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 #4317
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS YEMEN
1926-67 three volume collection, mostly complete with hundreds of mostly unused singles and sets from Kingdom of Yemen, with first issue set of three (SG 1-3), various scarce overprints in different colors, some inverted and double (visit of Prince Serif Al Islam Abdulla of Sana's to New York), also a registered cover with scarce franking, flown from Hodeida to New York, Yemen's admission to the United Nations, imperforate pairs, Visit to President Truman overprints, Waterlow & Sons proofs, provisional issues, provisional Air Post, 1960 Olympics perf. and imperf. sets and souvenir sheet, Mutawakelite Kingdom issues in Exile, rare Consular stamp overprinted in red (SG R38, £1,100), souvenir sheets, imperf. varieties, 1967 "Yemen Air Post" adhesives, also rare surcharges for Victims of Poisonous Gas Attacks (18 different), Yemen Arab Republic, with unusual JFK proofs of the overprint, inverted and double overprints, perf. and imperf. Scout sets, Space, Olympics, Art, etc., fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$1,400.00

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