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United States Possessions continued...

Guam - Regular Issues continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
2142 8 imageGuam, 1899, 10¢ brown, type I. Tied by perfect bold "Guam, Isl. Guam, Jun 12, 1905" duplex on Zug cover to Everett Wash., pink "Guam, Guam, Registered. Jun 12, 1905" cds, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 8; $275. (Image1)

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Scott $275

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
Hawaii - Wells Fargo - Hawaii
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
2143 U9 imageHawaii, Wells, Fargo & Co., Honolulu, Hawaii, Mar 2, 1884. Purple oval date stamp cancelling on 1884, 10¢ black entire to San Francisco, Cal., with express frank not contemporarily applied and blue San Francisco oval receiving date stamp which certificate states is a counterfeit, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. U9; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2144 o U5 imageHawaii, Wells, Fargo & Co. Express, Honolulu, H.I. Purple oval date stamp (Gregory AUXEXP-WELLS (shaded express dated), 1RRRR) on 1884, 10¢ black, blue inside cut square, a Very Fine strike, very rare.
Scott No. U5; Estimate $250 - 350. (Image1)

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Est. $250-350
SOLD for $270.00
Will close during Public Auction
2145   imageHawaii, Wells Fargo & Co's. Express. Printed brown Hawaiian paid frank on blue inside cover used as a part paste-up, bearing 5¢ ultramarine (39) tied by purple "Mar 14, 1885" straightline cancel and additional strike cancels frank, blue "Wells, Fargo & Co., San Francisco, Mar 21, 1885" oval date stamp at center; sealed tear and partial backflaps due to paste-up usage, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

Est. $300-400
SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2146 o U8 imageHawaii, Wells, Fargo & Co. Express, Honolulu, H.I., Jul 1, 1886. Purple oval date stamp (Gregory AUXEXP-WELLS(shaded express dated), 1RRRR) on 1884, 5¢ blue, blue inside cut square, Very Fine, very rare.
Scott No. U8; Estimate $250 - 350. (Image1)

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Est. $250-350
SOLD for $280.00
Will close during Public Auction
Hawaii - Town Markings
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
2147 32 imageHawaii, (Hawaii) Hilo P.O., Hawaiian-Islands, Apr 27. Cds (242.13) on reverse of cover to Lyndonville, N.Y., franked with 1866, 5¢ blue, horizontal strip of three tied by grid handstamps, red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, May 9" and red oval "Hawaiian Steam Service" handstamp above, red crayon "10¢" denoting U.S. postage portion which was be attempted to be paid with Hawaiian stamps, 1868 docketing at top, F.-V.F., an unusual usage.
Scott No. 32; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Carried on the COMSS Idaho, departing Honolulu on May 9, 1868, and arriving in San Francisco on May 22nd.
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Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2148 o 74 imageHawaii, (Hawaii) Olaa, 4 June 94. Two manuscript postmarks (803, 1R) on 1894, 1¢ yellow, horizontal pair; left stamp with small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce in multiple format.
Scott No. 74; Estimate $300 - 400.

This manuscript postmark was used for a short time from May 25th to July 9th of 1894 prior to receiving a handstamp date stamp at this office.
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Est. $300-400
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2149 o 74 imageHawaii, (Hawaii) Olaa, 6 June 94. Two manuscript postmarks (803, 1R) on 1894, 1¢ yellow, horizontal pair; right stamp with light corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce in multiple format.
Scott No. 74; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
2150   imageHawaii, (Hawaii) Volcano House Territorial Covers, 1902-13. Three illustrated corner card covers (two different styles) with Volcano House postmark, also two post cards showing Kilauea Volcano, one with Volcano House postmark, also an interesting modern item; some flaws to two of the covers, Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
2151   imageHawaii, (Hawaii) Waimea, Jan 13th, 1838. Dateline on 3-page folded letter from H.O. Knapp to Amoa S. Cooke in Honolulu, letter regarding teaching school, Very Fine Interisland Usage, ex-Fitzpatrick.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)

Est. $400-600
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
2152 35 imageHawaii, (Kauai) Lihue, H.I., Post Office, Jun 2, 1882. Complete strike of cds (238.02, 1R) on cover to Kohala, franked with 1875, 2¢ brown tied by segmented target handstamp, "Honolulu, H.I., Jun 3" cds; slight rough opening at right, Very Fine, a rare Lihue postmark with only eleven strikes recorded.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)

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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
2153   imageHawaii, (Maui) "Lahaina Nov 1, 1849". Dateline on gray folded letter to New Bedford Mass., entered the U.S. mails with "San Francisco, Cal., Nov 27" cds and matching boxed "40" rate handstamp, letter of report from an apparent captain of a whaling vessel "…I am now a recruiting for a cruise to the Chatham Islands (group of Pacific Islands east of New Zealand) for Sperm Oil", Very Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)

Est. $500-750
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2154   imageHawaii, 1901 Honolulu to Budapest, Hungary. Picture postcard franked with U.S. 1901, 2¢ Pan-Am (299) tied to "Private Mailing Card" by Honolulu postmark to Budapest, Hungary; multicolor Hawaiian scene on card; New York transit and Budapest postmarks; some corner wear, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare destination on early picture postcard.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

Est. $300-400
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2155   imageHawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii to Oswego, N.Y. via San Francisco (1.1), 1849 (Dec.). Buff cover from U.S. Consul Joel Turrill with "per Steamer" directive, entered the mails with "San Francisco, Cal, Jan 1" circa 1850 cds and boxed "40" pre-statehood rate handstamp; corner nick, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

The San Francisco 18x13mm boxed "40" rate handstamp is recorded used from 2nd March to 9th May, 1850, this usage precedes the first reported usage by two months.
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Est. $150-200
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
2156   imageHawaii, (Oahu) 1850 (May 22) Honolulu, Hawaii to Copenhagen, Denmark via Hong Kong, China. Gray folded letter datelined "Honolulu Mai 22d 1850", carried privately to China on American Ship Robert Pulsford from Honolulu May 29th to Hong Kong arriving around Jul. 20th, red "Forwarded by Wm. Pustau & Co" framed handstamp (Sell/Rowe type 54e), entered mails with Hong Kong (7.23) double-arc datestamp and manuscript "4/-" shilling due rating, endorsed "Via Southampton", red London (9.27) transit cds and rerated "6/-" shillings due, Copenhagen (10.1) arrival cds and red crayon "84" sk final due rating; top edge tear, otherwise Very Fine and rare.
Estimate; $5,000 - 7,500.

