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U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2016-12-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 761, Special Delivery, Postage Due, Offices in China, Officials$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). Barest trace of hinging, rich colors, clear second surcharge, two unpunched perfs at left

FRESH AND FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA DOUBLE SURCHARGE ERROR.

The Offices in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing.

10,500
6,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2015-12-16
United States Stamps and Possessions
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3448, Special Delivery thru Offices in China$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, neat roller cancel from U.S. Post Office in Shanghai, tiny internal wrinkle

FINE AND RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA DOUBLE SURCHARGE.

The Offices in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing. This stamp is far scarcer in used condition. Approximately six covers are known (at least one of which is dated Dec. 4).

Ex Tows

12,500
4,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2015-06-25
2015 Rarities of the World
 
Sale Number 1106, Lot Number 3165, Back-of-Book Issues$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, neat roller cancel from U.S. Post Office in Shanghai

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA DOUBLE SURCHARGE.

The Offices in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing. This stamp is far scarcer in used condition. Approximately six covers are known (at least one of which is dated Dec. 4).

Purple Coleman backstamp. With 2014 P.S.E. certificate

12,500
7,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1660, Offices in China, Officials$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). Slightly disturbed original gum, outstanding centering, clear second surcharge

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA WITH THE DOUBLE SURCHARGE ERROR. SCARCE WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

The Offices in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing.

With photocopy of a 1968 P.F. certificate for a block of four

10,500
8,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2013-11-18
The Diamond Collection of United States Possessions
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3020, U.S. Postal Agency in China, 1919 Surcharges$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). With sheet selvage at left, intense color and impression, wide space between two overprints, light crease in selvage

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $2.00 DOUBLE SURCHARGE ERROR. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE SELVAGE AND WIDE-SPACED OVERPRINTS.

The Office in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing.

Power Search contains only two others unused with selvage

10,500
9,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2013-11-18
The Diamond Collection of United States Possessions
 
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3021, U.S. Postal Agency in China, 1919 Surcharges$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). With wide sheet selvage at right, nice centering, well-displaced second surcharge, cancelled by bold strike of "U.S. Pos. Service, Shanghai, China, Dec. 4" duplex

VERY FINE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA DOUBLE SURCHARGE.

The Office in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing. This stamp is far scarcer in used condition. Approximately six covers are known (at least one of which is dated Dec. 4).

Signed George B. Sloane and with 1968 P.F. certificate

10,000
15,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 2324, Offices in China (Scott K1-K16a, K17)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). Part original gum, slightly displaced but clear second surcharge, wide margins, reperfed at right and tiny thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA WITH DOUBLE SURCHARGE ERROR.

The Offices in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing.

With 2012 P.F. certificate

10,500
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 258, Air Post thru Parcel Post$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). Block of four, lightly hinged, deep rich colors on bright paper

FINE. A RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA DOUBLE SURCHARGE ERROR.

The Offices in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing.

Top right and bottom left stamps with purple backstamp. Listed but unpriced in Scott as a block of four. Scott Retail as singles.

42,000
26,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
 
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 259, Air Post thru Parcel Post$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). Wide margins and choice centering, clear second surcharge, cancelled by bold strike of "U.S. Pos. Service, Shanghai, China, Dec. 23" circular datestamp with some oily bleed

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA DOUBLE SURCHARGE WITH WIDE MARGINS.

The Office in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing. This stamp is far scarcer in used condition. Approximately six covers are known.

With 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate

10,000
6,500
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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 1814, Offices in Surcharges -- Singles$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China, Double Surcharge (K16a). H.r., rich color, clear second surcharge

A FINE EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA WITH DOUBLE SURCHARGE ERROR.

The Office in China double surcharge error occurred during the overprinting of stamps for use at the U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai. It has been reported that the errors were among the last stamps to be put on sale before the agency closed on December 31, 1922. The Deputy Postal Agent, Mr. E. H. Murray, knew of the error but allowed it to be put on sale, as he was retiring and the Agency was closing.

Signed by Livingston in pencil. With 1974 P.F. certificate.

8,500
9,500
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