Lot 2208 oHawaii, 1859, 2¢ light blue on bluish white, plate, large margins to just clear at top, cancelled by red "PAID" in arc handstamp, small thin spot, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 13 $5,000.
A VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS "PAID" IN ARC CANCELLATION, THE FINEST OF ONLY TWO EXAMPLES WE HAVE RECORDED.
There was another example of this rare red "Paid" in arc handstamp on the 2¢ light blue on bluish white 1859 issue (ex-Crocker, Atherton).