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The 1853 Issue Thirteen Cent Covers


54 - Sep 6 HI 13 Kameh & PAID 8 SHIP, to CT Walske

Hawaii Scott No. 6, the 13 Boston Engraved Issue, on cover postmarked at Honolulu on September 6, 1854, and sent with United States postage prepaid to Bolton, Connecticut via San Francisco, Panama and New York City. This cover is #7 in the census. (Courtesy Steven Walske)


Hono. Date Hono. cds type SF Date SF cds type Ship Transit Dates Reference Notes
1853
1. Sep. 10 236.05 I
9-1
Oct. 7 5-1 336 Boston 9/11-10/6 Emerson, lot 143; Juhring lot 668; Bash 3-8; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 6 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 3 and 6 to Archer in Miss. w/PAID and m/s "14"; next Panama stmr sailed Oct. 16
1854
2. May 13 236.05 I
9-3
Jun. 16 5-1 336 Wavelet 5/16-6/8 Philatelic Foundation File Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over by pair US 3 No. 11 to Phelps, Albany, NY; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
3. Jul. 11 236.05 I
9-3
Aug. 16 5-1 Restless 7/13-8/9 West, lot 435; Harris I, lot 91; MH fig. 14; Kelleher #591, lot 2303; Pietsch (Shreve 9/96), lot 1018 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over by pair US 3 No. 11 to William Moore, Merrimack, N.H.; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
4. Jul. 11 236.05 I
9-3
Aug. 16 5-1 Restless 7/13-8/9 Siegel #615, lot 641; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 86 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over by pair U.S. 3 No. 11 to Fiske, Persia c/o Henry Hill, Boston; dateline Lahainaluna June 21, 1854; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama; carried privately from Boston so only the U.S. rate to Boston is paid
5. Jul. 12 236.11 I
3-3
Aug. 16 5-1 305-22 Restless 7/13-8/9 Emerson, lot 145; Caspary lot 46 Partially prepaid (double weight) w/Scott No. 6 to William Moore, Reeds Ferry, NH w/stamped "SHIP" and "22"; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
6. Jul. 29 236.05 I
9-3
Aug. 16 5-1 Polynesia 7/29-8/12 Dale-Lichtenstein, lot 208; Wolffers #154, lot 2249 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over by pair US 3 No. 11, to William Moore, Merrimack, NH; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
7. Sep. 6 236.05 I
9-3
Sep. 30 5-2 (var) 309 Peytona 9/7-9/25 Harris I, lot 88; Jessup; Lagerloff, lot 338; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 85; Philatelic Foundation File; MH, fig. 7 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6, PAID/8/SHIP and "Paid" m/s to Hyde, Bolton, Conn.; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
8. Oct. 3 236.05 I
9-3
Nov. 1 5-2 (var) 309 E.L. Frost 10/4-10/28 Jessup; Tows; Krug; Siegel #679, lot 426; Philatelic Foundation File; Pietsch (Shreve 9/96), lot 1017 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 and PAID/8/SHIP to William Lord, Hillingsworth, Conn.; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
9. Oct. 3 236.05 I
9-3
Nov. 1 5-2 (var) 309 E.L. Frost 10/4-10/28 Seybold, lot 503; Green, lot 250; Harris II, lot 103; Harmer, Rooke 2/26/58, lot 284; Rust (Siegel #681), lot 582; Philatelic Foundation File Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 and PAID/8/SHIP to Ellis, New Bedford; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
10. Oct. _ - Nov. 1 5 ? Krug; Siegel #256, lot 997 and #397, lot 473B; PF15862 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over by pair US No. 11 to Oakman; no Hono. marks; Ashbrook and Perry opined the cover was used from Hawaii but PF states cover was mailed at SF (query: which is correct?); SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama.
11. Nov. 14 236.05 I
9-4
? 5-1 Lady Jane 11/14-12/8 1854 File Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over w/pair U.S. 3 No. 11, to Creswell, Farmington Falls, Me.
12. Dec. 13 236.05 I
9-5
Jan. 1 5 309 Vaquero 12/13-12/30 Gibson, lot 205; Harris II, lot 102 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 to Bryan, Genesco County, NY w/PAID/8/ SHIP; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
1855
13. Jan. 17 236.11 I
3-3
Feb. 16 5-1
309
Fanny Major
1/29-2/11
Harris I, lot 89 (partial photo); Siegel 6/71, lot 473A Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 canceled with a red Jupiter round grid, not tied; to Bryan, Genesco County, NY w/PAID/8/SHIP; mail for the Fanny Major closed Jan. 17 but winds prevented her from sailing until Jan. 29.
14. Mar. 27 236.05 I
9-5
Apr. 16 5 Lady Jane 3/28-4/12 Ishikawa (Sotheby Park Bernet 11/80), lot 84; Philatelic Foundation File; Wolffers #104, lot 1483; Ashbrook; Siegel #391, lot 210 and #748, lot 537 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over by pair US 3 No. 11 to Oakman; Golden Age sailed for Panama Apr. 17
15. Jul. 11 236.05 I
9-5
? 5 Metropolis 7/13-8/15 1855 file copy Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 to Bishop, Rochester, NY; missing US stamps had been pasted over the Scott No. 6, part of which was removed with the US stamps; the date part of the SF cds fell on the now absent stamps; Golden Gate sailed from SF for Panama Aug. 18
