Lot 304Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, H.I., illustrated corner card showing embossed U.S. & Hawaiian Flags in blue red and gold on cover bearing 5¢ rose lake (76) tied by "Honolulu, May 4, 1899" duplex to Santa Barbara Cal., reverse with Tacoma Paid All (5.20) duplex and Santa Barbara arrival cds, Very Fine and attractive patriotic advertising design.
Peters-Uota No. HIH-IL-5 Estimate $500 - 750.
This embossed multicolored gold gilt patriotic ad cover design was a celebration of Annexation by the United States.
Lot 305John H. Maby, Volcano House, Hawaii, red oval handstamp ties 2¢ rose (43) on 2¢ black (UX2) postal card to Sydney, N.S.W. bold purple "Hilo, Hawaii" cds (235.02) and target duplex and "Hilo, Hawaii, Feb 9, 1890" cds (282.011) canceling, Honolulu duplex transit, "Paid All" in oval handstamp; flaws including cuts around and into stamp (fortunately not separated), F.-V.F., an unusual array of markings.
Peters-Uota No. VH-HS-1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Wilder's Steamship Co. acquired Volcano House in 1885, and John H. Maby served as its manager until ownership changes in 1891.
Lot 306Volcano House, Crater of Kilauea, Hawaii, H.I., purple three-line corner card handstamp on cover bearing 2¢ rose (81) tied by matching purple "Volcano House, Hawaii, Jul 7, 1899" cds (MH 281.02) to Mrs. Hubert Wood, Waialua, Oahu, reverse with Hilo (7.8), Honolulu (7.9) transits and Waialua (7.10) arrival cds; clipped corner and cover tear, Fine, a scarce corner card.
Peters-Uota No. VH-HS-2 Estimate $300 - 400.