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MAURICE

BURRUS

HAWAII

Unreserved sale by auction

c;f.., MONDAY, MAY 27,).942 ( I ,,, AT 8t P. M. AND 9:15 P. M.

H. R. HARMER, Inc. I

of NEW YORK


CO DITIONS OF SALE Bidding 1.-All bids are per lot as numbered in the catalogue. The right is reserved to withdraw any lot prior to sale, to divide a lot, or to group two or more lots. 11.-The highest bidder shall prevail. Should any dispute arise between bidders the decision of the auctioneer as to the successful bidder and the reoffering or resale of the lot under dispute shall rest entirely on the judgment of the auctioneer. The auctioneer shall regulate the bidding and reserves the right to refuse any bid believed by him not to be made in good faith. Payment For Purchases 111.-Floor Bidders. The name and address of the buyer of each lot sha11be given to the auctioneer immediately following the sale of such lot. Payment of the whole purchase price, or part thereof shall be made by the floor buyer in such manner as the auctioneer may determine. IV.-Mail Bidders. A successful mail bidder will be notified of lots purchased and must remit before the lots are sent. Delivery to a successful mail bidder will be to the address on the bid sheet. A person known to us, or who furnishes satisfactory references, may, at our option, have purchases forwarded for immediate payment. A minimum charge of 25c will be made for mailing and insurance. V.-Title shall remain in H. R. Harmer, Inc. until payment is received. VI.-The buyer agrees to pay H. R. Harmer; Inc. a service charge of 1Âź% per month which may be imposed on past due balances . Authenticity

Vll.--Each lot is sold as genuint.: but when in the opinion of the Philatelic Foundation the lot is declared otherwi c, the purchase price will be refunded in full, provided the lot is received by H. R. Harmer, Inc. within a period of 21 days from the date of the auction. Where an opinion is not expected within 21 days, notification to H. R. Hanner, Inc. within this period that a reasonable extension of time is required, is satisfactory. Vlll.-Any lot, description of which is incorrect, is returnable only within three days of receipt or within 21 days from the date of the auction, whichever is first. All disputed lots must be returned intact, in the condition received. No adjustments. The following lots are not returnable: Lots containing ten or more stamps, lots from purchasers who had the opportunity to examine them before the auction, stamps described with defects or of a quality standard of "very good" or below, stamp (on account of centering) where they are illustrated, lots offered "as is." cw York City Sales Tax

IX..-Buyers are liable to New York City Sales Tax as Regulations at time of sale shall require. The present position is that the 3% Tax is payable by buyers liable to tax who accept delivery in the City. Out-of-town mail buyers do not pay the Tax . .-The placing of a bid shall constitute acceptance of the foregoing conditions of sale.

VALUATIONS OF LOT Valuations of all lots are available during exhibition. Valuations of particular lots will be sent to clients on receipt of stamped, addressed envelope or card .

LIST OF PRICES REALIZED Available ten days after auction SOc, po t paid. 12-month subscription $5. City Sales Tax extra for New York residents . OFFICE HOURS Monday to Friday - 9 :30 a. m. to 5 :30 p. m. Saturday (preceding auction) - 9 :30 a. m. to 12 :45 p. m.

Printed

In U.S. A.


H. R. Harmer, Inc.

AT 8 P. M.

AND 9:15 P. M.

presents

The Special ized Collection

of

HAWAII with 15 examples of the rare Missionar ies including the unique unused 2 cents formed by the world-famous collector he late Monsieur Mau rice Burrus of Switzerland and France offered on instructio ns receive d from the Amhelca Trust of Liec htenstein

sale

Unreserved

MONDAY,

by

auction on

MAY 27, 1962

AT 8 P. M. Lots I - 154, 1853 ISSUES TO 1889 AT 9 : 15 P. M. Lots 160 - 174, THE 1851-52 HAWAIIAN

" MISSIONARIES "

H. R. Harmer, Inc. I nternationol

Stamp Aucti oneers

6 West 48th Street, New York 36, N. Y. Phone: Plaza 7-4460 (Area Code 212)

Cables: Harmersale , New York Berna rd D. Ha rme r, Wi lliam L. Roscher, Licensed Auct ioneers NEW YORK

LONDON

SYDNEY


KEY TO CATALOGUING

SYMBOLS

*

Unused.

0

L.

Use d.

Efl Block of four .

I§]

On piece. Blo ck larger than four .

C8:]

On entire.

MAJOR ABB REVIAT IONS T

Top; B

Bottom;

L

= Left;

R

= Right;

SE

Straight

edge

CONDITION The vario us gradings of stamps superb ; extre me ly f ine; A lot described as "very good" is often beca use of a small fau lt or perforated int o, cut into, etc. "Good." ''fa ir " or "poor" denote

are, in order: very fine; fine; ve ry g ood; g ood ; fai r ; poor . so listed either by reason of general appearance or more faul ts, such as a crease, thin spo t , shor t or missing per£, a grea ter degree of the above.

GUM The important questi on o f gum on unused stamps is dealt with as follows:mea n s u nuse d with out g u m (unless g um i-; menti oned ) or with g um which is not considered original. Ung umm ed mean s is ued without g um. Part o. g . means unu sed with part of or iginal gum. o. g . means unused with the full original g um disturbed, u sually due to a previous hinge. Mint mean s u nu se d with original gum in Post Office state, but mounted with a peelable hinge. n. h.-never hin ged means unu sed with orig inal g um in P ost Office state and unmounted .

*

CATALOGUE NUMBE RS The catalogue numbers of the content of the lots are gi ven in parentheses immediately followin g the description, but in bulky lot s, only the range of issues is shown .

CATALOGUE A D ESTIMATED

VALUES

The final col u mn shows the catalogue val ue of the lot. A + denotes an increase in val ue over the catalogue price for one or more reasons. If an estimated market value is given, it is shown in the description and always indicated by the abbreviation "Est. Cash Val." It is used where the lot is large, where the items are unpriced in the catalogue or where the actual value has little relation to the catalogue price.

CATALOGUES USED I Sco t t L'nited States pecia lized Cata logue (1963) Sta nley Gibbon s (Lo 11d o11) Ca tal og ue Part llJ (1962) \'ve r t & T e lli r (Paris) Ca tal og ue Part JfI (1963)

LISTI G Pref ix

.·. G. Yv ert


EXHIBITION

OF LOTS

GENEY A, SWITZERLAND H o tel d es Berg u es ( P eti t Sa lo n a u I er E tage) 10 :00 - 12: 30 a nd

M ay 15 a nd 16

14:30 - 19:0'.l

Tele ph on e : 32 -2900

N EW YORK 6 West

48 t h St ree t

W edn es d ay th ro u g h F rid ay , M ay 22-2 4

9:30 a . m . to 5 :00 p . m .

Sa turd ay , M ay 2 5

9:30 a . m . to

Mo nd ay , May

9:30 a. m . t o 7:30 p . m .

27

-

1:0 0 p . m.

