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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

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

Category — Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-Book

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1013
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1013, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 2c Brown, "Flying Goose" Flaw (75 var), HAWAII, 1894, 2c Brown, "Flying Goose" Flaw (75 var)HAWAII, 1894, 2c Brown, "Flying Goose" Flaw (75 var). Position 48LR2, rich color, neat 1898 circular datestamp, Very Fine

400
170
1014
S
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1014, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1899, 1c Dark Green, "Ultramar" Specimen Ovpt. (80S), HAWAII, 1899, 1c Dark Green, "Ultramar" Specimen Ovpt. (80S)HAWAII, 1899, 1c Dark Green, "Ultramar" Specimen Ovpt. (80S). With left selvage, unused (no gum), Very Fine and choice example of this overprint which was applied by Portugal

E. 200-300
250
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1015
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1015, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose, "Flying Goose" Flaw (81), HAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose, "Flying Goose" Flaw (81)HAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose, "Flying Goose" Flaw (81). Positions 46-48LR2, horizontal strip of three, left stamp the flaw, purple Lahaina 1899 double-circle datestamps, Very Fine

350
170
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1016
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1016, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow (74), HAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow (74)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow (74). Left selvage, tied by target cancel on local cover with blue "Hawaiian Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Honolulu H.I." illustrated design, barely reduced at left, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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1017
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1017, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow, 2c Brown (74, 75), HAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow, 2c Brown (74, 75)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow, 2c Brown (74, 75). Two 2c, used with 2c Dull Violet, Red Ovpt. (57), tied by "Honolulu H.I. Jun. 6 11AM 1895" duplex datestamps on cover to New York and forwarded to Long Branch N.Y., with illustrated "Oceanic Steamship Company, Hawaii, New Zealand & Australia" design depicting sailing ship and route, manuscript written in showing dates of arrival at routes, purple "Forwarded" handstamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 200-300
1,400
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1018
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1018, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow, 2c Brown, 10c Yellow Green (74, 75, 77), HAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow, 2c Brown, 10c Yellow Green (74, 75, 77)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Yellow, 2c Brown, 10c Yellow Green (74, 75, 77). Two 2c, tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Jul 24, 1889" double-circle datestamps on registered 5c Blue entire (U4) to Berne, Switzerland, blue crayon also ties two stamps, Very Fine and colorful double-rate registered use

E. 200-300
180
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1019
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1019, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, Patriotic Covers, HAWAII, Patriotic CoversHAWAII, Patriotic Covers. Five, incl. two with "Remember the Maine" design each with No. 75, three with all-over Hawaiian Flag Patriotic design to Chicago, Philippines and North Dakota, two with No. 76 and one with O2 (defective), some faults, still an attractive group

E. 500-750
1,000
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1020
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1020, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 2c Brown (75), HAWAII, 1894, 2c Brown (75)HAWAII, 1894, 2c Brown (75). Tied by "Honolulu H.I. Sep. 18 2PM 1895" duplex datestamp on fumigated cover to Kohala, showing fumigation slits at top left and bottom right corners, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, attractive fumigated use

E. 150-200
80
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1021
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1021, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76), HAWAII, 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76)HAWAII, 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76). Right selvage single, tied by deep purple "Hilo, Hawaii Sep. 20, 1894" circular datestamp on orange cover to Guatemala, stamp also tied by Honolulu transit duplex datestamp, Japanese docketing at left (addressee is Japanese), San Francisco and octagonal receiving backstamp, vertical file fold well away from stamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine use to a scarce destination

E. 200-300
110
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1022
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1022, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76), HAWAII, 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76)HAWAII, 1894, 5c Rose Lake (76). Horizontal pair with left selvage, tied by "Honolulu H.I. Aug. 28 9AM 1894" duplex datestamp on cover to Walkiakoski, Finland and forwarded to Helsingfors, Finland, manuscript "Registered" but not properly franked to pay the registry rate so either sent unregistered, minor edgewear, right stamp single toned perf at top, Very Fine, rare destination

E. 200-300
130
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1023
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1023, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose (81), HAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose (81)HAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose (81). Tied by "Honolulu H.I. Jun. 11 8AM 1900" duplex datestamp on picture postcard depicting hula dancers to Calcutta, India and routed via Ceylon, Hong Kong backstamp, indistinct strike of Ceylon marking, minor edgewear, Very Fine, scarce use

