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::: Paid Oval, Type 761, Covers :::

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22 paid oval

Hono. Date MH#/(Shaffer) SF Date Mahoney# (Williams) Ship Source Reference Notes
1855
1. 5/12 236.11 II 761 (5-1) 6/16 5-1 (336) Archibald Gracie 5/17-6/6 Harbour 9/25/2000, lot 2789 Prepaid (underpaid) to with a missing stamp to Reynolds, West Boxford, Massachusetts, with a manuscript "8" in the oval PAID mark; neither re-rated nor taxed in the United States - so apparently allowed to pass at the old rate; first mail under the new U.S. East rate
2. 5/12 236.11 II 761 (5-1) 6/16 ? Archibald Gracie 5/17-6/6 Shreve 6/6/97, lot 344 Stampless prepaid to Ogden, Penn Yan, NY with manuscript "16" overstruck by manuscript "22" in the oval PAID mark; inappropriate use of the Honolulu collect postmark; SF cds dtd. on stmr departure for Panama; first mail under the new U.S. East rate
3. 5/17 236.11 II 761 (5-1) 6/16 5.1 336 (360) Archibald Gracie 5/17-6/6 Krug; Knapp, lot 2044; Tows, lot 46; Kelleher #582, lot 1847 Prepaid with pair US 3 No. 11 pasted over oval PAID with manuscript "6" sent to Holder, Salem, Oregon; rate overpaid 1; inappropriate use of Honolulu collect postmark
4. 5/17 236.11 II 761 (5-1) 6/16 5.1 335 (360) Archibald Gracie 5/17-6/6 Advertiser, lot 2145 Stampless prepaid to Elizabeth Ricord, Newark, NJ, with PAID oval and manuscript "12"; with R.C. Wyllie signature; black SF PAID 12; Hono. collect postmark is inappropriate
5. - 761 6/30 5.1 336 (360) Frances Palmer 6/5-6/24 Frajola 4/82, lot 35; Advertiser, lot 2146 Stampless prepaid to Miss Colt, Ramsgate, England, with oval PAID and manuscript red "25" overstruck by black manuscript "31", but no Honolulu postmark; has an SF black PAID, a red "3" credit mark, English postmarks dated 10 AUG 55 at London with "PAID" and dated 11 AUG 55 at Ramsgate (on back); also bears a manuscript docket date of "May 24th 1855"
6. 6/5 236.11 II 761 (5-1) 6/30 5.1 336 (360) Frances Palmer 6/5-6/24 File photo Stampless prepaid to Ogden, Penn Yan, with oval PAID and manuscript "22"; Hono. collect postmark is inappropriate
7. 6/5 236.11 II 761 6/30 5.1 336 Frances Palmer 6/5-6/24 Harris II, lot 36 (partial photo) Prepaid with US 3 No. 11 (x4) pasted over oval PAID to Fairbanks, Ferrington, Me.
8. 6/16 236.05 I 761 (9-5) 7/16 5.1 336 (360) Vaquero 6/16-7/4 Van Dyke; Siegel #397, lot 485 (no photo) Stampless prepaid to Manchester, England w/"No. 52", PAID oval and m/s 3.32 and SF PAID; ms "Postage paid through to England/weight 5 oz. Postage $4.00", "U.S. $3.32"; Liverpool PAID cds dtd 8/25/55, and red negative FO in small octagon.
9. 7/3 236.05 I 761 (9-5) 8/1 5.1 336 (360) Yankee 7/3-7/28 Advertiser, lot 2147 Stampless prepaid w/oval PAID and manuscript "32" to Elizabeth Ricord, Newark, NJ
10. 8/30 236.05 I 761 (9-5) 9/20 5.1 335 (360) Yankee 8/30-9/15 Wolffers #119, lot 620 Stampless prepaid with SF PAID 12 to Mrs. A. Nielson, NY and oval PAID with "12" manuscript
11. 9/26 236.05 II 761 (10) 10/20 5.1 335 (360) Frances Palmer 9/26-10/16 Siegel #615, lot 634; Letters of Gold, p. 124 Stampless prepaid with oval PAID and manuscript "12" and SF PAID 12 to Ohio
12. 9/26 236.11 II/ 236.05 II 761 (10 / 5-3) 10/20 5.1 335 I (360) Frances Palmer 9/26-10/16 Ashbrook; Tows, lot 27; Siegel #333, lot 1298; Advertiser, lot 2150 Stampless prepaid with oval PAID and manuscript "12" and SF PAID 12 to Joseph W. Fairbanks, Farrington, Maine.; Hono. collect postmark (two times) struck in error and overstruck by prepaid cds
13. 9/26 236.05 II 761 (10) 10/20 5.1 336 (360) Frances Palmer 9/26-10/16 Ashbrook; Siegel #425, lot 1378; Ivy, Shreve & Mader 10/23/93, lot 2102 Stampless prepaid with oval PAID and manuscript "22" to D.A. Ogden, Penn Yan, NY
14. 9/26 236.05 II 761 (10) 10/20 5-1 336 (360) Frances Palmer 9/26-10/16 File copy Stampless prepaid with oval PAID and manuscript "12" to Charles Pressor, Boston, Massachusetts; SF black PAID 12 handstamp
15. 9/26 236.05 II 761 (10) 10/20 5-1 336 (360) Frances Palmer 9/26-10/16 Siegel 4/66. lot 24 Stampless prepaid with oval PAID and manuscript "12" to Michigan; SF PAID 12 handstamp
16. 11/3 236.05 II 761 (10) 11/20 5.1 335 I (360) Yankee 11/3-11/19 PF 14839; Rust(Siegel #681), lot 570 Stampless prepaid with oval PAID and manuscript "12" and SF PAID 12 to Hattie Baldwin, Bridgeport, Conn.

55 - May 24 to England with oval PAID 31

Cover number five in the above inventory, addressed to Miss Colt, Ramsgate, England. For some reason, Honolulu failed to apply a postmark to this cover, perhaps fearing it might add confusion to the rate mark.

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