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 #1692
WESTERN UKRAINE
1918 10sot on 12h light blue (position 8B3, missing period between H and P), h.r., signed Landre, Schmutz and Dr.P.Jemchouhin, v.f., rare,
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Catalog #8var
Catalog Value $1,650
Unsold
Lot #1693
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 cover from Khodoriv to Vienna, franked with Austrian 40h Arms, tied by indistinct "Chodorow" cds in blue, with two-line Ukrainian State Censor handstamp alongside, additional censor label removed from left, fine usage, signed Mikulski
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1694
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 unaddressed card with Austrian franking, canceled by Birky Veliki cds, with corresponding seals of the Post Office in Birky Veliki (Tern), some toning, fine example of postal markings from a small settlement of present-day Velyki Birky
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1695
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 cover from Rohatyn to Vienna, franked with Austrian 40h Arms, tied by indistinct "Rohatyn" cds in blue, with two-line Ukrainian State Censor handstamp at top, additional censor label removed from right, fine usage, signed Mikulski
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1696
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 (22 Feb) large registered cover headed "District Court" (trilingual) sent from Tarnopol to Ihrovica, with departure "Ternopil" cds, and charged 40h with Austrian Postage Dues (3x5h and 25h), tied by Ihrowica arrival (19 Mar 1919) pmks, with violet seal of District court in Ternopil at top, cover returned to sender, minor toning, otherwise fine and rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1697
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 (15 Mar) official court notice postal card sent free frank ("official, free of payment") from Ternopol to Blonie, with Ukrainian National Republic Notary handstamp and "Ternopil" cds, slight overall ageing, rare card
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1698
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 (30 Apr) small cover from Kaminka Strumylova (near Lemberg) to Vienna, franked on both sides with Austrian Postage Dues (4x10h), tied by "Kaminka Strimylova" pmks and "Provireno" (Censored) handstamp alongside, fine and very rare usage from a small village with a distinct Ukrainian National censor handstamp
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1699
WESTERN UKRAINE
1919 small cover from Boberka to Vienna franked with Austrian 40h Arms, canceled by pen cross and tied by "Provireno" (Censored) handstamp (attributed to "Bibrka"), rare usage from a small village with a distinct Ukrainian National censor handstamp, additional censor label removed from right
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

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