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Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Offices in China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
473
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 473, Offices in China2c-20c Offices in China (K1, K3, K5, K6, K8-K10, K17-K18), 2c-20c Offices in China (K1, K3, K5, K6, K8-K10, K17-K18)2c-20c Offices in China (K1, K3, K5, K6, K8-K10, K17-K18). Bright colors, choice centering, K10 disturbed original gum, K3 small natural gum wrinkle, still fresh and Extremely Fine group, five with certificates

640
950
474
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 474, Offices in China2c-$2.00 Offices in China (K1-K16), 2c-$2.00 Offices in China (K1-K16)2c-$2.00 Offices in China (K1-K16). Rich colors, h.r., mostly Fine

2,045
375
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475
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 475, 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 impression on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 14-CENT ON 7-CENT OFFICES IN CHINA, SCOTT K7, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,450.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only one other shares it. This is also the first time we have offered this grade in one of our auctions.

225
3,500
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476
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 476, Offices in China24c on 12c Offices in China (K11), 24c on 12c Offices in China (K11)24c on 12c Offices in China (K11). Uncommonly wide margins and precisely centered, wonderful deep rich color on fresh white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $400.00), only two (one Mint N.H.) are recorded in this very high grade and only one is graded higher (OGph 98J)

80
600
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477
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 477, Offices in China40c on 20c Offices in China (K13), 40c on 20c Offices in China (K13)40c on 20c Offices in China (K13). Lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

130
325
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478
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 478, 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). Unusually wide and balanced margins, intense color on bright paper, lightly hinged

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 ON 50-CENT OFFICES IN CHINA, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST AWARDED.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $2,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only three others share it. In the Mint N.H. category, only one shares this grade with none higher.

575
3,500
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