Lot 657 SOfficials, 1896, 2¢-25¢ Complete, Red A.B.N.Co. "Specimen" Overprint, sans-serif letters, with security punch holes, matched set of bottom margin singles, o.g., never hinged, rich colors, a Very Fine set, very scarce; plated and signed A. Chang.
Scott No. O1S-O6S Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 658 SOfficials, 1896, 2¢-25¢ Complete, Red A.B.N.Co. "Specimen" Overprint, sans-serifed letters, with security punch hole, blocks of 4 (each positions 23-24/33-34), o.g., never hinged, nice allover centering, rich colors, a Very Fine set; signed and plated A. Chang.
Scott No. O1-O6 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A CHOICE MATCHED POSITION BLOCK SET OF THE AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO. 1896 OFFICIAL SPECIMEN ISSUE.
Lot 659Official, 1896, 5¢ Black Brown, some trimmed perfs, tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Dec 15, 1897" duplex on "Hawaiian Government Service, Department of Foreign Affairs" corner card cover to E.F. Weber, Hawaiian Consul, Hamburg, Germany, reverse with San Francisco (12.22) transit and Hamburg (1.6) arrival cds, Very Fine and scarce use.
Scott No. O2 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 660Official, 1896, 5¢ Black Brown, tied by partial Honolulu Aug. 3, 1898 duplex on Young Men's Christian Association Honolulu corner card cover to Arthur L. Adams, Foreign Department, San Francisco Cal. Post Office, reverse with San Francisco (8.15) arrival machine cancel; minor perf and edge toning at top.
Scott No. O2 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 661Official, 1896, 25¢ Gray Violet, block of 12, o.g., never hinged, choice overall centering, rich vivid color, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. O6 $1,920 for singles.