Sale 1216 — The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

Category — Hawaii: Stampless Covers and Missionary Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
220
c
Sale 1216, Lot 220, Hawaii: Stampless Covers and Missionary Issues“U.S. Frigate Savannah, Honolulu Oahu, Octo. 2nd 1844”. Dateline on folded letter from Maxwell Wood to his brother in Terre Haute Ind., light strike of red “New Bedford Ms. Feb. 25” (1845) circular datestamp with matching “SHIP” handstamp, manuscript “27” rate (25c postage plus 2c ship fee), letter discusses visit to Marquesas Islands and hike to see volcano, cover tear at top and some wear, still Very Fine, interesting U.S. naval letter from Hawaii

E. 300-400
750