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 #1397
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1856 6p blue, l.h., margins all around, v.f. (SG 1)
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Catalog #1
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1398
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 George V, 1/2p-2sh6p, duplicated selection of varieties, including Broken Mainmast, Cleft Rock, Torn Flag, etc., mostly on the original dealer/auction lot cards, some in se-tenant pairs or blocks of four with regular stamps, mostly l.h. (some n.h.), fine-v.f., SG £9,000+
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Catalog #79/95
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1399
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 George V, complete sets to 10sh and £1, l.h. or h.r., with some additional values (not counted), one 5sh with toned spots on gum, fine-v.f. (SG 92-112)
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Catalog #79/99
Catalog Value £925
Unsold
Lot #1400
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 1sh6p green and black, corner margin horizontal pair, left stamp with Cleft Rock variety, n.h., v.f. (SG 107c; catalogue value for hinged)
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Catalog #88var
Catalog Value £450
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1401
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 5sh green and black, broken Mainmast variety, l.h., v.f. (SG 110a)
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Catalog #91var
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1402
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 5sh green and black, Cleft Rock variety, l.h., v.f. (SG 110c)
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Catalog #91var
Catalog Value £700
Unsold
Lot #1403
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 15sh violet and black, l.h., v.f., with 1994 Brandon certificate (SG 113)
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Catalog #94
Catalog Value £1,100
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1404
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 10sh olive green and black, Torn Flag variety, small h.r., v.f. and scarce,
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Catalog #94var
Catalog Value £1,800
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #1405
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ST. HELENA
1922-27 5sh green and black, broken flag variety, n.h., v.f. (SG 95b; catalogue value for hinged)
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Catalog #98var
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$575.00

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