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 #4302
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS RUSSIAN AREA
1863-1920 large collection in two Elbe albums, with numerous examples of used and unused stamps, postal stationary, covers and postcards, blocks and sheets, Russian Offices in China, with a good selection of overprints and cancelations, sheets with 1920 Tientsin surcharges, including 5c on 5k bottom sheet margin pane of 50 (Scott 76, $3,000), complete sheet off 100x4c on 4k carmine (75, $1,800), Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire, with some cancels, early issues, some reprints: Civil War 1919 Siberia, Amur Province, Far Eastern Republic, Vladivostok and Chita Issue, Priamur and Maritime Provinces, 1919 Czechoslovak Legion Post, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine or better
Envelope *O
Price Realized
$9,000.00

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