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 #4300
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS RUSSIA
1857-1967 collection on Elbe pages, two volumes, also Scott Specialty album, with selection of pre-philatelic FLs, first Issue with four used examples, also one with 1992 Rossica certificate stating "unused, no opinion on the gum" (offered on its own merits). Perforated issues include No.2, 3 and 4 used, also unused No.4 with original gum, but small faults (signed Mikulski). There are occasional covers and interesting frankings, later issues used and unused, higher values (39-40), varieties, Romanov covers, one used from Vladivostok, also Semi-Postals in large multiples, stamps used in Latvia, Finland, Aunus overprints; R.S.F.S.R., Soviet Union, with regular issues, commemoratives with the popular 1930s sets, including Air Post (C1-68), some perf. varieties, back of the book material, few interesting covers, mixed condition, fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$15,500.00

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