Lot 4362Hawaii, Postal Card, 1897, 1¢ red on buff, larger border frame, canceled by bold purple "Lahaina, Maui, Jun 13, 1900" cds and target duplex (255.9a1) used on the Last Day of Validity of Hawaiian Stamps, sent by French Catholic Priest hoping the recipient will stop in Honolulu after a visit to Molokai, with "Honolulu, H.I., Jun 16, 1900" duplex receiving postmark, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. UX8a Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 4363Hawaii, Revenue, 1894, 20¢ red, imperf, right margin single, o.g., never hinged, large beautifully balanced margins with wide sheet margin, deep color an exceptionally fresh, Superb, a gem example of this very scarce imperforate revenue issue.
Scott No. R9a $1,200.
Lot 4364Hawaii, Kahului Railroad, 1894, 5¢-$1 complete, red A.B.N.Co. "Specimen" overprint, serifed letters, each position 18, o.g., never hinged, rich vibrant colors throughout, fresh and Very Fine, a pristine matched position set; signed and plated A. Chang.
Meyer-Harris No. 151-156 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 4365 ()Ryukyus, Kume Island, 1945, 7s black on cream, complete sheet of 24, without gum as issued, cancelled by neat Okinawa Kume Shima "20 10 6" favor town cancels for October 6th 1945, position 8 with "7" & "Sen" one letter spaced at the left variety, bright and fresh with full sheet margins around, some selvage tears at top and lower left well away from stamps, natural paper wrinkle affecting positions 3 & 6, small internal tear in position 21 and slight wrinkle in position 24, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 1X1, 1X1a $60,000 for normal singles.
THE UNIQUE COMPLETE SHEET OF 24 OF THE KUME ISLAND 1945 7 SEN PROVISIONAL ISSUE.
This was originally the personal property of LCDR Elwood J. Wilson, USNR, Commanding Officer of Military Government Detachment B-101-X. In this capacity, and as Deputy Military Governor of Kume Shima, he authorized the printing and issuing of this provisional postage stamp on October 1st, 1945. He requested Postmaster Norifumi Kikuzato to cancel a sheet of the stamps for him as a World War II souvenir.
Another sheet was known some time ago, but has since been broken up.