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 #5240
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GREECE
1861-1969 advanced collection in a Lighthouse hingeless album, with a splendid selection of Large Hermes Heads (65 different, mostly with margins all around, mostly with original gum, only two used), perf. and imperf. Small Hermes Heads, 1896 Olympics, surcharges virtually complete, 1906 Olympics and 1920-23 surcharges mostly complete (missing 276A and 288B), complete from there (Issues of the Republic 1924 to date apparently n.h.), with Air Post, Postage Dues, other back of the book items, fine-v.f., mostly n.h. An exceptional collection of Greece, high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$13,000.00

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