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 #1240
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1879-1954 collection on pages, unused with strong selection of Queen Victoria to 5sh, many additional shades identified, 1/2p Surcharge (used on piece, with BPA certificate), 1921-29 George V set to 3sh with all additional shades identified, also Falkland Islands Dependencies with George VI and QEII sets, mostly l.h., few minor flaws possible, fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1241
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1904-7 KEVII 1/2p-5sh, complete set, with all additional shades listed by Stanley Gibbons (including 1p dull coppery red with Sismondo certificate and 3sh deep green), l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 34-50, £1,000+)
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Catalog #22-29
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #1242
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1912-14 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, with most additional listed shades including 5sh maroon, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 60-69, £1,200+)
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Catalog #30-40
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #1243
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1929-31 George V, 1/2p-£1, complete set, with all additional listed shades identified, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 116-126)
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Catalog #54-64
Catalog Value £896
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1244
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH FALKLAND ISLANDS
1933 Centenary of British Administration, complete set, l.h. and fresh, 5sh slight gum crease, mostly v.f., also 5sh Penguin black & yellow orange, l.h., v.f. (SG 127-38,136a)
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Catalog #65-76,74a
Catalog Value £7,500
Price Realized
$2,700.00

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