Lot 2159 ()Hawaii, 1859, 1¢ light blue on bluish white, plate 2-A, type X, position 2, without gum, full well balanced margins, few small thins, Very Fine appearance, ex-All; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 12 $15,000.
A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1859 1¢ BLUE HAWAIIAN NUMERAL ISSUE.
Lot 2160Hawaii, 1859, 2¢ light blue on bluish white, plate 3-B, type IX, position 9, large margins all around, tied by neat red "Honolulu, Hawaiian - Islands, Sep 7" cds (243.03) on cover to Kalae, Molokai, stamp additionally tied by manuscript name in address; stamp with separation crease along right margin edge and small corner crease, cover with vertical folds and missing backflap, Very Fine appearance; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 13; $12,500 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE ON COVER USAGE OF THE 1859 2¢ LIGHT BLUE NUMERAL ISSUE ON COVER TO MOLOKAI.
Lot 2161 oHawaii, 1862, 2¢ black on greenish blue, plate 3-Gx, type II, position 2, neat manuscript cancel, ample to huge margins, beautiful "Robin's Egg" paper color, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, an attractive used example of this rare Numeral issue; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 14 $6,000.
Lot 2162 ()Hawaii, 1863, 1¢ black on grayish, plate 4-B, type III, position 3, without gum, full even margins, fresh and Very Fine; with 2007 P.F. certificate Graded (VF80).
Scott No. 15 $650.
Lot 2163 ()Hawaii, 1863, 1¢ black on grayish, plate 4-A, type IV, position 4 showing the rare "full serif on 1" variety, without gum, clear margins, deep color, Fine; with 1989 H.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 15 $650 for normal.
This variety is noted in Westerberg "Plating the Hawaiian Numerals" with only one single and another in a block of 8 being the only recorded examples at that time. Another example was offered in the Advertiser Collection however the variety was not identified. The scarcity of type IV with the top serif indicates that the serif broke off during an early stage in printing.
Lot 2164Hawaii, 1863, 2¢ black on grayish, plate 3-C, type I, position 3, tied on piece by blue negative "Custom House, Lahaina Maui" full rigged sailing ship seal used as a cancel (MH 303), irregular margins which are into framelines at top corners, Fine; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 16 $850.
Lot 2165 oHawaii, 1863, 2¢ black on grayish, plate 3-G, type IX, position 9, manuscript cancel, ample to large margins, faint unnoticeable crease and light bleach spot on reverse, Very Fine appearance; with 2011 H.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 16 $850.
Lot 2166Hawaii, 1863, 2¢ black on grayish, plate 3-G, type VII, position 7, ample to huge margins, tied by manuscript cancel on cover to Kau, Hawaii; stamp with scissor separation cut in upper left margin well away from design and small scrape in lower right margin just touching frameline, F.-V.F., a rare usage of the 1863 2¢ black on grayish Numeral issue; with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 16; $5,000 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2167Hawaii, 1863, 2¢ black on grayish, plate 3-D, type VII, position 7, ample to mostly large margins, tied by red "Honolulu, Hawaiian - Islands, Sep 26" cds (MH 243.03) on small cover addressed to Abbie C. Baldwin in Lahaina; stamp expertly restored adding portions of design and margins with small parts of cancellation painted in, Extremely Fine appearance, an affordable scarce on cover example.
Scott No. 16 $5,000.
Lot 2168 ()Hawaii, 1863, 2¢ black on grayish, "2" at top, plate 3-C, type IX, position 9, without gum, ample to mostly large margins, flaws including a couple tears and small hole in bottom margin, Very Fine appearance; with 2003 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 16a $3,750.