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Damon Estate of Hawaii continued...

HAWAIIAN DOCUMENT LARGE LOTS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
941 1877-1902 Embossed seal documents, collection of seven documents including five deeds, four are 1877-78 deeds with embossed "Hawaiian/Stamp Duty/One 1 Dollar" seal paying the tax (M-H #408), one of which has two impressions paying $2.00, the embossed revenues are much less common than the adhesive revenues, the fifth is a 1909 deed with embossed "Not Liable to Stamp Duty" colorless seal, also two Supreme Court documents with red or blue die-cut wafers with embossed Supreme Court arms seal, the latter being a copy of an 1861 Hawaiian language document, two documents with minor age stains, fine-very fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
942 R6 1880-1881 Hawaiian Railroad Company documents, a collection of five documents for the Hawaiian Railroad Co. to build and operate a railroad in the district of North Kohala, two
important documents relating to this are an 1880 agreement between th1880-1881 Hawaiian Railroad Company documents, a collection of five documents for the Hawaiian Railroad Co. to build and operate a railroad in the district of North Kohala, two important documents relating to this are an 1880 agreement between the Ministry of the Interior and the Hawaiian Railroad Company for the railroad company to build and operate the railroad for the government (in essence a government contract), dated October 25, 1880 and signed by "H.A.P. Carter", Minister of the Interior and "Samuel G. Wilder" President of the Hawaiian Railroad Co., also an 1881 Mortgage to Secure the Payment of Bonds made by the Railroad Co. with Charles R. Bishop and Samuel M. Damon who put up the financing of $90,000.00, this is also signed by "Samuel G. Wilder", the mortgage has a scarce $50.00 Slate blue and carmine and a vertical strip of four of 10.00 Reddish brown and green revenues tied (#R5, 6, document folds affect two $10.00 stamps as is normal), the other three documents are letters among the parties relating to this transaction and one is signed on the outside upon being registered by "Chas. R. Bishop" and "S.M. Damon, all of the documents are fresh and very fine; an interesting collection of documents showing the high financing of railroads in Hawaii. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
943 1886-1893 Livestock brand certificates, collection of six certificates for different livestock brands assigned to S.M. Damon, including an 1886 Hawaiian language certificate from the Governor's Office of Hawaii with embossed colorless Crown seal of that office, the other five are 1893 English language certificates from the Interior Office being a new series, two have the large embossed colorless Crown seal of the Governor's Office, also includes five 1886-87 invoices or receipts of S.M. Damon relating to cattle transactions including a customs certificate for the importation of two bulls from the United States, very fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
944 1880-1913 Hawaiian revenue document collection of over 40 documents with Hawaiian revenues, most are various types of land deeds from the 1880's to the very early 1900's, the latest are three unusual milk licenses from 1911-1913, two with pairs of the 25c Green (#R1), nearly all the deeds are deeding land to S.M. Damon so they are signed by the original owners, some are quite valuable properties including many with $5.00 Vermilion and $10.00 Reddish brown and green (#R4-5), the highest revenue payment is $30.00 for a property of $8,279.00 which includes two $10.00 and one $5.00 values, also included is an 1899 stock certificate for 20 shares of the Hawaii Land Company with a 20c on 25c Green revenue with gold surcharge (#R6), sixteen documents also have two 50c Orange revenues (#R2) in place of the usual $1.00 Black that is found on most documents, condition varies with the typical quadruple fold of deeds affecting a few stamps on some documents, overall fine-very fine and nice collection of Hawaiian revenues on complete documents. Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $7,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
945 1900-1901 Hawaiian revenue documents, a collection of fifteen land deeds, mostly deeding various parcels of land to S.M. Damon, all with both Hawaiian and U.S. revenues in the short time period of the Spanish-American War when United States revenues were required in the territory, all documents with at least one $1.00 Black (#R3) and eight include the scarcer $5.00 Vermilion and violet blue (#R4), plus 25c-$1.00 U.S. Documentary stamps of the period, typical file folds of this type of document affect a few stamps on some documents (quite normal), fine-very fine. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $6,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
946 1914-16 Not Liable to Duty Dark Lilac adhesive, (M-H 463) applied to tax free property conveyances, six deeds with this unusual and seldom seen stamp tied by various handstamps,
interestingly three documents have 50c or $1.00 U.S. revenues app1914-16 "Not Liable to Duty" Dark Lilac adhesive, (M-H #463) applied to tax free property conveyances, six deeds with this unusual and seldom seen stamp tied by various handstamps, interestingly three documents have 50c or $1.00 U.S. revenues applied with ms. cancellations, one tax-free stamp affected by normal document fold, otherwise very fine and scarce. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
SAMUEL DAMON ESTATE LARGE LOTS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
947 Huge archive of documents from the S.M. Damon estate, literally hundreds of documents relating to the real estate properties of Damon and his estate after his death housed in five large boxes, documents cover the period from as early as 1875 to the 1940's, some of the more important documents include various types of deeds to land, in the late 19th century these frequently have Hawaiian revenues, at least 200 documents have these revenues, usually one or more of the $1.00 Black (#R3), plus a few others with U.S. revenues, also a dozen or so copies of Royal patents awarding lands with black negative royal stamp, being legal copies for record purposes of the earlier originals that do not have the royal signatures, other types of documents include mortgages, surveys, abstracts and various reports for improvements and water development, etc., much income of the holdings was derived from leases of the land and there are hundreds of these leases, many signed by S.M. Damon but also by the lessee which were often residents of the Moanalua valley, includes a large map abstract pertaining to the Moanalua lands of Damon, plus other interesting items such as typographic printing blocks used for illustrations on printed materials, condition varies as would be expected for the time period involved but largely fine or better for documents; examination may reveal some treasures. Est. $7,500-10,000

