Hawaiian Missionaries

The Hawaiian Missionaries are the first postage stamps of the Kingdom of Hawaii, issued in 1851. They came to be known as the "Missionaries" because they were primarily found on the correspondence of missionaries working in the Hawaiian Islands. Only a handful of these stamps have survived to the present day, and so they are amongst the great rarities of philately.

Read more about Hawaiian Missionaries:  Background, Issuance, The Dawson Cover, The Grinnell Missionaries

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Hawaiian Missionaries - The Grinnell Missionaries
... In 1920, 43 additional Missionaries appeared on the philatelic market ... was published in 2006 titled The Investigation of the Grinnell Hawaiian Missionaries by the Expert Committee of the Royal Philatelic Society London by Patrick Pearson ...

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