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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1068
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1068, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India (11-E14a), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India (11-E14a)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India (11-E14a). Five, each approx. 80 x 34mm, incl. Black, Brown, Scarlet, Blue Green and Green, all have bright and fresh colors, crisp impressions, few trivial flaws normally associated with this fragile paper, a Very Fine and attractive group

1,750
2,500
1069
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1069, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on India (11-E14a var), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on India (11-E14a var)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on India (11-E14a var). Eight different colors, cut either to shape or to size with three mounted on card, also incl. one with 11-E15a alongside, mixed condition, some appear Fine

E. 300-400
240
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1070
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1070, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Bond (11-E14b var), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Bond (11-E14b var)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Washington, Die Essay on Bond (11-E14b var). Five different colors showing Washington portion of the essay and part of adjacent design at right, including all five Scott-listed colors, beautiful rich colors, all are Extremely Fine and choice, a beautiful set

E. 300-400
450
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1071
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1071, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E15a), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E15a)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E15a). Three, each approx. 68 x 57mm and removed from card (very minor thinning), incl. Scarlet, Red Brown and Green, Very Fine

1,650
750
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1072
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1072, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E15b), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E15b)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E15b). Six, including all Scott-listed colors, from 34 x 27mm to 45 x 32mm, fresh and bright colors, Scarlet small corner crease, Slate small toned spot, otherwise Very Fine and rare complete set

750
500
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1073
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1073, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E15c), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E15c)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E15c). Four, including all Scott-listed colors, the Dark Brown 38 x 30mm, all others approx. 64 x 71mm, an extremely fresh and Very Fine set

1,200
900
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1074
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1074, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Cut Small (11-E16a), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Cut Small (11-E16a)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Cut Small (11-E16a). Nine different colors, some faults incl. few thins and one repaired, otherwise Fine-Very Fine group

2,250
500
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1075
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1075, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E16b), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E16b)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on Bond (11-E16b). Six, from 33 x 25mm to 43 x 30mm, wide range of colors incl. two Blue, all are fresh and Very Fine

1,200
500
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1076
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1076, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India, One Albino (11-E16c), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India, One Albino (11-E16c)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Triple Die Essay on India, One Albino (11-E16c). Three, each approx. 103 x 50mm and showing full die sinkage area, incl. Black, Scarlet and Red Brown, two with internal tears, one has small thin spot, all appear Extremely Fine

2,250
1,600
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1077
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1077, 1851 Issue - Bald, Cousland & Co. EssaysBald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed, India (11-E16e, 11-E16f), Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed, India (11-E16e, 11-E16f)Bald, Cousland & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed, India (11-E16e, 11-E16f). Complete 11-E16e, partial examples of 11-E16f (left two-thirds, cut apart), Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,050
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