Sale 1159 — 2017 Rarities of the World
Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2017
Category — Hawaii, Philippines
HAWAII, 1857, 5c Blue, Thin White Wove (8). Ample to large margins, part of red cancel, red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Oct. 6" circular datestamp on light buff cover to Miss Mary E. Hastings at College Hill Ohio, used with United States 12c Black (17), ample even margins, both stamps tied by "San Francisco Cal. Nov. 7, 1857" circular datestamp, backflap reattached
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MIXED FRANKING WITH THE 1857 5-CENT KAMEHAMEHA III SECOND PRINTING AND UNITED STATES 12-CENT 1851 ISSUE.
This cover was carried on the American bark Yankee, which departed Honolulu on Oct. 6, 1857, and arrived in San Francisco on Oct. 22. Mail for the East Coast via Panama was datestamped on Nov. 5.
Ex Caspary and Grunin and from our 1967 Rarities sale. With 2014 P.F. certificate. Raymond Weill backstamp.