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 #1421
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Cape of Good Hope
1855-1900 collection on dealer/auction lot cards, with 1855-58 1p rose (2) and 4p blue, 1863-64 including 1p-1sh, with additional 1p shade, 1p, 6p and 1sh in square pairs, 1864-77 1p-1sh, Surcharges, 1871-81 to 5sh, 1884-98 to 5sh, some varieties, also several Mafeking and Vryburg Surcharges, mostly l.h. or h.r., few small faults possible, mostly fine-v.f., ideal for expansion or for resale
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Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1422
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH SOUTH AFRICA - Cape of Good Hope
1864 4p deep blue, square pair, h.r., intense color, margins all around, v.f., signed Diena, with his 1990 certificate,
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Catalog #SG 19
Catalog Value £600
Price Realized
$290.00

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