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 #1504
ITALIAN STATES Sardinia
1851 5c gray black, unused with gum, margins all around, thinned at top, fine appearance, with 2018 Dr.Avi certificate (Sass.1, €30,000)
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Catalog #1
Catalog Value $13,000
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1505
ITALIAN STATES Sardinia
1854 King Victor Emmanuel II, lithographed frame, colorless embossed vignette, 5c grayish green, 20c indigo blue, 40c brown rose, three different, unused with full original gum, h.r., natural gum wrinkles, margins all around, fresh and v.f., signed Diena, etc., with 1986 Philatelic Foundation certificates (signed Herbert Bloch) (Sass.10-12, €11,550)
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Catalog #7b, 8b, 9b
Catalog Value $4,480
Price Realized
$575.00

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