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 #1017
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1933 Wipa, 50g granite paper, used with additional franking on registered stationery card from Vienna to USA, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #B110a
Unsold
Lot #1018
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1946 Reconstruction of Stephansdomes, stage two, unaccepted designed, die proof on illustrated paper, handstamped "WZA" and "7 Okt.1946" in violet, v.f., undoubtedly rare
P
Unsold
Lot #1019
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1947 Prisoner of War, three unissued black proofs on card with the 35+15g issued stamp alongside, canceled Vienna 1947, v.f. and interesting group of essays submitted by Prof. Schober
E
Unsold
Lot #1020
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1948 Flowers, 1.40+70g large die stage proof with gum, v.f., rare
P
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #1021
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1949 Children, stage five die proof on gummed paper, die sunk, unfinished design, with "28 Okt.1947" datestamp, signed "Ranzoni", fresh and v.f.
P
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1022
AUSTRIA Semi-Postals
1949 Children, stage six die proof on gummed paper, die sunk, unfinished design, with "28 Juli.1947" datestamp, signed "Prof. Ranzoni", fresh and v.f.
P
Price Realized
$240.00

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