OUT-OF-TOWN

VIEWING

Lo t s will be se nt fo r po sta l view in g in th e U ni te d S ta tes . to cl ient s kn ow n to u s. Ea rl y a ppl ica t io n esse nti a l du e to ex h ibi t io n ove rseas n ecess it a t in g th eir d espa tch a b ou t M ay 6 .

-

THANKS -

To th e Phil ate lic Fo und a ti on for in fo rma ti o n fro m its publ ica tio n " H aw a ii" by Harri s, Me ye r and oth e rs; a lso for p er mi ss io n to re p ro duc e th e Cu stom s Hou se S ea l u sed o n th e cove r of th is ca t a lo g u e . T o M ess r s. L. N . and M . Willi a m s for in fo rm a ti o n from " St a m ps of F a m e". T o M r . Ez ra Co le for Bibli og ra ph y . T o Mr. F r ed Ri ch for hi s help ful a ssist a nce.


SEAT RESERVATIONS AT THE AUCTION C li ent s ex p ec tin g to a tt end

th e a u cti o n ca n reserve

sea ts b y

writin g o r tel e ph o nin g . S ea ts rese rve d a n d n o t claime d b y 8: 0 5 p . m . ma y b e r e lease d to o th e r s .


MONDAY, -

MAY 27th, 1963 PART

ON E

AT 8 P.M.

SALE BID

•

FORM

o. 1502 WHITE

Condition s of Sal e, Key to Catalo g uin g, Detail s of E xhibition , Po stal V iewin g, etc. will be found in front of catalo g ue .

KING KAMEHAMEHA 1853 THICK

WHIT E WO VE

ISSUES

III

PA P E R

Sc blue 1

*

20

3

0

4 I,

Sc blue, o. g. , fr es h co lor , cr ea ses b ut ve ry fin e appearanc e wit h margin s a ll ro und (5) P/10/0 on pag e 6

140.00

Sc blue, marg in n ea rl y a ll round , red Honolulu pmk, ve rt . cr ea se , very f ine appea r a nce .. (5) Ph oto on vag e 6

85.00

,s-

5c blu e, marg in s nea rl y a ll ro un d, black g rid ca ne., a trifl e t o ned , fin e (5) Ph oto on pa.r;e 6

85.00

foe--

Sc blue, marg ins all round , very fine , just tied by red Islands , Jan. 4 pmk on amber en velope ( no flap at T) to Staple s Ran ch, Cal. , bearin g "Ship 5" Cal. Feb. 14, 1859 pmk. A very rare co ve r ... Ph oto on pag e 6 T he ty in.r; of tl1is s tCtmp is clo11btful a11cl ti t re is a nwrki11g, t herefo re it is solcl "as is" .

Honolulu , Hawaiian and a trifl e ragg ed and San Francis co , ....... (5 )

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Ju-

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trCtce of anot her reel

13c dark red

5*

6* 7* 8* 9* 10

*

13c dark red, o. g ., fre sh, deep color , mar g ins all round , extrem ely fine ( 6) Ph oto on pag 6 l Jc dark red,

0.

g., n1arg in s a ll r ound , fr es h , dee p co lor , Yery fi n e (6)

Ph oi o on pag e 6

lJ c dark red , unu se d, m a rg in s all sid es, s m al l P/1010 on vag e 6

Ill

p lac e , very fin e (6)

]J c dark red, unu se d, ri ch co lo r , ve ry fin e w ith mar g in s all r oun d Photo 011pcige 6

(6)

IJc dark red , unu se d , margin s all sides, small in places, very fin e Ph oto on pag e 6

(6)

13c dark red, o. g., ri ch co lo r , mar g in a ll r oun d, small in pla ces , ve ry .............. (6) fin e .... Ph oto on pag e 6

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1853 THICK

7

WHITE

WOVE

MA Y 27th , 1963

PAPER

11

*

lJc dark red, o. g., mar g ins all round, most ly large, fresh , extremely

12

*

13c dark red, o. g .. mar g in s all r o und. slig ht be nd. fr es h , fin e Ph oto 07J))OSit e

13 0

14 0

Ph oto opposi"te (6)

47.50

13c dark red , ma, ·g in . excep t at TR wh e r e out r fram e lin e i cut , r ed (6) Honolulu pmk , fine. Ex F e ,-,-a ri Ph o'lo oppo.·il

37.50

!Jc dark red, r ed H o n o lulu pmk , slig ht thi n s a nd s lig h tly cut in t o. ve ry goo d ap pear a nce (6)

57.50

15 IZI

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*

"5" 0

PROVISIONAL

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lJc

5c on lJc dark red , fa ult y b u t of r ich co lor a nd fin e appe ar a nce, ca ne. by Sa n Fran c isco p mk , ve ry rar e u se d. Ex Fe rr a ri . .. ....... (7) Ph oto opp osit e 1857 THIN

17

•3

Used to ew York: lJc dark red used in combination with U.S . 1851 12c black, both touched one place, fine fresh copies , on folded letter to U.S. A. The lJc tied by pencil and the lZc by ce ntered San Francis co, Cal. , Ma y 5 (1856) pmk , letter bears clear red Honolulu , U.S. Posta ge Paid pmk. A rare combination and very lovely cover. Ex Harris (6 ; U.S . 17) 500.00+

1857 MANUSCRIPT

16

fine ( 6)

WHITE

WOVE

'].,3o........400.00

PAPER

;0........... (8)

62.50

Sc blue, o. g., minor wrinkles, fresh and fine Pl1oto oppo it

(9)

25.00

Sc blue, o. g., m a rg in s exc pt at BL , c r ea se

(9)

25.00

5c blu e, unused , mar g in s all s ides , fresh , fin e ·

Ph oto oppo ·it e 1861 T HI

BLUISH

WOVE

PAPER

but a fr es h co py

2. )-

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27th,

MAY

20 21

* *

220

1861 TH IN

1963

BLUI

SH

WOVE

5c blu e, o. g ., crea ed, but g·ood color 5c blue , unu sed, th in , fine appearance

8

PAPER

a nd ,·ery

fi ne app earanc e (9)

25.00

(9)

2:i.00

(9)

22.50

...

