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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 July, 2014

Category — Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
781
TC
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 781, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)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)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, mounted on a new cards, Very Fine, rare group, 2c with 1994 P.F. certificate

4,000
2,000
782
c
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 782, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1), HAWAII, 1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1)HAWAII, 1882, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card (UX1). Unused but with manuscript "O.B.W. Page 266" at top left in margin, three punch holes at bottom, back of card with adherence at one side as though originally mounted in a book, few faults incl. lower left corner detached, otherwise Fine, scarce, we sold a similar example of UX3 in our Sale 906 (lot 2380)

E. 300-400
700
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783
TC
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 783, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1894, (No Denomination) Black, Trial Color Proof on India (UX8-TC), HAWAII, 1894, (No Denomination) Black, Trial Color Proof on India (UX8-TC)HAWAII, 1894, (No Denomination) Black, Trial Color Proof on India (UX8-TC). 42 x 64mm, with "Government Building-Honolulu" and "Special V44266" with American Bank Note Co. imprints, original die no. "C-522" crossed out, some thinning mostly at bottom, Very Fine, a fascinating trial color proof which is extremely rare

E. 1,000-1,500
2,700
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784
P
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 784, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Orange, Postal Card, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (UX8TC3), HAWAII, 1894, 1c Orange, Postal Card, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (UX8TC3)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Orange, Postal Card, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (UX8TC3). On card, heavy glue stains on back only, Very Fine appearance, ex Honolulu Advertiser, unlisted in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
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785
P
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 785, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Brown, Postal Card Trial Color Plate Proof on India (UX8TC3), HAWAII, 1894, 1c Brown, Postal Card Trial Color Plate Proof on India (UX8TC3)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Brown, Postal Card Trial Color Plate Proof on India (UX8TC3). Mounted on card, some surface abrasion and toning spots, very scarce, ex Honolulu Advertiser, unlisted in Scott

E. 500-750
2,000
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786
S
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 786, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card, Specimen (UX8-S), HAWAII, 1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card, Specimen (UX8-S)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card, Specimen (UX8-S). Bold red "SPECIMEN" and boxed purple "Return to E.5. To be held for Reference July '99" handstamps, date in pencil, purple "JUL - 1899" backstamp at upper left corner, Extremely Fine, very rare

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
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787
S
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 787, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card, Specimen (UX8-S), HAWAII, 1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card, Specimen (UX8-S)HAWAII, 1894, 1c Red on Buff Postal Card, Specimen (UX8-S). Bold red "SPECIMEN" and boxed PURPLE "Return to E.5. To be held for Reference Oct. 1899" handstamps, date in pencil, back of card with "AUG - 1899" with the month crossed out and "OCT" handstamp, two hole punches at bottom, Extremely Fine, very rare

E. 2,000-3,000
2,700
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788
P
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 788, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1897, 2c Green, Postal Card, Proof on Thin Bond (UX9-P), HAWAII, 1897, 2c Green, Postal Card, Proof on Thin Bond (UX9-P)HAWAII, 1897, 2c Green, Postal Card, Proof on Thin Bond (UX9-P). Post card size, paper resembles India but has a very fine mesh to it, few light creases and few toned spots, Very Fine, a very unusual item and possibly unique

E. 1,000-1,500
2,700
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789
S
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 789, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card, Specimen (UX9S), HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card, Specimen (UX9S)HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card, Specimen (UX9S). Bold red "SPECIMEN" handstamp, front with pencil "March 1897", Extremely Fine, very scarce, with the slightly larger border frame from the first production

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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790
S
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 790, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card, Specimen (UX9S), HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card, Specimen (UX9S)HAWAII, 1894, 2c Green Postal Card, Specimen (UX9S). Bold red "SPECIMEN" handstamp, two hole punches at bottom, front with pencil "Jan. 1899", back with purple "JAN 1899" handstamp, Extremely Fine, very scarce, from the Jan. 1899 printing which was distributed in February

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
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791
S
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 791, Hawaii (Postal Card Essays and Proofs)HAWAII, 1889, 2c + 2c Sapphire, Message and Reply Card, "Specimen" (UY4), HAWAII, 1889, 2c + 2c Sapphire, Message and Reply Card, "Specimen" (UY4)HAWAII, 1889, 2c + 2c Sapphire, Message and Reply Card, "Specimen" (UY4). Each side with bold red "SPECIMEN" handstamp and purple "Return to record & Specimen Dept." boxed handstamp, back with manuscript note "Rec'd from Office 3, Burned 2, Issue Room 1", slightly folded

VERY FINE. THIS SPECIMEN FOR THE 2-CENT 1889 POSTAL REPLY CARD MAY WELL BE UNIQUE.

We have offered examples of other Postal Cards with "Specimen" overprints, most notably in our Sale 906, but this is the first Postal Reply card we have ever encountered. The accounting on back of this card suggests it may be unique.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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