Hawaii - Revenues

Sale 3031 - Session 1 - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 1745 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI D15, 1901-10 "Not Liable To Duty," Dark lilac, tied by two strikes of violet "Bureau of Conveyances, Territory of Hawaii" circular handstamp to 1/3 share in a parcel of land at Makapala, Kohala, dated May 6, 1912, few toned spots and other small faults but still Very Fine, according to Gregory this stamp "seems to have been used on tax free property conveyances, possibly those involving the government," a rare use of this enigmatic and little-understood issue (SRS $500)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 1746 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI DS10, 1846-52 Black, 25½mm diameter, More spacing between words, impression on Certificate of Clearance dated November 21, 1870 at the Port of Honolulu, light toned spots but exceptionally clean of a document of this kind, Very Fine, rare early revenue stamped paper from Hawaii (SRS $500)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1747 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI DS17, 1877-78 $10 Embossed 32mm circle, 25 impressions on first two pages of a six-page mortgage for $250,000 concerning the Pioneer Mill Sugar Plantation in Lahaina, Maui (founded in 1860 and one of Hawaii's largest sugar producers), document dated June 18, 1880 and fulfilled October 19, 1885 (at which point a HI R3 was attached to the second-to-last page), seven strikes of red triangular "Stamp Duty Paid" handstamp dated June 21, 1877, bit of toning and minor page splitting to be expected on a document this age, still Very Fine and extremely rare, almost certainly a significant percentage of the surviving examples of this stamp, a spectacular item befitting the most specialized and advanced collections of Hawaii (SRS $1,000 each, $25,000 total)
    Start Price : 7,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 7,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1748 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI R2, 1877 50c Yellow orange, pair and single on January 18, 1895 labor agreement (indentured servitude) between the Union Mill Co. and a Chinese laborer, stamps cancelled with manuscript "x," photograph of Chinese laborer attached and document repeated in Chinese on reverse, one stamp affected by crease, still Very Fine, a rare and historically important document which helps tell the story of the Masters and Servants Act of 1850, a poorly-disguised form of legalized slavery which persisted in Hawaii well past the American Civil War (Scott unpriced on document; SRS HI D2)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 475.00 USD

    Lot# : 1749 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI R3, 1877 $1 Black, two singles (one torn at bottom) on October 24, 1895 deed for property in Kamakela, Honolulu, Oahu, stamps tied by blue Honolulu handstamp, light discoloration from being folded, still Very Fine and attractive (Scott unpriced on document; SRS HI D3)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1750 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI R3a, 1877 $1 Gray, two examples on mortgage deed for property on Oahu, document dated January 28, 1887, one stamp tied by blue handstamp on that date and the other tied by purple handstamp on January 4, 1893 when the mortgage was satisfied, light toning and few other faults but still Very Fine, scarce and attractive (Scott unpriced on document; SRS HI D3a)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : 210.00 USD

    Lot# : 1751 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI R7, 1893-94 20c on 25c Green, Black overprint (Territory), purple straight line "Canceled" and manuscript cancel, on April 22, 1902 Mutual Telephone Company stock certificate for six shares, Very Fine and scarce on document (Scott unpriced on document; SRS D13)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 1752 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI R8, 1893-94 20c on 25c Green, Gold overprint (Republic), used alongside US R167 (5c Battleship) on July 1, 1900 stock certificate for one share of the Pioneer Mill Company, tied by purple circle handstamp, battleship tied by two-line "H.H. Co./ Jul 1 1900," Very Fine and rare early Territorial-period document, this stamp is inexplicably listed after R7 in Scott although the Republic of Hawaii quite certainly preceded the Territory of Hawaii (Scott unpriced on document; SRS HI D12)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 475.00 USD

    Lot# : 1753 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI R8, 1893-94 20c on 25c Green, Gold overprint (Republic), pair on reverse of stock certificate for two shares of Hawaiian Agricultural Company, document dated March 1, 1899, stamps with blue circular handstamp, Very Fine, rare and attractive document (Scott unpriced on document, $200 as used singles; SRS HI D12)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 1754 Hawaii - Revenues

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    HI R14, 1910-13 $1 Black, three singles tied by blue oval handstamp to December 1, 1913 trust deed, transferring the signatory's allowance upon his death from the San Antonio Society in exchange for support and clothing during his lifetime, light toning from folding, crease through one stamp, still Very Fine, a rare and appealing document (Scott unpriced on document; SRS HI D19)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD
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