Lot 608 ()1893, 1¢ Green, Double Red Overprint, one overprint heavy, second light, bottom margin block of 6 with imprint, without gum, rich color, horizontal crease in bottom right stamp, otherwise F.-V.F., a very scarce double overprint multiple.
Scott No. 55f $1,350 for o.g. singles.
Lot 6091893, 1¢ Green, Double Red Overprint, one overprint heavy, second light, tied by "Honolulu, H.I., Aug 16, 1893" duplex postmark on 1889, 1¢ red postal card to Rotterdam, Holland, appropriate transit and receiving postmarks on front, Very Fine, a very scarce double overprint variety usage.
Scott No. 55f+UX4 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 6101893, 2¢ Dull Violet, Inverted Red Overprint, well centered amid wide margins, tied by "Honolulu, H.I., Jul 13, 1893" duplex postmark on locally addressed cover, with second strike below; stamp with pulled perf at top, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Atherton, Honolulu Advertiser and Golden.
Scott No. 57g; $4,750 off cover Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A UNIQUE ON COVER USAGE OF THE 1893 2¢ LILIUOKALANI WITH RED INVERTED OVERPRINT.
Lot 6111893, 5¢ Ultramarine, Red Overprint, single on two separate covers with United States Senate imprint corner card, each tied by "Washington, D.C., Dec 28 '96" machine cancel to C.V. Sturdevant, Honolulu, Hawaii, one with "H. Chilton" free frank signature, each reverse with San Francisco (1.2) transit and Honolulu (1.14) arrival cds; each slightly rough opening at top, F.-V.F. and unusual.
Scott No. 59 Estimate $200 - 300.
An interesting pair of usages apparently sent free within the United States with the Hawaii 5¢ postage stamp added to ensure delivery in Hawaii. Horace Chilton (1853-1932) was a United States Senator from Texas 1891-92 and 1895-1901.
Lot 6121893, 5¢ Ultramarine, Double Red Overprint, one overprint heavy, second light, bottom left corner margin block of 4, full o.g. (some foreign offset on bottom stamps), strong bright color, some perf separations at right between stamps, fresh and Fine, unlisted in the Scott catalog in mint condition.
Scott No. 59f Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A RARE MINT MULTIPLE OF THE 1893 5¢ DOUBLE OVERPRINT TYPE III.
Lot 6131893, 6¢ Green, Red Overprint, in combination with 1893, 2¢ rose, black overprint + 1871, 6¢ yellow green + 1891, 2¢ dull violet on registered 2¢ rose entire (U11) to Bombay, India, all tied by red target handstamps, matching "Honolulu, Hawaii, Sep 30, 1895" cds and "R" registry handstamp, N.Y. registry etiquette and appropriate transit backstamps including "Sea Post Office" and receiving cds's, cover fumigated with corner clip at lower left and upper right, faint cover staining at right likely due to the fumigation process, Very Fine, a rare usage to India sent during the 1895 cholera epidemic; with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 60+66+33+52 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 6141893, 10¢ Black, Red Overprint, Horizontal Pair, in combination with 1893, 1¢ green, red overprint on registered wrapper to Colchester, England, all tied by target handstamp, red "Honolulu, Hawaii, Sep 4, 1893" cds (273.01, scarcity 2) with matching "R" registry and return receipt handstamps, red London entry postmark and receiving backstamp, reverse with red straight line "E.W. Holdsworth." and "Honolulu." sender's handstamps; left 10¢ with trivial toned perf at top, Very Fine, a very scarce registered wrapper usage probably paying the 2 times the 3¢ rate for each 2oz.'s of newspaper plus 10¢ registry and 5¢ return receipt fees.
Scott No. 61+55 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 6151893, 10¢ Red Brown, Red Overprint, o.g., lightly hinged, rich deep color, fresh and Fine; with 1965 P.F. and 2000 A.P.S. certificates.
Scott No. 61B $17,500.
A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 1893 10¢ KALAKAUA RED OVERPRINT ERROR.
Most of the examples from the only sheet of fifty produced, are centered into the perforations at top. It is believed that eight examples were destroyed from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and that less than forty examples are in existence.
Lot 6161893, 12¢ Black, Red Overprint, well centered, used with 1¢ green, red ovpt. (55), 2¢ dull violet (57) and two 5¢ ultramarine (59) singles, all tied by two strikes of purple "Kilauea, Kauai, Feb 1, 1894" cds (281.01) on registered cover to Drome, France, magenta manuscript "Registered., #197" at left, reverse with "Kilauea, Kauai, H.I." two-line handstamp on flap, Honolulu purple "Registered Hawaii, P.O., 10600" registry and "A.R." handstamps, reverse with San Francisco (2.15) and New York (2.21) transits, New York registry exchange label affixed, Drome (3.2) arrival backstamp; slight toning, F.-V.F., A scarce registered use from Kauai.
Scott No. 62 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 6171893, 12¢ Black, Red Overprint, in combination with 1894, 1¢ yellow, single and pair + 5¢ rose lake, two singles on registered cover to San Francisco, Cal., all tied by purple target handstamps, matching "Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec 13, 1894" cds and "R" registry handstamp, receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 62+74+76 Estimate $200 - 300.