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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 Trial Color Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1014
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1014, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c, 10c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2), 5c, 10c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2)5c, 10c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2). Both with cross-hatching, the 5c 31 x 37mm, the 10c 33 x 44mm, Fine-Very Fine and rare matched pair

1,600
700
1015
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1015, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c, 10c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2), 5c, 10c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2)5c, 10c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2). Both with cross-hatching and both approx. 31 x 36mm, both have fresh color, 5c small toned spot on back barely shows thru, otherwise Very Fine and rare pair

1,600
1,050
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1016
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1016, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c, 10c Golden Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1), 5c, 10c Golden Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1)5c, 10c Golden Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1). Both with cross-hatching, the 5c 51 x 61mm and showing full die sinkage area, the 10c 43 x 56mm, 5c light water staining at top, 10c small thin spot, both appear Very Fine

1,800
1,300
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1017
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1017, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c, 10c Orange Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1), 5c, 10c Orange Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1)5c, 10c Orange Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1). Both with cross-hatching, the 5c 42 x 51mm, the 10c 46 x 61mm, brilliant color, 5c thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine

1,800
1,400
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1018
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1018, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c, 10c Orange Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1), 5c, 10c Orange Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1)5c, 10c Orange Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1-2TC1). Both with cross-hatching and both approx. 42 x 54mm, fresh and bright color, Very Fine and choice

1,800
1,500
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1019
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1019, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c, 10c Scarlet Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2), 5c, 10c Scarlet Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2)5c, 10c Scarlet Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2). Both with cross-hatching, the 5c 31 x 37mm, the 10c 32 x 42mm, 10c tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine, rare matched set

1,600
1,000
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1020
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1020, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c, 10c Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2), 5c, 10c Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2)5c, 10c Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Bond (1TC2-2TC2). Both with cross-hatching and both approx. 30 x 36mm, 10c small thin spot, otherwise Fine

1,600
800
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1021
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1021, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1), 5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1)5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). Six, each with cross-hatching, from 43 x 52mm to 52 x 63mm, incl. Dull Blue, Black, Orange, Violet, Dull Green, Scarlet Vermilion, few small faults normally associated with this fragile paper, all appear Very Fine, an interesting and rare group

5,400
4,500
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1022
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1022, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1), 5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1)5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). Three, all with cross-hatching, from 25 x 31 mm to 42 x 49mm, colors incl. Black, Greenish Black and Dull Blue Green, the Black with sealed tear at top left, otherwise Fine group

2,700
1,100
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1023
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1023, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs10c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1), 10c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1)10c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1). Four, all with cross-hatching, each approx. 52 x 66mm and showing full die sinkage area, incl. Deep Blue, Orange Vermilion, Rose Lake and Dark Green, vibrant colors, few trivial thin spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare group

3,600
3,000
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1024
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1024, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC2), 5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC2)5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC2). Four, all with cross-hatching, each approx. 36 x 43mm, incl. Black, Blue, Dull Green and one close to issued color, all are fresh and Very Fine, Finkelburg called this paper "old cloudy bank note paper"

3,200
2,600
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1025
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1025, 1847 Issue Large Die Trial Color Proofs10c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (2TC2), 10c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (2TC2)10c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (2TC2). Three: all with cross-hatching, incl. Blue, Golden Brown and Black, from 31 x 45mm to 37 x 45mm, all are fresh and Fine-Very Fine

2,400
1,250
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