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 #1726
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FRENCH COLONIES
1891-1955 comprehensive collection virtually complete (without the rarities), used and mostly unused in two PALO hingeless albums, with Algeria, French Morocco, Chad and French Sudan, Libya, Fezzan, Mauritania, Tunisia and Upper Volta, Upper Senegal & Niger, with better surcharges, Postage Dues, souvenir sheets and Air Post, some unlisted items, clean collection, mostly fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #1727
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FRENCH COLONIES
1923-27 Algeria-Wallis et Futuna, Lebanon, Ivory Coast, Chad, Congo, Cameroun, French Guiana, Upper Volta, Somali Coast, Dahomey, Gabon, Guadeloupe, French Guinea, Madagascar, French Morocco, Martinique, Mauritania, Niger, New Caledonia, Togo, various issues, selection of hundreds used on 147 mostly registered covers and 9 picture postcards (there are additional coverfronts with good franking, not counted), all addressed to Trieste, Italy, various transit and arrival markings, some adhesions on back, fine-v.f. group of covers from the Alfredo Lorenz correspondence
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Price Realized
$4,000.00

Lot #1728
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FRENCH COLONIES
1935-69 Omnibus Series, collection with 300th Anniversary of Antilles, Rene Caillie, Madame Curie, N.Y. Fair, France Libre, Air Post, UPU, Chad to Rhine, I.T.U., Concorde, etc., some blocks of four, apparently n.h., fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$1,300.00

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