Lot 1564Offices in China, 1919, 6¢ on 3¢ violet, top margin single, o.g., barest trace of hinge, wide margins, Very Fine and choice; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. K3 $55.
Lot 1565Offices in China, 1919, 8¢ on 4¢ brown, o.g., lightly hinged, exceptional centering amid well balanced oversized margins, strong color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo; with 1991 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificate, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $210).
Scott No. K4 $55.
Lot 1566Offices in China, 1919, $1 on 50¢ light violet, full o.g., strong bold color, Very Fine.
Scott No. K15 $550.
Lot 1567Offices in China, 1919, $2 on $1 violet brown, full o.g., wide margins, bright and fresh with deep color, Very Fine.
Scott No. K16 $425.
Lot 1568Agriculture Dept., 1873, 1¢ yellow, cancelled by segmented cork cancel and lightly tied on "Department of Agriculture., Official Business" mailing label on December 11th 1873 wrapper to Sugar Grove Pa., pencil docketing "Return Dec 11. 1873", file fold through stamp, Fine and rare wrapper use.
Scott No. O1 $2,500.
This paid the domestic circular rate of 1¢ per 2 oz, the wrappers to Sugar Grove Pa. are unlisted in the Campbell census (Chronicle 194, May 2002) and so this makes eight wrapper recorded and one cover.
Lot 1569Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ vermilion, tied by quartered cork on unsealed buff cover with purple "Smithsonian Institution, U.S. National Museum, Washington D.C." circular corner card handstamp to East Albany N.Y. at the 1¢ printed matter rate, Very Fine circular mail use.
Scott No. O15 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1570Justice Dept., 1873, 3¢ purple, slightly disturbed o.g., fresh with bold color, F.-V.F.; with 1995 P.F. certificate (photo on web site).
Scott No. O27 $320.
Lot 1571 /Post Office Dept., 1873, 3¢ black, top half of pane of 50 with plate number "41" and imprint, o.g., some hinge reinforcing on edge stamps, rest never hinged, catalog as 35 N.H. singles.
Scott No. O49 $1,025+.
Lot 1572 SPost Office Dept., 1875 Special Printing, 10¢ black, overprinted "Specimen", without gum as issued, attractively centered, deep color, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. O51SD $1,000.
Lot 1573 PState Dept., 1873, $2 blue & brown, "Atlanta" trial color plate proof on card, full balanced margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice, very rare with only ten examples printed.
Scott No. O68TC4f $1,000.