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 #1700
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES May Auction
1847-2000 collection in two Minkus albums, with 1847 5c and 10c (pen cancels), mostly used 1851-61 to 30c, later issues to 90c, 1869 Pictorials to 30c, Bank Note Issues to 90c, Bureau Issues to $5, 1902-03 to $2, mixed used and unused thereafter, many coil pairs and line pairs, 5c Error in block of nine (505), Commemoratives with Columbians to $2, Trans-Mississippi to 50c, used and unused to 1915 and complete unused from there, with White Plains souvenir sheet, Air Post, including 65c-$2.60 Zeppelin set of three (C13-15), extensive Postage Dues, Parcel Post, Shanghai overprints (K1-18 complete), etc., mixed condition, faults noted, high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$9,500.00

Lot #1701
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES May Auction
1861-1940 balance of a collection on pages and cards, various Regular Issues and commemoratives, 1869 Pictorials, Bank Note issues, Commemoratives, Regular issues to $5, Revenues including Duck Stamps, etc., mixed condition, inspection recommended
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Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1702
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS UNITED STATES May Auction
1923-88 Plate Blocks collection on pages, with 1923-25 imperfs, 1923 1c and 2c Rotary Plate No. & Star blocks of four (Scott No.578,579), perf. 10 1c-10c (581/91), Flat Plates 13c and 17c (622-23), 692-701, Presidentials (834 and 1053), Air Post (C7-9,12,20-22,24), also Special Delivery, Postage Dues, etc., mostly fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$2,500.00

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