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Sale 83: Gems of Philately

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Hawaii - 1861-94 Issues

Lots 406-410

Lot 406    

Hawaii, 1861, 2¢ pale rose, vertically laid paper, top left corner margin single, full o.g., ample to large margins with full sheet margins, strong bright color, Very Fine and choice, a wonderful position single.
Scott No. 28    $325.

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Lot 407    

Hawaii, 1866, 5¢ blue, tied by three-ring with center dot (Gregory ring3-25) cancel on 1866 cover from the Merriam commercial correspondence to Springfield Mass., bold strike of red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Aug 25" cds (HON US34), carried by American Bark D.C. Murray from Honolulu Aug. 25th to San Francisco arriving Sep. 14th, bold "San Francisco Cal, Sep 15" double-circle datestamp for overland mail, bearing 2¢ black (73) and 3¢ rose (65), each cancelled by San Francisco cogwheel fancy cancel; trivial stamp flaws, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 32    Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

A REMARKABLE FIFTH SUB-PERIOD USAGE WITH 2¢ BLACKJACK ADDED TO PAID THE 2¢ SHIP FEE.

This cover prepaid Hawaiian postage of 5¢ per ½ ounce by the Hawaii 5¢ blue, while the United States domestic postage of 3¢ per ½ ounce plus the 2¢ ship fee were prepaid by the 3¢ rose and 2¢ blackjack.

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Realized: $6,250

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Lot 408    

Hawaii, 1890, 5¢ deep indigo, o.g., hinge remnant, exceptional centering within large balanced margins, rich color and proof-like impression, Superb, a lovely mint gem.
Scott No. 52C    $120.

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Lot 409 o   

Hawaii, 1893, 12¢ red lilac, black overprint, light purple target cancel, choice centering amid uncommonly large margins, strong bright color, Extremely Fine to Superb, one of the finest known; with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (95, SMQ $1,500).
Scott No. 69    $500.

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Lot 410    

Hawaii, 1894, 5¢ rose lake, tied by "Honolulu, H.I. Aug 10, 1898" duplex on cover to San Francisco Cal., perfect strike of purple "Alaska Commercial Co., Steamer St. Paul, Aug 10, 1898" chamfered handstamp, enclosure datelined "Honolulu. Aug 9/98" and reads "…Cannot stay till flag is raised on Friday - Sail tomorrow - Enclosed set of stamps…", Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 76    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $725

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Lots 406-410

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