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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1001, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1). Both die sunk on 150 x 204mm. card, showing full die sinkage, each with cross-hatching, 5c card slight overall toning and light water stain at top left, otherwise Very Fine

1,600
2,700
1002
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1002, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on White Bond (1P1a-2P1a), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on White Bond (1P1a-2P1a)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on White Bond (1P1a-2P1a). Stamp size, both have ample to large margins and fresh color, 5c small corner crease at top right, 10c small thin spot at top, both appear Very Fine

1,600
425
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1003
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1003, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pale Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pale Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pale Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Both show cross-hatching, the 5c 43 x 47mm, the 10c 37 x 50mm, Very Fine

2,000
1,500
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1004
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1004, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Showing cross-hatching, both approx. 40 x 47mm, fresh shades on deeply hued paper, 10c small thin spot at extreme top left edge, otherwise Very Fine

2,000
1,350
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1005
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1005, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Both showing cross-hatching, the 5c 36 x 42mm, the 10c 42 x 50mm, fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice

2,000
1,600
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1006
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1006, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Blue-Green Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Blue-Green Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Blue-Green Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Both show cross-hatching, the 5c 40 x 49mm, the 10c 36 x 51mm, bright shades, 5c vertical crease at far left, otherwise Very Fine and rare

2,000
1,550
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1007
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1007, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Orange Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Orange Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Orange Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Both show cross-hatching, the 5c 40 x 49mm, the 10c 35 x 44mm, 10c with printed "GLAZED SA/THICKNES/2" on back and clearly showing papermaker's watermark, Very Fine and very rare

2,000
1,350
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1008
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1008, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Green Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Green Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Green Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Both showing cross-hatching, the 5c 35 x 44mm, the 10c 33 x 39mm, slightly different paper shades (5c blue-green, 10c light green), 5c tiny corner crease at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine and rare

2,000
1,350
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1009
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1009, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Colored Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Colored Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Colored Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Seven, incl. six 5c and one 10c, wide range of colored papers, sizes from 33 x 37mm to 40 x 52mm, all are fresh and Very Fine, an interesting and rare group

7,000
4,000
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1010
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1010, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on White Laid (1P1c-2P1c), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on White Laid (1P1c-2P1c)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on White Laid (1P1c-2P1c). Incl. two 5c, all show cross-hatching and all show papermaker's watermark, both 5c horizontal laid, 10c vertical laid, from 39 x 40mm to 39 x 50mm, fresh and Very Fine, rare

2,400
2,000
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1011
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1011, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a)10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a). Die sunk on 49 x 62mm card, showing cross-hatching, fresh and Very Fine

800
850
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1012
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1012, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs10c Black, Large Die Proof on Card (2P1h), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on Card (2P1h)10c Black, Large Die Proof on Card (2P1h). Stamp size, Very Fine and choice

1,000
350
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1013
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1013, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs10c Black, Large Die Proof on Glazed (2P1i), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on Glazed (2P1i)10c Black, Large Die Proof on Glazed (2P1i). 43 x 52mm, sharp impression and bright shade, trivial thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine

1,000
800
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