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 #5245
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PORTUGAL
1870-1941 balance of the collection in a PALO album, virtually complete unused, beginning with King Luiz perforated & Embossed issue (mixed perfs, including 12 1/2 and 13 1/2) values to 1000r (Scott 34/51), 1880-81 (52-56), King Carlos (67-78), Provisorio overprints (79-96), 20th Century complete, with sets to 500r (110-131), Saint Anthony (132-146), King Manuel and various surcharges, 1912-20 Ceres (207-298), with perf. And paper varieties, other commemorative and regular issue sets, all souvenir sheets, Air Post, Postage Dues, Parcel Post, Franchise stamps for Red Cross, occasional imperf. Proofs (singles and blocks, various colors, some with security punches), few earlier items, mixed condition, generally hinged, some n.h., few minor faults possible, generally clean, fine-v.f. A most attractive collection
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Price Realized
$5,000.00

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