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 #1066
CUBA Air Post
1956 Birds, 30c olive, imperforate vertical pair, unused without gum, v.f.
P
Catalog #C142P
Unsold
Lot #1067
CUBA Air Post
1956 Madonna souvenir sheet of two, yellow color omitted, unused with gum but glassine interleaving partly adhered on back, faint toning at bottom, still v.f., with 2002 Philatelic Foundation certificate. A rarity, one of only 16 (!) recorded (Edifil 673ef)
(*)
Catalog #C149avar
Catalog Value €1,000
Unsold
Lot #1068
CUBA Air Post
1961 Declarations of Havana, complete set of nine different (background in Spanish, English and French) imperforate vertical pairs, unused without gum, v.f.
P
Catalog #C219-21var
Unsold
Lot #1069
CUBA Air Post
1961 Declarations of Havana, uncut horizontal gutter pair of imperf. souvenir sheets of three, unused without gum, folded between, v.f., unusual item
Box P
Catalog #C221aP
Unsold

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