Lot 3134Hawaii, 1855 Hamburg, Germany to Honolulu via San Francisco, Cal., folded letter endorsed "p Liverpool Steamer via New York" with manuscript "1/7" rate and straight line "Paid" handstamp, red "Paid, 16 Mr" Liverpool transit cds; some ink erosion in bottom of address panel, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3135Hawaii, 1870 forwarded incoming cover to Honolulu, U.S. 1870, 10¢ brown entire with "Forwarded, Williams Blanchard & Co., San Francisco" oval handstamp and endorsed "Per J.B. Ford" at top left, entered the mails in Honolulu and canceled by Honolulu target, Very Fine, a rare forwarder usage from San Francisco.
Scott No. U.S. U91 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3136Hawaii, 1884 c. Incoming from San Francisco Cal. to Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. 5¢ Garfield entire (U222) cancelled by Honolulu Segmented Rings (Gregory ring3-23) upon arrival, preprinted address to Messrs. Bishop & Co., Agents Firemans Fund Ins. Co. at Honolulu, manuscript "Per. D.O. Murray" ship designation at lower left, reverse with large "J.C. Merrill & Co., Commission Merchants, San Francisco, Cal." oval handstamp, Very Fine and scarce incoming paquebot use.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3137Hawaii, 1903, Hong Kong via Hawaii to Seattle, Wash., legal size cover endorsed "S.S. Gaelic" bearing Hong Kong 5¢ yellow (8), four pairs, tied by undated "Honolulu H.I." circular postmarks, bold strike of large purple "Packet Boat." handstamp, reverse with "Honolulu, H. Isls, Rec'd Jun 12 1903" cds and Seattle (6.21) arrival cds; some stains with edge wear, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
AN UNUSUAL HONOLULU PACKET BOAT USE FROM HONG KONG.