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 #1304
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH LABUAN Postage Dues
1901 8c red and black, frame inverted, overprint reading down, oval of bars cancels as always (this rarity is only known used, canceled to order), with full original gum, small h.r., unobtrusive cancel leaving the complete inverted center vignette virtually untouched, slightly oxidized as virtually always, centered just a bit to right as are all of the few known examples, fine and desirable stamp in sound condition (SG D6ba)
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Catalog #J6a
Catalog Value £8,500
Unsold

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