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 #1349
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALDIVE ISLANDS
1906-61 fairly complete collection on pages, with KEVII (disturbed gum or unused), 1933 2c-1r, 1960 25r-100r unissued set of three, plus some later issues and souvenir sheets, l.h. or n.h., fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #1350
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH MALDIVE ISLANDS
1923 (15 Oct) registered cover to Trieste, franked with pairs of 2c, 3c, 5c and strip of 3x10c, tied by Maldive Islands departure cds, with Colombo and Brindisi transits, Trieste arrival pmks on back, wax seal removed, fine cover to uncommon destination
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Price Realized
$475.00

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