1865, 5c Blue on Blue, “Hawaiian Postage” (21).
Plate 9-A, Type I (Westerberg Position 9) with bottom border dropped more than usual, ample to large margins except margin nicked at top (touches frameline), tied by square grid cancel, used with United States 1863 5c Brown (76),
fine impression, tied by cogwheel cancel, red “Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Oct. 7” (1865) circular datestamp, “San Francisco Cal. Oct. 28, 1865” double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Schenectady, N.Y., bottom flap missing and edge of cover barely nicked from opening (not mentioned on certificate)
VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND HIGH-QUALITY HAWAIIAN AND UNITED STATES FIVE-AND-FIVE NUMERAL ISSUE MIXED FRANKING COVER.
This cover was carried on the American bark D. C. Murray, which cleared Honolulu on October 7, 1865, and arrived in San Francisco on October 27.
Ex Brown, Krug, Honolulu Advertiser and Gross. With 1995 P.F. certificate
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