Lot 2727Hawaii, Envelope, 1893, 2¢ carmine, cancelled by "Honolulu. H.I. Oct 2, 1895" duplex unsealed to Republic of San Marino, endorsed "Bookpost" at top left, reverse with San Francisco (10.16), New York transits and San Marino (10.27) arrival cds, lower right corner clipped for fumigation, Very Fine.
Scott No. U11 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A REMARKABLE HAWAII USE TO THE REPUBLIC OF SAN MARINO.
The 1895 Cholera Epidemic quarantined Honolulu from August 20, 1895 to October 23, 1895 and mail was fumigated before it could be put aboard a ship bound for another port.