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Hawaii - 1893 Provisional Government Issues

Lots 2252-2261 Lot 2262

Lot 2252    

Hawaii, 1893, 5¢ ultramarine, double red overprint, one overprint heavy, second light, left margin single, full o.g., bright color, attractive centering, Very Fine; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 59f    $600.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 2253 ()   

Hawaii, 1893, 5¢ ultramarine, inverted red overprint, without gum, strong color, F.-V.F., an nice example of this scarce stamp, with only 50 produced; with 1995 H.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 59g    $1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2254    

Hawaii, 1893, 6¢ green, red overprint, shifted overprint, vertically shifted, disturbed o.g., rich color, Very Fine, with approximately 50 known; with 2008 P.F. certificate. I.D.C. No. BP11-SV.
Scott No. 60 var.    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $210

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Lot 2255    

Hawaii, 1893, 12¢ black, red overprint, in combination with 1893, 1¢ green + 2¢ dull violet, red overprints on 1893, 10¢ black entire (U13) to Cincinnati, O., target canceled with red "Honolulu, Jan 5, 1894" cds and matching registry and return receipt handstamps; cover reduced at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 62+55+57    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 2256    

Hawaii, 1893, 12¢ black, double red overprint, both overprints heavy, one split, bottom margin single, o.g., hinge remnants, with lower split overprint complete into margin, wide margins, deep color, Very Fine and choice; with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 62d    $1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 2257    

Hawaii, 1893, 12¢ red lilac, red overprint, block of four, o.g., top pair hinge remnants, exceedingly well centered, bright color and paper, Very Fine.
Scott No. 63    $700.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 2258    

Hawaii, 1893, 2¢ rose, black overprint, no period after "GOVT", position 6 in 2 complete sheets of 50 with normal, showing 2 different sheet positions (left and right panes), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine (no photo).
Scott No. 66b, 66    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 2259    

Hawaii, 1893, 6¢ green, black overprint, block of 4, large part o.g., rich bold color, very fresh, few reinforced perfs, Fine, ex-Tows and Ishikawa; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 66C    $65,000.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED BLOCKS OF FOUR OF THE 1893 6¢ PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT ERROR OVERPRINT.

Sold in 1979 for over $80,000, this block was from the only sheet of 50 of these stamps ever produced. The sheet was purchased by the Honolulu Postmaster General Jos. M. Oat. Six of the known examples are used and a number of mint examples were destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. This lot includes a photocopy of a 1904 letter from J. H. Makins to Percy T. Morgan regarding the purchase of these errors and a photocopy of a Makin & Co. letterhead affidavit from Postmaster General Oat guaranteeing that only one sheet was produced.

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Current Opening Bid: $32,500

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Lot 2260    

Hawaii, 1893, 12¢ red lilac, black overprint, showing lightly impressed overprint, part o.g., Very Fine, an unusual misprint; with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 69 var.    $325.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 2261    

Hawaii, 1893, 15¢ red brown, double black overprint, one overprint heavy, second moderate and diagonally split, full o.g., exceptional centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, one of the finest examples of this double overprint variety; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 70e    $2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $675

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