Lot 713 o1910-11, 1¢-6¢ Washington Franklin issues, Darrah type II overprint, "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, China" date stamp cancels, 4¢-6¢ issues with natural s.e.'s, rich colors, Fine and rare.
Scott No. 374-379 vars. Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 714 /oOffices in China, 1919, 2¢ to $2 complete, an attractive mint o.g. set except the 4¢ on 2¢ is used (indistinct cancel), fresh colors, most lightly hinged, the $1 on 50¢ with a few gum-soaked perfs, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott No. K1-K16 $1,978.
Lot 715Registry, 1911, 10¢ ultramarine, Darrah type II overprint, o.g., hinge remnant, well centered amid nicely balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. F1 var. Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 716Offices in China, 1919, 10¢ on 5¢ blue, bottom margin single, o.g., never hinged, wide margins, rich color and particularly fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 2022 Crowe certificate Graded (85, SMQ $250).
Scott No. K5 $160.
Lot 717Offices in China, 1919, 16¢ on 8¢ olive green, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid large oversized margins, rich deep color, an Extremely Fine jumbo; with 2008 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90J, SMQ $650).
Scott No. K8a $150.
Lot 718Offices in China, 1919, 20¢ on 10¢ orange yellow, two singles, one stamp with s.e., on piece in combination with Offices in China, 1919, 4¢ on 2¢ rose, three singles, tied by "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, China, R.D." oval handstamps; left stamp with slight creases, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. K10+K2 $490.
Lot 719Offices in China, 1919, 24¢ on 12¢ brown carmine, o.g., lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh and well centered with large margins and absolutely stunning color, Extremely Fine; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. K11 $75.
Lot 720 oOffices in China, 1919, 40¢ on 20¢ deep ultramarine, well centered with fresh color and light cancel, Very Fine.
Scott No. K13 $325.
Lot 721Offices in China, 1919, $2 on $1 violet brown, o.g., never hinged, remarkably fresh, F.-V.F.
Scott No. K16 $925.