Sale 1138 — The Hanover Collection of Superb-Quality U.S. Stamps, Part 2

Sale Date — Thursday, 6 October, 2016

Category — Offices in China (Scott K1-K17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1776°
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Sale 1138, Lot 1776, Offices in China (Scott K1-K17)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China (K16). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 ON $1.00 OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE. THIS STAMP IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT DENOMINATIONS TO OBTAIN IN THE HIGHER GRADES.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $10,200.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only one other shares this grade. Only two others have graded higher than 90 (both 90J). The highest grade we have offered in one of our auctions is 90.

1,000
10,500