5c blu e, ve r y fin e with portrait free San F ra ncisco pmk Ph oto on por1e 6 Use d to Fran ce : 5c blu e, mar g in s a ll round , ve ry fine , use d in co mbination with U.S . 10c g re en 1861 on folded cove r to Paris. The 5c tied by lar ge red Hon olulu , U.S. Postage Paid, Jun. 21 ( 1866) pmk and the 10c by San Fra ncisco cog wheel. Cover bears var iou s transit and credit m ark ings . A choi ce (9; U. S. 68) and ve r y rare cove r. Signed As hbrook P hoto on pag e 6

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20.00

25

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26

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5c blu e, horiz. blk of 8, o ne show ing line thr ough H on olulu : unu sed . ( 10) small fa ult s, nice blk

:i0.00

27

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5c blue , compl. sh eet of 25, o. g., minor crea e a rg in, fine and sca rce ... tw o holes in T 111 1

a nd cli mati c stain s, ( 10)

125.00

28

Sc blu e, co rn er blk of 4, part o. g .. o ff s t on back, fin e

dull ros e, blk *EE10coutside des ig n

25.00

of 4 with sheet mar g in at R , o. g., ne g lig ible crease ( 11) in T mar g in , fin e and ve r y rar e P l,ot o 011 vog e 10

1859 TO 1865 NUMERAL le

( 10)

LIGHT

BLUE

20-

/ {/ ?) --

200.00

J. 30 _

ISSUES

ON BL U ISH W HI TE

Westerbe rg Setti ng II

29 29 30

* *

31 0

30

31

2 7 0-

le lig ht blu e, Pos. 2, unused , fresh arid ve ry fin e wit h mar g ins a ll sides ( 12)

300.00

le light blu e, Pos. 10, unu se d , hu ge mar g in s, s lig ht paper bend s and faint trace of climatic stain s, st ill a r emarkabl e co py of this rare sta mp ( 12)

300.00

2

Paid " cane. in oval, hu ge mar g ins, ne g-lig ible faint co rn er bend , ex tr em ely fin e fo r this rar it y. Ex Caspary (12) 375.00+

le lig ht blu e, Pos. IO, r ed " Postage

7D-

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BLUE

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MAY

ISSUES

1859 TO 1865 NUMERAL

9

27th , 1963

WHITE

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f

32

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33

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34

0

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2c lig ht blue, Po s. 6, lar ge mar g ins, barel y dis cernible crea ses , a beau........ (13) tiful cop y of this rare stamp. Ex Caspary 2c lig ht blue, Pos. Z, lar ge margins, negligibl e cr ea se, red Honolulu pmk, ( 13) ve ry fine. Ex Hind .... 2c light blue, Pos. 8, hu ge mar g ins , neat red Honolulu fin e. Ex Hind .....

35

Z00.00 110.00

pmk , extremely . ... ( 13)

36

Zc light blu e, Po s. 6. Tied on piece by striking curved " LAU P HI LO " in red, mar g ins all round, lar ge 3 1/z sides, an out( 13) standin g s howpiece. Ex Caspar y .......

Westerberg

36 6 37 6

111

cop y . Tied by black Zc lig ht blue, Pos. 8, hu ge mar g ins , an extraordinary ( 13) .... g rid on part cover-front 2c blue, Pos. 9, large margin s, mall close d t ea r , ve ry fine app earanc e. ( 13) T ied on piece by red " Posta ge Paid " in oval Photo

38 0

Setting

on pag

110.00

10

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2c bla ck on g ree nish blu e , Pos . 5, unu se d large mar g in s, g ood c olor and ( 14) fr es h , superb . Ex Fe rrari ..... 2c bla ck on g r ee nish blu e, Pos . 6, unu se d, hu ge mar g in s, g ood color and fresh , bar e ly di sce rnibl e lig ht cr ease, ve ry fin e for thi s rarit y. Ex ( 14) .......................... Caspary ....... 2c black on g re e nish blu e; Pos. 8, unu sed, hu ge mar g ins , a bri g ht fresh ( 14) copy , ex tremel y fin e de spit e sli g ht ve rt . crea se. Ex Caspary , sides all s in g mar pmk, 2c black on g r ee ni s h blu e, Pos. I , LAHAINA (14) very fin e. Ex Caspary

43 6.

2c bla ck on g r ee nish blu e, Pos. I , mar g in s all s ide s, e normou s on 3, g ood color and fresh , ca n e. by red diamond g rid on lar ge pi ece (8 0x 50mm ). An exce ptional and superb c opy. ............. (14) ................. Ex Caspary

44

2c bla ck on g ree ni sh blu e, Pos. 7, a beautiful cop y with larg e mar gins 3 sides and ve r y small at top . Cancelled by full red diamond g rid on small , neat buff e n ve lop e to Clo ve r Ran ch, Keaiwa Kau, Hawaii , b earin g lar ge r ed Honolulu , Hawaiian Island s, Ma y 27 pmk . An ext raordinar y co ve r . Ex Caspary ( 14) P hoto opposite

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45

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, fresh , 1·e r y fin e (15 )

30.00

ce nt er g utt e r n ot ( 15)

160.00

;to -

160.00

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Photo opposit e l e bla ck, blk of 4, Pos. 1--4, unu se d, sc i so r s cut affec tin g st a m ps, ve r y fin e Phot o opposite

111

of 4, Pos . 5- 8, unu sed , o n e tiny c lim atic spo t , ve ry r-ine ( 15) Ph oto opposit e

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65.00

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27th , 1963

1859 TO

1865 N UMERAL

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0

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ISSUES

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0

50 0 51 0

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2c black on g ray ish, Pos. 2, la rge m a rg in s, red H o n o lulu pmk , t iny t hin, s till ve ry fine and rea lly bea uti ful. Ex Hind ( 16) Ph o/() 011 pag e JO 2c blac k on g rayis h, Pos. 5, la rge ma rg in .. b lack t own ca ne. , tiny th in , fine ( 16) P ltoto 0,1 pag e 1n

50.00

Zc black on gray is h, Pos. 6, la rge m argi n s, s mall t ear in BL corner, fine appearance P l1oto Oil /Ht {J(' JO

ve ry (16 )

50.00

ma rg ins a ll ( 16)

50.00

2c bla ck on gray is h, Pos. 6, lig h t red pm k. very fin e with sid e .Plto/() 011 pa.r,e J()

frame i ( 16)

50.00

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57

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2c black on g ray ish, Pos. 3, unused, mar g ins all round , ve ry fine P ltoto oppo.sit Zc bla ck on g ray is h, Pos. 5, larg · ta in . fin e. with blu e tow n pmk

margins , trac e o f sl ight

P hoto opposit e

59

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50.00

( 16)

80.00

c limat ic ( 16)

50.00

2c bla ck on g ray is h, Po s. 6, fine. Tie d by black g rid on orange e nve lope

(c rea se d) to Honolulu

( 16) Phot o oppos it e

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l/o/ 30

"Pos ta ge Paid" to e nve lop e ( tear at T) to Honolulu . Ex Caspa ry ( 16) Ph oto on pag e 10

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0

2c dark blu e on blui sh , Po s. 3, margin s a ll ro un d , lig htl y ca ne., unn ot ice ....... ( 17) ab le t ear a t ri g ht top , o th e rwi e very fin e . Ex Caspa ry

62

0

2c dark blu e on blui s h , Po s. 3, mar g in s all r ound , neat bla ck diamond .. ( 17) g rid ca n e., ve ry fin e . Ex Hind . O

Zc BLACK

BL

fa ~--1)---

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E G R AY

Cro cke r P lat e X 11

63

*

2c black on blu e g ra y, P os. 4, brok e n "2" var. , unu se d , g ood color , fr esh , ( 18) 100.00 ex t re m e ly fin e. Ex Fe rr a ri Plt olo on pa.g e 13