SOLD for $12,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
948 1885-1925 S.M. Damon correspondence consisting of three letter file boxes of the 1915-1925 period containing hundreds of letters to S.M. Damon or the Guardians of S.M. Damon, often includes carbon-copy copies of the reply, also a bound book of dozens of 1885-1886 letters to S.M. Damon, mostly from George J. Campbell at Kaalualu, Kau making reports and giving accounts of Kamava Ranche where he was the manager. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,150.00
Will close during Public Auction
949 1875-1959 S.M. Damon and S.M. Damon Estate accounting books, collection 31 books, mostly for the period of the 1890-1916 but includes an early 1875-1885 Notes and Bills Payable ledger, several sets of large leather bound ledger books including a set of five 1895-1916 Cash Book Journals, six 1910-1935 Account Ledgers for the various S.M. Damon holdings plus a six volume set 1913-1948 Trial Balances, others include various Cash Ledgers, Household Expenses, plus several S.M. Damon Estate books up to 1959, condition varies with some binding faults, mostly fine or better; an interesting financial picture of S.M. Damon's extensive holdings. Est. $4,000-5,000

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
950 1896-1924 Moanalua accounting ledgers, collection of fifteen ledger books with the various accounts of the Moanalua properties including the Moanalua Uplands, Maunalua Ranch, rent rolls and lease accounts, one interesting ledger is of the Fisheries in which are the signatures of over 250 local residents that received from S.M. Damon $10.00 in exchange for agreeing not to fish or take any sea products from the pond of Mapunapuna Elua, covers with wear from long usage and some insect damage, fine and interesting accounting of the Moanalua valley that was an important part of the S.M. Damon Estate. Est. $2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
HAWAIIAN EPHEMERA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
951 Hawaiian photo album with over 500 actual photographs from about the turn of the century to 1925, this album is from the Damon estate but there are no captions or notations with the photos to know the places or the people, many are city and rural scenes of Hawaii, but there are also some scenes that can be identified as California and a few hand colored photos of Japan, some of which are exceptionally attractive, also includes some at harbor scenes, either of Honolulu or San Francisco, the covers of the album are loose and there are neat worm holes through the album that affect some of the photos, though generally not causing serious damage, a lovely collection of early photos that is well worth examining. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
952 Nineteenth century Scottish Rite Masonic uniform, featuring an ornamental sword with scabbard and clip, made by McVicar and Middleton of London with etched blade, uniform
consists of a beaver hat, velvet coat and pants, as well as a white vest anNineteenth century Scottish Rite Masonic uniform, featuring an ornamental sword with scabbard and clip, made by McVicar and Middleton of London with etched blade, uniform consists of a beaver hat, velvet coat and pants, as well as a white vest and two pairs of black leggings, all housed in a metal chest with a plate inscribed "Hon. S.M. Damon", the uniform is very well preserved and all elements including the sword are very fine. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
953 Gold nugget, weighing 15 grams or very slightly less than a half troy ounce, from the Wheatland Ranch, California, which was formerly owned by the Damon Estate, quite attractive
and it would make an interesting pendant on a necklace also an alumGold nugget, weighing 15 grams or very slightly less than a half troy ounce, from the Wheatland Ranch, California, which was formerly owned by the Damon Estate, quite attractive and it would make an interesting pendant on a necklace; also an aluminum 38mm diameter medal for the 1901 ascension of King Edward VII to the throne, this was shortly after the process to refine this metal was discovered and a worthy metal for this purpose at the time. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction

