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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1649
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1649, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[24c] Scott, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (153-E3), [24c] Scott, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (153-E3)[24c] Scott, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (153-E3). Two: first 62 x 77mm on card showing die area and struck in Black, second die sunk on 67 x 83mm card showing full die sinkage and struck in Dark Red Violet, few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

1,000
675
1650
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1650, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays24c Scott, Large Die Essay on India (153-E4), 24c Scott, Large Die Essay on India (153-E4)24c Scott, Large Die Essay on India (153-E4). Two, each die sunk on approx. 67 x 83mm card and showing full die sinkage, colors incl. Brown Orange and Carmine, fresh and bright colors, Very Fine and choice

1,100
900
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1651
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1651, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays24c Scott, Large Die Essay on India (153-E4), 24c Scott, Large Die Essay on India (153-E4)24c Scott, Large Die Essay on India (153-E4). Four, from stamp size to 35 x 41mm, three on card, colors incl. Deep Brown, Ultramarine, Green and Dark Red Violet, few toned spots on one, thin spot on off-card example, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as full large die proofs $2,200.00, as off-card and cut down $1,100.00

E. 300-400
600
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1652
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1652, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[30c] Hamilton, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (154-E4, 154-E5), [30c] Hamilton, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (154-E4, 154-E5)[30c] Hamilton, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (154-E4, 154-E5). Three of each, all approx. 35 x 41mm and on card, range of colors incl. Orange, Yellow Brown and Dull Blue for first, Red Brown, Ultramarine and Dull Carmine for second, all have fresh and bright colors, one of latter with crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine and very rare group

3,600
950
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1653
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1653, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays12c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (145-E5), 12c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (145-E5)12c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (145-E5). Die sunk on 148 x 222mm card, showing full die sinkage, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and very rare, Black is not listed in Scott, Scott Retail as normal

600
450
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1654
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1654, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[90c] Perry, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay (155-E3a, 155-E3b, 155-E4), [90c] Perry, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay (155-E3a, 155-E3b, 155-E4)[90c] Perry, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay (155-E3a, 155-E3b, 155-E4). Four total, incl. two of first in Dark Red Violet and Orange Brown (the latter cut to shape and mounted on card), glazed paper approx. 27 x 33mm, others approx. 61 x 72mm, few toned spots, otherwise Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

2,000
1,050
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1655
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1655, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays90c Perry, Large Die Essay on India (155-E5), 90c Perry, Large Die Essay on India (155-E5)90c Perry, Large Die Essay on India (155-E5). Eight, from stamp size to approx. 29 x 36mm, few margins just in, range of colors incl. Brown, Yellow Brown, Ultramarine, Green, Violet, Dark Orange and Orange, few faults, many appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail off-card and cut down $1,750.00, as full large dies $4,900.00

E. 500-750
900
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1656
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1656, 24c-90c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays90c Black, Large Die Essay on India (155-E5 var), 90c Black, Large Die Essay on India (155-E5 var)90c Black, Large Die Essay on India (155-E5 var). Die sunk on approx. 90 x 112mm card, showing full die sinkage, rope above vignette unfinished and with pencil drawing of rope at bottom, Very Fine and choice, unlisted in Scott or Brazer

E. 500-750
1,800
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