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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1642
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1642, 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[15c] Webster, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (152-E3), [15c] Webster, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (152-E3)[15c] Webster, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (152-E3). Two, each die sunk on approx. 69 x 83mm card, showing full die sinkage, Orange and Red Violet, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

1,300
1,150
1643
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1643, 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[15c] Black, Vignette Only, Progressive Large Die Essay on India (152-E3 var), [15c] Black, Vignette Only, Progressive Large Die Essay on India (152-E3 var)[15c] Black, Vignette Only, Progressive Large Die Essay on India (152-E3 var). 53 x 63mm, on card, showing significantly incomplete lines of shading on hair, face and neck, few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, unlisted in Scott

E. 400-500
1,050
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1644
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1644, 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays15c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (152-E4), 15c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (152-E4)15c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (152-E4). 31 x 43mm, showing addition of value at bottom, fresh and Very Fine, rare

1,000
2,700
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1645
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1645, 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays15c Orange Brown, Large Die Essay on India (152-E5 to 152-E7), 15c Orange Brown, Large Die Essay on India (152-E5 to 152-E7)15c Orange Brown, Large Die Essay on India (152-E5 to 152-E7). Exhibition page of three items showing progression of the essay, incl. no shading in corners, pencil shading and engraved shading, from 30 x 36mm to 72 x 85mm, last showing full die sinkage, few toned spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

2,050
2,500
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1646
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1646, 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays15c Webster, Large Die Essay on India (152-E7), 15c Webster, Large Die Essay on India (152-E7)15c Webster, Large Die Essay on India (152-E7). Three: two approx. 38 x 45mm, last die sunk on 77 x 92mm card showing full die sinkage, incl. Carmine, Blue Green and Red Violet, first has small thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,650
2,000
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1647
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1647, 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays15c Black, Large Die Essay on India (152-E8), 15c Black, Large Die Essay on India (152-E8)15c Black, Large Die Essay on India (152-E8). Shading in corners complete, die sunk on 149 x 197mm card, showing full die sinkage, pencil "pencil shading for cross hatch on side whiskers", few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, very rare

1,000
1,200
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1648
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1648, 15c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays15c Black, Large Die Essay on India (152-E8), 15c Black, Large Die Essay on India (152-E8)15c Black, Large Die Essay on India (152-E8). 29 x 36mm, on card, fresh and Fine, rare

1,000
425
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