Lot 1910Offices in China, 1919, 8¢ on 4¢ brown, o.g., very lightly hinged, well centered amid nicely balanced mammoth sized margins, bold vibrant color and very fresh, an Extremely Fine jumbo, one of the largest examples we have ever encountered; with 1997 P.F. certificate and 2007 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90J, SMQ $85 for 90 & $155 for 95).
Scott No. K4 $60.
Lot 1911Offices in China, 1919, 20¢ on 10¢ orange yellow, o.g., fairly light hinging, precision centering amid beautifully balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, a wonderful stamp.
Scott No. K10 $60.
Lot 1912Offices in China, 1919, 30¢ on 15¢ gray, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid nicely balanced margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2008 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $225).
Scott No. K12 $210.
Lot 1913Offices in China, 1919, 60¢ on 30¢ orange red, o.g., very lightly hinged, precision centering amid large well balanced margins, intensely rich color, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, with only three examples to grade as such with none higher; with 2007 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $265).
Scott No. K14 $120.
Lot 1914Agriculture Dept., 1873, 15¢ yellow, o.g., hinge remnants, large margins, F.-V.F.
Scott No. O7 $425.
Lot 1915Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ vermilion, corner margin single, o.g., never hinged, rich color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. O15 $170.
Lot 1916Interior Dept., 1873, 2¢ vermilion, plate number single, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered,rich vivid color, Extremely Fine to Superb, the only never hinged stamp to obtain this grade with only one higher; with 2007 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SSV $800).
Scott No. O16 $160.
Lot 1917Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ purple, o.g., small hinge remnant, proof-like color and impression, Very Fine.
Scott No. O25 $250.
Lot 1918Justice Dept., 1873, 30¢ purple, o.g., strong color, nibbed perf at top, Fine and scarce.
Scott No. O33 $1,300.