Sale 1172 — United States Stamps and Hawaii

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 December, 2017

Category — 1893 Provisional Government Issue, cont. (Scott 59-64)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1290
c
Sale 1172, Lot 1290, 1893 Provisional Government Issue, cont. (Scott 59-64)HAWAII, 1893, 25c Dark Violet, Red Ovpt. (64). Tied by four-ring target cancel on registered cover to Dunedin, New Zealand, red "Honolulu, Hawaii Aug. 11, 1893" double-circle datestamp and matching "R", manuscript "per S.S. Miowera", receiving backstamp, printed company corner card on backflap for agent of Lloyd's, some edge wear including tear at top from opening, some toning, otherwise Very Fine and rare use paying 10c rate plus 15c registered return fee to New Zealand, ex Aall, the Miowera was wrecked on rocks near Honolulu on October 2, 1893, shortly after this cover was carried

E. 750-1,000
650