1850 1kr brown orange, Hand-made paper, Type Ia, unused without gum, showing full watermark, margins all around, small thin at upper right corner, well away from design (can be easily trimmed off), v.f. and appealing Number One from Austria, with 2002 Eichele certificate (Mi.1Xtc) (catalogued as unused without gum)
Cat. Val. $ 425
The Hawkins Collection of Select European Countries
By: Cherrystone Auctions
Cherrystone Auctions The Hawkins Collection of Select European Countries
The Hawkins collection is a fine assembly of unused stamps from several pre-World War II European Countries, notably Albania, Austria, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. There are many rare and seldom offered classics, such as an unused 1851 2 Reales Isabella and 3 Cuartos Arms of Madrid from Spain, Zurich and Geneva 4Rp and 6Rp, as well as a Basel Dove and a complete selection of Sitting and Standing Helvetias. Most of the individual lots are accompanied by certificates, with excellent and comprehensive balances offered intact, with Greece, Germany, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and others. A compact and powerful single owner sale, the Hawkins Collection will be sold on 4th December 2019 at 1:00 PM at our New York Galleries and via CherrystoneLive.