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.

Previous Country/Group Auction Index Next Country/Group

ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #5247
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS SPAIN
1855-1940 balance of the collection in two PALO hingeless albums, unused, various Queen Isabella to 2r, 1865-66 perf. and imperf. (67,69-84), later Isabella perforated (85-87,88-97), 1868-69 25m-200m (98-101), good section of the Provisional Government Madrid and Andalusian Provinces handstamps (some with certificates), 1870 "Espana" (159-173), complete from there, with King Amadeo, "Espana" to 4p (191-99), "Justice" (201-210), King Alfonso (212-21) through King Alfonso XIII (222-286), Don Quixote, other regular issues and commemoratives, Railroad, Goya and Columbus, Montserrat, numerous imperf. singles, pairs, varieties imperf. between, shades, Submarine perf. set and souvenir sheet, Semi-Postals with most of the Red Cross and other Semi-Postals, souvenir sheets (Army & Navy perf. and imperf.), Air Post, Special Delivery, Officials, War Tax Stamps, Revolutionary overprints and Franchise stamps, also Carlist Issues (X1-7), etc., condition varies, with or without gum among 19th Century, occasional flaws or doubtful items noted, but overall fresh, fine-v.f., high catalogue value. An unusual opportunity to obtain a mostly complete collection of unused pre-WWII Spain
*
Price Realized
$12,500.00

Previous Country/Group Auction Index Next Country/Group

Back to Top