Lot 3004 oHawaii, 1851-52, 13¢ blue "Missionary", Crocker Type I, neatly canceled by part of red "Honolulu Hawaiian-Islands" cds (Type 236.11) at left leaving numeral and labels completely visible; stamp has been skillfully repaired with margins mostly added and portions of framelines painted in, as well as small portion of postmark, Very Fine appearance, ex-Ayer, Ishikawa, Pietsch, Twigg-Smith and Collier; with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. 3 $32,500.
ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLES OF THE 1851 13¢ "HAWAIIAN POSTAGE" MISSIONARY CANCELED SOLELY BY A NEAT RED HONOLULU CDS.
Only about ten examples of Scott 3 are canceled by a red Honolulu datestamp.
The Scott Catalogue notes that "values are for examples with minor damage that has been skillfully repaired." .