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 #1003
ALBANIA Air Post
1931 Tirane-Rome overprint inverted, 3fr purple, lower left sheet corner margin block of four, n.h., gum toning (mostly light), also at upper right corner, fine-v.f. Only one sheet of 50 inverted overprints was printed in error, this obviously unique positional piece (catalogued as hinged singles)
Box **
Catalog #C42a
Catalog Value $1,100
Price Realized
$250.00

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