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The Gary Munson Collection of Hawaii continued...

1853 King Kamehameha III Issue on Thick White Wove Paper continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
3021     6 imageHawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white paper. Right margin horizontal pair (positions 7-8), o.g., small hinge remnant, rich bright color, margins full to just clear, scissor separation cut at bottom between stamps, F.-V.F., a scarce multiple, ex-Golden.
Scott No. 6; $2,000. (Image1)

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Scott $2,000

SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction
3022     6 imageHawaii, 1853, 13¢ Dark Red, Thick White Paper. Left margin horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnants, margins ample to shaving framelines at bottom, rich color; some surface scuffing mostly affecting right stamp, F.-V.F. appearance, a very scarce multiple, ex-Peters.
Scott No. 6; $2,000. (Image1)

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Scott $2,000

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
3023 o    6 imageHawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white paper. Neat square grid cancel, clear to mostly full margins, strong bright color; couple small thins, Very Fine appearance, quite attractive.
Scott No. 6; $1,700. (Image1)

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Scott $1,700

SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction
3024     6 imageHawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white paper. Margins large to just touching frameline at lower left, rich color, tied by red "Honolulu, U. S. Postage Paid, Dec 6" cds on orange buff cover to Athens, Tenn., in combination with U.S. 1851, 12¢ black (17), margins ample to just into outer frameline, tied by neat "San Francisco, Cal., Jan 5" cds, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 6; $32,500.

A EARLY THIRD TREATY PERIOD MIXED FRANKING WITH HAWAIIAN 1853 13¢ KAMEHAMEHA III ISSUE OVERPAYING THE NEW 5¢ RATE AFTER THE APRIL 1855 RATE CHANGE.

This letter was carried on the American brig "Agate", leaving Honolulu on the 10th of December and arriving in San Francisco on December 27, 1855. It was then sent for the east coast and postmarked on January 5th.
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Scott $32,500

SOLD for $12,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
3025     6 imageHawaii, 1853, 13¢ dark red, thick white paper. Margins large to just into frameline at left, canceled by circular cross hatch grid handstamp (Gregory unlisted) on 1854 cover addressed to to Mr. William Lord in Hillingworth Conn., red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Oct 3" origin cds alongside, San Francisco, Cal., Nov 1 cds and matching "Paid, Ship, 8" rate handstamp; cover with slight edge wear and minor soiling, F.-V.F., ex-Tows, Jessup, Krug, Rust, Pietsch & Golden, with 1960 Friedl, 1987 and 2011 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 6; $22,500; Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.

ONE OF ONLY FIVE RECORDED SOLO USAGES OF THE 1853 13¢ KAMEHAMEHA III ISSUE PAYING THE SHORT LIVED 13¢ RATE PRIOR TO THE APRIL 1855 RATE CHANGE.

Carried aboard on the schooner "E. L. Frost" which left Honolulu on October 4th 1854 and arrived in San Francisco on October 28th. It was then sent via Panama aboard the "John L. Stephens" which departed on November 1st. (Gregory census no. 13-8).
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Scott $22,500
Est. $4,000-6,000

SOLD for $7,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1857 King Kamehameha III Issue, Manuscript Surcharge
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
3026     7 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ manuscript surcharge on 13¢ dark red. Clark type1 surcharge, large part o.g., clear to large margins, fresh with rich color; thin at top, Very Fine, with 1961 Mohrmann, 1972 & 2008 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 7; $7,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE MINT ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 5¢ ON 13¢ PROVISIONAL SURCHARGE ISSUE.

The 5¢ provisional surcharge was necessary due to a shortage of 5c stamps just after the transition from Postmaster Whitney to Jackson. Most were made by Jackson's clerk, Alvah Clark, around the Start of 1857. New supplies of the 5c stamp (Scott No. 8) were received at the end of June 1857.
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Scott $7,000

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
3027 ()    7 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ manuscript surcharge on 13¢ dark red. Clark manuscript (type I), no gum, margins large to just in at top right and lower left, strong color, Fine, a very scarce example of this provisional surcharge.
Scott No. 7; $7,000. (Image1)

