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 #1030
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
1894 proofs printed on both sides, one with pair of 25n violet, the other with pair of 2n red, invalidation pen/crayon markings, the latter partly erased (removing part of design), fine and undoubtedly rare
P
Unsold
Lot #1031
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
1899 picture postcard with mixed franking Ottoman and Bosnia 2n orange, canceled by Plevlje Fieldpost cds and addressed to Mistek, with arrival pmk alongside, fine and unusual combination
Envelope
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1032
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
1901 (23 July) registered cover to Germany franked with 40h orange perf. 12 1/2, tied by K und K Milit. Post XXIX, Livno cds, with straight line RECOM in black, "364" in blue crayon, with personal red wax seal and Zinnowitz arrival pmk, v.f. and splendid cover,
Envelope
Catalog #20
Catalog Value $550
Unsold
Lot #1033
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
1910 Birthday Jubilee Issue, Landscapes and Franz Josef, perforated trial color proofs in green, orange, violet, carmine, blue and brown, 90 different, possibly complete as issued, h.r., fresh, fine-v.f. (ANK €7,500)
P
Catalog #46-61P
Price Realized
$2,600.00

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