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 #5239
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1872-1940 collection in two Lindner hingeless albums, virtually complete including Large and Small Shields, 1874 surcharge, 1875-88 "Pfennige" (Scott 29-35) complete set of seven, "Pfennig" and German Eagle sets, with some better shades, 1900 "Germania" and 1m-5M Reichspost (65d,65A), Deutsches Reich (65C-79) complete through the Semi-Postals (B1-187), with all the souvenir sheets (B33,58,68, etc.), plus Air Post (C1-60), including the Zeppelin issues, also 1912 E.EL.P. (with Royal certificate), plus Officials and Franchise stamps, some quality issues on the first two pages (without gum or small thins), others hinged (occasional n.h., including few better items), mostly fine-v.f. A powerful and mostly complete collection of Germany
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Price Realized
$4,500.00

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