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 #4286
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS LIBERIA
1860-1960 large and highly specialized collection in seven large volumes, neatly written-up on pages, with extensive study of the first issues, Seated Liberia with unused and used singles, multiples, paper varieties, die proofs of reprints, Regular issues, Officials, overprinted Specimen, imperforate and part perf. varieties, "Ordinary" overprint Provisionals on "OS" issues, Registration pictorials, 1906-34 multiples, proofs, errors and varieties of every type, Provisionals, extensive showing of Officials, Semi-Postals, many FDCs, 1936-49 surcharges, specialized Air Post, with first flight covers, varieties, imperf. pairs, overprinted Specimen, extensive used and unused postal stationery, with cards, entire envelopes and wrappers, Red Cross Charity stamps, 1949-53 Jehadi Ashmun specialized with Specimen overprints, Proofs and trial colors, artist die proofs, 1953-59 Miniature sheets and souvenir sheets, 1958 President's tour of Europe, other Presidential series including 1966 J.F. Kennedy, many unissued designs, proofs from Banknote Company archives, also old picture postcards of Monrovia 1905 some of missionary homes, WWII military post with APO 605, some 1891-92 covers and cancels, censored and maritime mail, German Steam ship mail cancels and much more, truly an amazing holding, generally fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$10,000.00

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