Lot# 1505 - Sales #3027-29

  • Lot# : 1505 Hawaii

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    U2, 1884 2c Carmine, "Jno. S. Smithies"purple straightline corner card handstamp (in postmark ink color) on 2c Carmine envelope (U2) to Honolulu, Hawaii, two strikes of bold purple "Mahukona, Hawaii, Feb 10, 1893" cds (282.011, R4), reverse with "Honolulu, H.I. Feb 11, 1893" arrival duplex, Very Fine (Peters-Uota No. JSS-HS-1)rnJohn Samuel Smithies was Deputy Collector of Customs for Mahukona, also serving as Postmaster of Mahukona (1887-1902) until his death. He was born in 1832 in Newfoundland and in 1850 came to Honolulu for J.T. Waterhouse. In 1889, he was appointed Collector of Customs for Muhukona.
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : 600 USD