2c bla ck on blu e g ra y, P os. 8, unu se d , mar gi n s all round , small thin , ( 18) g ood c olor , fr es h a nd ve ry fi ne ... ....... Photo

65 0

100.00

on pa.g e 13

2c bla ck on blu e g ra y, ve rt . pa ir , P os. 3 a nd 5. B lac k g rid ca ne., margin exce pt a t RT , di co lored th roug h age st a inin g and t op stamp defec tiv e, an excessively r a r e pair , especia lly u ed. Ex Caspa ry . ... ( 18) Plt olo on pa.g e 13

le BLACK Cr ocker 66

~

P lat e X

l e bla ck , ve rt . blk s of 6 and 4, formin g r ec on stru ction of th e Plat e, unu se d , few bar e ly not iceabl e age stain s, a ve r y fin e ( 19) 635.00 and rar e s ho w pi ece Ph oto on pag e 13

67 *ffil

l e bla ck , hori z. bl k of 6, c ompr. P os. 2+ 1+ 2 a nd 4+ 3+ 4, lar ge mar g in s, . ( 19) 360.00+ fre sh and ex tr e m e ly fin e ... .... Photo

68 69

70

* * *

on va,g e 13

l e bla ck , P os. 1, unu se d , lar ge mar g in s, sup erb Ph oto on va,g

le bla ck, P os. 2, unu se d, hu ge m argi n s, sup e rb Photo

.... ( 19)

42.50

(19)

42.50

. ( 19)

42.50

13

ovpos i t e

le bla ck , Po s. 3, unu se d , lar ge m a rg ins , ve ry fin e Pho'lo opposit e

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MAY 27th , 1963

il 72

73

** *

* * 76 * 77 * 74

75

78

*

1c BLACK , CROCKER

PLATE

X

le black , Pos. 3, unu sed, tra ce of slig ht st ai nin g, fin e .... ( 19) l e black, Pos. 4, unu ed, hu ge m arg in ¡, n eg lig ible tin y thin 111 m a rg in , very fin e ..... ( 19) Photo on pag e 15 le black, Pos . 5, u n u se d, m argi n a ll ro un d , large 3 id e , ve ry fin e ( 19) Photo on page 15 le black, Pos . 6, u n u se d, h uge margin s, lig h t ho ri z. c r ease, -t:I I ve ry fin e P hoto on pag e 15 ( 19) le black, Po s. 7, u n u se d , margin s a ll round. ve ry Lnc .... ( 19) Ph oto on pag e 15 le black, Po s. 8, unu ed, margin s a ll side s, very fine (19) Ph oto on pag e 15 le black , Pos. 9, unused , large margins, superb ( 19) Ph oto on pag e 15 le black , Pos. 10, unu sed, min u t e th in , la rge m arg in s, fine (19 )

16

42.50 --1 2.5/J 42.50

3 1..--

42.50 42.50

3~37-

42.50

3) --

42.50

lfo -

3 ;__.,

1

42.50

2c BLACK Crocker Plate XI

79 80 81 82

* * * *

88

* * * * * *

89

*

83 84

85 86

87

90 0

2c black , Pos. 1, unu se d, large margin s, u pe r b (20) Ph oto on pag e 15 2c black , Po s. 2, unu sed, t iny t h in, fine .... (20) Photo on pag e 15 Zc black , Pos. 3, um1se d, very fin e . ................. (20) Photo on pag e 15 2c black, Po s. 4, brok en "2" variety, u nu sed, lar ge margins, very fine (20) Ph oto on page 15 Zc black, Pos . 5, unu sed, large m a rg in , two n e lig ible tin y pape r sta in , ve ry fin e ....... ........... (20) Photo on vag e 15 2c black , Pos. 6, u nu sed, very fin e ...... . (20) Photo on pag e 15 2c black, Pos. 6, u n u se d , ve ry fin e ......... (20) P hoto on pag e 15 Zc black , Pos. 7, un u se d, m a rgins a ll r ou nd , n eg lig ib le staining , fine (20) Ph oto on pag e 15 2c black, Pos. 8, unu se d, larg e margins, superb . ................ (ZO) Ph oto on page 15 Zc black, Pos. 9, u nu se d , hu ge m a rgin s 3 sid es. c ut to o ut er fram e lin e at T, atractivc copy . ..................... .......................... (20) Photo on vag e 15 2c black, Pos . 10, unu eel, lar ge m a rg in s, vert. c r ease, very fine appear anc e . . ............................ (20) Photo on pag e 15 2c black, Pos. 2, fin e with mar g in s a ll round , nea t "Collections Office " cane. ................ (20) Photo on page 15 Sc blue on blue "HAWAIIAN

47.50

.51)

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47.50 47.50 47.50 47.50

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47.50

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47.50

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,

Crocker Plat e XV I 91

92

* *

Sc blue , Pos. 1, unu sed, lar ge margin s, n eg lig ib le fault , fin e . . .... (2 1) Ph oto opvosit Sc blue, Pos . 2, unu eel, n eg ligibl e thinnin g a nd st a in in margin, lar ge margin s, fine (2 1) Ph oto opposit e Sc blue, Pos. 2, u nused , sma ll mar g in s, fresh co py, fine .. .............. (2 1) Photo opposit e Sc blue , Pos. 3, unu se d, fresh , ve ry fin e (2 1) Photo opposit e Sc blue, Po s . 4, un u sed, slig ht creases , lar ge mar g in s, fin e (2 1) Ph oto opposite Sc blue, Pos . 5, un u se d, lig h tly toned, la rge margins , fine ..... (21) Ph oto opz;osite

42.50 42.50 42.50 42.50 42.50 42.50

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MAY 27 t h , 196 3

97

*

5c BLUE

ON

BLUE

n HAWAIIAN

POSTAGE

18

"

. (21)

42.50

( 21)

42.50

Sc blue , .Po s. 8, unu ed, neg lig ible crea se in mar g in a nd tin y sta in, la rg e . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . ... . ma rg in s, nice co py ········ (2 1)

-12.50

5c blu e, Po s. 7,

LIIJU

ed , sma ll marg in s, min u t e pin hole, fine . Ph ot o on pag e 17

* 99 *

Sc blu e, Po s. 8, unu sed , large margins , extr em ely fin e

98

P hot o on pag e 17 Ph oto on pag e 17

Sc blue, horiz . pair , Po s. l and 2, diamond g rid can e., mar g ins all round , lar ge exce pt at TR , neg lig ibl e faults , a fin e and ve ry sc arce pair . Ex ( 21) Ca spar y

JOO*

P /1010 on pag e 17

10[

I

Sc blu e, Po s. 1, ve ry fin e, used in combination with U. S. 1863 5c br own on small buff envelop e (c orn er stained awa y from to Colsain , Mass. Both ti ed , form er by black frankin gs) diamond g rid , latt er San Franci sc o cog wh ee l, bearin g red PAID , Ma y 17 also black HO OL U LU U. S. POSTAGE San Francis co, Cal. pmk . An attra cti ve and sc ar ce cover. E x ( 21; U.S . 76) ................... Harri s

