Lot 662 PEnvelope, 1884, 1¢ Black, Trial Color Large Die Proof, cleared indicia without serial number, on thick wove (56x36mm), bold color, couple hinge thins, otherwise Very Fine, cleared indicia envelope trial color proofs are extremely rare and unlisted in the Scott catalog.
Scott No. U1TC1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
ONLY TWO EXAMPLES OF THE 1884 ENVELOPE TRIAL COLOR LARGE DIE PROOF ARE RECORDED.
Lot 663 PEnvelope, 1884, 10¢ Black, Large Die Proof, uncleared indicia with serial number above, on thin card, mounted on card (132x92mm), Very Fine.
Scott No. U5P1 $1,000.
Lot 664Envelope, 1884, 10¢ Black, entire to Calcutta, India, canceled by "Honolulu, H.I., Aug 23, 1889" duplex postmark, appropriate transit backstamps with purple "Castle & Cooke, Honolulu, H.I." oval date stamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. U5 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 665Envelope, 1884, 2¢-10¢ Honolulu Harbor, Blue Inside Entires, complete set of 4, rich colors, 10¢ with minor remnants on backflap, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. U6-U9 $2,150.
Lot 666Envelope, 1884, 2¢ Rose, Blue Inside, entire addressed to Paia, Maui, canceled by bold strike of "Kahului, Maui, Apr 18, 1887" cds (281.013 (II), 1R); tear and reduction at left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U6; $6,500 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
AN ATTRACTIVE AND RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1884 2¢ ROSE ENTIRE WITH BLUE INSIDE.
Lot 667Envelope, 1884, 2¢ Rose, Blue Inside, cancelled by "Kahului, Maui, Nov" cds (MH 255.12, R4), addressed to Hollister & Co., Honolulu H.I., reverse with bold "Honolulu, H.I. Nov 3, 1891" arrival duplex; reduced slightly at top, contemporary notes top left, Fine and exceedingly rare.
Scott No. U6; $6,500 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 2¢ ROSE, BLUE ON THE INSIDE ENTIRE PROPERLY PAYING THE 2¢ INTER-ISLAND RATE.
Gregory recorded the Kahului P.O. cds (255.12) from Nov. 1887 to Sep. 1891.
Lot 668Envelope, 1884, 2¢ Rose, Blue Inside, unsealed entire addressed to Nawiliwili, Kauai, with additional "p Iwalani" ship endorsement at top, sent via inter-island ship and did not enter the postal system, Very Fine; with 1995 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. U6 Estimate $400 - 600.
Nawiliwili operated a post office between 1854-70 however no postal marking from Nawiliwili have ever been discovered.
Lot 669Envelope, 1884, 4¢ Red, Blue Inside, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott No. U7 $475.
Lot 670Envelope, 1884, 5¢ Blue, Blue Inside, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott No. U8 $600.
Lot 671Envelope, 1884, 5¢ Blue, Blue Inside, bright and pristine, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. U8 $600.