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 #1797
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1840-1960 single property offered intact, housed in 22 cartons (banker's boxes), thousands of used and unused in dozens of Scott Specialty albums and others, albums and loose, with specialized collections of Canada, with a nice showing of Revenues, France, Scandinavian countries, better United States singles, plate blocks, booklets, Revenues and other back of the book items, modern issues (substantial face value), also a nice group of mostly silver coins (some pennies), hundreds of covers, worldwide new issues (high face value), loose stamps, etc., mixed condition, enormous catalogue value
Envelope *O
Price Realized
$24,000.00

Lot #1798
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1840-1960 single property offered intact, housed in 7 cartons (banker's boxes), thousands of used and unused in dozens of Scott Specialty and Schaubek albums, collected mostly used, with a good showing of Italy, France, Switzerland, Great Britain with Channel Islands, also Omnibus series (1948 UPU and others), Ireland, United States, Vatican City, United Nations, Russia used and unused souvenir sheets, Germany, plus many others. A good lot
Envelope *O
Unsold
Lot #1799
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1840-1960 collection in nine large blue Scott International Albums, plus additional Minkus album, thousands of used and unused, with many complete sets, much better material, Italy and Colonies, Germany, France, British Commonwealth and much more, mixed condition, excellent starting point for a collector of worldwide, high catalogue value
*O
Price Realized
$18,000.00

Lot #1800
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1850-1960 single property offered intact, 15 cartons (banker's boxes), with thousands of used and unused, Cinderella, Revenues, labels, some coins and paper currency, U.S. postage, thousands of covers and cards, stamps in glassines and on pages, collection balances, folders, some research material, Russia, China, many interesting and unusual items collected ages ago, inspection recommended, ex-Martin Cerini
Envelope *O
Price Realized
$12,000.00

Lot #1801
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1850-1960 selection of used and unused singles on two double-sided stock cards, with higher catalogue value items ($50+), Finland, Germany, Netherlands Indies, Luxembourg, French Colonies, etc., mixed condition, useful lot
*O
Unsold
Lot #1802
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1850-1960 balance of a consignment with selection of Switzerland, used singles including 2 1/2rp Orts-Post, also 5Rp (two) and 10Rp (three singles and a horizontal pair), also Rayon 15Rp, plus a selection of souvenir sheets including unused Naba and 1936 Pro-Patria, plus 1955 Lausanne used and unused, etc., selection of Greece, Iran, France and French Colonies, Italian States, etc., some better items (5fr Empire, 1pi Beirut surcharge, 80c strip of five), plus others, mixed condition, faults noted, huge catalogue value
*O
Unsold
Lot #1803
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1874-1990 balance of a consignment in three cartons (banker's boxes), with collections in blue Scott International albums, individual collections of Canada and Great Britain, two old Scott International 1894 albums, with some better items, good variety of countries, some loose, inspection recommended
*O
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1804
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1900-21 Inverted Centers, balance of the collection with 12 different, including Brazil 100r, Guatemala 5p, Somali Coast (five different), Panama 1915 20c, Peru 1921 1c, also Libya 15c, Liberia 1921 75c (191a used), also Honduras 1920 2c (used), plus additional four fantasies, etc., occasional minor flaws, mostly fine
*O
Price Realized
$240.00

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