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 #1443
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1896-1967 comprehensive collection on pages, with 1895-96 1/2a-5r, with several additional shades, nice selection of Surcharges, 1896 set of six, 1896 1/2a-5r, 1898 1/2a-8a, 1899-1901 to 5r, 1904 to 5r, 1908-9 to 10r, 1913 Dhow to 10r (with selection of additional values including a second 10r), 1914-22 Dhow, 1921-29 to 10r, 1926-27 1c-75c, 1936 Dhow to 10r, with Postage Dues including 50 "Cent.s" variety, plus a section of modern Tanzania, mostly l.h., few small faults possible, generally fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #1444
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1896 2 1/2a on 1a6p bister brown, "Zanzidar" variety with second "Z" inverted, l.h., some light gum toning, v.f., only 10 estimated to exist, with 1929 Royal certificate, ex-Beauchamp Vialou and Woolley (SG 22j)
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Catalog #24a
Catalog Value £1,600
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #1445
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1908-9 20r yellow green and black, l.h., v.f., pencil notation on reverse (SG 240)
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Catalog #114
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #1446
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1908-9 30r dark brown and black, l.h, few irregular perforations, otherwise v.f. (SG 241)
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Catalog #115
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1447
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1908-9 40r orange brown and black, l.h., v.f., with 2015 APS certificate (SG 242)
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Catalog #116
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1448
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1908-9 50r lilac and black, barest trace of a hinge (appears n.h.), v.f. (SG 243)
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Catalog #117
Catalog Value £900
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #1449
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1908-9 100r blue and black, h.r., tiny perf. stain at upper right, otherwise v.f., signed Diena, etc. (SG 244)
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Catalog #118
Catalog Value £1,300
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1450
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1908-9 200r black and brown, overprinted Specimen, h.r., v.f. (SG 245s)
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Catalog #119S
Catalog Value £275
Unsold
Lot #1451
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1913 Dhow, 20r-50r, four values, h.r., 20r with tiny stain, 30r with natural gum bend and 50r with faint gum toning, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 260b-d)
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Catalog #135-140
Catalog Value £2,175
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1452
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1913 Dhow, 100r blue and black, h.r., natural gum bends, otherwise fine, signed Bloch (SG 260f)
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Catalog #139
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1453
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1913 Dhow, 200r black and brown, h.r., slightly toned gum and corner crease, otherwise fine, with 2015 APS certificate (SG 260g)
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Catalog #140
Catalog Value £1,400
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #1454
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH ZANZIBAR
1921-29 Dhow, 20r green and black, 30r dark brown and black, h.r., 30r with faint gum toning, fine-v.f., 30r signed Diena (SG 296-297)
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Catalog #176-177
Catalog Value £775
Price Realized
$400.00

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