Sale 1159 — 2017 Rarities of the World
Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2017
Category — Hawaii, Philippines
HAWAII, 1851, 5c Blue (2). Crocker Type II with the distinctive small "n" in "Cents" (found only on the 5c Type II) -- the righthand position in the setting of two -- perfect bold jet-black strike of Crossed Bars cancel (Gregory Type Cross 20), appears to have four large even margins, expertly repaired at right with small piece of paper added and portion of design painted in
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. ONLY THREE OF THE 40 RECORDED USED EXAMPLES OF THE HAWAIIAN 1851 5-CENT MISSIONARY HAVE THE RARE CROSSED BARS CANCELLATION.
Our census of Hawaii No. 2, published in Part 1 of the Honolulu Advertiser catalogue, is available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/HI2/HI2.pdf .The Crossed Bars cancel is found with and without the surrounding circle on one 2c, three 5c and two 13c (Scott 3) Missionaries.
Siegel Census No. 2-II-CAN-48. Ex Crocker, Ishikawa, Collector C and Twigg-Smith. With 1994 P.F. certificate. Scott value is for a repaired example.