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Offices in China and Officials
 
 
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Lot 309

Offices in China, 1919-22, 2¢ to $2 complete (K1-K18), complete set, original gum, mostly lightly hinged, K1 and K2 regummed, K7 never hinged, K11 no gum, K18, slightly disturbed gum, selected centering and bright and fresh colors throughout. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,250

Expertization: K12 with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98, K15 2002 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90, K16, 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90, K18 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80 slightly disturbed gum.
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Lot 310

Offices in China, 1919, 60¢ on 30¢ orange red (K14), left margin plate no. single, original gum never hinged (lightly hinged in selvage only), impeccable centering, gorgeous rich color. Extremely Fine, choice, the highest graded by the PF, and the sole example, only three graded higher by the PSE, with one 98J being the highest. SSV $1,800 (SMQ unpriced).
Scott $260

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
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Lot 311

Offices in China, 1919, $1 on 50¢ light violet (K15), original gum, well centered, rich color. Very Fine.
Scott $550
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Lot 312

Offices in China, 1922, 4¢ on 2¢ carmine (K18), original gum never hinged, wonderfully well centered within very large margins, stunning color on brilliant white paper. Extremely Fine, a stunning mint single. SSV unpriced as 90J, $425 as regular 85 (SMQ $950).
Scott $225

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF 90J.
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Lot 313

Agriculture Dept., 1873, 24¢ yellow (O8), original gum, excellent centering, deep rich color. Fresh Extremely Fine, scarce this choice, the highest grade awarded by the PF with one other example, the highest grade by PSE is 85. SSV $900 (SMQ $975).
Scott $425

Expertization: with 1990, 2022 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF 90.
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