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 #4303
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS RUSSIA - POSTAL HISTORY
1841-1903 St Petersburg postal history, collection on large Elbe pages, in two Governor Stamp Albums, with pre-philatelic FLs, also 1857-58 red cancels on 10k stationery entires, 1858 (No.2) and perf. 12 1/2 (No.8), with "1" cancels, 1864 10k on locally addressed cover, numerous geometric cancels on covers, cards and stationery entires, various destinations, 1873 FL with single 20k franking to Paris, 12k rate with 2x1k and single 10k on cover to Brussels, five examples of 5k black & blue, one used (N.11), hundreds of numerical cancelations, stationery cards, registered mail, etc., mixed condition, many fine and desirable items included
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Price Realized
$1,300.00

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