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 #2060
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1884-1938 comprehensive collection on PALO album pages, unused, missing only the items offered individually in this sale and a few others, Portuguese Crown perf. 13 1/2 and 12 1/2, numerous surcharges and overprints, local provisionals, perforation varieties on 1887 issue, Kings Luiz and Carlos, Provisorio surcharges, Vasco da Gama and other commemoratives, 1898-1910 King Carlos, surcharges and overprints in various colors, Republica overprints, Ceres issues, 1934 San Gabriel, Common Designs, Postage Dues and Newspaper stamps, minor flaws possible, generally fine-v.f., cat. $15,000+
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Price Realized
$13,000.00

Lot #2061
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1884 50r green, perf. 12 1/2, unused without gum as issued, good color and usual perforations, fine, with 2015 Sismondo certificate,
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Catalog #10a
Catalog Value $450
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #2062
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1884 10r on 50r green, perf. 13 1/2, unused without gum as issued, some blind perfs, fine and rare stamp, with 2013 ISPP certificate,
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Catalog #19
Catalog Value $625
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #2063
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1898-1903 King Carlos, 1/2a-15a/24a overprinted "Specimen", 16 different, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #75/106S
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #2064
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1911 1avo and 2avos numerals unused, without gum as issued, fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #162,163
Catalog Value $1,125
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #2065
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Macao
1919-20 surcharges, set of four, unused without gum as issued, fine-v.f., No.257 with 2010 Sismondo certificate,
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Catalog #256-258A
Catalog Value $875
Price Realized
$475.00

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