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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1660
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1660, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b), 1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b)1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (182-E4b). Five, including all Scott-listed colors, from 35 x 35mm to 37 x 42mm, bright colors, few thin spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, attractive set

1,750
750
1661
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1661, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (182-E4c), 1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (182-E4c)1c Franklin, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (182-E4c). Three: two approx. 34 x 38mm, one 58 x 57mm, incl. Black, Blue and Scarlet, Fine-Very Fine

1,725
850
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1662
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1662, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Washington, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E10b), 3c Washington, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E10b)3c Washington, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E10b). Three, incl. Dull Green, Dull Brown and Dull Red, from 30 x 37mm, light transparency at top from hinge, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,050
550
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1663
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1663, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Washington, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E10c), 3c Washington, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E10c)3c Washington, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E10c). Complete set of all four Scott-listed colors, from 42 x 48mm to 63 x 74mm, one signed "G. Downs" (frame engraver), Black has small tear at bottom left, otherwise Fine-Very Fine set

2,000
1,400
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1664
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1664, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E11a), 3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E11a)3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E11a). Two: one stamp size on card (Scarlet), one 54 x 71mm on card (Green), both have deep rich colors, Very Fine and choice, Scott catalogue notes that "all known examples have reduced margins", the Green example should be considered a true condition rarity

700
700
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1665
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1665, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E11d), 3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E11d)3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E11d). Six, incl. Brown, Dull Scarlet, Brown Red, Dull Blue, Black and Green, most approx. 33 x 40mm, few small thin spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine group

2,100
625
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1666
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1666, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c), 3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c)3c Liberty, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E11c). Complete set of four Scott-listed colors, from 31 x 39mm to 65 x 77mm, tiny thin spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine set

2,000
1,250
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1667
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1667, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Washington, Continental Essays (184-E12a, 184-E12d, 184-E12g), 3c Washington, Continental Essays (184-E12a, 184-E12d, 184-E12g)3c Washington, Continental Essays (184-E12a, 184-E12d, 184-E12g). One each of the two Die essays, three of plate essay, rich colors, Brown of first, Gray and Red Brown (2) of second, Green of last, all appear Fine-Very Fine

1,275
300
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1668
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1668, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Black, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E13a), 3c Black, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E13a)3c Black, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E13a). Die sunk on 87 x 101mm card, showing full die sinkage, small toned spots at left, otherwise Very Fine

650
650
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1669
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1669, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Blue, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E14b), 3c Blue, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E14b)3c Blue, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E14b). 28 x 34mm, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

500
160
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1670
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1670, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c), 3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c)3c Washington, Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E14c). Six, from stamp size to 40 x 41mm, incl. Dull Scarlet, Brown Red, Red Brown, Black, Green and Brown, few small thin spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,800
700
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1671
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1671, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Green, Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (185-E15), 3c Green, Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (185-E15)3c Green, Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (185-E15). Stamp size and mounted on card, card signed "Chas. Skinner" and "Jos. Claxton" (engraver and designer respectively), rich color, Very Fine, ex Hackett, Scott Retail for unsigned hybrid

900
850
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1672
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1672, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E15a), 3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E15a)3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E15a). Two, first is Green stamp size on card, second is Black mounted on 60 x 71mm India on card, Fine-Very Fine

1,800
950
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1673
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1673, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E15b), 3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E15b)3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on Proof Paper (184-E15b). Four, incl. Green, Dull Scarlet, Dull Brown and Dull Blue Green, each approx. 30 x 36mm, each shows interesting die crack at top, Very Fine group

2,000
1,250
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1674
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1674, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Black Brown, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E15c), 3c Black Brown, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E15c)3c Black Brown, Continental Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (184-E15c). 32 x 38mm, rich color, small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine

850
250
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1675
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1675, 1c-3c Continental Bank Note Co. Essays3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E16), 3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E16)3c Indian Maiden, Continental Die Essay on India (184-E16). Showing corrected spelling of "POSTAGE", two: one cut close (Carmine), other 33 x 40mm (Brown), few toned spots on former, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,500
900
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