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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1473
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1473, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays15c Dark Blue, Die Essay on Deep Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 12 Underprint (129-E6), 15c Dark Blue, Die Essay on Deep Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 12 Underprint (129-E6)15c Dark Blue, Die Essay on Deep Scarlet Safety Paper, Ty. 12 Underprint (129-E6). 30 x 30mm, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine, very rare

2,500
3,250
1474
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1474, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Violet Brown Bands (120-E2a), 24c Black, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Violet Brown Bands (120-E2a)24c Black, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Violet Brown Bands (120-E2a). Die sunk on 107 x 69mm card, showing full die sinkage, National imprint at bottom on card in die sinkage area, fresh and Very Fine, very rare, none were offered in either the Juhring or Lopez sales, ex Earl of Crawford

1,500
3,500
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1475
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1475, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Deep Dull Violet Bands (120-E2a), 24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Deep Dull Violet Bands (120-E2a)24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Deep Dull Violet Bands (120-E2a). Die sunk on 106 x 69mm card, showing full die sinkage, few faint toning spots, otherwise Very Fine, very rare

1,500
4,000
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1476
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1476, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Blue, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b), 24c Blue, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b)24c Blue, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b). Die sunk on 78 x 82mm card, showing full die sinkage and imprint at bottom, signed "Jame Smillie" (engraver) and also initialled by shop foreman, vivid color on bright white paper, trivial age speck, Very Fine and choice, a wonderful exhibition piece, ex Earl of Carwford, Scott Retail for unsigned

750
4,250
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1477
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1477, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Dark Red Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b), 24c Dark Red Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b)24c Dark Red Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b). Die sunk on 78 x 81mm card, showing full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, rich color, Very Fine and choice, ex Earl of Crawford

750
2,000
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1478
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1478, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c to 120-E2g), 24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c to 120-E2g)24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c to 120-E2g). Blocks of four of most (singles only of blue and gray papers), incl. two blocks of salmon-tinted (one imprint), two blocks and pair of dull yellowish (one corner margin block), imprint pair, imprint block and second block of orange buff, all have ample to large margins, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group, Scott Retail as singles

5,400
3,000
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1479
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1479, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essay on India (120-E2h), 24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essay on India (120-E2h)24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essay on India (120-E2h). Bottom margin imprint block of twelve, large margins all around, faint vertical creases, small thin spot in margin, Extremely Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

3,000
1,600
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1480
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1480, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essay on India, Card (120-E2h to 120-E2j), 24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essay on India, Card (120-E2h to 120-E2j)24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essay on India, Card (120-E2h to 120-E2j). Block of four of first, singles of others, large margins, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,650
675
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1481
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1481, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Violet & Green, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a), 24c Violet & Green, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a)24c Violet & Green, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a). Die sunk on 137 x 170mm card, showing full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, incredibly bright colors, Extremely Fine and choice, very rare

2,500
2,400
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1482
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1482, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a), 24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a)24c Green & Violet, Large Die Essay on India, Vignette Mounted in Place (120-E3a). Die sunk on 102 x 146mm card, showing full die sinkage, rich colors, card with few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare

2,500
2,100
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1483
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1483, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (120-E3b), 24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (120-E3b)24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (120-E3b). Three border lines, on 93 x 70mm card, deep rich color, small scuff mark (cut-out vignette may have been present at one time), otherwise Very Fine, very rare

2,500
1,600
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1484
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1484, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Light Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3b), 24c Light Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3b)24c Light Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3b). Three border lines, 72 x 48mm, card mounted, bright color, single trivial toned speck, Very Fine and very rare

2,500
2,000
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1485
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1485, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Black, Large Die Essay on India (120-E3b), 24c Black, Large Die Essay on India (120-E3b)24c Black, Large Die Essay on India (120-E3b). Three border lines, 57 x 42mm, on card, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, unlisted in Black in either Scott or Brazer, not offered in either Brazer, Lopez or Juhring, possibly unique, Scott Retail as either light or dark Green

2,500
3,500
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1486
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1486, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays24c Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3c), 24c Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3c)24c Green, Frame Die Essay on India (120-E3c). Two border lines, cut to shape, on India and die sunk on 80 x 81mm card, showing full die sinkage, few small toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and very rare

2,500
525
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