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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1268
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1268, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (57P2/77P2), 1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (57P2/77P2)1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (57P2/77P2). Fourteen, all on original gray card backing, First Designs incl. 3c, 5c, 12c and 30, all are Very Fine, a rare group, only 85 Roosevelt Presentation albums were produced

4,150
3,500
1269
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1269, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs1c Brown, Red, Small Die Trial Color Proof on India (63TC2), 1c Brown, Red, Small Die Trial Color Proof on India (63TC2)1c Brown, Red, Small Die Trial Color Proof on India (63TC2). Each approx. 28 x 32mm, both have fresh and bright color, former thin spot and light crease, latter thin spot and tear in margin at bottom right, both appear Fine-Very Fine, very rare small die trial color proofs

1,200
1,050
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1270
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1270, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a), 1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a)1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a). Exceptionally bright color, small natural inclusion, Very Fine and very rare as only five were produced

1,100
1,900
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1271
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1271, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a), 1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a)1c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2a). Part of color slightly faded, otherwise Very Fine, very rare

1,100
1,150
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1272
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1272, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs3c Rose, Pamana-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (65P2a), 3c Rose, Pamana-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (65P2a)3c Rose, Pamana-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (65P2a). Rich color, small thin spot and slightly toned in top margin, otherwise Very Fine, very rare as only five were produced

1,100
1,200
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1273
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1273, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs3c Scarlet, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (74P2a), 3c Scarlet, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (74P2a)3c Scarlet, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (74P2a). Fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, very rare as only five were produced

1,100
1,800
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1274
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1274, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs12c Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (69P2a), 12c Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (69P2a)12c Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (69P2a). Sharp impression and bright shade, Extremely Fine Gem, very rare as only five were produced

1,100
1,900
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1275
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1275, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs15c Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (77P2a), 15c Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (77P2a)15c Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (77P2a). Bright shade and fine impression, small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine, very rare as only five were produced

2,000
2,500
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1276
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1276, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs24c Lilac, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (78P2a), 24c Lilac, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (78P2a)24c Lilac, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (78P2a). Incredibly rich color, tiny thin spot barely visible at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine and very rare, only five were produced

1,750
2,300
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1277
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1277, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs30c Orange, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (71P2a), 30c Orange, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (71P2a)30c Orange, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (71P2a). Brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, very rare as only five were produced

1,100
2,300
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1278
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1278, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs90c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (72P2a), 90c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (72P2a)90c Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (72P2a). Bright color and fine impression, small natural inclusion at top left, Extremely Fine and choice, very rare as only five were produced

1,100
1,900
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1279
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1279, 1861-66 Issue Small Die Proofs2c Black, Die II, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (73aP2a), 2c Black, Die II, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (73aP2a)2c Black, Die II, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (73aP2a). Bright shade and fine impression, few thin spots visible only when backlit or in fluid

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE BLACK JACK PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOF ON WOVE.

Only five examples at most were produced

4,500
8,000
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