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Advertised

MH unrecorded

Advertised 20Sep

September 20, 1867

Advertised 31Jan89

January 31, 1889

HONOLULU/ADVERTISED
37mm; red, black
Usage: in red during the late 1860's; in black from June 30, 1887 to August 31, 1893.
Two red strikes recorded
Rarity 1RRRR
Black strikes, rarity 1R

MH #751

Advertised 31Jul96 UX5

July 31, 1896

Advertised 28Feb99

February 28, 1899

HONOLULU/ADVERTISED
33mm; red, purple, blue
Usage: December 31, 1894 to February 28, 1899
Scarcity 4

MH unrecorded

Advertised oval 31Dec98

December __. 1899

ADVERTISED/Honolulu, H. I.
46mm x 26mm oval; red
Usage: December, 1899
One strike recorded
Rarity 1RRRR

Dead Letter Office

MH unrecorded

DLO 27Aug90

August 27, 1890

DEAD LETTER OFFICE/HONOLULU, H. I.
33mm; purple
Usage: July 1, 1889
Two strikes recorded
Rarity 1RRRR

MH #754

DLO 25Apr91

April 25, 1891

DLO 5Oct95

October 5, 1895

DEAD LETTER OFFICE/HONOLULU, H. I.
28mm; black, purple
Usage: April 25, 1891 to __, 1898
Scarcity 4

MH #756

DLO boxed 2Nov97

November 2, 1897

DEAD LETTER OFFICE/HONOLULU H. I.
38mm x 20mm box; purple, red
Usage: November 2, 1897 to October 14, 1898
Scarcity 4

MH unrecorded

DLO oval 18May99

May 18, 1899

DLO oval 31May1900

May 31, 1900

DEAD LETTER OFFICE/Honolulu, H. I.
45mm x 26mm oval; purple, red
Usage: May 18, 1899 to May 31, 1900
Rarity 1RR

Return To Writer

MH #755

DLO Hand 6Apr96

April 6, 1896

DLO Hand 31May00

May 31, 1900

RETURN/TO/WRITER
black, red, purple
September 30, 1895 to May 31, 1900
Scarcity 5

Unclaimed or Not Called For Marks

MH unrecorded

NOT CALLED FOR 31Jan98

April 20, 1898

NOT CALLED FOR
1 line, 38mm x 4mm; black
Usage: April, 1898
Rarity 1R

MH #766

Unclaimed 4Sep95

September 4, 1895

Unclaimed 2Nov97

November 2, 1897

MH unrecorded

Non Reclame 18May99

May 18, 1899

Unclaimed/Non reclamé
2 lines, 34mm top line and 40mm bottom line, black, red, purple
Usage: September 30, 1895 to October 14, 1898
Scarcity 3
The variety is 1RRRR
Variety: Non reclamé
Variety noted May 18, 1899 without "Unclaimed" line - one strike recorded

MH #767

Pas Reclame

October 5, 1895

Pas reclamé/Unclaimed
2 lines, 43mm top line, 35mm bottom line; black, red, purple
Usage: March 9, 1895 to May 31, 1900
Scarcity 4

Others

MH #757

deceased Rumsey 22 detail

July 7, 1896
Courtesy of Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions

Décédé/Deceased.
black
Usage: July 7, 1896
One strike recorded
Rarity 1RRRR

MH unrecorded

PartiGoneAway

late 1898

Parti/Gone Away
black
Usage: late 1898
One strike recorded; illustration courtesy of Norb Wild
Rarity 1RRRR

MH unrecorded

PresentAddressUnknown

late 1898

Present Address Unknown.
purple
Usage: late 1898
One strike recorded; illustration courtesy of Norb Wild
Rarity 1RRRR

MH unrecorded

refused

late 1898

Refusé./Refused.
black
Usage: late 1898
One strike recorded; illustration courtesy of Jim Shaffer
Rarity 1RRRR

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