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 #4274
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMAN AREA
1898-1939 Collection in a Lighthouse hingeless album, with basically complete (less rarities) German Offices in China, Morocco, Turkish Empire, German New Guinea, East Africa and South-West Africa, Other German Colonies from Caroline Islands to Togo, most of the Yacht sets to 5M, also overprints, few covers, German Occupations World War I, Poland, Romania, Belgium (Eupen and Malmedy complete), Plebiscite Issues Allenstein, Marienwerder, Upper Silesia, Schleswig, complete with better overprints (signed Richter). In addition, there are complete collections of Danzig (missing only the Large Inenndienst 60pf, 1m, 2m), Port Gdansk, Memel (with Lithuanian Occupation Issues complete) and Saar (virtually complete, including overprints on 5m and 10m Bavaria and all Semi-Postal sets), few minor flaws possible, fresh, generally fine-v.f. and comprehensive collection, high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$6,750.00

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