Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World; Hawkins II - European Colonies
May 12-13, 2020

Our May 12, 2020 sale was prepared in anticipation of London 2020 World Stamp Exhibition. While the show has been rescheduled, this auction will take place as scheduled. There is an important collection of Great Britain and British Commonwealth, with many individual Colonies offered intact. In addition, there are hundreds of better individual lots of Inverted Centers of the World, French Colonies Postal History selection from the Lorenz correspondence to Trieste, excellent range of European countries, with Italy and Colonies, especially Fezzan, Poland, Russia, as well as rarities from Japan, Korea and more. There are many attractive and substantial Large Lots and Collections, often fully scanned.

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Lot #1199
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1890-1898 collection on pages, unused, with 1890 Surcharges set of three (4a/5p, redistributed original gum, with BPA certificate), 1890-94 set to 5r with a selection of additional shades, 1895 British East Africa Handstamps to 5r (missing 2a, 4 1/2a and 2r), Overprints complete to 5r, 1896 set to 5r (with additional shades),1897 set to 7 1/2a, Surcharges and 1898 1r (two shades), 3r and 4r, mostly l.h. or h.r., some faults noted, generally fine-v.f. and useful lot
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Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #1200
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1898 Queen Victoria, 1r-10r, six values, heavy h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 92-97)
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Catalog #102-107
Catalog Value £1,850
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1201
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1898 20r yellow green and 50r lilac, overprinted Specimen, h.r., v.f. (SG 98-99s)
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Catalog #108-109S
Catalog Value £580
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1202
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH BRITISH EAST AFRICA
1898 20r yellow green, h.r., thin, v.f. appearance (SG 98)
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Catalog #108
Catalog Value £1,200
Price Realized
$400.00

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