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Hawaii - Town Markings

Lots 2600-2609 Lots 2610-2611

Lot 2600 o   

Hawaii, (Hawaii) "Honokaa, Aug 31 /75", manuscript town and date cancel (803, 1RRRR) on 2¢ brown (35), Fine and choice example of this rare cancel.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.


The Gregory listing example of the 803 manuscript postmark and date cancel is obliterated by a ring cancel. The example offered here is far superior and does not require retroreveal enhancement to view.

Realized: $800

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Lot 2601    

Hawaii, (Kauai) Lihue, Jul 21, 1900, purple duplex canceling on 1897, 1¢ Jefferson postal card to Rudesheim, Germany datelined from Kekaha, with matching "T, 5 Centimes" handstamp, Honolulu transit, crayon "10" rate and receiving postmark; card wrinkle affecting indicia, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare due mark and early territorial usage.
Scott No. U.S. U14    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $150

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Lot 2602 o   

Hawaii, (Maui) Hana, Maui, Sep 17, 1885, clear strike of purple cds (282.013, 1RRRR) on 2¢ lilac rose (38), large margins, short perf, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate    $400 - 600.


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Lot 2603    

Hawaii, (Maui) Kihei, Maui, Jun 24, 1899, sharp strike of double-lined cds (255.01 (II), R2) on 2¢ rose (81), bright and fresh; small flaws, Very Fine and choice strike.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 2604 o   

Hawaii, (Maui) Ulupalakua, Maui, Aug 21, 1894, purple double-circle (281.011, 1RRRR) datestamp on 1¢ yellow (74), centered left, bright and fresh, F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Gregory records only three strikes of this town postmark used from August 31, 1894 to May 29, 1895. The example here is the new EKU. This datestamp was ordered in May 1894.

Realized: $450

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Lot 2605 o   

Hawaii, (Oahu) Hoaeae, bold violet handstamp on 5¢ rose lake (76); light creasing, F.-V.F. and scarce.
Gregory No. 604    Estimate $200 - 300.

This name is given to a land section in the vicinity of Ewa, above Pearl Lagoon near where Waipahu was situated. It is shown on an 1881 government map. This land became part of the Oahu Sugar Co. when it was formed in 1897.

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Lot 2606    

Hawaii, (Oahu) Honolulu, Feby 18, 1845, dateline on folded letter to the American Bible Society in New York, entered the mails with red "New Bedford, Ms., Sep 3" cds and manuscript "7" rating, letter written by Levi Chamberlain regarding the receipt of bibles, Very Fine.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $900

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Lot 2607    

Hawaii, (Oahu) Honolulu, Hawaii, Aug 30, 1898, duplex postmark on red and blue Spanish-American War "Remember The Maine" patriotic cover to Oneonta, N.Y., with unusual manuscript "From a Soldier in hard luck" endorsement at top, S.F. transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $750

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Lot 2608    

Hawaii, (Oahu) Honolulu, H. Isls., Jan 10, 1903, duplex postmark canceling on U.S. 1899, 2¢ carmine wrapper to Yuryev, Govt. Livonia, Russia, with Russia "DP, Riga" handstamp and Riga backstamp, Extremely Fine, an extremely rare wrapper usage to Russia; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. U.S. W366    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2609    

Hawaii, (Oahu) Honolulu, Hawaii, Registered, Aug 31, 1906, purple cds on U.S. 1899, 5¢ blue entire to Macequece, South East Africa, uprated with U.S. 1895, 8¢ violet brown (s.e.) tied by mute oval handstamp, N.Y. exchange etiquette and reverse with N.Y., London, Beira transit and receiving postmarks, Very Fine, an extremely rare Portuguese Africa destination.
Scott No. U.S. 272+U377    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $625

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