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Sale 102: The Gary Munson Collection

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Town Postmarks - Arranged by Island

Lots 3383-3392 Lots 3393-3396

Lot 3383    

Hawaii, (Hawaii) Hilo, manuscript postmark (801, 1R) on large margin 1861, 2¢ pale rose, horizontally laid paper, tied by red square grid handstamp on large piece with matching Honolulu cds, Extremely Fine and scarce, ex-Peters.
Scott Nos. 27    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $525

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Lot 3384    

Hawaii, (Hawaii) Hilo. P.O., Hawaiian-Islands, Jun 27, cds (242.13) on cover to Kohala, franked with 1864, 2¢ rose vermilion (31) tied by "H" in circle handstamp (lettH-24, 1R); perfs trimmed at right from opening, otherwise Very Fine; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 3385    

Hawaii, (Hawaii) Hilo. Hawaii., Collectors Office, clear strike of oval handstamp (211, scarcity 2) and additional square grid cancel ties 2¢ rose vermilion (31), vibrant color of the last printing, on cover to Rev. Coan, Honolulu, Oahu, endorsed "Per 'Mary' " at lower left, docketed "June 13/65" at left, Very Fine, ex-Peters.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $600

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Lot 3386    

Hawaii, (Hawaii) Hilo. P.O., Hawaiian-Islands, Jan 14, cds (242.13) ties 2¢ rose vermilion (flaws), along with matching "H" in Circle fancy cancel on cover to Rev. S.E. Bishop, Lahainaluna, Maui, "Honolulu, Hawaiian-Islands, Jan 19" transit cds with matching bold negative "HI" fancy cancel, F.-V.F., a scarce use with both positive and negative "H" cancels, ex-Peters.
Scott Nos. 31    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $230

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Hawaii, (Hawaii) Paauilo, Hawaii, two-line town and island postmark (202) on two 1894, 2¢ brown singles making a complete strike, Very Fine and choice, very scarce, ex-Peters.
Scott Nos. 75    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $290

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Hawaii, (Hawaii) Volcano House, straight line postmark (612, 1RR) on 1886, 2¢ rose (43), few light tone spots, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 38    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $350

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Lot 3389    

Hawaii, (Hawaii) Volcano House, perfect strike of straight line handstamp (204, 1RR) tying 1875 2¢ brown on 1888 cover to Kohala, with two strikes of purple "Hilo, Hawaii, Aug 8, 1888" cds (281.01) and "Kohala, Hawaii, Aug 11, 1888" arrival postmark (281.013), stamp natural s.e., trivial perf flaws & corner crease, Very Fine and choice, ex-Fitzpatrick and Peters.
Scott Nos. 35    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

ONE OF THE FINEST ON COVER EXAMPLES OF THE RARE VOLCANO HOUSE STRAIGHT LINE POSTMARK IN BLACK.

This cover sold in our April 2006 sale, featuring the Floyd Fitzpatick collection, for $5,750 hammer. Volcano House is a hotel situated on the rim of Kilauea Crater in Hawaii National Park. In 1893, the office was described as a "postal agency" as an "accommodation to tourists."
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Realized: $5,250

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Hawaii, (Hawaii) Volcano House, Hawaii, Apr 14, 1899, full socked-on-the-nose strike of cds (281.02) on 1894, 1¢ yellow, Extremely Fine, a gem strike.
Scott Nos. 74    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $550

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Lot 3391    

Hawaii, (Hawaii) Volcano House, Hawaii., Jun 13, 1899, bold purple triple-ring postmark (281.02, R5) ties 1899, 2¢ rose on small piece, Very Fine and beautiful strike.
Scott Nos. 81    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $325

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Lot 3392    

Hawaii, (Hawaii) Waimea, Aug 7, manuscript postmark (803, 1RRRR) along with square grid handstamp both tying 1864, 2¢ rose vermilion, on cover to Rev. S.E. Bishop at Lahainaluna, Maui, docketed as from "Lizzie Lyons" in pencil; opened at left, clean and Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 31    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

ONE OF TWO RECORDED MANUSCRIPT WAIMEA AND DATE CANCELLATIONS ON A STAMP AND UNIQUE ON COVER.

The Postmasters of Waimea were Rev. Lorenzo Lyons (1858-1886) and Miss E. W. Lyons (1886-1900). Parker Ranch was headquartered nearby and the town was also site of the mission run by Lorenzo Lyons. Lizzie was his wife.

Realized: $1,250

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