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 #5242
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS LUXEMBOURG
1852-1940 balance of the collection in a PALO hingeless album, issues complete (less the items offered individually in this sale), unused, mostly l.h., including imperforate issue (Scott No.1 with Behr certificate, 2, 1859-63 Coat of Arms (4-12), rouletted (13-16), 1865-74 rouletted in color (17-21), Narrow Margins (29-32), rest of the issues, Industry & Commerce, Grand Duke Adolphe, Coat of Arms, Semi-Postals complete (Intellectuals n.h.), plus comprehensive Officials (O11-63, etc.), few sheets of 25, etc., few minor flaws possible, mostly fine-v.f. A clean and desirable collection of Luxembourg, high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$3,250.00

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