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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1451
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1451, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue EssaysEssay for S.S. Adriatic on India, Essay for S.S. Adriatic on IndiaEssay for S.S. Adriatic on India. Die sunk on 183 x 126mm card, showing full die sinkage, National Bank Note Co. embossed seal at bottom, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and interesting collateral item, also accompanied by four stamps of Peru using the same design

E. 400-500
650
1452
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1452, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). Four, each approx. 57 x 61mm, each showing full die sinkage, range of colors incl. Dull Violet, Blackish Slate, Yellow, few faint toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare group

5,000
4,000
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1453
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1453, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). Two, showing complete design, each approx. 46 x 50mm, each on card, incl. Rose and Red Brown, both are fresh and Very Fine

2,500
1,700
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1454
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1454, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Dim Blue, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India, Cut to Stamp Size (117-E1d), 12c Dim Blue, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India, Cut to Stamp Size (117-E1d)12c Dim Blue, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India, Cut to Stamp Size (117-E1d). Brilliant color, small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

500
200
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1455
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1455, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e), 12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e)12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e). Eight blocks of four and one single, three with imprint, range of colors incl. Red Brown, Orange, Green, Pale Rose Red, Dull Violet, Rose Red, Blue and Yellow Brown, original gum, h.r., few small faults, all appear fresh and Very Fine, a rare group, Scott Retail as singles

4,125
3,750
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1456
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1456, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Brown Red, Typographed Small Numeral Die Essay on Card (117-E3a), 12c Brown Red, Typographed Small Numeral Die Essay on Card (117-E3a)12c Brown Red, Typographed Small Numeral Die Essay on Card (117-E3a). 59 x 45mm, die with uncleared surrounds, Very Fine and rare

750
700
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1457
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1457, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Typographed Small Numeral, Die Essays, Stamp Size (117-E3d/117-E3o), 12c Typographed Small Numeral, Die Essays, Stamp Size (117-E3d/117-E3o)12c Typographed Small Numeral, Die Essays, Stamp Size (117-E3d/117-E3o). Twelve, each different including wide range of papers and colors, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

4,800
2,000
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1458
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1458, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays12c Black, Vignette Large Die Essay on White Ivory, Lithographed (117-E4a), 12c Black, Vignette Large Die Essay on White Ivory, Lithographed (117-E4a)12c Black, Vignette Large Die Essay on White Ivory, Lithographed (117-E4a). 64 x 55mm, signed "J. MacDonough" at bottom, very slight thinning from mount removal mentioned only for complete accuracy, Very Fine and very rare, probably unique signed by the manager of National Bank Note Co., noted "seen signed J. MacDonough" in Brazer, Ex Earl of Crawford

1,000
1,000
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