Lot 2148Hawaii, E. W. Holdsworth., Honolulu, two-line handstamp on flap of 1893 registered wrapper to Colchester, England bearing 25¢ dark violet, red ovpt (64) tied by four-ring cancel, two strikes of red "Honolulu, Hawaii, Sep 4, 1893" cds (273.01, scarcity 2) with matching "R" registry and "A.R." return receipt handstamps, red London Registered entry postmark also ties stamp, Colchester (10.4) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and rare registered wrapper use.
Peters-Uota No. EWH-HS-1 Estimate $500 - 750.
Wrapper usage probably prepaid for five-times the 2¢ second-class rate for each 2 ounces plus 10¢ registry and 5¢ return receipt fees. E.W. Holdsworth was the designer of the 1894-99 Hawaiian Pictorial Issues.
Lot 2149Hawaii, Elite Ice Cream Parlors and Candy Factory Seal, blue serrated circular adhesive ad seal showing "Hart & co., Honolulu" heart at center, affixed on reverse of reduced legal-size cover to Lowell Mass. bearing 1¢ green, red overprint (55) pair and 6¢ yellow green, red overprint (60) strip of three, each tied by three strikes of purple four-ring cancel, matching partial "Honolulu, Hawaii" double-circle datestamp and "Registered" R handstamp at left, endorsed "Registered" at top left, reverse with Montreal, Canada and Boston (11.21.1894) transits, and Lowell (11.21) arrival oval; small flaws, Fine.
Peters-Uota No. HAR-AS-1 Estimate $500 - 750.
ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS HART & CO. ELITE ICE CREAM SEALS.
Lot 2150Hawaii, HART & CO. Honolulu, purple straightline at lower left on legal-size blue registered cover to San Francisco Cal. bearing franking of two 2¢ rose (43) pairs, five 5¢ ultramarine (39) singles, and 2¢ rose, black ovpt (66), all tied by purple four-ring cancels, red "Honolulu, Hawaii, Sep 13, 1893" cds with matching "R" registered and "A.R." handstamps, San Francisco (9.20) arrival backstamps; two 5¢ faulty, Very Fine.
Peters-Uota No. HAR-AS-unlisted Estimate $500 - 750.
Queen Liliuokalani was deposed on Jan. 17, 1893. Postmaster Oat issued an order in April 1893 that after May 20th, the unoverprinted stamps would not be valid. This was apparently ignored as show by this cover with "invalid" stamps accepted and an overprinted 2¢ added to make up needed postage.
Lot 2151Hawaii, Hart and Co. Honolulu, "Aloha! From Honolulu Hawaiian Islands", large advertising brown cover to Germany for "The Elite Ice Cream Parlors, Candy Factory and Dealers in Curios of the Pacific" bearing 18¢ dull rose, black ovpt (71) tied by purple four-ring cancel, matching "Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov 19, 1894" double-circle datestamp and "R" registered number handstamp, Very Fine.
Peters-Uota No. HAR-CC-1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
This envelope style was used by Hart & Co. to send printed souvenir views via printed matter abroad. This cover was prepaid four-times the 2¢ per 2 oz. second class rate plus 10¢ registry fee.
Lot 2152Hawaii, The Hawaiian News Company, Honolulu, H.I., broadside style advertising cover listing sole agents for pianos, organs and publishers, bearing 5¢ ultramarine (39) tied by "Honolulu, H.I., Oct 18, 1890" duplex to Visalia Cal.; minor cover toning, otherwise Very Fine and rare ad cover.
Peters-Uota No. HINC-BS-1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
THE FINER OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS HAWAIIAN NEWS CO. BROADSIDE ADVERTISING COVER.
Hawaiian News Co. were book, stationery and musical instrument retailers.
Lot 2153Hawaii, Hobron Drug Co. Ltd., Druggists, Honolulu, H.I., printed corner card on gray cover with illustrated red "Putnam's Cherry Cough Comfort" advertising on reverse, bearing 1¢ yellow (74) tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Jun 1, 1896" duplex locally addressed to Manuel, the Barber, purple "Return to Writer" hand handstamp; light edge wear, Very Fine and attractive ad.
Peters-Uota No. HOB-IL-2 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2154Hawaii, Willard E. Brown, Stock and Bond Broker, Honolulu, H.I., three-line purple backstamp on cover with blue printed "William E. Brown, Stock Broker, Honolulu, H., I." corner card (WEB-CC-2) bearing 2¢ rose (81) tied by "Honolulu. H.I., Mar 1, 1899" duplex to W.J. Laurie, Spreckelsville, Maui, Very Fine, ex-Peters.
Peters-Uota No. WEB-HS-1 Estimate $500 - 750.