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 #4246
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
1878-1918 two cartons containing various collections and balances, including a collection of Military post and postal stationary, mounted in album with descriptions, collection of stamps and a few pieces of postal stationary, Fieldpost, collection of cancelations including 1878 Novy Pazar (note in album reads: "No exhibit of Bosnia and Herzegovina would be complete without mention of the Novi Pazar". About 120 miles SW of Sarajevo is an area called the Sanja of Novi Pazar where the towns of Plevje, Prjepolje, and Priboj overlook the mountain passes. After the occupation of the area by Austrian soldiers in September 1878, a Feldpost Expositor (temporary field mail station) was established in each town), 1900s Bosnia & Herzegovina postal history collection mounted and identified, some full sheets of stamps, 1914 War Charity 300+ stamps; positional blocks (few pairs), including many better overprint varieties (high catalog value), stock books with cancels, Ottoman Period, etc., mixed condition, much better material, excellent for a specialist of this highly collectable area
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Price Realized
$2,300.00

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