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Scott $7,000

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
3028 o    7 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ manuscript surcharge on 13¢ dark red. Type I surcharge (Clark), San Francisco, Cal. town cancel, full margins all around, strong bright color; small tear at lower left, Extremely Fine appearance, an attractive example of the 1857 5¢ on 13¢ Provisional Surcharge issue, ex-Krug, Golden, with 1960 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7; $10,000. (Image1)

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Scott $10,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
3029 o    7 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ manuscript surcharge on 13¢ dark red. Type I surcharge (Clark), San Francisco, Cal. town cancel, margins large to just in at upper left, rich color; tiny wrinkle, Fine and rare, an attractive used example of this key provisional surcharge issue, ex-Advertiser, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7; $10,000. (Image1)

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Scott $10,000

SOLD for $2,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1857 King Kamehameha III Issue on Thin White Wove Paper
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
3030     8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper. Top left corner margin single, full o.g., full margins, bold color; tiny thin at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 8; $700. (Image1)

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Scott $700

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
3031     8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper. Right margin single, just in at left, tied on small piece on combination with U.S. 1851, 12¢ black (17) by San Francisco and light red Honolulu town cancels, F.-V.F. and scarce combination.
Scott No. 8; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
3032 o    8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper. Horizontal pair, close to large margins all round, black square grid cancels; minor toning spots and vertical crease in both, Fine appearance, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 8; $2,000. (Image1)

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Scott $2,000

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
3033     8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper. Large margins to clear at bottom, upper left corner repaired, red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Jul 22" cds below, used with United States 1857 1¢ blue (24, two) and 10¢ green (35), all stamps tied by "San Francisco Cal. Aug 15, 1861" cds on gold, red and blue "The Union, it must and shall be preserved" Eagle & Shield Union patriotic cover to Dubuque, Iowa, from the Zublin correspondence; some light soiling around edges and gum toning around perfs, all stamps with faults and have been lifted and reaffixed, Very Fine appearance, ex-Matthies, Ostheimer, Honolulu Advertiser and Gross, with 1971 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8; Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

ONE OF ONLY FIVE RECORDED U.S. CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC USES FROM HAWAII, THIS BEING THE ONLY HAWAII-UNITED STATES MIXED FRANKING USE.

This cover was carried on the American ship "Speedwell" that departed Honolulu on July 22nd 1861 to San Francisco arriving Aug. 14th. Sent overland via Placerville for the next stagecoach departure on the Central Overland Route to St. Joseph, Missouri. The Central Overland Mail Co. took over the mail contract from Butterfield when the Southern Route was jeopardized by the Civil War. Service began on July 1, 1861.

Reference: Illustrated in Gregory book on page II-78. (Image1)

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Est. $5,000-7,500
SOLD for $13,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
3034     8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white wove paper. Uncancelled four margin single on cover to Swanzey Village Mass., postmarked by remarkable bold strike of red "Honolulu, Hawaiian-Islands, May 30" cds (HON HI35) and "San Francisco Cal Jul 6 1860" transit cds with matching "SHIP" and "12" rating handstamps, Very Fine, ex-Wiltsee, Harris, Rust, Peters, with 1987 and 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE AND RARE USE OF THE 1857 5¢ KAMEHAMEHA III SECOND PRINTING ON COVER WITH SAN FRANCISCO "SHIP" & "12" DUE MARKINGS.

Carried by British bark "Isle de France" from Honolulu departing May 30th 1860 to San Francisco arriving Jul. 4th. Entered mails with San Francisco Jul. 6th cds with 12¢ due for 10¢ transcontinental postage plus 2¢ ship fee, sent by the default overland route of the Butterfield stage via Los Angeles, El Paso and St. Louis.

References: Illustrated and discussed in Fred Gregory's Hawaii Foreign Mail to 1870 as fig. 16-74 on II-90. (Image1)

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Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
3035     8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper. Full margins to clear, bright color, used with United States 1851 12¢ black (17), full margins to touched at left, bold red "Honolulu*U.S. Postage Paid*June 27" cds on 1857 buff cover to Miss Maria M. Smith in Princeton Ill., stamps uncancelled at Honolulu, tied by "San Francisco, Cal. Jul 20, 1857" cds; cover repaired mostly in corners and stains removed, Very Fine appearance, ex-Krug, Golden, signed Ashbrook on reverse, with 1959 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8; $9,000.

