The Hawkins Collection of Select European Countries
December 4, 2019

The Hawkins collection is a fine assembly of unused stamps from several pre-World War II European Countries, notably Albania, Austria, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. There are many rare and seldom offered classics, such as an unused 1851 2 Reales Isabella and 3 Cuartos Arms of Madrid from Spain, Zurich and Geneva 4Rp and 6Rp, as well as a Basel Dove and a complete selection of Sitting and Standing Helvetias. Most of the individual lots are accompanied by certificates, with excellent and comprehensive balances offered intact, with Greece, Germany, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and others. A compact and powerful single owner sale, the Hawkins Collection will be sold on 4th December 2019 at 1:00 PM at our New York Galleries and via CherrystoneLive.

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Lot #5233
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AUSTRIA
1850-1937 collection in two Lindner hingeless albums, with several unused First Issue Arms singles, also set of 1884 Reprints, also 1858-63 including 3kr green, 10kr brown and 15kr blue, Arms issue perf. 14 and 9 1/2 (mostly unused without gum), complete from 1867 with Coarse and Fine Print, Numerals (Scott 41-46), 1890-99 with numerals in black, with and without varnish bars (51-104b), Franz Josef sets (110-144), few proofs and imperf. pairs, definitive sets to 10kr, various papers, 1925-32 issue imperf. singles (20 different), Large and Small Landscapes, 10sh Dollfuss (n.h.), Semi-Postals complete, including 1922 Musicians perf. 11 1/2, WIPA souvenir sheet of four (B111), granite paper (B110a), 1933 Winterhilfe imperf. pairs, Air Post and Postage Dues complete, some paper varieties, Newspaper stamps, Telegraph stamps 1873-74, also overprinted Specimen, plus Ludwig Hesshaimer 1920 Prisoner of War essays, die signed by designer, also original cover and some WIPA 1939 labels. While there are minor faults (mostly gum) among the 19th Century items, overall exceptionally clean, fine-v.f. collection of Austria
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Price Realized
$3,250.00

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