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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1851 Issue Proofs - 30c to 90c

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1102
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1102, 1851 Issue Proofs - 30c to 90c30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (38P3), 30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (38P3)30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (38P3). Large margins all around, brilliant color, Extremely Fine and choice, a rare plate proof

1,250
550
1103
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1103, 1851 Issue Proofs - 30c to 90c30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (38TC3), 30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (38TC3)30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (38TC3). Two, both have ample to large margins, one has small corner crease at bottom right, other has sealed tear and crease at top, both appear Very Fine

2,800
600
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1104
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1104, 1851 Issue Proofs - 30c to 90c30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1), 30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1)30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1). Die sunk on 75 x 106mm card, sharp impression, albino "2 proof" at bottom of India probably from someone at the printer's writing on top of the proof, Extremely Fine and choice

2,500
4,250
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1105
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1105, 1851 Issue Proofs - 30c to 90c30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1), 30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1)30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1). Die sunk on 50 x 70mm card, showing part of die sinkage area, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine

2,500
2,000
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1106
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1106, 1851 Issue Proofs - 30c to 90c90c 1860 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (39TC5), 90c 1860 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (39TC5)90c 1860 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (39TC5). Two horizontal pairs and eight singles, wide range of shades, identified by Finkelburg as Rose Lake, Orange Red (pairs of each), singles of Sepia, Henna Brown, Brown Orange, Dark Violet Brown, Dull Violet, Dark Green, Orange Red (2), all have ample to large margins, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting and very rare group

7,500
4,000
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