ACCORDING TO FRED GREGORY, THIS MIXED-FRANKING COVER FROM HAWAII IS THE EARLIEST RECORDED USE OF THE 1857 5¢ KAMEHAMEHA III SECOND PRINTING ON THIN WHITE WOVE PAPER, AND THE LATEST USE OF THE "HONOLULU*U.S. POSTAGE PAID" CDS.

This cover was carried on the schooner "Vaquero" that departed Honolulu June 27th 1857 with two mail bags datestamped at Honolulu on June 27th. It returned with a broken mast and sailed again on June 30th with additional mail. It is interesting to note that five of the recorded 5¢ on 13¢ surcharge covers were carried on this mail voyage. The "Vaquero" arrived in San Francisco on July 16th, and mail for Panama was datestamped on July 20th.
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Scott $9,000

SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
3036     8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white wove paper. Uncancelled, margins to slightly in at right, position 11, on cover to David Maxfield, North Dartmouth Mass., postmarked red "Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaiian-Islands, Nov 9" cds (HON HI35) and black "San Francisco Cal '12' Dec 9, 1859" integral due cds for 10¢ transcontinental postage plus 2¢ ship fee and matching "OVERLAND" straightline handstamp at bottom; 5¢ light corner crease and nick, Very Fine, ex-Plass and Peters.
Scott No. 8; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A RARE USE OF THE 1857 5¢ KAMEHAMEHA III SECOND PRINTING ON COVER WITH THE "OVERLAND" ROUTE DIRECTIVE MARKING.

This cover was carried on the American schooner "Milwaukee" from Honolulu departing Nov. 11th 1859 to San Francisco arriving Dec. 7th. San Francisco marked it with the "OVERLAND" handstamp to indicate alternate routing on the next Butterfield stagecoach, which departed San Francisco every Monday. The Dec. 12th overland mail coach reached St. Louis on Jan. 2, 1860 where it connected with the railway system.

There are only 14 covers recorded from Hawaii with the "OVERLAND" straightline handstamp.
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Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $2,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
3037     8 imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white wove paper. In combination with U.S. 1857, 12¢ black (36) on cover to Lykenstown, Pa., tied together by red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Sep 14" cds and "San Francisco, Cal., Oct 5, 1859" cds; cover with light water stain at left not mention on certificate, otherwise Very Fine and scarce combination usage, with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Image1)

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Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
3038 ()    8b imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper, double impression. Showing strong doubling at right and in bottom value tablet, no gum, clear to ample margins, bright color; small thin at bottom and tiny tear at top, F.-V.F. appearance, with not more than ten examples believed to exist, with 1979 H.P.S. certificate (not mentioning faults).
Scott No. 8b; $4,250.

AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1857, 5¢ KAMEHAMEHA III ISSUE BEARING A DOUBLE IMPRESSION.

According to F. Gregory's "Post Office in Paradise" website, two sheets of this stamp were double printed. On one sheet the doubling is noticeable on the left of the stamp. On the other sheet, the doubling is seen mostly throughout.
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Scott $4,250

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
3039 o    8b var. imageHawaii, 1857, 5¢ blue, thin white paper, line through "Honolulu" variety and double impression. Position 2, showing strong doubling at left and in bottom value tablet, San Francisco, Cal. town cancel, margins ample to mostly large, rich color; some thinning and small tear at bottom left, ex-Honolulu Advertiser, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 8b var.; $4,750 for normal.

THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 KAMEHAMEHA III ISSUE LINE THROUGH "HONOLULU" VARIETY AND DOUBLE PRINT.

According to F. Gregory's "Post Office in Paradise" website, two sheets of this stamp were double printed. On one sheet the doubling is noticeable on the left of the stamp. On the other sheet, the doubling is seen mostly throughout. This combination variety is listed in the D'Assis I.D.C. as unique.
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Scott $4,750 for normal

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1861 King Kamehameha III Issue on Thin Bluish Wove Paper
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
3040 ()    9 imageHawaii, 1861, 5¢ blue, thin bluish paper. No gum, large well balanced margins, deep rich color and particularly fresh, an Extremely Fine gem.
Scott No. 9; $400. (Image1)

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Scott $400

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction

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