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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 = K16a, Symbol IN ("H")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2021-02-09
The James P. Myerson Collection of Superb United States Stamps
732
PF 85
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Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 732, 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, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, clear second surcharge significantly displaced from the other

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THE $2.00 ON $1.00 OFFICES IN CHINA DOUBLE SURCHARGE IS VERY DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN 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. Many are off-center.

With 2015 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

10,500
Future Sale
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2020-05-27
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1645, 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). Slightly displaced but clear second surcharge, wide margins and choice centering, small thin spot and blue crayon mark on gum

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 2004 P.S.E. certificate

10,500
3,000
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United States
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
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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
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
og
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
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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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2009-04-27
The "Laila" Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 972, Lot Number 3481, Offices in China (K)$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 selvage at left, lightly hinged, intense color and impression, wide space between two overprints

FINE. A BEAUTIFUL 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.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

8,500
4,000
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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 526, Offices in China Overprints (unused singles and blocks - K1-K18)$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., gorgeous centering with unusually wide and balanced margins, clear second surcharge

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

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.

8,500
10,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Offices in China
2009-09-22
The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Three: 1902-34 Issues, B-O-B
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Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 865, Offices in China (K)$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). Lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright fresh paper, wide margins, wide-spaced doubling of the surcharge

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE $2.00 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.

Ex Floyd. Small purple backstamp. With 1999 P.F. certificate

8,500
10,000
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