Lot 1750Hawaii, Bangor, Me. to Honolulu. Linen lined cover franked with 1851, 10¢ green, types II & III (left stamp position 55R1) and tied by "Bangor Me., Oct 1" cds's, 1857 docketing; minor cover edge wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 14+15 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1751Hawaii, Bangor, Me. to Honolulu. Origin cds and matching grid cancels tying U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose, strip of three and single on legal size cover, addressed to the Hawaiian Minister of Finance Elisha H. Allen, 1865 docketing at left; few cover tears and reduction at left, otherwise Very Fine, with "Rare Quadruple 3¢ Rate to Hawaii" pencil notation by S. Ashbrook.
Scott No. U.S. 65 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1752Hawaii, Boston, Mass. to Honolulu. Fresh cover franked with U.S. 1857, 10¢ green, type II tied by large "Paid" in grid cancel, red "Boston, Mass., Jan 1" cds; small cover tear at lower right, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 32 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1753Hawaii, Boston, Mass. to Honolulu. 1853 double rate folded letter franked with U.S. 1851, 12¢ black tied by large "Paid" in grid handstamp, red "Boston, Mass., Aug 19" cds and red crayon "10" due marking applied in Honolulu; light file fold affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a rare early incoming usage, ex Ishikawa; with 2005 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. U.S. 17 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1754Hawaii, Boston, Mass. to Honolulu. 1854 folded letter franked with manuscript canceled U.S. 1852, 3¢ dull red, horizontal pair, red "Boston, 6cts, Mar 18" cds alongside, letter from Charles Brewer to J. Makee (both Hawaiian forwarders of the period); stamps faded, Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 11 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1755Hawaii, Boston, Mass. to Honolulu. 1854 folded letter franked with U.S. 1852, 3¢ dull red, horizontal pair tied by Paid in grid handstamps, red "Boston, Mas." cds alongside; covers nicks, one affecting left stamp, otherwise Fine (no photo).
Scott No. U.S. 11A Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 1756Hawaii, Boston, Mass. to Honolulu. Folded letter sheet with red "Boston, 6cts, Aug 4" cds and matching straight line "Paid" handstamp and red crayon "5" rate, "pr Steamer Ohio" at top, Very Fine, ex Van Dyke.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1757Hawaii, Boston, Mass. to "Owhyhee". Two page letter datelined "Boston, Dec 13, 1822" from L.A. Hill addressed to Elizabeth Bishop with "Care of Rev. Mr. Bishop or Mr. L. Chamberlain, Sandwich Isl." endorsement at bottom left, carried outside the mails and sent less than one month after the Bishops departure for Hawaii which is inferred in the first line of the letter…The winds & the waves are bearing you away to the Islands of the seas.; file folds, Very Fine, a very early incoming letter to Hawaii; with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1758Hawaii, Hamburg, Germany to Honolulu. Folded letter with "Hamburg, 14 Dec 1857" straight line postmark and red "London, Paid, De 16, 57" transit cds, manuscript "2/8" and "42" rates, with "Feb 27, 1858" receiving dockting on reverse; file fold and separation in top flap, F.-V.F., carried from San Francisco on the schooner Sophia departing Feb. 2nd and arriving Feb. 27th.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1759Hawaii, Holmes Hole, Mass. to Lahaina. 2 covers from correspondence; both with origin cds and franked with U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose canceled by target handstamp, one single rate with red crayon "7¢" due marking (5¢ inland + 2¢ ship free) and double rate with "12¢" marking (10¢ inland + 2¢ ship fee), single rate cover with 1866 year docketing in pencil, Very Fine.
Scott No. U.S. 65 Estimate $150 - 200.