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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 b)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1366
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1366, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)3c Black on Green, Untrimmed Shield Die Essay (Brazer 85E-Fa), 3c Black on Green, Untrimmed Shield Die Essay (Brazer 85E-Fa)3c Black on Green, Untrimmed Shield Die Essay (Brazer 85E-Fa). 32 x 39mm, original gum, h.r., small thin spot at top left, otherwise Very Fine, very rare

E. 300-400
1,000
1367
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1367, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)[No Value] Diagonal Grill Essay, Blue Lathework Frame (79-E21c), [No Value] Diagonal Grill Essay, Blue Lathework Frame (79-E21c)[No Value] Diagonal Grill Essay, Blue Lathework Frame (79-E21c). 43 x 50mm with 28 x 23mm grill, original gum, h.r., rich color, light crease at bottom and left corresponding to end of gum, otherwise Very Fine

500
1,000
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1368
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1368, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)3c Carmine, Essay with Cut-Out Frame (79-E21b), 3c Carmine, Essay with Cut-Out Frame (79-E21b)3c Carmine, Essay with Cut-Out Frame (79-E21b). In strip of three with No. 79-E13f, latter with black trial cancels, original gum, h.r., few adherences, Very Fine and very rare

1,500
3,250
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1369
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1369, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)3c Blue, Shield Essay on Pink Lilac (79-E22), 3c Blue, Shield Essay on Pink Lilac (79-E22)3c Blue, Shield Essay on Pink Lilac (79-E22). 62 x 39mm, rich color, vertical and horizontal crease, appears Very Fine

800
2,200
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1370
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1370, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essays, Perforated 12, Ty. A, B, C, D (79-E26d, 79-E26e, 79-E26f, 79-E26g), 3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essays, Perforated 12, Ty. A, B, C, D (79-E26d, 79-E26e, 79-E26f, 79-E26g)3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essays, Perforated 12, Ty. A, B, C, D (79-E26d, 79-E26e, 79-E26f, 79-E26g). Sixteen total mounted on exhibition page: horizontal pair and two singles of Ty. A, four each of other three types, no duplication of colors, ten have sheet margin at sides clearly showing the safety network, original gum, h.r., few small faults

ALL APPEAR FINE-VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING AND RARE GROUP OF THE PERFORATED THORP SAFETY PAPER PATENT ESSAY.

Printed by the National Bank Note Co.

7,800
5,000
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1371
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1371, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essays, Imperforate, Ty. A, C, D (79-E26d, 79-E26f, 79-E26g), 3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essays, Imperforate, Ty. A, C, D (79-E26d, 79-E26f, 79-E26g)3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essays, Imperforate, Ty. A, C, D (79-E26d, 79-E26f, 79-E26g). Incl. Two of Ty. A, three of Ty. C and five of Ty. D, no duplication of colors, incl. two corner margin singles, all others margin singles clearly showing the safety network, few faults, all Very Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, a rare and interesting group

5,250
3,500
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1372
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1372, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essay, Imperforate, Ty. C, D (79-E26f, 79-E26g), 3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essay, Imperforate, Ty. C, D (79-E26f, 79-E26g)3c Thorp Patent Safety Paper Essay, Imperforate, Ty. C, D (79-E26f, 79-E26g). Vertical pair of Ty. C, horizontal pair of Ty. D, both with pale green background, former Rose Red, latter Dull Violet, former has few creases, otherwise Very Fine

2,200
2,000
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1373
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1373, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)1c Black, Die Essay of Frame on Thin Crisp Paper, Dull Olive Green Safety Underprint (79-E29a), 1c Black, Die Essay of Frame on Thin Crisp Paper, Dull Olive Green Safety Underprint (79-E29a)1c Black, Die Essay of Frame on Thin Crisp Paper, Dull Olive Green Safety Underprint (79-E29a). 40 x 58mm, fresh color, ms. "+1" and "Carbon-" at left, Very Fine and very rare

1,500
3,000
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1374
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1374, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)1c Die Essay of Frame on Colored Papers (79-E29b-79-E29f, 79-E29h), 1c Die Essay of Frame on Colored Papers (79-E29b-79-E29f, 79-E29h)1c Die Essay of Frame on Colored Papers (79-E29b-79-E29f, 79-E29h). Six total, each approx. 25 x 32mm, including all Scott-listed imperforate complete, original gum, h.r., one thinned, one has light crease, all appear Very Fine, a rare complete set of the imperforates

5,400
6,250
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1375
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1375, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section b)1c Red Brown, Die Essay of Frame, Monogram in Vignette, Perforated 12 (79-E29i), 1c Red Brown, Die Essay of Frame, Monogram in Vignette, Perforated 12 (79-E29i)1c Red Brown, Die Essay of Frame, Monogram in Vignette, Perforated 12 (79-E29i). Showing full perforations on three sides, s.e. at right, original gum, h.r., bright color, few trivial perf separations, tiny corner crease in selvage at top left, otherwise Very Fine and rare

1,250
3,250
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