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Sale 103: The APS Auction

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Hawaii - 1851 "Missionary" & 1853-61 King Kamehameha III Issues

Lots 1251-1260 Lots 1261-1270

Lot 1251 ()   

Hawaii, 1851-52, 5¢ blue "Missionary", Crocker Type I -- the lefthand position in the setting of two, no gum, margins added at top and right with portion of frame line painted in, Very Fine appearance; with 2021 P.F. and 2022 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 2    $55,000.

ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED UNUSED EXAMPLES OF THE HAWAIIAN 1851 5¢ MISSIONARY, OF WHICH ONLY TEN ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS.

According to the Siegel census there are only twelve unused copies recorded (two of which are in the Tapling collection at the British Library). The Scott Catalogue notes that "values are for examples with minor damage that has been skillfully repaired".

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Current Opening Bid: $9,500

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Lot 1252    

Hawaii, 1853, 5¢ blue, thick white paper, o.g., paper hinge remnant, large margins, deep rich color on bright paper, tiny tone speck at lower right, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex-Golden.
Scott No. 5    $1,900.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 1253 ()   

Hawaii, 1853, 5¢ blue, thick white paper, no gum, full margins to in at bottom, strong color, Fine.
Scott No. 5    $1,900.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1254 o   

Hawaii, 1853, 5¢ blue, thick white paper, mostly large margins except clear at bottom left, cancelled by bold red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Apr 14" cds (236.05, R3) and black San Francisco May 20th cds; some thinning and slight toning, Very Fine appearance and quite attractive.
Scott No. 5    $1,900.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1255 P   

Hawaii, 1853, 13¢ black, trial color plate proof on wove, large margins to just touched at bottom right, small flaws as usual, F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare.
Scott No. 6TC3a    $6,000.

ONE OF ONLY 5 RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 1853 13¢ BLACK TRIAL COLOR PROOF ON WOVE.

All known examples of the 1853 5¢ and 13¢ black trial color proofs are cut in and/or faulty.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 1256    

Hawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white paper, top margin single, full o.g., clear to large margins, deep rich color and very fresh, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 6    $875.

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Current Opening Bid: $270

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Lot 1257    

Hawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white paper, o.g., hinge remnant, large margins all around, Extremely Fine and choice; with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 6    $875.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 1258    

Hawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white wove paper, position 17, o.g., clear to large margins, strong color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 6    $900.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 1259    

Hawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white wove paper, position 14, o.g., lightly hinged, margins large to just shaving frameline at top right, rich color and very fresh, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 6    $900.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 1260 o   

Hawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white paper, large margins to just touching at bottom right, canceled by complete strike of black grid; large shallow thinning, Fine appearance; with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 6    $1,700.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lots 1251-1260 Lots 1261-1270

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