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 #1526
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation Air Post
1943 50c brown, sheet of 100, n.h., folded between stamps, some perf. separations, fine-v.f., with 2005 Raybaudi certificate,
Box **
Catalog #Sass.PA1
Catalog Value €55,000
Unsold
Lot #1527
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation Air Post
1943 50c on 50c brown, vertical pair, tied by Sebha 18 June 1943 on registered cover to Alger, provisional "R Sebha" registry handstamp, censor label and corresponding "Ouvert Par L'autorite Militaire" markings, signed Bloch, Brun, etc., with 1997 Behr certificate (YT PA3)
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.PA3
Catalog Value €11,250
Unsold
Lot #1528
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation Air Post
1943 three different surcharges, used on flown cover from Sebha (15 June 1943) to Zouar, handstamped "Par Avion", with arrival postmark on back, filing fold away from the stamps, minor toning, signed Calves, Roumet, etc., with 2009 Calves & Jacquart certificate (YT 18,19,PA3)
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.11,12,PA3
Catalog Value €9,350
Unsold
Lot #1529
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation Air Post
1943 50c on 50c brown, also 50c on 50c violet, vertical pairs, tied by Sebha 10 July 1943 datestamps, on locally addressed cover, filing fold away from the stamps, stains, otherwise fine, signed Calves, etc., with 2009 Calves et Jacquart certificate (YT 18,PA3)
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.11,PA3
Catalog Value €16,450
Unsold
Lot #1530
ITALIAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES FEZZAN - French Occupation Air Post
1943 5fr on 50c horizontal top sheet corner margin pair, used in combination with handstamped Air Post 50c on 50c brown block of four, tied by Sebha 6 July 1943 on registered cover to Brazzaville, censor seal and corresponding "Ouvert Par L'autorite Militaire" markings, backstamped Brazzaville 2 Aug 43 arrival pmk, v.f., signed Diena, Bolaffi, etc. (YT 7,PA3)
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.7,PA3
Catalog Value €23,300
Unsold

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