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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1604
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1604, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[1c] Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2), [1c] Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2)[1c] Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2). Two: incl. Dull Dark Orange and Black, each approx. 58 x 69mm and on card, former trivial scuff spot at far left, otherwise Very Fine set

1,400
1,000
1605
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1605, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2 var), [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2 var)[1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Right, Large Die Essay on India (145-E2 var). 38 x 46mm, small pencil line on bust for additional line of shading, Very Fine and very rare

700
450
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1606
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1606, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays1c Dull Dark Orange, Watercolor Frame on Card, Engraved Vignette Mounted in Place (145-E5), 1c Dull Dark Orange, Watercolor Frame on Card, Engraved Vignette Mounted in Place (145-E5)1c Dull Dark Orange, Watercolor Frame on Card, Engraved Vignette Mounted in Place (145-E5). 44 x 51mm, card with pencil "U.S. POSTAGE" and "ONE CENT", printed "R. Vail" on back, small intials at bottom right, very slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine, unique

2,000
2,600
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1607
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1607, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a), 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a)1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a). Three: each die sunk on approx. 73 x 85mm card, each shows full die sinkage, incl. Ultramarine, Dull Lilac and Dull Rose, few trivial age spots, otherwise Very Fine

1,275
1,250
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1608
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1608, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a), 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a)1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E6a). Two: each 24 x 29mm, incl. Blue Green and Red Brown, rich colors, former tiny toned spot in margin at bottom left, otherwise Fine, rare, the former ex Tiffany

850
375
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1609
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1609, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a), 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a)1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a). Three: two die sunk on approx. 73 x 85mm, last die sunk on 151 x 226mm card showing full die sinkage, incl. Yellow, Lilac and Carmine, all are fresh and Very Fine

1,275
1,300
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1610
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1610, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a), 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a)1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on India (145-E8a). Five, incl. Blue Green, Orange Brown, Dark Blue, Black and Yellow Orange, from stamp size to 40 x 47mm, two on card, few thin spots, otherwise Fine group

2,125
950
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1611
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1611, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E8b), 1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E8b)1c Franklin, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E8b). Four, incl. Black Brown, Scarlet, Black and Blue, from 51 x 58mm to 65 x 70mm, all are fresh and Very Fine

1,300
1,000
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1612
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1612, 1c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E9a), [1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E9a)[1c] Black, Franklin, Vignette Only Facing Left, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (145-E9a). 43 x 50mm, Very Fine and choice

475
300
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