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 #5226
SWITZERLAND Postage Dues
1876-80 1c-500c ultramarine, complete set of nine, unused, first three without gum, others h.r., usual centering, with Behr certificate for 500c,
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Catalog #J1-9
Catalog Value $2,653
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #5227
SWITZERLAND Postage Dues
1878-84 2c-500c overprinted/handstamped "Specimen" in black or red, selection of 15 different, various types, with or without gum, rare
S
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #5228
SWITZERLAND Postage Dues
1882-83 10c, 20c ultramarine, Granite Paper, l.h., usual centering, fine, the latter with 1989 Rellstab opinion (Zu.10N,11N, SFr 920)
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Catalog #J10,11
Catalog Value $815
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #5229
SWITZERLAND Postage Dues
1882 100c ultramarine, frame inverted, h.r., fresh and fine stamp, rare (Zu.13K, SFr 1,350)
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Catalog #J13a
Catalog Value $1,200
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #5230
SWITZERLAND Postage Dues
1883-84 5c-500c blue green, numerals in red, complete set of six, paper hinge remnants, otherwise fresh, usual centering, fine and rare complete set,
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Catalog #J15-20
Catalog Value $2,270
Price Realized
$850.00

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