Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

Category — Offices in China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3206
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Sale 959, Lot 3206, Offices in China2c on 1c Offices in China (K1). Mint N.H. right plate no. 13318 block of six, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate inexplicably describing the centering

600
200
3207
 
Sale 959, Lot 3207, Offices in China2c on 1c Offices in China (K1). Uncommonly wide even margins, rich color, neat U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai circular datestamp showing the "China" portion, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $385.00)

50
800
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3208
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Sale 959, Lot 3208, Offices in China4c on 2c Offices in China (K2). Mint N.H., lovely margins and centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $190.00)

70
170
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3209
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Sale 959, Lot 3209, Offices in China8c on 4c Offices in China (K4). Mint N.H., pretty color and margins, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $255.00)

140
250
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3210
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Sale 959, Lot 3210, Offices in China12c on 6c Offices in China (K6). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, with 2002 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,450.00)

220
1,000
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3211
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Sale 959, Lot 3211, Offices in China12c on 6c Offices in China (K6). Block of nine with left selvage, pos. 2 lightly hinged, other eight Mint N.H., pos. 8 and 9 natural gum crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,845
650
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3212
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Sale 959, Lot 3212, Offices in China16c on 8c Olive Green, Offices in China (K8a). Mint N.H., massive Jumbo margins and choice centering, fresh, vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $430.00 as 90, $1,250.00 as 95)

160
650
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3213
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Sale 959, Lot 3213, Offices in China18c on 9c Offices in China (K9). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh and almost perfectly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $410.00)

170
500
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3214
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Sale 959, Lot 3214, Offices in China$1.00 on 50c Offices in China (K15). Uncharacteristically wide margins and flawless centering, strong color, lightly hinged

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST $1.00 OFFICES IN CHINA STAMPS EXTANT.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,550.00). One of only three No. K15's to have been awarded this high grade (none higher)

575
1,800
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3215
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Sale 959, Lot 3215, Offices in China$1.00 on 50c Offices in China (K15). Exceptionally well-centered, fresh and bright, small h.r., Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $690.00)

575
500
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3216
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Sale 959, Lot 3216, Offices in China$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China (K16). Mint N.H., wider margins than typically encountered, intense color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,450.00)

1,000
1,100
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3217
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Sale 959, Lot 3217, Offices in China$2.00 on $1.00 Offices in China (K16). Mint N.H., wide side margins, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
600
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