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 #4263
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS FRANCE & COLONIES
1849-1970 collection in a well-filled Scott Specially album, first two pages with No.1 (unused without gum), others used (missing only 1fr vermilion), perforated issues with unused 1862 Empire 1c-40c, then 1863 1c-80c unused, 5fr (used), 1870-71 Bordeaux (20c used, others unused), 1871 1c-80c unused, mostly complete Type Sage (missing the few rarities), Merson, commemoratives with 1931 Pont du Gard 20fr perf. 11 (No.254) and others, Semi-Postals (missing only B10), Air Post with C1-2, C15, Postage Dues, some additional pages with WWI Military Frank covers; Postage Due Stamps on covers including one from 1864; Amiens Chamber of Commerce issued stamps during postal workers' strike 1953, etc. French General Issues for the Colonies starting 1859 in various types; semi postal stamps from 1943; Postage due stamps for the Colonies 1884-85; France local issues with "liberated" overprints, special issues and labels for military during WWI and martyred cities. 1918 stamp booklet of 20 different Allied Aviators of WWI (Stamps intact); 1929 stamp booklet of 20 different French Generals of WWI; various types of Comite National de defense Contre al Tuberculosis Paris 1926 and 1936, and individual stamps for years 1957-1974, French Offices in Port Said Egypt, Turkish Empire Constantinople, some China, few covers, etc., mixed condition, many fine-v.f., substantial catalogue value
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Price Realized
$7,500.00

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