Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 December, 2021

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Category — Offices in China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
728
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Sale 1247, Lot 728, Offices in China6c on 3c Violet, Offices in China (K3). Mint N.H., pretty shade, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

140
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729
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 729, Offices in China14c on 7c Black, Offices in China (K7). Mint N.H., crisp impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $525.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K7
14c on 7c
58
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
4
0
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K7
14¢/7¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$30
-
$80
-
$130
-
$225
-
$325
-
$525
-
$1,450
-
$3,450
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

215
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730
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 730, Offices in China14c on 7c Black, Offices in China (K7). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $325.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K7
14c on 7c
58
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
4
0
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K7
14¢/7¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$30
-
$80
-
$130
-
$225
-
$325
-
$525
-
$1,450
-
$3,450
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

215
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731
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 731, Offices in China16c on 8c Olive Green, Offices in China (K8a). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, gorgeous color on post office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS EASILY THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF THE 16-CENT ON 8-CENT OFFICES IN CHINA WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, IN ANY SHADE. THIS MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMP HAS ACHIEVED THE ULTIMATE P.S.E. GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO.

With 1990 P.F. certificate for a block of six (bottom right stamp). With 2021 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ at this grade, SMQ $5,500.00 as Gem 100). This is the highest grade possible and it is shared by no others. The highest grade for the main K8 shade listing, Olive Bister, is Superb 98.

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K8a
16c on 8c
46
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
2
1
2
3
4
3
1
1
1
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K8a
16¢/8¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$25
-
$55
$70
$90
$120
$160
$200
$250
$325
$425
$650
$1,050
$1,400
$2,500
$3,450
$5,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

150
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732
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 732, Offices in China16c on 8c Olive Green, Offices in China (K8a). Mint N.H., pretty shade, fresh and Extremely Fine example of the Olive Green shade, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $250.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K8a
16c on 8c
46
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
2
2
1
2
3
4
3
1
1
1
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K8a
16¢/8¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$25
-
$55
$70
$90
$120
$160
$200
$250
$325
$425
$650
$1,050
$1,400
$2,500
$3,450
$5,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

150
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733
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 733, Offices in China18c on 9c Salmon Red, Offices in China (K9). Mint N.H., vibrant color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1995, 2001 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

150
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734
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 734, Offices in China30c on 15c Gray, Offices in China (K12). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. and 2021 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K12
30c on 15c
52
0
0
1
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5
2
13
2
1
0
1
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K12
30¢/15¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$30
-
$70
-
$120
-
$210
$250
$350
$450
$575
$850
$1,100
$2,250
$3,250
-
$9,000
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

200
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735
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 735, Offices in China40c on 20c Deep Ultramarine, Offices in China (K13). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $475.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K13
40c on 20c
50
0
0
0
0
1
2
0
0
1
0
1
1
0
1
2
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K13
40¢/20¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$40
-
$105
-
$175
-
$300
-
$475
-
$775
$1,400
$1,925
-
$4,000
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

300
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736
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 736, Offices in China60c on 30c Orange Red, Offices in China (K14). Mint N.H., with top plate no. 6899 selvage, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, ex "Golden Oak", with 1984 and 2014 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ), the "XQ" stands for "Extraordinary Quality"

Bid on this lot

260
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737
og
Sale 1247, Lot 737, Offices in China$1.00 on 50c Light Violet, Offices in China (K15). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

550
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738
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 738, Offices in China$2.00 on $1.00 Violet Brown, Offices in China (K16). Mint N.H., with wide top part imprint selvage, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2017 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

925
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739
og
Sale 1247, Lot 739, Offices in China$2.00 on $1.00 Violet Brown, Offices in China (K16). Original gum, single hinge mark, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K16
$2 on $1
53
0
0
0
1
1
1
6
0
4
0
1
0
7
2
15
2
3
1
0
0
2
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K16
$2/$1
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$90
-
$155
-
$260
-
$450
-
$525
-
$650
$825
$1,100
-
$1,750
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

425
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740
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 740, Offices in China4c on 2c Offices in China (K18). Mint N.H. with wide right selvage, radiant color on bright paper, outstanding centering and margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,475.00), only three grade higher (at 95J) and five others share this desirable grade

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K18
4c on 2c
58
0
0
2
0
1
1
2
0
5
0
10
1
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K18
4¢/2¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$35
-
$80
-
$130
-
$230
$285
$375
-
$600
$950
$1,475
$2,000
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

225
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741
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 741, Offices in China4c on 2c Offices in China (K18). Mint N.H., vivid color, wide margins and choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

225
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742
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 742, Offices in China4c on 2c Carmine, Offices in China (K18). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $230.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K18
4c on 2c
58
0
0
2
0
1
1
2
0
5
0
10
1
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
K18
4¢/2¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$35
-
$80
-
$130
-
$230
$285
$375
-
$600
$950
$1,475
$2,000
-
-
-
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

210
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