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 #1131
GREAT BRITAIN
1880-81 Queen Victoria definitive issue, 1/2p-1sh complete, plus additional shades and Plate Numbers, total of 18 different on album page, l.h. or h.r., occasional minor flaws (5p tiny hinge thin), SG 161 with Sismondo certificate, fresh and mostly fine-v.f. A splendid group (SG 157/169, £8,020)
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Catalog #78-87
Catalog Value $7,563
Price Realized
$2,100.00

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