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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1890 Issue, Specimen Overprints

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1749
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1749, 1890 Issue, Specimen Overprints2c 1890 Issue, Imperforate (219DPe, 220Pd), 2c 1890 Issue, Imperforate (219DPe, 220Pd)2c 1890 Issue, Imperforate (219DPe, 220Pd). Three blocks of four and four pairs on exhibition page, range of shades incl. Lake, Dark Lake, Carmine, Deep Carmine, Dark Carmine, Deep Orange Red and Deep Red Orange, all have large margins, original gum, h.r., few small faults, all appear Very Fine, interesting group

1,100
450
1750
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1750, 1890 Issue, Specimen Overprints6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC), 6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC)6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC). Three blocks of four and four pairs, colors incl. Yellow, Olive Green, Slate Green, Red Orange, Violet Black, Brown Olive and Orange Red, all have large margins, original gum, h.r., few faults, all appear Very Fine, only one sheet of 100 was produced in each color

2,400
800
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1751
 
5c Taylor (179, 185). Eight unused, ten used and two covers, four unused of each, range of cancels, covers incl. Fla. to London and NYFM cancel on folded letter to France, few small faults, a Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 500-750
850
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1752
S
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1752, 1890 Issue, Specimen Overprints2c Red Brown, Specimen Overprint Ty. B (146SB), 2c Red Brown, Specimen Overprint Ty. B (146SB)2c Red Brown, Specimen Overprint Ty. B (146SB). Original gum, h.r., bright color, fresh and Very Fine, listed in Scott catalogue as Ty. A overprint ($600.00), this 15mm long Ty. B overprint is unlisted

E. 300-400
800
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1753
S
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1753, 1890 Issue, Specimen Overprints1c-90c 1879-83 Bank Note Issues, Specimen Overprint Ty. D (189SD/211SD), 1c-90c 1879-83 Bank Note Issues, Specimen Overprint Ty. D (189SD/211SD)1c-90c 1879-83 Bank Note Issues, Specimen Overprint Ty. D (189SD/211SD). Complete for all Scott-listed nos. incl. 191SDa, mostly original gum, h.r., few faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine

920
425
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1754
S
1c-90c Bank Note Issues, "Sample" and "Sample A" Overprints. Comprehensive collection on seven exhibition pages, incl. singles, pairs, imprint and plate no. strips and blocks, also several examples of the trial colors without overprints incl. No. 205 imprint and plate no. block of twelve without overprint, 189S block of four without overprint, few other interesting varieties, few faults to be expected, overall Fine-Very Fine, a very rare and fascinating group

9,465
4,750
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