Lot 441Hawaii, 1853, 5¢ blue, thick white paper, large margins all around, tied by large segmented grid cancel on blue cover to Mrs. Olive L. Osgood at Indianapolis Ind., red "Honolulu * Hawaiian Islands * Oct. 8" cds, light strike of "San Francisco Cal. 1 Nov" cds with matching "Ship" and "12" handstamps, Extremely Fine and choice use, Gregory Census No. 5-3, ex-Golden; with 1968 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 5 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 1853 5¢ KAMEHAMEHA III ISSUE PREPAYING HAWAIIAN POSTAGE ON COVER TO THE UNITED STATES.
This cover was carried on Her British Majesty's Frigate "Amphitrite" that departed Honolulu on Oct. 9th 1853 to San Francisco arriving Oct. 28th. It departed on the "California" on Nov. 1st to Panama arriving Nov. 17th. It was carried by USMSC "Illinois" from Aspinwall Nov. 19th to New York arriving Nov. 28th.
According to the Gregory census, this is the third earliest use of the 5¢ Kamehameha III Issue of 40 total covers. The two earlier covers are dated July 3rd and August 16th.
Lot 442 oHawaii, 1857, 5¢ manuscript surcharge on 13¢ dark red, Type I (Clark) numeral with long flag, large margins, vivid color on paper which has very slight overall toning, neat strike of San Francisco cds leaving surcharge fully visible, Extremely Fine, ex-Golden; with 2011 H.P.S. & 2016 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 7 $10,000.
AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 5¢ ON 13¢ PROVISIONAL SURCHARGE.
The 5¢ provisional surcharge was necessary due to a shortage of 5c stamps just after the transition from Postmaster Whitney to Jackson. Most were made by Jackson's clerk, Alvah Clark, around the Start of 1857. New supplies of the 5c stamp (Scott No. 8) were received at the end of June 1857.
Lot 443 ()Hawaii, 1864, 1¢ black, Plate 6-A, Type VII (Westerberg Position 7), showing clear raised "I" of "Inter", large to huge wide margins, Extremely Fine, without gum, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 19 $600.
A GEM UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1864 1¢ NUMERAL ISSUE ON MEDIUM WHITE WOVE PAPER.
Lot 444Hawaii, 1865, 5¢ blue on blue, Plate 12-A, Type VII, Position 3, huge margins all around, deep color on bright paper, o.g., small hinge remnant, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 22 $575.
Lot 445 oHawaii, 1865, 5¢ blue on blue, Plate 12-A, Type II (Westerberg Position 6), large margins all around, rich color on deep paper, bold strike of square grid cancel and part of San Francisco cds, an Extremely Fine gem used example.
Scott No. 22 $900.
Lot 446Hawaii, 1878, 6¢ bluish green, tied by target cancel on cover to Liverpool, England, in combination with U.S. 1875, 5¢ blue, natural s.e. at left, tied by "San Francisco Cal Aug 14" cds duplexed with crossroads cancel, reverse with "Honolulu, H.I., Aug 4" origin and "Liverpool, 1 Sp, 79" receiving backstamps, Very Fine, A scarce combination use to England.; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 33a + U.S. 179 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 447Hawaii, 1893, 5¢ ultramarine, inverted red overprint, exceptionally well centered, bright and fresh, o.g., Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 59g $1,500.
AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE INVERTED OVERPRINT ERROR IN THIS OUTSTANDING QUALITY.