Lot 332Hart & Co., Honolulu, large advertising cover for "The Elite Ice Cream Parlors, Candy Factory and Dealers in Curios of the Pacific" with "Aloha! From Honolulu Hawaiian Islands." greeting to Germany at 2¢ preprinted matter rate bearing 1¢ green, red overprint (55) pair tied by four-ring cancel, 1894 transit duplex also ties pair, Very Fine.
Peters-Uota No. HC-CC.O-1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 333Hart & Co., Honolulu, The Elite Ice Cream Parlors and Candy Factory, illustrated corner card showing heart on cover bearing 2¢ brown (75) tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Nov 23, 1897" duplex to Hana, Maui., forwarded several times to Kahului and Spreckelsville, purple "Returned to Writer" stylized handstamp (MH #755), various backstamps comprising Hana (11.24), red Kahului (11.27), purple Spreckelsville (11.27) and Honolulu (11.28); some edge wear; accompanied preprinted return envelope to Hart & Co. bearing 2¢ dull violet, red ovpt. (57) tied by purple "Wailuku, Maui, Nov, 1893" cds, a Very Fine pair of Hart & Co. covers.
Peters-Uota No. HC-IL-1, HC-RE-1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 334Hawaiian Business Agency, Honolulu, H.I., purple five-line corner card handstamp on cover front to St. Louis, Mo. bearing 5¢ ultramarine (39) and 10¢ red brown (44) tied by "Honolulu H.I. Sep 20 1890" duplex, 10¢ additionally tied by bold strike of circled "5" handstamp, forwarded to Philadelphia Pa., Fine and unusual use.
Peters-Uota No. HIBA-HS-1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 335Hawaiian Fruit and Taro Company, John Richardson, Manager., fancy printed corner card on cover bearing two 5¢ ultramarine (39) singles, tied by purple "Wailuku, Maui, Nov 16, 1889" cds to Darlington, England, Honolulu (11.17) transit duplex, Darlington (12.13) arrival backstamp; some perf toning, otherwise Very Fine and rare corner card, ex-Pietsch.
Peters-Uota No. HIFTC-CC-1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 336Hilo Fruit Market, Commission Merchants, Hilo, H.I., printed corner card on cover to Hobron Drug Co., Honolulu bearing 2¢ brown (75) tied by partial purple "Hilo, Hawaii, Jan 15, 1895" cds, reverse with Honolulu (1.17) arrival duplex; some back staining, otherwise Very Fine.
Peters-Uota No. HFM-CC-1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 337(K)ona Coffee and Commercial Co., Olaa, Hawaii., printed corner card on 1895 cover bearing 5¢ rose lake (76) tied by "Olaa, Hawaii, Mar 25" duplex with three-ring cancel to San Francisco, Cal., Honolulu (5.29) duplex transit, San Francisco (4.8) arrival backstamp; reduced at left into corner card cutting off the "K", otherwise F.-V.F. and rare, ex-Pietsch.
Peters-Uota No. KCCC-CC-1 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 338Laine & Co, Importers & Dealers in Hay and Grain, Honolulu, H.I., purple oval corner card handstamp on yellow cover to E.D. Baldwin, Makena bearing 2¢ brown (35), corner flaw, tied by segmented rings cancel (Gregory ring3-23), matching "Honolulu, H.I. Mar 13" cds (MH 234.62); reverse soiling, tiny edge nick, F.-V.F. and rare corner card.
Peters-Uota No. LC3-HS-1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 339M. McInerny, Honolulu, H.I., group of three different corner card covers comprising "M.McInerny, Gents' Furnishing Goods, Honolulu, H.I." (MMI-CC-1) on cover bearing 5¢ #59 tied by "Honolulu Aug 16, 1893" duplex to Campello Mass., "Mc.Inerny, High Class Footwear, Honolulu, H.I." illustrated blue corner card showing boot (MMI-IL-1) on cover bearing 2¢ brown (75) tied by "Honolulu. H.I. Jul 12 1897" duplex to Kalae, Molokai; and "M.Mc.Inerny, Importer & Dealer in Men's Furnishing Goods, Honolulu, H.I." illustrated floral design corner card (MMI-IL-2) on cover bearing 2¢ rose (81) tied by "Honolulu. H.I., Aug 12, 1899" duplex to Waimea Kauai; latter two reduced at left affecting corner card, scarce and F.-V.F. group, ex-Pietsch.
Peters-Uota No. MMI-CC-1, MMI-IL-1 & IL-2 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 340MacFarlane & Co., Honolulu, H.I., brown and blue illustrated ad for Schlitz Beer, front with company logo and reverse all-over blue aerial view of Milwaukee, on cover bearing 1¢ yellow (74) vertical pair tied by "Honolulu, H.I., Jan 23, 1899" duplex (MH 232.92); some light tone spots and ink spot at left, F.-V.F., ex-Pietsch.
Peters-Uota No. MC-IL-1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS REMARKABLE COLOR ADVERTISING COVER FOR SCHLITZ BEER.
Lot 341John Neill, Machinist, Lock and Gun Smith. Also, Sewing Machines and Materials. Honolulu, H.I., advertising card across top and billboard ads on back for six different advertisers, including H. I. Nolte (coffee and billiard saloon), Challamel & Co. (wine importers), M. McInerny (shoes and clothing), S. K. Rawson (watchmaker, with illustration of pocket watch), C. E. Williams (furniture) and Dillingham & Co. (hardware), each with street address in Honolulu, on yellow cover bearing 2¢ vermilion (31) vertical strip of three, top and bottom stamps wrapped over edge and tied through perfs by cross-roads cancels to Samuel Smith, San Francisco Cal., red "San Francisco, Paid All, Jul 19" foreign mail cds, reverse docketed "John Neill, Ansd. July 31, 1873"; barely reduced at left, Very Fine.
Peters-Uota No. JN-BB-1 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING OF THE FEW BILLBOARD ADVERTISING COVERS KNOWN FROM HAWAII.
The two examples of this John Neil advertising cover with the billboard ad on reverse we have recorded:
1. 1873 Jul. 31, Honolulu to Samuel Hill, San Francisco Cal. bearing 2c #31 strip of three.
2. Nov. 21, Honolulu to Samuel Hill, San Francisco Cal. bearing 6c #33, ex-Norbeck, Pietsch, Twigg-Smith (real. $4,025).