Lot 1044 oHawaii, 1851-52, 13¢ blue "Missionary", type I, full seven bar "Jupiter" grid cancel, margins clear to just touching, strong bright color, small repair and minor tears, Very Fine, Scott catalog for examples with minor faults that are skillfully repaired, ex-Harris and Ishikawa.
Scott No. 4 $35,000.
AN LOVELY USED EXAMPLE OF THE 13¢ "H.I. & U.S. POSTAGE" MISSIONARY ISSUE.
The second issue 13¢ Missionary's primary change in design of the upper tablet of the first issue "Hawaiian Postage" to read the more appropriate "H.I. & U.S. Postage" as the issue prepaid both the 5¢ Hawaiian and 6¢ United States rate plus 2¢ ship fee.