,925
1,100
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926
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 926, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Plate 7-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), original gum, h.r., large to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, Extremely Fine Gem, scarce with original gum, two backstamps

325
300
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927
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 927, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Plate 7-A, Type II (Westerberg Position 2), showing small numeral "2" at bottom, unused (no gum), large to huge margins including top right corner sheet margins, small toned specks on back, Very Fine

325
160
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 928, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Plate 7-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), unused (no gum), huge margins including bottom sheet margin, Extremely Fine Gem

325
425
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929
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 929, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Plate 7-A, Types II/IV (Westerberg Positions 2/4), vertical pair, unused (no gum), large margins incl. top sheet margin, faint vertical crease at top right affecting top stamp only, still Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

650
225
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930
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 930, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, Laid (24). Plate 7-A, Types 8-8 (Westerberg Positions 8-7), gutter pair, unused (no gum), large margins to full, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the gutter multiple

650
225
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931
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 931, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, "S" Omitted (24b), HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, "S" Omitted (24b)HAWAII, 1864, 2c Black, "S" Omitted (24b). Plate 7-A, Type IX (Westerberg Position 9), unused (no gum), actually showing faint trace of the "S" and with part of "P" very faint, large margins, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as the variety

1,500
400
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932
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 932, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 1c Dark Blue (25), HAWAII, 1865, 1c Dark Blue (25)HAWAII, 1865, 1c Dark Blue (25). Plate 11-A, complete reconstruction of all ten positions, unused (no gum), full margins to well clear, few minor faults typical of plate reconstructions, Fine-Very Fine, a nice group in better condition than most, one with 1980 Friedl certificate

3,500
1,300
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 933, Hawaii: 1859-65 Numeral IssuesHAWAII, 1865, 2c Dark Blue (26), HAWAII, 1865, 2c Dark Blue (26)HAWAII, 1865, 2c Dark Blue (26). Plate 10-A, complete reconstruction of all ten positions, Position 10 with broken foot of "2", incl. additional copy of Position 9 (Type I) with unusual ink smudging and partly omitted "a" of "Interisland", unused (no gum), few small faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine, a nice plate reconstruction

3,850
1,400
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