E. 200-300
450
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1024
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1024, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose (81), HAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose (81)HAWAII, 1899, 2c Rose (81). Tied by purple "Kilauea, Kauai Dec. 22, 1899" double-circle datestamp on picture postcard depicting Nuuanu Pali, Honolulu, and mailed to Christchurch, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Auckland transits, receiving datestamp also ties stamp, card with corner creases, still Very Fine use to a scarce destination

E. 150-200
350
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1025
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1025, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1899, 5c Blue (82), HAWAII, 1899, 5c Blue (82)HAWAII, 1899, 5c Blue (82). Tied by dark purple "Hilo, Hawaii Nov. 24, 1899" double-circle datestamp on blue cover to San Bernardino Cal., Honolulu transit, purple "T 25 Centimes" handstamp and "U.S. Charge to Collect 10 Cants" handstamp, with two U.S. 5c Deep Claret, Postage Due (either J34 or J41), minor edgewear incl. small tape stains at upper left and lower right, Very Fine

E. 200-300
110
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1026
TC
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1026, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1884, 1c-10c Black, Trial Color Large Die Proofs on India (U1TC-U3TC, U5TC), HAWAII, 1884, 1c-10c Black, Trial Color Large Die Proofs on India (U1TC-U3TC, U5TC)HAWAII, 1884, 1c-10c Black, Trial Color Large Die Proofs on India (U1TC-U3TC, U5TC). On approximately 138 x 102mm cards, lacking only the 5c to be complete, 2c mounted on a new card, Very Fine, rare group, 2c with 1994 P.F. certificate

4,000
1,400
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1027
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1027, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1884, 5c Blue (U4), HAWAII, 1884, 5c Blue (U4)HAWAII, 1884, 5c Blue (U4). Cancelled by "Honolulu H.I. May 11 10AM 1893" duplex datestamp and used to Yokohama, Japan, receiving backstamp, Very Fine use to a scarce destination

E. 150-200
100
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1028
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1028, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1884, 2c-10c Entires, Blue Inside (U6-U9), HAWAII, 1884, 2c-10c Entires, Blue Inside (U6-U9)HAWAII, 1884, 2c-10c Entires, Blue Inside (U6-U9). Unused, few slight toning along seams from gum, few trivial wrinkles, Very Fine complete set of the blue inside entires

2,150
400
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1029
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1029, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1884, 2c Rose, Blue Inside (U6), HAWAII, 1884, 2c Rose, Blue Inside (U6)HAWAII, 1884, 2c Rose, Blue Inside (U6). Unused, bright color, Very Fine

475
250
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1030
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1030, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1884, 4c Red, Blue Inside (U7), HAWAII, 1884, 4c Red, Blue Inside (U7)HAWAII, 1884, 4c Red, Blue Inside (U7). Unused, bright color, fresh and Very Fine

475
150
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1031
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1031, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, Postal Stationery, HAWAII, Postal StationeryHAWAII, Postal Stationery. Three unused entires, Nos. U8, U14 and UE1, last two with flaps sealed, otherwise Very Fine, first with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,925
275
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1032
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1032, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1893, 2c Carmine, Double Black Ovpt. (U11a), HAWAII, 1893, 2c Carmine, Double Black Ovpt. (U11a)HAWAII, 1893, 2c Carmine, Double Black Ovpt. (U11a). Unused, strong second overprint shifted high and on an angle, few tiny toned specks, Very Fine appearance

1,100
700
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1033
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1033, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1893, 5c Blue, Double Red Ovpt. (U12a), HAWAII, 1893, 5c Blue, Double Red Ovpt. (U12a)HAWAII, 1893, 5c Blue, Double Red Ovpt. (U12a). Unused, strong second overprint shifted significantly upwards and struck partly off the entire, faint vertical file fold at far left, otherwise Very Fine

650
170
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1034
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1034, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (U13), HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (U13)HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (U13). Used with 2c Dull Violet (57), 1c Yellow (74) and 2c Brown (75), tied by red "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 11, 1896" double-circle datestamps and used to the German Army in Pola, Austria, appropriate registry markings, trivial overall wear, ,Very Fine, a colorful and scarce use properly paying the 5c U.P.U. rate plus 10c registry fee

