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Sale 910 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 1: Columbian and Later Issues

Sale Date — Friday, 21 April, 2006

Category — Offices in China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
220
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 220, Offices in China2c on 1c Offices in China (K1), 2c on 1c Offices in China (K1)2c on 1c Offices in China (K1). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,10.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date by P.S.E. and this is the only example to achieve this exalted grade

60
800
221
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 221, Offices in China4c on 2c Offices in China (K2), 4c on 2c Offices in China (K2)4c on 2c Offices in China (K2). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $510.00), this is the highest P.S.E. grade achieved by No. K2

60
900
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222
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 222, Offices in China6c on 3c Offices in China (K3), 6c on 3c Offices in China (K3)6c on 3c Offices in China (K3). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, a surprisingly difficult stamp to find in choice condition, with 1997 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $360.00), only one No. K3 has been graded higher than 90 by P.S.E.

125
375
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223
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 223, Offices in China8c on 4c Offices in China (K4), 8c on 4c Offices in China (K4)8c on 4c Offices in China (K4). Mint N.H., bright color, as fresh as the day it was printed, absolutely massive margins on all sides, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp of huge proportions, with 2000 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $910.00 as 95, $1,900.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to any No. K4 by P.S.E., this is the only example to achieve 95 Jumbo

140
1,600
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224
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 224, Offices in China10c on 5c Offices in China (K5), 10c on 5c Offices in China (K5)10c on 5c Offices in China (K5). Mint N.H., deep rich color nicely contrasted by bright paper, beautiful centering with wide and well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $910.00), only one No. K5 is graded higher in the P.S.E. Population Report

160
1,250
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225
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 225, Offices in China12c on 6c Offices in China (K6), 12c on 6c Offices in China (K6)12c on 6c Offices in China (K6). Mint N.H., vibrant color, well-centered with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $475.00)

200
575
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226
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Sale Number 910, Lot Number 226, Offices in China14c on 7c Offices in China (K7), 14c on 7c Offices in China (K7)14c on 7c Offices in China (K7). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression, beautiful centering with wide margins all around, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), this is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. to No. K7

210
1,500
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227
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 227, Offices in China16c on 8c Offices in China (K8), 16c on 8c Offices in China (K8)16c on 8c Offices in China (K8). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, wide margins for this difficult issue, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate erroneously describing this as Scott 8a (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00 as No. K8)

160
750
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228
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 228, Offices in China16c on 8c Olive Green, Offices in China (K8a), 16c on 8c Olive Green, Offices in China (K8a)16c on 8c Olive Green, Offices in China (K8a). Mint N.H., rich color in the true Olive Green color, enormous margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE IN THE FINEST GRADE ATTAINABLE.

With 2002 P.F. certificate. With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00 as 95, $2,050.00 as 98), this is the only example to achieve this grade, the highest awarded by P.S.E. to any example of Scott No. 8a

150
1,600
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229
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 229, Offices in China18c on 9c Offices in China (K9), 18c on 9c Offices in China (K9)18c on 9c Offices in China (K9). Mint N.H., vibrant color on bright paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1993 and 2004 P.F. certificates (the former as part of a block of nine), with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $385.00), only one stamp has a higher grade in the P.S.E. Population Report

160
675
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230
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 230, Offices in China20c on 10c Offices in China (K10), 20c on 10c Offices in China (K10)20c on 10c Offices in China (K10). Mint N.H., intense color that is really quite stunning, gorgeous centering with wide and even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp in every respect, with 2000 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00), this is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. to No. K10

150
1,600
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231
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 231, Offices in China24c on 12c Offices in China (K11), 24c on 12c Offices in China (K11)24c on 12c Offices in China (K11). Mint N.H., brilliant color on white paper, sharp proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide margins all around, post-office fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE.

This stamp is the second most difficult in the series to obtain with such outstanding centering. It is often the last stamp needed to complete the set by collectors.

With 1999 P.F. certificate. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,150.00). This is the only example of No. K11 awarded this exalted Superb 98 grade by P.S.E. The next highest grade is XF 90.

190
4,000
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232
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 232, Offices in China30c on 15c Offices in China (K12), 30c on 15c Offices in China (K12)30c on 15c Offices in China (K12). Mint N.H., deep rich color, beautiful centering with unusually wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. certificate. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00). This is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. to No. K12 (only one other has achieved this grade)

210
1,600
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233
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 233, Offices in China40c on 20c Offices in China (K13), 40c on 20c Offices in China (K13)40c on 20c Offices in China (K13). Mint N.H., bright shade and crisp impression, choice centering with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $630.00), only one No. K13 has been awarded a higher grade in the P.S.E. Population Report

280
750
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234
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 234, Offices in China60c on 30c Offices in China (K14), 60c on 30c Offices in China (K14)60c on 30c Offices in China (K14). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide and even margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 60-CENT OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. certificate. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00), only one other No. K14 has been graded higher by P.S.E.

260
1,600
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235
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 235, Offices in China$1.00 on 50c Offices in China (K15), $1.00 on 50c Offices in China (K15)$1.00 on 50c Offices in China (K15). Mint N.H., deep rich color nicely contrasted by bright paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A VISUALLY STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE.

With 1997 P.F. certificate. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,400.00)

1,200
2,600
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236
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 236, Offices in China$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China (K16), $2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China (K16)$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China (K16). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE. THIS IS THE MOST DIFFICULT DENOMINATION OF THE SET TO OBTAIN IN SUCH CHOICE ONDITION.

With 1998 P.F. certificate. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,950.00). This is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. to any example of this issue.

950
2,000
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237
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 237, Offices in China2c on 1c Offices in China (K17), 2c on 1c Offices in China (K17)2c on 1c Offices in China (K17). Mint N.H. with selvage at top, deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with huge margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1922 OFFICES IN CHINA ISSUE IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE.

With 1993 P.F. certificate. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00), this is the highest grade achieved by any No. K17 at P.S.E. and is one of only three to achieve this exalted grade

250
3,500
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238
nh
Sale Number 910, Lot Number 238, Offices in China4c on 2c Offices in China (K18), 4c on 2c Offices in China (K18)4c on 2c Offices in China (K18). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1993 and 2001 P.F. certificates, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $510.00)

230
550
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