16. Dec. 28 236.05 II
10
Jan. 21 5 Yankee 1/3-1/17 Seybold, lot 504; Tows, lot 97; Philatelic Foundation File; Ashbrook notes; Rust (Siegel #681), lot 591; Siegel 1987 Rarities, lot 424; Pietsch (Shreve 9/96), lot 1019 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 and US 12 No. 17 to W.R. Post, Sag Harbor; not the same cover as below; Scott No. 6 is on left of cover; Hilo dateline 12/7/55; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
17. Dec. 28 236.05 II
10
Jan. 21 5-1 Yankee 1/3-1/17 Ackerman; Seybold, lot 505; Knapp, lot 2045; Ashbrook notes; Siegel #316, lot 79; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 89 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 and US 12 No. 17 to W.R. Post, Sag Harbor; not the same as the foregoing cover but virtually identical except the location of the stamps is different; Scott No. 6 on right of cover; Hilo dateline 12/13/55; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
18. Dec. 28 236.05 II
10
Jan. 21 5-1 Yankee 1/3-1/17 Seybold, lot 506; West, lot 436; MH, fig. 15; Harris I, lot 74; Krug; Siegel #679, lot 424; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 90 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 5 and 6 w/US 12 No. 17 pasted over the Scott No. 5 dated at Hilo 12/23/55 to W.R. Post, Sag Harbor; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
1856
19. Mar. 15 236.05 II
10
Apr. 21 4 335 I Fanny Major 3/20-4/12 Caspary lot 47 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 5 and 6 and "PAID 12" to Coan, New Bedford; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
20. Apr. 5 236.05 II
10
May 5 4 Long Island 4/5-5/1 Emerson; Burrus, lot 15; MH, fig. 9; Ashbrook notes; Harris II, lot 104; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 91 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 and US 12 No. 17 to J.H. Brower & Co., NY; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
21. May 24 236.05 III
11
Jun. 20 4 Fanny Major 5/27-6/16 Gibson, lot 92; MH, fig. 16; Harris II, lot 90; Fox 5/11/55, lot 699; Siegel #679, lot 425 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 5 and 6 and US 12 No. 17 to Pitman, Boston; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
22. May 24 236.05 III
11
Jun. 20 4 Fanny Major 5/27-6/16 H.J. Crocker; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 87 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 5 and 6 w/US 12 No. 17 to Coan, Bridgeport, Conn.; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama; UR corner of #5 repaired and replaced with a fragment of another stamp
23. Jul. 26 236.05 III
11
Sep. 5 4 Fanny Major 7/26-8/25 H.J. Crocker; Siegel 10/7/57, lot 390 and #316, lot 50; Kelleher #583, lot 1145; Pietsch (Shreve 9/96), lot 1020 Prepaid w/Scott No. 5 and US No. 17 pasted over Scott No. 6 to Coan, Bridgeport, fwd to New Haven
1857
24. Aug. __ 242.03 Oct. 5 11-1 Fanny Major 8/31-9/24 Knapp, lot 2040; Tows, lot 263; Philatelic Foundation File; Kelleher #585, lot 1786; Advertiser (Siegel #769), lot 88; Siegel #789, lot 618 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 5 and 6 to McClung, Virginia; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama
1858
1859
1860
25. Aug. 21 242.03 Oct. 5 13 Emma Rooke (Via Victoria, B.C.) 8/29-10/4 Knapp, lot 2046; Ackerman; 22 CCP 62, Munk Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 and US 12 No. 36 to Brooklyn, NY; SF cds dtd. on coach departure for St. Louis; this cover needs inspection to determine whether a stamp is missing
1861
26. ? 242.03 May 11 13 Comet 4/16-5/1 Knapp, lot 2052; Ackerman; Ashbrook notes; 22 CCP 53, Munk Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 and No. 8 (pair) pasted over by US 12 No. 69 and 10 to Foot, Cleveland, Ohio; SF cds dtd on stmr departure for Panama; Dr. Munk opined the No. 6 does not belong (it is not tied).
27. Apr. _ - May, 21 11-1 ? Harris II, lot 105; PF10970; Harmer, Rooke 2/26/58, lot 285; Kelleher #590, lot 2114 and #592, lot 4537; Wolffers #180, lot 2118; Ashbrook notes; Siegel 1/29/63, lot 328 Scott Nos. 5 and 6 to Samuel Holmes, NYCity w/"12"; PF declined opinion; Kelleher states stamps did not originate; no Hono. marks; query: did the cover originate in Hawaii? SF cds dtd on stmr departure for Panama
28. May 20 242.03 Jun. 11 12-2 Yankee 5/20-6/4 Seybold, lot 507; 22 Perf 125, Young; Tows, lot 101; Harris I, lot 92; Juhring lot 683 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 6 and 8 (pair) and US 10 and 12 to Bartow, Brooklyn, NY; SF cds dtd on stmr departure for Panama
29. Sep. 7 242.03 Sep. 30 79 (A?) Comet 9/9-9/29 Hermann(Morgenthau 6/7/21), lot 999; Ashbrook notes; Wolffers #104, lot 1484; Philatelic Foundation File; Pietsch (Shreve 9/96), lot 1021 Prepaid w/Scott Nos. 6 and 8 pasted over by US 12 No. 36b to Anson Chandler, Calais, Me.; m/s docket "Mrs. Bishop Aug/61"; Panama stmr left SF Oct. 1
1862
1863
30. Nov. 7 243.03 Dec. 7 79 Comet 11/14-12/5 Hollowbush IV (Fox #323), lot 401 Prepaid w/Scott No. 6 pasted over by US 5 No. 76; next Panama stmr left SF Dec. 12

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