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 #1441
1866-1976 advanced collection on pages, with many additional shades and varieties, nice selection of early Issues including toned and white paper, Scott no. 19 in panes of 24 (2), 4p Surcharge, 1889 set to 5sh including 1/2p block of 18 showing both "F" without Cross Bar and "PENNY" varieties, KEVII to 5sh, George V set to 5sh, George VI and QEII apparently complete, with some souvenir sheets, etc., mostly l.h. or h.r., generally fine-v.f.
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Lot #1442
1924 registered cover from Tortola to Trieste, Italy, franked with five different, variety of transit and arrival markings, fine cover to uncommon destination

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