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.
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PORTUGAL AND PORTUGUESE COLONIES
1853-1980s Portugal and Colonies, with Mozambique and Mozambique Company, Portuguese Congo, Portuguese India (including 1788 document from Goa), Portuguese Guinea, Quelimane, St. Thomas and Prince Islands, Tete, Timor, Zambezia, Madeira (Funchal), Angola and Cape Verde, all neatly written-up on pages, housed in eight albums, used and unused singles and sets, with many areas complete featuring different Crown Issues and surcharges, occasional errors and varieties, King Carlos, surcharges, and "Provisorio" overprints, "Republica", Vasco da Gama sets, Ceres Issues, Portuguese Navigators, Souvenir sheets, Commemorative sets, Air Post, Postage Dues, Newspaper stamps, Postal Tax stamps, also additional collections on Scott album pages, with better sets, specialized Nyassa, plus others, mixed condition, nice collection housed in two cartons