550.00

Sc B L E ON BL UE " I NTE RI S LA D" Cro ck er Plat e X I X

102

*~

103

*~

104

*

105

*

5c blu e, compl. pan e of 10, Po s. 1 to 10, o. g., fr es h, partl y clo se and very slig ht g um cr eas e throu g h ri g ht row . Attra cti ve and scar ce pane. ......... (22) 353.00+ ... . .... .. .. .. ....... ...... ..... .. ... . Ex Caspar y Ph oto on page 17

Sc blu e, horiz. blk of 12, Po s. 7+ 8 and 9+ 10 r epeat ed 3 tim es, o. g. and fr esh , th e rig ht blk ha s s Lig ht cr ea se and sciss ors cut between stamps , . . . ( 22) 450.oo+ ... a ve ry fin e and rar e piece P hoto on page 17

Sc blu e, Po s. 1, o. g ., fr e h, ve ry fin e ..

(22)

27.50

... (22)

27.50

Ph oto on pag e 17

Sc blu e, P os. 5, un use d, ti ny th in, fin e ...

j


Sc BLUE

19

106

0

ON

BL UE

" INT E RI S LAND

"

MAY 27 th , 1963

Sc blu e , P os. 2, lar ge mar g ins , ex t re m ely fine, w ith t ar g et ca ne . .... ( ZZ) Ph oto on pag e 17

5c blue , Po s. 5, g ood color , small mar g in s nearl y all round, fre s h and fine , used in combination with U. S . 1867 Sc brown ( un canc e Ued) on small, neat en velope ( small r estored portion at T) to San Francisco, Cal. , bearin g bold r ed Honolulu , U. S. Po sta ge Paid , Apr . 4, ( Z2) pmk , a rar e a nd de sirabl e cove r . Ex Harri s

107

Ph oto on pog

l e BLACK

O N LAID

17

PAP E R

Crocker Plate X IV 108

*

l e black, compl. rec onstru cted ·pane of 10, Pos. l to 10, o. g. or unu sed, (23) 140.00+ one slight crease, a ll w ith 4 mar g in s, ge nera lly fin e

/ / J-

P hoto on pag e 20

109

*

l e black, horiz. pair, Pos. 1+ J, unu sed, h uge margin s 3 side , ,·e ry fine (23) 28.00+

1.i )_, -1

P ll oto on pag e 2(1

110

111 112 113 114

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116

*

* *

*

* *

l e black, Po s. Z, marginal copy, tiny tear in B m a rg in clear of de ig n, (23) ........ full ma rg in , very fine l e black, P os. 4, unu sed. sup erb ........

(23)

14.00

l e black, Po s. 4, unu ed, lar ge marg ins. superb

(23)

14.00

,·ery f in e ap(23)

28.00

(23)

14.00

.

Phot o on pag e 20

pea rance l e black, P os. 6, un u sed, lar ge mar gi n , superb . P hoto on pag e 20

l e black, tete- bec he pair, Po s. 1o+ z, with sheet margi n, unuse d, s uperb

( ZJb)

55.00

Ph oto on page 20

*EBle black, tete-b ec he blk ofPhot4, Poo s.on4+pag8 eand20 6+ 6, unu se d, very fin e ( ZJb)

117 0

14.00

Pllo to on pag e 20

110.00+

le black, P os. 4, ca ne. by nice strik e of fancy target , probab ly str uck by (23) favor , ver y fine but for light crease. Ex Caspary Pho to on pag e 20

118

0

le black, Po s. 8, very fin e, can e. by b lack diamond g rid , probab ly str uck ................ (23) by favor . Photo

on pag e 20

Zc BLACK O

LA ID PAPE R

Cro ck er P lat e X V 119

*

2c bla ck , compl. r ec on stru ct ed pan e of 10, unu se d, a ll 4 ma rgi ned copi es , .... ................ (24) 140.00 ge ner all y ve r y fin e ... ........................ .......... Photo

120

121 122 123

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* * *

on pag e 20

2c bla ck , horiz. blk of 8, Po s. 7+ 8+ 7+ 8 and 9+ 10+ 9 10, unu se d , ve ry ( Z4) 160.00+ .......... . ..... fin e, rar e ................ Photo

on page 20

2c bla ck , Po s. Z, unu sed, ve ry fine

(24)

14.00

Zc bla ck , Po s. 7, un u ed, very fi ne

(24)

14.00

2c bla ck , P os. 9, un use d, very fine .....................

(24)

14.00

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21

1865 NUMERAL

le

MAY

ISSUES

27th,

1963

BLUE

DAR.K

Crocker Plate XVII I 12-l 125 126 127

* * * *

l e dark blue , Pos. 1, unu sed, superb ......................... . Pho to opposit e

(25)

25.00

l e da rk blue , Pos. 1, unu . eel, very Ein e ....

(25)

25.00

le dark blue , Pos . 6, unu se d, n eg lig ibl e ton ing , f in e

(25)

25.00

.... (25)

25.00

Zc dark blue, Pos. 1, unu se d, neg lig ibl e sta in, lar ge mar g in s, fin e ... (26)

18.50

l e dark blue, Po s. 7, unu sed . ex tr e me ly fin e Ph ot o opposit e

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2c DAR.K BL UE Crocker Plate XV 11 128 129 130 131 132 133

*

* * * * * *

13-1135 136 137 138 139

140

*

*

* * * *

2c dark blue , Pos. Z, unu ed . superb 2c dark blue, Pos. 3, unu se d, ver y fin e

143

*

;ro--

(26)

18.50

1'1-

(26)

Ph oto opposit e

Zc dark blue , Pos . 4, unu se d , ve ry fin e ...... .

(26)

2c dark blue, Pos. 5, unu se d, supe rb .

(26)

Photo

18.50

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oppos i t e

Zc dark blue, Po s. 5, unu se d, t in y thin , fin e

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(26)

18.50

2c dark blue , Pos. 6, unu se d, n eg ligib le age t onin g a nd tiny thin , fin e l 26)

18.50

Zc dark blue, Pos. 7, un u se d, very fine ....................... .....

(26)

18.50

;7-

2c dark blue , Pos. 8, unu se d, mar g in s a ll r ound , la rge 2 sides, fine ... (26)

18.50

1~--

2c dark blue, Pos. 9, unu sed, ve ry fin e

(26)

18.50

/lo~

2c dark blue, Po s. 10, broken "2" variety , unu eel, n eg lig ible to nin g, fin e (26)

18.50

IV ISSUES

LITHOGRAPHED

Horizontally

142

18.50

bow ing throu g h

Zc dark blue, Pos. 4, unu se d, sup erb

1861-63

* *

(26)

Zc dark blue, Pos. 3, unu se d, neg lig ibl e pur ple ink ma rk fr om back, fin e

KING KAMEHAMEHA

141

(26)

Ph oto oppos i l e

;J-J.7--

Laid Paper

2c pale rose , unu se d, margin s excep t at BR , fr e h, fin e ...

