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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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #1414
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1890-1969 advanced collection on pages, with Victoria to 2.25r, 1893 and 1901 Surcharges including additional Dies, surcharge inverted, double, "Cents" omitted, 18c on 36c with surcharge shifted showing "Cents 18", etc., KEVII to 2.25r, George V sets to 5r, George VI and QEII in complete sets, some souvenir sheets, etc., mostly l.h., fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #1415
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1893 12c on 16c orange brown, surcharge inverted, part original gum, v.f., with 1998 APS certificate (SG 16a)
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Catalog #23b
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1416
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 16c orange brown and ultramarine, surcharge double, h.r., signed Bloch (SG 38b)
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Catalog #30c
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1417
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 3c on 36c brown and rose, surcharge two bars only ("3 cents" omitted), bottom sheet margin single, h.r., fine, with 1984 Royal certificate and 1985 PFC (SG 39b)
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Catalog #31c
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1418
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SEYCHELLES
1901 6c on 8c brown purple and ultramarine, surcharge inverted, l.h., fine, with 1985 Royal certificate (SG 40a)
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Catalog #32a
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$230.00

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