Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — 1857-89 Kamehameha III Issues (Scott 8-11)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale 769, Lot 150, 1857-89 Kamehameha III Issues (Scott 8-11)1861, 5c Blue, Thin Bluish Wove (9). Horizontal pair, three huge margins incl. part of top sheet margin, in at bottom, square grid cancels (not tied), used with United States 1863 5c Brown (76), short perf, on buff cover to Brooklyn, N.Y., red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Jun. 25" large cds, bold "San Francisco Cal. Jul. 20, 1864" double-circle ds, grid cancel ties U.S. stamp over Honolulu cds, indicating that the 5c Kamehameha III pair prepaid the U.S. and Hawaiian postage and that the U.S. stamp was affixed and canceled at San Francisco in recognition of the Honolulu "U.S. Postage Paid" marking, carried on the Young Hector (cleared Jun. 26, arrived Jul. 19), slightly reduced at left, still Fine and an extremely rare multiple of the 5c Third Printing on cover - used, in this instance, to prepay the rates of two countries, ex Ostheimer

E. 4,000-5,000