E. 400-500
150
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1035
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1035, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (U13), HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (U13)HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Red Ovpt. (U13). Used with 5c Ultramarine (35), 2c Brown (39) and horizontal strip of three of 1c Green (55), cancelled or tied by red targets, "Honolulu Hawaii Jul. 29, 1895" double-circle datestamp and sent registered to London, England, oval Liverpool transit ties strip, some overall wear, 5c small toned spots, Very Fine and colorful use properly paying two-times the 5c rate plus 10c registry fee

E. 300-400
160
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1036
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1036, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Blue Inside, Red Ovpt. (U14), HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Blue Inside, Red Ovpt. (U14)HAWAII, 1893, 10c Black, Blue Inside, Red Ovpt. (U14). Unused, fresh and Very Fine, surprisingly scarce

1,100
550
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1037
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1037, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express, HAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. ExpressHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express. Printed frank in brown (Haller WF-HA) on unused legal-size U.S. 10c Chocolate on Amber entire (U190), Extremely Fine, this is a very rare franked entire

E. 300-400
550
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1038
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1038, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express, HAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. ExpressHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express. Printed frank in brown on U.S. 5c Brown entire (U222) addressed to Mr. C.A. Birklund in Mexico City, Mexico, purple "Wells, Fargo & Co., San Francisco, Mar. 25, 188?" oval datestamp, 1886 receiving backstamp, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
850
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1039
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1039, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express, HAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. ExpressHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express. Printed frank in brown on unaddressed U.S. 5c Brown entire (U222), purple "Jul. 15 1884" straightline datestamp, red "Wells, Fargo & Co., San Francisco Jul. 28, 1884" oval datestamp, adhesive on back indicates this was used as a paste-up, minor edgewear, Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,500
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1040
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1040, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express, HAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. ExpressHAWAII, Wells Fargo & Co's. Hawaii-U.S. Express. Printed frank in brown on U.S. 5c Brown entire (U222) addressed to Mrs. D. Turner in Mexico City, Mexico, cancelled by "San Francisco Cal. May 25 12 M 1880" duplex datestamp, large blue receiving backstamps, small filing holes at upper left, some slight edgewear and few toned specks, otherwise Very Fine, no express markings, probably used in regular mail

E. 200-300
400
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1041
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1041, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9), HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9)HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card (UX9). Used in 1918 with U.S. 24c Carmine Rose & Blue, 1918 Air Post (C3), s.e. at right, tied by purple "Air Mail Service, Wash. N.Y. Phila., New York Jun. 5 2PM 1918" flight duplex datestamp ("New York" struck off card), flown south from New York to Philadelphia on June 6 with 4:00PM machine cancel applied after arrival, purple "Fee claimed at office of first address" two-line handstamp, backstamped New York Jun. 5 3:30PM and Philadelphia Jun. 6 2:30PM, light creases, still Very Fine, one of the most unusual souvenir flight cards we have seen with the 24c 1918 Air Post

E. 200-300
250
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1042
c
HAWAII, Postal Stationery. Stock pages of unused and used entires, incl. unused Nos. U5, some Postal Cards, UY1, UY2 (2, one severed), duplication, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-3,000
250
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1043
c
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 1043, Hawaii: 1894-98 Final Issue thru Back-of-BookHAWAII, The Republic of Hawaii Consulate At Gibraltar, HAWAII, The Republic of Hawaii Consulate At GibraltarHAWAII, The Republic of Hawaii Consulate At Gibraltar. Bold strike of blue consular seal handstamp on Gibraltar 1p Postal Card to Vienna, Austria, cancelled by "Gibraltar JU 24 99" duplex, additional indistinct seal struck at upper left, Very Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
150
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1044
c
HAWAII AND SAMOA, Covers. Approximately two dozen items, incl. 1897 TLS with cover from Hawaiian Legation in Washington D.C., 1898 soldier's letter sent from Hawaii en route to Philippines, 1887 invitation from Mayor of Boston to reception honoring Princess Kapiolani, Oct. 1898 cover with enclosure on Y.M.C.A. cover with some interesting contents, Hawaiian postcard mailed from Pago Pago, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine, a diverse group

E. 500-750
650
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