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 #4259
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS CZECHOSLOVAKIA
1918-2000 large specialized collection in 17 volumes, on 8x11 pages, neatly and expertly written-up, with some Austrian Empire pre-philatelic usages in the 1800s, revenues from Austrian Empire mid 1800s; extensive Hradcany (including 23 Dec 1918 postcard with 10h pos.91, showing dot in the margin above the third spiral in the top left ornament, apparently this "Clock in the Tower" variety may be the only known on 1918 cover) and Allegory Dove, also Chain Breakers, railway cancels, perfins, Newspaper stamp; Semi-Postals, with good selection of the 1919 overprints (many signed, B39 with Philatelic Foundation certificate), commemorative issues with gutters and tab positions, Cinderella, German Occupation and extensively researched feldpost; rationing stamps; first flight covers, revenues (Signetten), regular issues, local issues, revenue stamped papers, Poster stamps (many by Alphonse Mucha), Pan-Germanic Vignettes for Czech Lands, WWI Cinderella Stamps, many varieties, color trials and printer's waste, numerous phases, covers, postal stationery, multiples, private roulettes, covers with local use with Austrian postage dues, Hungarian cancels, part sheets. In addition, there are two cartons with specialized collections of Hradcany and other early issues, thousands of used and unused on pages, mostly fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$8,000.00

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