A RARE HONOLULU, HAWAII USE TO DENMARK VIA HONG KONG. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE RED WM. PUSTAU & CO. HONG KONG FORWARDER HANDSTAMPS.

The "Robert Pulsford" was an American ship (405 tons) involved in early trade between New Zealand and the United States, transporting cargo along the coast of China and India, and finally as a whaling vessel in the Pacific Ocean. The crew made it safely to Honolulu on board Schooner "Martha" on Apr. 2nd.

The letter was written by Ludvig Holberg Anthon to his Aunt Lady Sophie Nellemann. Ludvig was the first Danish citizen to settle in Hawaii around late 1839 and operated as a merchant. He became the Royal Danish Consul to Hawaii in 1849. In April 1852, he sold his belongings and left Hawaii for Denmark with his wife, Elisabeth Louise and their two children. However, the following year in December 1853, they returned to Hawaii and he continued as the Danish Consul until they left for good in February 1858.
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Est. $5,000-7,500
SOLD for $8,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2157   imageHawaii, Honolulu, Hawaiian Is., Feb. 26, 1851. Exquisite sharp bold strike of two-line date stamp in black (MH 201, scarcity 2) on cover from Rev. Damien to Mary Seeley in Danbury, Ct., with red "San Francisco, Cal., Apr 1" cds and red crayon "42" rating for the 40¢ transcontinental rate plus the ship captain's fee of 2¢, Very Fine.
Estimate; $10,000 - 15,000.

AN EXCEPTIONAL STRIKE OF THE HONOLULU STRAIGHT LINE POSTMARK IN BLACK.

This cover was carried aboard the "Louisa Baille", which departed Honolulu on February 26th and arrived in San Francisco on March 25th. Then carried aboard the "Tennessee" from San Francisco to Panama on April 1st.
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Est. $10,000-15,000
CLOSED
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2158   imageHawaii, (Oahu) 1857 (Jun. 4) Hong Kong, China to Honolulu, Hawaii via San Francisco. Gray folded letter datelined "Hong Kong, 4th June 1857" addressed to L.H. Anthon Esq. at Honolulu in care of Messrs. G.B. Post & Co., San Francisco, endorsed "p Eva Johanna", carried as endorsed by Dutch Ship Eva Johanna that departed Hong Kong Jul. 9th to San Francisco arriving Aug. 31st 1857, entered mails with "San Francisco Cal, Sep 8 1857" cds and matching "SHIP" and "3" rating handstamps, forwarded by G.B. Post probably on Am. Bark Yankee from San Francisco Sep. 9th to Honolulu arriving Sep. 24th.
Estimate; $3,000 - 4,000.

A SCARCE HONG KONG TO HAWAII FOREIGN MAIL USE VIA SAN FRANCISCO, ONE OF ONLY 3 RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS SAN FRANCISCO "3" CENT DUE HANDSTAMP ON MAIL TO HAWAII.

The "Eva Johanna" encountered severe weather on the way according to the Sep. 1st 1857 Daily Alta California: "…off the Island of Formosa, experienced a severe typhoon, which carried away the main topgallant mast, main topgallant yard and jibboom…". She was left in port for repairs and departed San Francisco back to Hong Kong on Sep. 30th.
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Est. $3,000-4,000
SOLD for $8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2159   imageHawaii, Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, Jan 12. Large cds in red with "San Francisco Cal, 12 Paid, Mar 5, 1859" large cds also in red (10c postage plus 2c ship fee prepaid) on lady's cover to Brooklyn, New York, "Ellen Holden" pencil docket, stain affecting the Honolulu cds, Very Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
2160 HON HI35 imageHawaii, Honolulu, Hawaiian-Islands, Sep 23. Red cds on 1861 legal-size gray cover to New London Conn., endorsed "By 'Yankee' " at top left, carried by American Bark Yankee from Honolulu Sep. 24th to San Francisco arriving Oct. 9th, "San Francisco Cal., Oct 10, 1861" cds and blue crayon "22" cents due rating for two-times the 10¢ transcontinental rate plus 2¢ ship fee, docketed "Geo. W. Brown, Oct/61" at left, Very Fine and scarce.
Gregory No. HON HI35; Estimate $250 - 350. (Image1)

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Est. $250-350
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
2161 HON HI35 imageHawaii, Honolulu, Hawaiian-Islands, Apr. 3. Bold cds in black on 1865 unpaid yellow cover to New Bedford Mass., carried by American Bark Comet from Honolulu Apr. 3rd to San Francisco arriving Apr. 20th, "San Francisco Cal., Apr 21" double-circle transit and blue crayon "14" cents due rating, forwarded to North Falmouth with 3¢ brown red (65) vertical pair, bottom stamp with tear, tied by fancy "C" in Segmented Circle cancel paying the double rate, matching "New Bedford Mass., May 24, 1865" cds at left; cover with minor wear and light creasing at left, Fine and interesting use, with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Gregory No. HON HI35; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction

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