Lot 213Coll. 8.50 A.M., purple straight line handstamp (MH 752 var.) on reverse of cover to Nawiliwili, Kauai, franked with 1894, 2¢ brown tied by "Honolulu, H.I., Apr, 16, 1897" duplex postmark, Lihue, Kauai transit on reverse; cover soiling on front and slightly reduced at right, a Very Fine strike, The Only Example of This Auxiliary Collection Handstamp Bearing a "8:50 A.M." Date.
Scott No. 75 Estimate $300 - 400.
According to Fred Gregory's website Post Office in Paradise, this collection mark is known bearing either a 10:10A.M. or a 3:50P.M. date. This marking with a 8:50A.M. date is the first one to be recognized.
Lot 214Collection 8:05 A.M., purple straight line handstamp (MH 753 var.) on 1897, 2¢ green postal card to Hilo, canceled by "Honolulu, H.I., Aug 2, 1898" duplex postmark, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, the Only Example of This Auxiliary Collection Handstamp Bearing a "8:05 A.M." Date.
Scott No. UX9a Estimate $300 - 400.
According to Fred Gregory's website Post Office in Paradise, this collection mark is known bearing either a 9:25A.M. or a 3:20P.M. date. This marking with a 8:05A.M. date is the first one to be recognized.
Lot 215Dead Letter Office, Honolulu H. I., two different on 1¢ postal cards with printed forms in Hawaiian on reverse; with scarce 1899 red oval date stamp (MH unrecorded, 1RR) on UX8a card and purple boxed date stamp (MH 756, scarcity 4) on UX5 card, each with corresponding "Return to Writer" pointing hand (MH 755) and Honolulu, Advertised cds (MH 751), each with different unclaimed marking, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 216Forwarded, small purple straightline on cover bearing Austria 5h green, 10h carmine (2) tied by Vienna (12.14) cds to Albert L. Key, Lieut. Com. U.S. Navy, USS New Orleans to Honolulu H.I., forwarded to Cavite P.I., reverse with Honolulu (1.6) and Cavite (1.26) arrival cds, flap with "KG" monogram, F.-V.F.
Meyer-Harris No. unlisted Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 217Honolulu, Hawaii, M.O.B., Jul 2, 1892, complete strike of purple cds (Gregory unlisted) on notated cover…Find $2.50 in Postage Stamps, I am unable to procure draft in time for the mail for $2.50 so I send stamps it being the end of the Quarter…, Very Fine, a rare money order date stamp marking.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 218Honolulu, Hawaii, M.O.B., two money order receipts with different cds types of red "Honolulu, Hawaii, M.O.B., 13 Aug 1900" 33mm cds and black "Honolulu, Hawaii, M.O.B., Oct 12 1900" 30mm cds, Very Fine pair of these rare M.O.B. cds.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 219 oLate Letter Mail, Honolulu, clear strike of cds (MH unrecorded, 1RRR) on 1884, 10¢ red brown, well centered, small thin, a Very Fine and rare strike.
Scott No. 44 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 220Late Letter Mail., clear strike of purple circular handstamp (759, 1RRR) on mourning cover to the H.M. Flagship "Swiftsure" in Esquimalt, British Columbia, franked with 1882, 15¢ red brown tied by cork handstamp, matching "Honolulu, H.I., Oct 1" cds alongside, appropriate backstamps including 1884 Canadian transit; cover tear at left of stamp extending into postmark, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Honolulu Advertiser; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 41 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A RARE AND LATEST KNOWN USAGE OF THE CIRCULAR LATE LETTER MAIL HANDSTAMP ON COVER TO BRITISH COLUMBIA.
This mark reflects payment of an extra fee for processing a late letter. Starting in mid-1882, letters brought to the Honolulu Post Office after the posted closing time for a mail shipment were charged an additional 5¢ fee to have their letters included in the mail. The fee was charged more to discourage the practice of bringing in late letters than for revenue.
Lot 221Late Letter Mail, Honolulu, Oct 2, 1886, supplementary mail postmark (MH unrecorded, 1RRR) on cover to Chicago, Ill., franked with 1882, 5¢ ultramarine + 1883, 1¢ green + 1886, 2¢ rose, horizontal pair and tied by target handstamps, S.F. transit and receiving backstamps; 5¢ with a few small perf flaws, still Very Fine.
Scott No. 39+42+43 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A VERY RARE USAGE OF THE HONOLULU LATE LETTER MAIL SUPPLEMENTARY MAIL POSTMARK.
This mark reflects payment of an extra fee of 5¢, after the posted closing time for a mail shipment, to have their letters included in the mail. This marking is known to be used between June 15, 1885 and September 1, 1886 and appears to be much rarer than it's earlier counterpart without town and date.
Lot 222Missent / Puunene, unusual purple straightline handstamp on U.S. 1¢ black (UX19) postal card addressed locally, canceled by "Honolulu, Hawaii, Jun 24, 1910" duplex, "Puunene, H. Isls. Rec'd Jun 25, 1910" cds; light stain, F.-V.F., an unusual and rare marking.
Estimate $200 - 300.