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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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Hawaii - 1893 Overprints

Lots 1519-1528 Lots 1529-1533

Lot 1519    

Hawaii, 1893, 1¢ green, red overprint, complete sheet of 50, o.g., never hinged, nice overall centering, rich color, few perf separations at top otherwise intact, Very Fine, a choice sheet in this condition.
Scott No. 55    $200 for singles.

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Realized: $140

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Lot 1520    

Hawaii, 1893, 1¢ green, red overprint, tied by third-class "Honolulu, H.I." cds on unsealed cover to New South Wales, Australia at the 1¢ printed matter rate, partial Bathurst (3.5.97) arrival backstamp; some minor tone spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare 1¢ printed matter rate to Australia.
Scott No. 55    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Realized: $950

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Lot 1521    

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ dull violet, red overprint, well centered jumbo, tied by four-rings cancel on unsealed cover to Germany at the printed matter rate, endorsed "Printing" at top left, reverse with San Francisco (1.7.1895) transit and Delswitz-Erzgebirge (1.26) arrival cds, Very Fine and choice printed matter use, ex-Nettles.
Scott No. 57    Estimate $200 - 300.

The Honolulu four-rings cancel was use without the cds due to third class matter.

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Realized: $375

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Lot 1522    

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ dull violet, red overprint, tied by target cancel on wrapper to France at the printed matter rate, Very Fine and scarce printed matter use.
Scott No. 57    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Realized: $90

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Lot 1523    

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ dull violet, red overprint, with right selvage, tied by purple four-ring cancel on cover to Roermond, Holland at the 2¢ printed matter rate, "San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 20, 1894" machine cancel transit also ties stamp, Reormond (11.5) arrival backstamp, F.-V.F. and scarce use at the printed matter rate.
Scott No. 57    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Realized: $100

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Lot 1524    

Hawaii, 1893, 5¢ deep indigo, red overprint, block of nine with imprint selvage at left, nicely centered, o.g., never hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 58    $390 + as nh singles.

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Realized: $220

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Lot 1525    

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ rose vermilion, black overprint, used with 1¢ blue, red overprint (54) and 2¢ brown, red overprint (56), all tied by "Honolulu, H.I. May 23, 1893" duplex strikes on cover to H.S. Crocker at San Francisco Cal., May 31st arrival backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $300 - 400.

THIS IS THE EARLIEST KNOWN USE OF THE 1¢ BLUE, 2¢ BROWN AND 2¢ VERMILION 1893 OVERPRINT ISSUE.

The 1893 overprints were issued on May 20, 1893, and this cover is dated only three days later to famed collector Henry Crocker.

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Realized: $575

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Lot 1526    

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ rose vermilion, black overprint, radiant color, tied by purple "Wailuku, Maui, Jun 10, 1893" 281.011 cds on pretty blue cover addressed to Golden Rule Bazaar, Honolulu, reverse with Jun. 11th arrival duplex; staple hole at right, otherwise Very Fine and choice use.
Scott No. 65    $400.

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Realized: $260

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Lot 1527 o   

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ rose, black overprint, weak "9" in "1893", duplex cancel, wide margins, Very Fine, very scarce with less than 50 believed to exist. I.D.C. No. BP6-WI.
Scott No. 66 var.    Estimate $100 - 150.

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Realized: $180

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Lot 1528    

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ rose, black overprint, no period after "GOVT", wide left s.e. margin, tied by "Honolulu. H.I., Feb 26, 1894" duplex on cover to C. Eldredge at Honolulu, Extremely Fine and scarce variety on cover.
Scott No. 66b    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Realized: $300

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