Lot 329Hawaii, (Oahu) Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Oct 4, red cds (236.05) on fresh 1852 cover addressed to Jacob Dawson in New York, with red "San Francisco, Cal., Nov 1" cds with matching straight line "Paid" and "8" in circle handstamps, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
A RARE COVER FROM THE DAWSON CORRESPONDENCE CARRIED ABOARD THE SAME SHIP AS THE FAMOUS DAWSON 2¢ & 5¢ MISSIONARY COVER.
Carried aboard the American brig "Mary A. Jones" on October 5th and arrived in San Francisco October 25th.
Lot 330Hawaii, (Oahu) Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Dec 10, bold red cds (236.05) on 1855 cover to Edgartown, Mass. with green "Thomas Spencer, Ship Chandler & Commission Merchant, Honolulu, Sandwich Islands" cameo corner card, franked with U.S. 1851, 12¢ black, margins mostly large to just into frameline at lower right, tied by "San Francisco, Cal., Jan 5" cds; cover with small corner repairs at top and stamp with small tear at top, Very Fine appearance, ex-Wheeler.
Scott No. U.S. 17 Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE CORNER CARD FROM SHIP CHANDLER AND HAWAIIAN MAIL FORWARDER THOMAS SPENCER.
Capt. Thomas Spencer operated a ship chandlery in Honolulu from 1851 until 1861 when he moved to Hilo. He used at least two different style forwarder handstamps, a red oval handstamp used in 1852 and later an octagonal handstamp known used between 1855 and 1857 when this cover was sent. Carried aboard the American brig "Agate" leaving Honolulu December 10th and arriving in San Francisco on December 27th.
Lot 331Hawaii, Hawaiian Flag, red and blue design on cover to East Whitman, mass., franked with 1899, 5¢ blue tied by purple "Lahaina, Maui, Oct 21, 1899" cds and target duplex, Honolulu transit and receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a very scarce and attractive patriotic usage, ex-Pietsch & Twigg-Smith; with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 82 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 332Hawaii, "Hawaiian Islands." Map, Map design showing longitude and latitude lines and town names, on letter sheet datelined "Honolulu, June 19th, 1868" with letter regarding weather and other general topics; some hinge reinforcements at folds with some slight splitting at top of letter sheet, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
A WONDERFUL AND RARE ILLUSTRATED HAWAIIAN MAP LETTER SHEET.
Lot 333Hawaii, Oahu Railway and Land Company, illustrated corner card showing Locomotive, on cover to Spreckelsville, franked with 1894, 5¢ rose lake tied by "Honolulu, H.I., Jul 14, 1899" duplex postmark, Very Fine, a very rare illustrated design.
Scott No. 76 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 334Hawaii, Volcano House, Crater of Kilauea, Hawaii, H.I., purple handstamp corner card on cover to Columbus, Ohio, franked with 1894, 5¢ rose lake tied by bold socked-on-the-nose strike of purple "Volcano House, Hawaii, Apr 7, 1899" cds (MH 281.02), partial Honolulu duplex, reverse with Hilo and San Francisco transit and receiving postmarks; cover with light edge wear and small tear at right, Very Fine, a striking usage from Volcano House.
Scott No. 76 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.