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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1237
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1237, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1), 15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1)15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1). Die sunk on 80 x 95mm card, showing full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, faint toning at top on card, otherwise Very Fine

1,250
1,100
1238
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1238, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (77P1 var), 15c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (77P1 var)15c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (77P1 var). On India and die sunk on 122 x 188mm card, showing full die sinkage, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail for normal large die proof

1,250
900
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1239
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1239, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). Die sunk on 78 x 88mm card, showing full die sinkage, bright color and fine impression, small toned spot at right, otherwise Very Fine and rare

1,900
1,600
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1240
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1240, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). Die sunk on 78 x 90mm card, showing full die sinkage, fresh and bright color, Extremely Fine and choice

1,900
2,300
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1241
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1241, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Orange Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Orange Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Orange Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). Die sunk on 74 x 86mm card, showing full die sinkage, fresh color, Very Fine and choice

1,900
2,200
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1242
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1242, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Dark Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Dark Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Dark Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). Die sunk on 74 x 87mm card, showing full die sinkage, card with very faint thinning from mount removal, otherwise Very Fine

1,900
2,100
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1243
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1243, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). Die sunk on 74 x 87mm card, showing full die sinkage, Very Fine and choice

1,900
2,300
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1244
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1244, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). Die sunk on 125 x 187mm card, showing full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, India shows slight overall toning, Very Fine

1,900
1,900
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1245
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1245, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs15c Dusky Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Dusky Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Dusky Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). 27 x 33mm, removed from card, corner crease at top right, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail for die sunk on card

1,900
550
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1246
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1246, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs24c 1861 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1), 24c 1861 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1)24c 1861 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1). Collection of ten neatly mounted on exhibition pages, eight die sunk on approx. 70 x 70mm card and showing full die sinkage, two on smaller card, colors incl. Brown, Red Brown, Steel Blue, Gray, Green, Blue, Rose Red, Scarlet, Orange Yellow and Red Orange, few very trivial faults to be expected incl. few toning specks

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE COLLECTION OF 24-CENT LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOFS IN WONDERFUL CONDITION. AN OUTSTANDING GROUP.

Very difficult, if not impossible, to duplicate

17,500
21,000
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1247
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1247, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs24c Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1), 24c Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1)24c Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1). Die sunk on 69 x 68mm card, showing full die sinkage, fresh and Very Fine

900
1,150
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1248
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1248, 15c-24c 1861-66 Issue Large Die Proofs24c 1861 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1), 24c 1861 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1)24c 1861 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (70TC1). Three: each approx. 38 x 46mm, two on card, incl. Dark Violet, Gray Violet and Grayish Violet, off-card has thin spot at top right, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail for die sunk on card

5,250
2,400
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