(27)

23.50

2c rose, un use d , neg lig ib le h o ri z. crease , fi ne .......

(27)

23.50

2c pale rose , 2 shades, unu sed , crea e , ve ry fin e appeara nce

(27)

47.00

Phot o opposit e

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MAY 27 th , 1963

1861-63

KING

KAMEHAMEHA

22

IV

Vert ica lly Laid Paper

145 146

*

Zc rose , o. g., fre h, Yery fine for thi s .. Plloto on zw_qe 2n

(28)

26.00

Zc rose , 2 shad es, rnc

(28)

52.00

scissors cut .. (28)

100.00

(28a)

22.50

(28)

16.00

2c rose, mai:gin s 3 s'de , lig htl y cut int o at t op a nd sma ll scrape s, attractive copy . Tied by bl ue LAHAINA H AWA IIA N ISLA NDS, MAY 5 pmk on enve lope ( no flap a nd slig htly frayed on e dge s) to Oahu , sca rce (28)

65.00

. g .. fa ults. fin e a ppeara nce

rose, blk of 4, o. g . and fresh , mar g ins all round, 5mm *El32c betwee n stamp s at R, ex tremel y fine and ve ry rare .. Phot o on pag e

0

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1-17

*

Zc deep ca rmin e r ose, un use d. rich co lo r. ,·c ry fine .Plloto on pag 2()

1-1 8

0

2c rose, fine, blue g rid ca ne.

149 ,

151

Zc red , 4 s hades, unu se d. fine

*El3Zc red,

(29)

30.00

blk of 4, o. g., ,·ert . c rea c betw ee n stamp , , fres h, fine (29) \ 37.SO Phot o on pag e 20

152 *1[81 Zc red, compl. pan e of 15 ( 5x3), o. g., slig ht c rea ses, fresh, fine and rar e 153

*

( 29) -127.S0+

1886-89 2c carmine, fin e t o ,·cry fin

ing le, 2 hor iz. pa ir s and one used in 1891 o n co ver. (51)

The balan ce of II stamps, incl. 8 num era ls. a ll fau lty or repaired, f ine appear ing

E

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PART

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1869 E 'GRAVED

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PART TWO -

AT 9:15 P.M.

"MISSIONAR Y" ISSUE 1851-52, IMP E RFORAT E, PRI

TED ON P E LU R E PAPER

Tr PE

Tico t ypes of each : TY PE I, i·ertica l stroke of "P " cent red beloic t he "lI" ; 1·ntiro l stroke of "P" below left rertica l stroke of "H" .

1l,

"'J'/1c paper ... ivos so t lti11 os lo ran /: nearly as pelme . ft is so fragil e -Owt copies off corer oh110.•Ial1rays clamoged in some manner. TT l hen the clanwged spots are in t he nrnrgins, or <'O/'ller.,,t hey are 11s11ci lly so serious that portions of tl1e stomp are missing. Ji any of t he copin i,1. t he hancls of collectors hau been mount ed on tl1in corcls to prPserre them." - Hawa.ii by Jf eyer, H arris and others . r,,-p

P ltilalelisls icil/ not e I/tot many of the Burrus copies here offerecl are, by comparison 1rilh suc h s tcwclarcls, f ar abor e cl1'erage q1rality.

160

*

2 ce nts blue , type II, UNU SED and uniqu e. Exce ptional marg ins all round exce pt at th e bottom of th e left side wher e the fram e is bare ly touched. The co lor is exce llent and th e sta mp faultless.

P hilat elic Founclation Certificole

reacls: " it is ge1111i11e wm secl" .

(1963)

Scott # 1 - unpric ed ; S. G. # 1 - £6,000;

Yve rt #1 - unpri ce d

Esti mated mark et va lue: $25,000 to $50,000 Histor y:

Ac qui red by Gasto n Le r oux of F ra nce, so m e ti me in t he 19th Ce nt ury , w h o wa repo rt ed, inco rr ec t ly, t o ha ve bee n m u rd ered by a H ec t or Gir oux in or de r t o ob ta in t he t a m p. Acq uir ed by F err a ri in th e eig htee n- nin et ie . Pur chased by ).fauri ce B urru s in th e fir st F err a r i sa le, J un e 23, 1921, lot 56 at fr s 156,000 plu s 17½% t ax (approx. $15,000) as use d. A t th e F rr ar i sa le, th e st a m p was incorrect ly describ ed as used a nd thi s err or was ma int a in ed by t he \Villi a m s B ro . in ''Stamp s of Fa m e'', hy ~l eye r, Ha r r i a nd oth e rs in ''I-Ia wa ii", a nd by oth e r s. In th a rticl e "S t a mp A lbum w orth $ 1,000,000'' publi heel in Li fe magaz in e ).[ay 3, 1954, th e st a mp w as co rr ec tl y list ed a unu sed af t er 1\Ir . I-I. R. H a rm er had so ad vised Mr . Burru s a nd t he m agaz ine a utho r iti es. T he be lief th at th e tamp was u eel wa based 0 11 th e inco rr ec t pr em i e t hat t he blue mar k show ing at th e rig ht of th e stam p a r e a post ma r k , w her eas t hey a re in fact , orig in a l pr inter' in k s how ing t hro ug h fro m t he back of t he t amp. -

0

E OF T H E GREATEST

P HI LATELIC

ITEMS

EX TA

T

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MAY

27t h , 1963

16 1

0

" MISSIONARY

"

24

ISSUE

2 ce nt s blu e, t y pe I, us ed. Repaired along left s id e of bottom mar g in a nd small frame-line repafr to left of " H ". Margins va r y from small to frameline being tou ched. Bright co lor , clean cro sse d bars ca nce llation . Mounted on card Ph i lal eli c L-"011ndation repair ed"

fertifical

Scott # 1 - $16,500; S. G. # 1 - £ 5,000; Yvert

e (1!16J)

# 1-

r eads:

P a11d " it i-' ge1111i11

frs 60,000 (se c ond quality price)

Es timat ed mark et va lue: $7,500

l1i stor y:

..\ cq uir ed by \\"illi am P . Bro wn so m e t im e in the 19t h Ce ntur y. B ou Ferrari in I 74(:) fo r th e eq uiv a l nt o f $25. Acq uired by ..\r thur Hi nd fourth F e rr a ri sa le, Jun e 15, 1922, lot 319 for frs 90,000 p lu s 17½% tax ( old in th e Hin d sal e of Jun e 27, 1935, lot 720 at £ 1,500 ($7,410). old C ha . A. Wil so n a le o f i\Iay 11. 1943. lot 16 at 7,200. o ld in th e Frede a le of Oct . 4, 1954. lo t 65 at $4,750. Harri -

A F I NE COPY

OF T HI S RARITY

ht h y in th e TO ) . in th e ri c R.