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ADEN
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
954 nh 1-12 1-12, 1937 12a-10R Dhow cplt., bright fresh colors, o.g., n.h., fine-very fine (S.G. 1-12 £650).#1-12, 1937 1/2a-10R Dhow cplt., bright fresh colors, o.g., n.h., fine-very fine (S.G. #1-12; £650). (Image) $659.00

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
ARGENTINA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
955 og C21a, 22a C21a, C22a, 1930 50c and 1P Zeppelins with inverted overprints, bright fresh colors, o.g., lightly hinged, 1P with faintly toned perf. at top, fine-very fine only 100 of each
were printed 1P signed Kessler and Sanabria, in addition both are ac#C21a, C22a, 1930 50c and 1P Zeppelins with inverted overprints, bright fresh colors, o.g., lightly hinged, 1P with faintly toned perf. at top, fine-very fine; only 100 of each were printed; 1P signed Kessler and Sanabria, in addition both are accompanied by 1977 PF certificates. (imagea) (Image) $1,125.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
ASCENSION
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
956 nh 10-21 10-21, 1924-27 12p-3- King George V Seal of the Colony cplt., exceptionally fresh set, most are well centered, o.g., n.h., very fine (S.G. 10-20 for hinged
£275).#10-21, 1924-27 1/2p-3/- King George V Seal of the Colony cplt., exceptionally fresh set, most are well centered, o.g., n.h., very fine (S.G. #10-20; for hinged £275). (Image) for hinged $359.25

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
AUSTRALIA
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
957 og 15 15, 1913 £2 Deep rose and black, a most impressive mint example of this scarce high value, well centered, deep rich colors on bright paper, full clean o.g. with just a faint
suggestion of a hinge mark, very fine and exceedingly choice (S.G. 16#15, 1913 £2 Deep rose and black, a most impressive mint example of this scarce high value, well centered, deep rich colors on bright paper, full clean o.g. with just a faint suggestion of a hinge mark, very fine and exceedingly choice (S.G. #16; £3,750). (Image) $5,000.00

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
958 BK S.G. #SB1 S.G. SB1, 1913 2- Booklet of twelve 12p and eighteen 1p Kangaroos, unexploded booklet, fresh covers except for light rust stain around the staple, one 1p stamp scissor cut, the
second and third 1p panes are still joined at the bottom, fine-verS.G. #SB1, 1913 2/- Booklet of twelve 1/2p and eighteen 1p Kangaroos, unexploded booklet, fresh covers except for light rust stain around the staple, one 1p stamp scissor cut, the second and third 1p panes are still joined at the bottom, fine-very fine and quite scarce. (Image) £1,600

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
959 BK S.G. #SB20 S.G. SB20, 1927 18 12p Booklet of eighteen 1 12p Red, unexploded booklet, small ms. mark at the front cover and a few light toned specks, otherwise fine-very fine a very scarce
and seldom seen booklet ex-Gilbert.S.G. #SB20, 1927 18 1/2p Booklet of eighteen 1 1/2p Red, unexploded booklet, small ms. mark at the front cover and a few light toned specks, otherwise fine-very fine; a very scarce and seldom seen booklet; ex-Gilbert. (Image) £1,300

SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
960 BK S.G. #SB24a S.G. SB24a, 1930 3- Airmail booklet of twelve 3p air post stamps and labels, Use The Air Mail, unexploded booklet except that two of the labels are missing, faint toning affect
the front cover and two of the stamps, fine a rarely offered bookS.G. #SB24a, 1930 3/- Airmail booklet of twelve 3p air post stamps and labels, "Use The Air Mail, unexploded booklet except that two of the labels are missing, faint toning affect the front cover and two of the stamps, fine; a rarely offered booklet. (Image) £1,300

SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction

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