James R. Simon Collection
June 12, 2019

The James R. Simon collection is comprised of over 600 volumes, well researched by a historian and student of philately of very diverse areas, starting with Afghanistan and Albania, continuing with extensive Austro-Hungarian Empire, impressive Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro and Yugoslavia, as well as Croatia, Fiume and Trieste. There are specialized collections of Honduras, Liberia, Poland, Russia and Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and many others. Most of the collections are offered intact and include United States & Possessions, Independent Asia, Benelux and British Commonwealth, Canada, Croatia, Cuba, Germany, Greece, Italy and Italian Colonies, as well as South and Central America, Japan, Korea, Portugal and Colonies, Turkey, Uruguay and many others. Many of the collections are highly specialized and viewing is recommended, either in person (by appointment prior to the sale) or here on our website, where additional scans are added continuously.

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Lot #4244
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS AUSTRIAN LEVANT
1861-1920 extensive and specialized collection on pages in four volumes, neatly described, with Serbia 1852-54 FLs from Belgrade, Austria 6kr First issue pair canceled on piece by Belgrade datestamp, 1867 25kr Franz Josef with a good strike of Belgrade, DDSG bill of lading with oval "D.D.S.G. Belgrade Saldirt"; Bulgaria with selection of 1867-76 Franz Josef canceled "Widdin", others with "Sofia", "Filipopoli" and "Filippopel" on Arms issue, also two covers and card, DDSG cancels such as "Agentie D.D.S.G. Lom Palanka", covers with 10h green from Sistov to Orsova, Rustchuk to Galatz, another cancel "Agentie D.D.S.G. T. Maguerelle" and "Olienitza"; Romania with "Bucharest" postmarks on Soldi issues, two stampless letters, one franked pair of 2s on FL from Bucharest, DDSG "Braila", also Austrian Lloyd, Galatz, Jassy, additional Bulgaria (with attractive FL from Varna, with Sismondo certificate); Thrace, Dardanelles, Constantinople, Metelin, Canea, Rhodes, Smyrna, Vathy, Trebizond, Scio-Esme, etc., with dozens of stamps and covers and cards, also hundreds of unused singles and sets, overprints and surcharges, some varieties, Postal Stationery and more, mixed condition, many $100-$200 items, some higher, excellent collection
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Price Realized
$5,500.00

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