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Sale 65: The Gary Peters Collection of Hawaii

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1893 Red Overprints

Lot 611    

1893, 5¢ Ultramarine, Red Overprint, single on two separate covers with United States Senate imprint corner card, each tied by "Washington, D.C., Dec 28 '96" machine cancel to C.V. Sturdevant, Honolulu, Hawaii, one with "H. Chilton" free frank signature, each reverse with San Francisco (1.2) transit and Honolulu (1.14) arrival cds; each slightly rough opening at top, F.-V.F. and unusual.
Scott No. 59    Estimate $200 - 300.

An interesting pair of usages apparently sent free within the United States with the Hawaii 5¢ postage stamp added to ensure delivery in Hawaii. Horace Chilton (1853-1932) was a United States Senator from Texas 1891-92 and 1895-1901.

Realized: $230

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