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 #1786
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS SOUTH AFRICA
1860-1990 specialized collection on pages housed in five volumes, George V complete with additional shades and £1 pale olive green (Scott 1-16,16a, $2,500+), vertical coil pairs, bilingual pairs of the later issues to 10sh, numerous shades and varieties, dozens of booklets, souvenir sheets and panes, some additional items (duplication), Air Post pairs. There are additional volumes with extensive selection of Natal, Orange Free States, Transvaal, Stellaland, better items, many still on auction lot sheets as originally acquired (this section alone $1,000+ cost), Lighthouse album 1961-89 issues apparently complete, plus miscellaneous items, mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$7,000.00

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