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 #5235
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BELGIUM
1849-1940 collection virtually complete in Lindner hingeless album, with a nice representation of 19th Century imperf. and perf., mixed condition, high catalogue value, perforated issues complete to 5fr, with all spaces filled, with many rare items (Scott 17-54, 55-75, 76-91), set to 10fr, Helmet and all others, including souvenir sheets, continued with complete Semi-Postals (Red Cross, B69-77 with special overprint), Cardinal Mercier, Orval (B132-43 n.h.), occasional varieties (singles from souvenir sheets, B107-13 imperf.), Postage Dues and Telegraph issues, fine-v.f. and impressive complete collection of Belgium, high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$5,500.00

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