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 #4247
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
1879-1918 comprehensive and detailed collection, expertly written-up on 8 1/2 x 11 pages and housed in eight volumes, with Coat of Arms various types, Coat of Arms with numerals top and on bottom. There are various perforations, proofs, in-depth studies of cancelations and types of the first issues, proofs and varieties, Franz Josef's Birthday Jubilee, incredible array of compound perforations, many unlisted, die proofs, Pictorial issue with numerous color trials, other definitives and newspaper stamps; commercial and Faces, Photo proofs of Emperor Karl and Empress Zita, numerous varieties of overprints and Austrian issues, extensive Postal Stationery, Austrian Feldpost, foreign destinations, Sarajevo cancels, etc. One volume is dedicated to the 1918 Issue, overprints on Bosnia & Herzegovina stamps, many hundreds of singles and complete sets, inverted, double and missing overprints, plus other unlisted varieties, generally expert signed, with dozens of certificates, many very rare items included, also covers, Money orders and Parcel cards, Postal Stationery, continuing to 1945 local issue (Mi.1-20), even some 1992-93 private overprints. An impressive and well presented collection of Bosnia & Herzegovina
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Price Realized
$6,750.00

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