Lot 3138Hawaii, Dead Letter Office, Honolulu. H.I. Aug 31 1889, rated 1RRRR, purple cds on reverse of 1889 German 10pf postal card from Leipzig, Germany to Hawaii, matching "Pas Reclame, Unclaimed" two-line handstamp (MH 767), reverse with "Honolulu Advertised May 31" cds (MH unrecorded, 1R) and Honolulu (5.4) duplex, fancy script "Retour" framed handstamp; light horizontal crease, F.-V.F., One of only two recorded strikes of this scarce DLO cds. Meyer-Harris No. unrecorded.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 3139Hawaii, Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Aug 9, full bold red cds (MH 242.03) on cover to Southampton, N.Y., franked with U.S. 1863, 5¢ brown canceled by cog-wheel handstamp, matching "San Francisco, Cal., Apr 23" cds alongside, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. U.S. 76 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3140 ()Hawaii, Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Aug 9, full strike of red cds (MH 242.03) on skillfully restored cover front to Calico, Me., franked with U.S. 1851, 12¢ black (clear to mostly huge margins) tied by "San Francisco, Cal., Aug 27, 1860" cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 17 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3141Hawaii, Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Apr 9, bold strike of red cds (MH 242.03) on rebacked cover front to Rifton Vt. bearing 1861-66 5¢ brown, tied by cogwheel fancy cancel, matching "San Francisco Cal. Apr. 29" double-circle datestamp, forwarded upon arrival to Windsor Vt.; perf flaw at top left, Fine.
Scott No. 76 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3142Hawaii, Stmr. Iwalani, Haw'n Mail Service, May 10, 1885" (Davey 362), rarity 1R, purple strike of cds on 1¢ green (U1) entire to Lihue, Kauai, readdressed to A.E. Jacobi of Uddevalle, Sweden, this was apparently privately carried to Sweden as there are no further postal markings; light stain and small edge tear, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE USE OF THE STEAMER IWALANI MAIL STEAMER POSTMARK ON 1¢ ENTIRE.
Lot 3143Hawaii, Waimea, H., Dec 16, manuscript postmark (Davey 803, Gregory 1R) on cover to Lahaina, Maui, franked with manuscript canceled 1875, 2¢ brown and tied by "Post Office, Kawaihae H.I., Dec 17, 1881" transit cds (238.02), pencil docketing at left noting L. Lyons as sender, Very Fine.
Scott No. 35 Estimate $300 - 400.
The Postmasters of Waimea were Rev. Lorenzo Lyons (1858-1886) and Miss E. W. Lyons (1886-1900). Parker Ranch was headquartered nearby and the town was also site of the mission run by Lorenzo Lyons.