" MISSIONARY

25

162

*

"

MAY

ISSUE

27th , 1963

5 ce nt s blue, type 11, an ext raordinar y co py unu se d with part of the original gum, and believe d to be th e only Missionary in this co ndition. T he stamp s how s part s heet m argin at top, lar ge mar gi ns at right and bottom and a goo d mar g in at left. Where the mar g in ha s been torn irregularly at top rig ht , there is a tiny tear exte ndin g into the frame-line. Undoubt edly th e finest 5 ce nt ex ist in g . P hi latelic Fo1111da.t-ionCertificcite with part o. g ."

(1963)

reac7 : " it is geniiine

mm ec1

Scott #2 - $7,000; S.G. #2 - ÂŁ2, 750; Yvert #2 - frs45,000 Esti ma ted mark et valu e: $10,000 E.-r;Fr ecleric R . Harris

-

163

*

A WO

DERFUL

Collection

STAMP

-

5 ce nt s blu e, type 11, unu sed . T he sta mp is attached to a w hit e card at th e bottom left co rn er; exce llent mar g in s top a nd bottom, cut a lon g or clear of frameline at left, cut irr eg ularl y at right ranging from goo d mar g in at bottom to cut into at top. A fine exa mpl e, so und in a ll respects. " il i8 genuine mrnsecl " Pllila/ elic J.'ounda/io11 Cer lificot e (1,963) nods: Scott #2 - $7,000; S. G. #2 - ÂŁ2, 750; Yvert #2 - frs45,000 Esti mat ed mark et va lue: $5,000 Ex F errar i Collection

1!'7r7r1l-

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MAY

16-l

27th , 1963

*

" MISSIONARY

Scott

#2-$7,000;

erlifical e (1963 ) reods: " ii is genuine

S . G. #2

Estimated

- ÂŁ2,750;

market

Yvert #2-

unused and

frs45,00

va lue: $2,500

5 ce nt s blu e, type I, used, brig ht co lor and attractively ca nce lled with 7-bar circular g rid. The sta mp has bee n mounted on card for prot ec tion and has so me faults; mar g in s are large on 3 sides , the frame-line is cut throu g h on mo st of the fourth. A n attractive copy / / Philal elic Fomidalio11 Certificat e (1963)

Scott

26

ISSUE

5 ce nt s blue, type I, unu se d. The stamp s how s mar gi ns all round but is extensively repaired and re painted at bottom left and along the rig ht side. There are also two tears ( one interior ) . / r'lf7J,,,Of pleasing appearance. J U" P h ilatelic F oundation repair ed"

165 0

"

#2 - $3,000; S.G. #Z - ÂŁ1,250;

reads:

" it is g enuin

Yve rt #2 - frsl0,000

Esti mat ed mark et va lue: $1,500

11

ed "

(seco nd qualit y pri ce)

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29

" MISSIONARY

169

0

"

ISSUE

MAY

27th , 1963

13 ce nts blue "Hawaiian Postage, typ e I with brig ht re d "sun burst" cancellation and part of red-oran ge San Francisco postmark at rig ht. Extra large margins at top, bottom and right ( showing part s of adjoining frame-lin e); margin at left taper s from large at top to just tou c hin g frame-lin e at bottom. T here i a ma ll hol abov e th e orn a m ent between 13 a nd ce nt s. apa r t fro m thi s th e stam p i in excep ti ona l co nditi on. ~[ ount ed on tissu e f r pre erva ti on pur poses . A rather pectac ular piece. P h ilatelic Fo1rnc/alion erlificat e (196 ) re ad.<: " ii i.s {lenuin e l111drep aired " ( this r ef erring ·tee as.s1w1 to t h e li1,sue backing t he interio ,· defect )

/3

S c ott #3 - $2,000; S. G. #3 - £ 750; Yvert #3 - frs 7,500 (sec ond qualit y price ) Est imated market

170 0

valu e : $1,000

13 ce nts blu e "Hawaiian Posta g e ", ty pe I with re d "sun bur st" can ce llation . T he tamp ha s been m ount ed on ti ss ue fo r protect ion a nd thi s ha ca u eel a w rink ling which co uld be r emed ied . Ther are original large margins at top, lef t a nd bottom; th rig ht margin has been repaired from out ide t he frame - line. There a r e n um ero u s fa ul t including an interior h ole be low th e large "l " of ·'13". A p lea ing stamp . Pi, i/al elic Fomula ,t ion Certificat e ( 1963 ) 1·eails: " it is ge1mi11e nnll repair ll"

Scott

#3

- $2,000; S. G. #3 - £750;

Y vert #3 - fr s 7,500 (sec ond qualit y price ) Es timated mark et v alu e: $750 E x F errnri Coll ection

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V Cl


MAY

lil

27th,

" MISSIONARY

1963

"

30

ISSUE

13 ce nts blue "Hawaiian Postage" , type 11, an apparentl y uncance lled copy "used" on attractive envelope to Boston , Mass. The entire bears red Honolulu U.S. Posta ge Paid in red, and San Francisco Dec. 16, PAID and 8 in blue the last denoting the U. S. portion of the postage contained in the 1J cent stamp. All strike s are clear and fresh . The envelope has fold s clear of th e stamp. The stamp is an exceptional copy of clear impression and exceptional margins; it appears to be without fau lts. It is unique in that it is THE ONLY "MISSIONARY" RECOR.OED WITH THE EMBOSSING OF THE PAPER - MAKER'S TR.ADE MARK , an oval bearin g th e words "Superfin e Linen " and the British Coat of Arms (H awaii by M ey er, H arris and others - pagl 111 ) It did not rece ive an y d ir ect ap 1 lica ti on of a ca nce lla ti on but th ere ar c fa in t b lue mark s on th e s ta m p w hich may come from pr in t ing ink 0 11 t he back of th e stam p b owin g thr oug h (as with lo t 160) or m ay be a ru b-o ff from a ca nce llat ion of a n oth er lett r T he la t R ea r-Ad mir a l H a rri s st a t es in "H awa ii'' th a t the stamp ·'escaped ca nce llat ion": th e P hi la t e lic Fo un da ti on Ce rtifi ca t e st a tes it is u sed. J n a ny e ve nt it is a n extraord ina ry stamp on a fresh, co lorf u l ent ire. Certificat

P frilat elic Foundation corer "

Scott #J -

*

$3,500,

I

Yvert #J -

(J!:i63 )

*

$4,500; S. G. frs 30,000 ,

#J -

O

" it is uenuine

reads:

*

£ 1,250,

frs 40,000

Estimat ed mark et va lue: $5,000 E.t

rocker anc1 Harris

Coll ections

0

£ 750 ;

usPd on

7,.\b

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P'


31

172

" MI SS IONAR

*

Y"

