Return To Catalogue - 1851-1863 issues
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2 c green 5 c brown 6 c blue 10 c red 12 c orange 25 c violet
These stamps are perforated 12.
Value of the stamps
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare
(Hawaiian Islands Stamp Duty One Dollar)
More information on the above revenue stamp can be found at: http://www.hawaiianstamps.com/revenue.html. The first ones were issued in 1876. The following values exist 20 c red, 25 c green, 25 c violet, 50 c orange, $1 black, $5 red and black, $10 lilac and black and $50 green and red. Some overprints seem to exist, but I have never seen them.
(Internal Revenue One Dollar)
Only this stamp was issued in this design.
Inscription 'HONOLULU HAWAII 1884':
I have seen the values 1 c green, 2 c red, 4 c red, 5 c blue and 10 c black without overprint in the above design. Furthermore I have seen the 5 c blue with red overprint 'Provisional Government: 1893'.
A bogus issue made by the forger 'Jeffryes' in 1886, resembling the statue of Kamehameha.
A value of 2$ red in the same design exists as well.
Inscription 'KAHULUI RAILROAD COMPANY LIMITED':
These stamps were issued in 1894 in the values: 5 c blue, 6 c red, 10 c red, 15 c green, 18 c black, 25 c yellow, 50 c violet and 1 $ brown. These stamps were used to carry mail on the railroad. Overprints 'HI' are known, but could be bogus.
More information about these railroad stamps can be found on the excellent website: http://www.hawaiianstamps.com/kahului.html