Sale 816 — The Falk Finkelburg Collection of U.S. Essays & Proofs

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1434
E
Sale 816, Lot 1434, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (116-E1b). Six, five are approx. 76 x 81mm, last is 91 x 102mm, all show full die sinkage, range of colors incl. Black, Gray Black, Orange, Red Brown, Black Brown and Green, five show imprint, few faults incl. toned spots, all appear Very Fine, a rare group

4,500
3,000
1435
E
Sale 816, Lot 1435, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Orange, Large Die Essay on India (116-E1b). Die sunk on 150 x 227mm card, imprint at bottom, fresh and Very Fine

750
1,150
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1436
E
Sale 816, Lot 1436, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1c). Six, each approx. 55 x 68mm, range of colors incl. Green, Dark Carmine, Orange, Violet, Dark Blue and Blue, rich colors, few have faults, all appear Very Fine

4,500
2,800
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1437
E
Sale 816, Lot 1437, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Die Essays on Bond (116-E1e, 116-E1f, 116-E1h). Ten, range of papers and colors, from 30 x 32mm to 36 x 45mm, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, a very rare and interesting group

7,500
2,600
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1438
E
Sale 816, Lot 1438, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Die Essay on Pink Bond (116-E1g). Two: Yellow and Red Brown, each approx. 38 x 43mm, both are Very Fine and choice

1,500
2,200
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1439
Ebl
Sale 816, Lot 1439, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Lincoln, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (116-E1j, 116-E1k). Six blocks of four of imperforate, block of four of perforated, two with imprint, one corner margin, range of colors incl. Ultramarine, Dark Ultramarine, Light Blue, Blue, Green and Orange (perf), all have large margins, few small faults, all appear Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

3,100
4,000
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1440
E
Sale 816, Lot 1440, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Blue, Die Essay on Blue Green Safety Paper, Ty. 19 Underprint (116-E6a). 28 x 29mm, incredibly deep rich colors, small thin spots, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
4,500
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1441
E
Sale 816, Lot 1441, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Blue, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 21 Underprint (116-E8). 35 x 40mm, rich colors, small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine, very rare

2,500
6,250
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1442
E
Sale 816, Lot 1442, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Carmine, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 24 Underprint (115-E9b). 27 x 30mm, rich color, small thin spot at top, otherwise Fine, very rare

2,500
4,250
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1443
E
Sale 816, Lot 1443, 10c Lincoln 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays10c Blue, Die Essay on Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 24 Underprint (116-E19b). 30 x 30mm, bright colors, Very Fine and very rare

2,500
4,500
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