IS SU E

MA Y 27th,

1963

13 ce nt s blu e " H. I. &. U .S . Posta ge", t y pe I, unu sed. Th e stamp ha s small to lar ge ori g inal mar g in s all round exce pt at th e bottom left corner wh er e a w edg e- s hap e portion of th e stamp is mi ss ing and ha s bee n r epair ed. T he re is a lon g t ear at ri g ht bar ely di sce rnibl e and on e or two oth er minor defec t s. T his stamp is how eve r by M iss ionar y st a ndard s we ll abo ve ave ra ge. It is mount ed on card for pr ot ect ion. Ex tr em ely rar e in unu se d condition . ) P h ila,telic F oundation Crr tifical (19 63) reod~: " it i~ genui ne 111wsecl anrl repair ed" Sc ott #4 - $9,000; S. G. #4 - £3,000;

..?(JV

--

Yve rt #4 - frs SS,000

Es timat ed mark et va lue: $4,000

173

0

13 ce nt s blu e " H . I. &. . S. P ost age", ty pe I, use d. An exce ptional cop y w ith lar ge mar g in s all r ound and s ho w ing fram e- lin e of adjoinin g stamp at rig ht. Can ce lled by 7-bar gr id pmk ; al so s howin g small portion of blu e cir cular San Franci sc o tran s it can ce l a t ri g ht . Th er e ar e two int erior br eak s in th e pap er at left undoubt edly ca use d by gum cra ckin g; th ese ar e bar ely visibl e on th e fa ce . µ~~ O ne of th e fin es t of thi s 13 ce nt valu e ex istin g

Ph ilat elic Fomidoti on Certificat e ( 196 3) reacl.s: " it i gll111i?1c " Scott #4 - $4,000 ; S. G. #4 - £ 1,750 ; Yve rt #4 Es tima ted mark et valu e : $3,500

- fr s 40,000


MAY

" MISSIONARY

27th , 1963

" PASTE-OVER"

17-l-

*

32

" ISSUE

COVER

lJ ce nt s blue " H . I. & U.S. Postage", type 11, uncancelled on e ntir e. T h e 1.3 ce nt s stamp paying Hawaiian and U.S . Postage was originally applied at appl ied th e pair of U.S . Jc )Q(lt}/ the top of the letter; the Honolulu postmaster ;J 0 to cover postage to Boston , Mass. sta mp s over th e Missionary At a lat e r date the cove r ca m e into the hand s of a prominent deceased und er th e pair dealer, Spencer And e r so n , who discovered the Missionary and placed it on th e cove r be low the pair . ( S ee "H awa,ii pag s 39 cmil 40, w here /h is co1·er is reported a 11clilliis lrat ed ) T he Missionary is un ca n ce lled, is of goo d co lor , fresh, and ha s mar gi n s practically all round , th e frame-Line being cut to so m e degree on the upp er ov. 29· pmk at left s id e. The cover bea r s red Honolulu U.S. Posta ge Paid left; the pair of Jc is tied by black San Francisco Jan . l (1855). and va luabl e cove r . A mo st interesting re llec1, P h ilat elic How1clalion Certificate (1963) recids: " it is genuinl', u1u·1111 usNl on ll1is cor er. origi nally w,iler th e 3 Cfll/ s s/a111p"" Scott

#4 -

*

$6,000; S. G. #4

$9,000, I Yvert

#4

-

Es timated

*

frs 55,000,

market

-

O frs

*

£ J ,000,

0

£ 1,750;

40,000

valu e: $5,000

E x Ha rris Coll ection

ENO

OF

ALE

JJ,,si,r,n ed by th e Publi city D epar tnient of U . H. Harm N, l nc.


MAURICE

BURRUS

HAWAII

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LIST OF PRICES REALIZED at the auct ion held on

Monday MAY27 , 1963

-

SALE 1502 -

H. R. HARMER, Inc. 6 WEST 48th STREET, N EW YORK 36, N. Y. PRICE 50c


$41,000.00

A WORLD

RECORD FOR A

POST AGE ST AMP SOLD AT AUCTION

Previous

high was $32,900 for the British

1 cent sold in 1922 in the Ferrari

Guiana

auction


MAURICE BURRUS HAWAII MA Y 27, 1963

• Total Realized . ..... .. $103,432.50

• Lot#

Pric e

Lot#

Price

Lot#

Pr ice

Lot#

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

120.00 6j .00 60.00 180.00 75.00 60.00 42.00 48.00 46.00 46.00 47.50 4j .00 67.50 32.00 67j,00 280.00 70.00 27.00 21.00 14.00 I 1.50 21.00 950.00 l-l.00 20.00 40.00 100.00 230.00 270.00 270.00 460.00 260.00

44 4j 46 47 48 49 50 jl j2 53 -4 jj j6 57 58 59 60 61 62 63

650.00 27.00 180.00 160.00 115.00 44.00 45.00 25.00 47.50 360.00 40.00 130.00 31.00 80.00 50.00 230.00 330.00 250.00

87 88

j2 _jQ 20.00 34.00 72.50 30.00 21.00 23.00 42.00

16.00 14.00 2j,QQ 16.00 21.00 13.00 10.50 17.00 l j,QQ 16.50 21.00 22.00 20.00 22.00 28.00 14➔ 1-!5 21.00 220.00 1 ➔6 j2, -o 1-!7 19.00 1 ➔8 1-!9 75.00 2•1.00 150 33.00 151 lj2 155.00 46.00 153 15-l l jQ,00 Part Two The :\Iissionarie s 160 41,000.00 161 6.750.00 162 4,750.00 163 5,000.00 16-l 1.500.00 16j 1.150.00 166 3.100.00 167 2,600.00 168 1.500.00 169 1,300.00 170 1.100.00 171 7.250.00 172 2,300.00 173 2,800.00 17-1 .L 00.00

J.j

15 16 17 1 19 20 21 22 23 2-l

r -·'

26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 3 39 40 .jJ

-!2 -!3

m .oo

2jQ.OO 525.00 210.00 90.00 .00 JOl5 -!00.00 260.00 230.00 190.00 500.00

6➔

65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 7-l 75 76 77 78 79 0 81 82

R, 4 85 6

➔00.00

220.00 67.50 220.00 500.00 -!00.00 39.00 -!0.00 40.00 28.00 33.00 31.00 34.00 31.00 31.00 40.00 31.00 50.00 29.00 35.00 50.00 37.00 45.00 40.00 28.00

89

90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 9 99 100 101 102 103 104

ms 106 107 100 109

110 Ill

112 113 11-l 115 116 117 II

119 120 121 122 123 12-l 125 126 127 12 129

27.00 20.00 ➔ -.oo

23.00 105.00 -l-!0.00 370.00 j00,00 29.00 18.00 52.50 -!50.00 115.00 -!2.00 I I.SO 17.00 Li.SO 13.50 15.00 1Qi5.00 270.00 65.00 62.50 130.00 190.00 14.50 11.00 12.00 32.00 21.00 21.00 33.00 I -.00 27.00

130 131 132 133 13-l 135 136 137 138 139 140 1-ll 142 1-!3

Price


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Sale 1502 - Maurice Burrus Collection of Hawaii  

May 27, 1963 New York City

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May 27, 1963 New York City

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