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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=Offices in China, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = Darrah, Symbol IN ("H")
Area/Sub/
General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2155, Offices in ChinaDarrah Ty. I Handstamped Overprint, Darrah Ty. I Handstamped OverprintDarrah Ty. I Handstamped Overprint. Complete set of 27 values, each with "S'HAI, CHINA" two-line overprint from rubber stamp, incl. 1c-50c Washington-Franklin, 10c Special Delivery, 10c Registration, 13c 1902 Issue, 2c Postage Due, 1c-25c Parcel Post and 1c-25c Parcel Post Postage Due, h.r., a few minor imperfections to be expected

FINE-VERY FINE CENTERING. A RARE ASSEMBLAGE OF THE FIRST DARRAH OVERPRINTS.

The first overprints by John Darrah were applied using a rubber stamp. They were superseded by the typographed overprint. Very few complete sets are known.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2014-10-21
The William Fekete Collection
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 490, Offices in China, Officials, Newspapers1c Parcel Post, Darrah Ty. III Inverted Overprint (Q1 var), 1c Parcel Post, Darrah Ty. III Inverted Overprint (Q1 var)1c Parcel Post, Darrah Ty. III Inverted Overprint (Q1 var). Two singles with inverted overprint, each in black, one tropicalized original gum, other original gum, rich colors, Fine and scarce, one with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2010-04-28
U.S. Post Offices in China, featuring the John Thomas Collection
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Sale Number 986, Lot Number 1845, Darrah Overprints10c Ultramarine, Registration, Darrah Ty. II Overprint (F1 var), 10c Ultramarine, Registration, Darrah Ty. II Overprint (F1 var)10c Ultramarine, Registration, Darrah Ty. II Overprint (F1 var). H.r., bright color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

E. 500-750
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2010-04-28
U.S. Post Offices in China, featuring the John Thomas Collection
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Sale Number 986, Lot Number 1847, Darrah Overprints1c, 3c Parcel Post, Darrah Ty. III Overprint (Q1 var, Q3 var), 1c, 3c Parcel Post, Darrah Ty. III Overprint (Q1 var, Q3 var)1c, 3c Parcel Post, Darrah Ty. III Overprint (Q1 var, Q3 var). Incl. three 1c each with overprint inverted, 3c overprinted normally, tropicalized original gum, Fine-Very Fine, scarce and desirable group

E. 750-1,000
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2010-04-28
U.S. Post Offices in China, featuring the John Thomas Collection
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Sale Number 986, Lot Number 1850, Darrah OverprintsDarrah Overprints Balance, Darrah Overprints BalanceDarrah Overprints Balance. Three items each with Darrah Ty. II overprint, incl. Nos. 308 (defective), 406 (no gum) and J39 (used), Fine

E. 300-400
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2009-12-02
The Whitpain Collection of U.S. 1894-98 Bureau Issues
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Sale Number 977, Lot Number 711, Postage Due - 1c and 2c 1895-97 Watermarked Issue (Scott J38-J39)2c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Darrah Ty. II Overprint (J39 var), 2c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Darrah Ty. II Overprint (J39 var)2c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Darrah Ty. II Overprint (J39 var). Original gum, small h.r., centered to left, Fine, scarce, this is the only denomination of the Postage Dues overprinted with the Darrah overprint, which was available for about a month in the U.S. Post Office in Shanghai in Nov.-Dec. 1913

E. 400-500
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2009-02-12
The Whitpain Collection of U.S. Possessions
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Sale Number 969, Lot Number 509, U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai - Darrah OverprintsDarrah Overprints, Darrah OverprintsDarrah Overprints. Eleven unused with Type II overprints comprising Nos. 374-380, 416, 422, F1 and J46, rich colors, h.r., the 5c, 6c and 10c natural s.e. on one side, typical centering, few tiny imperfections to be expected, Fine appearance, a scarce group

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2004-12-07
The Lake Shore Collection
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Sale Number 888, Lot Number 206, Offices in ChinaDarrah Overprints, Darrah OverprintsDarrah Overprints. Eight, incl. overprints on Nos. 308, 331, 337, 376, 377, 378, 379 and 406, rich colors, few faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, scarce group

E. 1,500-2,000
2,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2003-11-15
Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities
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Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3298, Back-of-Book IssuesDarrah Overprints, Darrah OverprintsDarrah Overprints. Twelve unused with Type II overprints comprising Nos. 308, 374, 376-380, 406, 416, 422, F1 and J46, rich colors, Nos. 377 and 422 lightly hinged, other ten stamps Mint N.H., bright colors, No. 308 tiny toned spot on gum does not show thru, usual Fine centering, a single hinged No. 308 realized $750 in our Drucker sale

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2003-11-15
Fall 2003 U.S. Rarities
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Sale Number 869, Lot Number 3299, Back-of-Book IssuesDarrah Overprints, Darrah OverprintsDarrah Overprints. Twelve unused pairs with Type II overprints comprising Nos. 308, 374, 376-380, 406, 416, 422, F1 and J46, latter two vertical pairs with bottom stamps Mint N.H. and top stamps small h.r., other ten horizontal pairs, lightly hinged or small h.r., bright colors

FINE (AS USUAL). AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF UNUSED PAIRS OF DARRAH TYPE II OVERPRINTS.

A single of No. 308 realized $750 in our Drucker sale. This group of pairs is nearly impossible to duplicate.

E. 5,000-7,500
11,000
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