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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1353
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1353, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)[No Value] C. Grill Essay, Partially Erased A. Grill, Imperforate (79-E), [No Value] C. Grill Essay, Partially Erased A. Grill, Imperforate (79-E)[No Value] C. Grill Essay, Partially Erased A. Grill, Imperforate (79-E). Block of nine,original gum, h.r. at top, clearly defined grills but showing strong signs of partial erasure between several positions at right, vertical and horizontal creases, small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, a wonderful showpiece

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
1354
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1354, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)[No Value] C. Grill Essay on White Wove, Points Down, Perforated 12 (79-E15g var), [No Value] C. Grill Essay on White Wove, Points Down, Perforated 12 (79-E15g var)[No Value] C. Grill Essay on White Wove, Points Down, Perforated 12 (79-E15g var). Block of six, original gum, few natural gum skips, signed "J. Macdonough" (manager of N.B.N. Co.) and "Alexr. Duke" (operator of grilling machine), showing trace of partially erased grill, small gum soak at left, otherwise Very Fine and interesting item

E. 500-750
1,050
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1355
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1355, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)[No Value] Grill Essays, Perforated 12 (79-E15g, 79-E15p, 79-E15p var, 79-E16 var), [No Value] Grill Essays, Perforated 12 (79-E15g, 79-E15p, 79-E15p var, 79-E16 var)[No Value] Grill Essays, Perforated 12 (79-E15g, 79-E15p, 79-E15p var, 79-E16 var). Seven total, incl. three of first (white, yellowish and pinkish papers), one of 79-E15p, two additional sith pen initials, last is Continental grill on single perforated stamp-size paper, all original gum, h.r., few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine group

E. 400-500
800
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1356
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1356, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)[No Value] Z. Grill, Points Down, Perforated 12 (79-E15q), [No Value] Z. Grill, Points Down, Perforated 12 (79-E15q)[No Value] Z. Grill, Points Down, Perforated 12 (79-E15q). Horizontal pair and five singles, complete for all Scott-listed paper colors, original gum, h.r., the Pale Lilac small toned spot, otherwise fresh and Very Fine

700
1,000
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1357
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1357, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Black, Deep Pink, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Thick White Paper (79-E18a), 3c Black, Deep Pink, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Thick White Paper (79-E18a)3c Black, Deep Pink, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Thick White Paper (79-E18a). Each approx. 61 x 66mm, original gum, h.r., natural gum skips, both have few thin spots, both appear Very Fine

700
1,600
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1358
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1358, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Black, Deep Pink, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Thick White Paper, Washington, D.C. Feb. 21 Postmark (79-E18b), 3c Black, Deep Pink, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Thick White Paper, Washington, D.C. Feb. 21 Postmark (79-E18b)3c Black, Deep Pink, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Thick White Paper, Washington, D.C. Feb. 21 Postmark (79-E18b). The former 75 x 60mm, latter 62 x 79mm, original gum, h.r., natural gum skips, few creases and thins, both appear Fine

900
2,300
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1359
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1359, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Black, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Wove (79-E18e), 3c Black, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Wove (79-E18e)3c Black, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Wove (79-E18e). 55 x 62mm, original gum, h.r., bright paper, natural gum skip, few adherences, thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

750
500
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1360
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1360, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Black, Carmine, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Orange Wove (79-E18f), 3c Black, Carmine, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Orange Wove (79-E18f)3c Black, Carmine, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Orange Wove (79-E18f). The first 74 x 79mm, second 55 x 66mm with hole-punch at top left, both large part original gum as originally applied, both have thins, tiny edge nicks, both appear Fine-Very Fine

1,500
1,600
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1361
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1361, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Dull Carmine, Numeral-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Laid, Numeral Hand Colored (79-E18h), 3c Dull Carmine, Numeral-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Laid, Numeral Hand Colored (79-E18h)3c Dull Carmine, Numeral-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Laid, Numeral Hand Colored (79-E18h). 62 x 67mm, large part original gum as originally applied, h.r., bright colors, faint vertical crease, tiny thin spots, otherwise fresh and Very Fine

750
1,200
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1362
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1362, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Shield Essay, Perforated 12 (79-E18j, 79-E18k), 3c Shield Essay, Perforated 12 (79-E18j, 79-E18k)3c Shield Essay, Perforated 12 (79-E18j, 79-E18k). The former unused (no gum), latter original gum, h.r., Fine-Very Fine

700
800
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1363
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1363, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Green, Shield Die Essay on India, Engraved (79-E19a), 3c Green, Shield Die Essay on India, Engraved (79-E19a)3c Green, Shield Die Essay on India, Engraved (79-E19a). Complete strip of three, 135 x 39mm, on card, showing progressively lighter impressions, fresh and Very Fine, very rare

2,000
2,900
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1364
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1364, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Blue Green, Shield Die Essay on Thick Paper, Typographed (79-E19c), 3c Blue Green, Shield Die Essay on Thick Paper, Typographed (79-E19c)3c Blue Green, Shield Die Essay on Thick Paper, Typographed (79-E19c). 116 x 34mm, showing progressively lighter impressions, small tear at top left, thin spots, appears Very Fine, very rare

1,500
2,100
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1365
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1365, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)3c Dark Red Brown, Shield Die Essay on Thin Card, Typographed (79-E19c var), 3c Dark Red Brown, Shield Die Essay on Thin Card, Typographed (79-E19c var)3c Dark Red Brown, Shield Die Essay on Thin Card, Typographed (79-E19c var). 122 x 36mm, showing progressively lighter impressions, fresh and Very Fine, very rare, Scott Retail for printed on thick paper as previous lot

1,500
1,700
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