Lot 100 o(Hawaii) Napoopoo P.O., manuscript postmark (802, 1RRRR) on 1864, 2¢ rose vermilion with additional large grid handstamp cancel, Very Fine.
Scott No. 31; $31 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE NAPOOPOO MANUSCRIPT POSTMARK.
This village on the coast at Kealakekua Bay was the site of the original Kealakekua post office. In 1857, the place was virtually deserted but it served as the landing for the populated upland district. When the Kealakekua office moved uphill in 1883, the office here was re-named to Napoopoo. In 1897, this office was put under the administration of the Kealakekua office.
Lot 101(Hawaii) Napoopoo, Hawaii, Apr 26, 1886, full strike of purple cds (282.01, 1RRR) on 1884, 2¢ carmine entire to Honolulu, with receiving postmark alongside; some light toning, an Extremely Fine strike, this being One of Six Recorded Strikes of the First Napoopoo Handstamp Postmark.
Scott No. U2 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 102(Hawaii) Napoopoo, Hawaii, Oct 18, 1894, full bold purple cds (282.011, scarcity 4) tying 1894, 5¢ rose lake on cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, Honolulu transit duplex, S.F. & N.Y. transits on reverse, address reiterated in Russian, Extremely Fine, a choice and rare usage to Russia.
Scott No. 76 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 103(Hawaii) Olaa, June 11. 94, bold manuscript postmark (803, 1R) on 1892, 2¢ brown, horizontal pair on small piece, Very Fine and very scarce.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 104(Hawaii) Olaa, Hawaii, Dec 27, 1896, green duplex with three-ring cancel (281.9a13) ties 5¢ rose lake (76) on "Iten & Adler, Coffee Planters, Olaa, Hawaii" corner card cover to Galveston Texas, partial Honolulu transit cds, reverse with San Francisco Jan. 8th arrival cds, Fine, This is the illustrated example on Fred's website.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Gregory lists this cancel in green from April 10, 1896 to February 17, 1897.
Lot 105 o(Hawaii) Paau(hau), Aug, manuscript postmark (803, 1RRR) on 1882, 2¢ rose lilac, with additional light purple target cancel, thins, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare manuscript postmark from Paauhau, the listed example on Gregory's Post Office in Paradise website.
Scott No. 38 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 106(Hawaii) Paauhau, Hawaii, Jul 30, 1886, purple cds (253.41, 1RRR) on 1882, 1¢ red postal card to Waipio; some edge tone spots, otherwise Very Fine, a rare Paauhau postmark, with only eight strikes recorded.
Scott No. UX1 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 107 o(Hawaii) Paauilo, Hawaii, two-line town and island postmark (202, 1R) on two 1894, 2¢ brown singles making a complete strike, Very Fine and choice, very scarce.
Scott No. 75 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 108 ()(Hawaii) Paauilo, Nov 17, two-line town and date postmark (203, 1RR) tying 1894, 2¢ brown on cover front addressed to the Enterprise Mill Co. in Honolulu, stamp additionally tied by light Honolulu receiving cds; small tone spots and a few tears in front, F.-V.F., a very rare provisional postmark used for a short time in 1898.
Scott No. 75 Estimate $400 - 600.
This mark was considered a private mark (Davey/Bash type 610) for Paauilo Plantation but the Post Office correspondence shows the mark was used as a postmark by the Paauilo office. This locally made device apparently was discarded in favor of staying with type 202 because type 203 made poor impressions.
Lot 109(Hawaii) Pohoiki, Hawaii, Feb 6, 1897, brownish black cds and target duplex (281.9a1, scarcity 2) tying 1893, 2¢ dull violet, red overprint on cover to Honolulu, receiving backstamp; cover with small internal hole and a bit reduced, Very Fine, a rare on cover usage of the Pohoiki townmark in black.
Scott No. 57 Estimate $500 - 750.