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 #5248
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS SWITZERLAND
1862-1940 balance of the collection in a well-filled PALO hingeless album, with perforated Sitting Helvetia to 1fr, white and granite paper, occasional proofs and varieties (double transfer, one inverted, Scott 61a,67b), 1882-89 Numeral 2c-15c, Standing Helvetia to 3fr, various shades and different perforations, 20th Century mostly complete with 3fr-10fr Pictorials (181-85), William Tell 2c-3fr (126-45), plus grilled gum and granite paper, surcharges, Coat of Arms, with grilled and ordinary gum (200-203,a,b), Semi-Postals and Air Post complete, also all the souvenir sheets, Postage Dues, Franchise stamps, Officials (O1-18,O1a-9a only), some n.h., mostly fine-v.f. A nice and virtually complete collection of 20th Century Switzerland
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Price Realized
$3,250.00

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