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 #1375
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTH BORNEO
1886-1963 advanced collection mostly on pages, with 1886 1/2c-10c, Overprints and Surcharges, 1886 1/2c-10c, including two 1c in cliche of 4c (in a block of nine and a horizontal strip of three), $1 red and $2 sage green, 1887-92 to $2 with proofs and imperfs, 1889 $50 and $10, "6 cents" surcharges including two inverted, 1894 to $5 with additional shades or perforations noted (including $10 imperf.), 1895 Surcharges set of five, plus a set overprinted Specimen, 1897-1900 with many additional perforations, 1899 "4 cents" surcharges including both Spacing types, "British Protectorate" (missing $5), 1904 "4 cents" surcharges including two with surcharges inverted, 1902-22 with additional shades and perforations, 1926-28 to $10, 1912 $5 British Protectorate, Malaya-Borneo with perforations and overprint varieties, 1926-28 to $5, 1931 set of six, 1939 1c-$5, B.M.A., Crown Colony, George VI and QEII, with Semi-Postals including 1916 with both overprints to 24c (missing 25c), 1918 "4 cents" overprints to $10, Postage Dues including some Specimen overprints, perforation varieties, and Japanese Occupation including both 1944 sets to $1 and 1y, with some varieties, mostly l.h. or h.r., some small faults possible, generally fine-v.f., inspection recommended
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Price Realized
$6,500.00

Lot #1376
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH NORTH BORNEO
1904 4c on 12c blue & black, horizontal pair imperf. between, h.r., fine,
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Catalog #SG 115a
Catalog Value £850
Price Realized
$475.00

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