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 #1534
JAPAN
1874 20sen red violet, Syllabic 31, on native wove paper, unused large part original gum, h.r., fresh and fine, with 1983 Philatelic Federation of Japan Expert certificate. A very rare stamp (Sakura 24, Yen 2,000,000 $18,258.00)
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Catalog #30
Catalog Value $10,000
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #1535
JAPAN
1874 30sen gray, Syllabic 1, on native wove paper, unused with full original gum, l.h. (if at all), well centered, fresh and v.f., signed Holcombe, with his 1984 certificate. A rare stamp (Sakura 25, Yen 500,000 $4,564)
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Catalog #31
Catalog Value $3,000
Price Realized
$2,300.00

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