Lot 2374Hawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper, right margins single, clear to large margins including full sheet selvage, tied by red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Sep 8" cds on cover to Natchez, Miss., in combination with U.S. 1851, 12¢ black, left interpane centerline margin single (17) with full balanced margins around, both tied by "San Francisco, Cal., Oct 5, 1857" cds, 1857 docketing at left; some trivial cover edge wear, Extremely Fine, ex-Krug, Haas & Gross; signed Ashbrook on reverse, with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8 $9,000.
A WONDERFUL 1857 5¢ KAMEHAMEHA III & U.S. 1857 12¢ ISSUE COMBINATION USAGE WITH BOTH FOUR MARGIN STAMPS BEARING SHEET MARGINS.
This cover was carried aboard the British bark "Sebastopol" departing Honolulu on September 8th and arriving in San Francisco on September 29th. Then from S.F. per PMSC "Golden Gate" on October 5th but had to return due to a broken shaft. It then was placed aboard the "Golden Age" by the Panama mail departing on October 11th and arriving October 24th. Carried to New York aboard the USMSC "Star of the West" which left on October 24th and arriving in New York on November 4th.
Lot 2375 ()Hawaii, 1859, 1¢ light blue on bluish white (Pos. 2A-X-2), Plate 2-A, Type X, Position 2, no gum, large even margins, thinned, Extremely Fine appearance, ex-Aall; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 12 $15,000.
A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 1859 1¢ BLUE HAWAIIAN NUMERAL ISSUE.
Lot 2376 ()Hawaii, 1863, 1¢ black on grayish, Plate 4-B, Type IX, Position 9, no gum, large to huge margins, strong impression, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 15 $650.
Lot 2377Hawaii, 1863, 2¢ black on grayish, Plate 3-F, Type VIII, Position 8 with raised "IN" of "INTER", full margins to just touched, tied by large manuscript "X" cancel, red "Honolulu, Hawaiian-Islands, Nov 7" cds on cover to Frederick S. Lyman at Kau; some cover wear including scuff and small hole where docketing crudely erased, Fine and rare use, ex-Golden; with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 16 $5,000.
Lot 2378Hawaii, 1865, 5¢ blue on blue, Plate 12-A, Type VII, Position 4, o.g., hinge remnant, large to full margins, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 22 $575.
Lot 2379Hawaii, 1893, 12¢ black, double red overprint, both overprints heavy, o.g., hinge remnant, well centered amid wide margins, bold color, Very Fine; with 2021 Crowe certificate Graded (VF 80).
Scott No. 62d $1,500.