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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 2c Black Jack Plate Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1302
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1302, 2c Black Jack Plate Proofs2c Black, Die I, Plate Proof on India (73P3), 2c Black, Die I, Plate Proof on India (73P3)2c Black, Die I, Plate Proof on India (73P3). Blocks of four and single, single on card, ample to large margins, single has few toned spots and corner crease, the block is fresh and Very Fine

600
210
1303
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1303, 2c Black Jack Plate Proofs2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (73TC3), 2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (73TC3)2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (73TC3). Three pairs and sixteen singles, wide range of colors and shades, each hinged on small card and identified by Finkelburg, few small faults to be expected, all appear Fine-Very Fine, a rare and interesting group

5,500
3,250
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1304
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1304, 2c Black Jack Plate Proofs2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (73TC3), 2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (73TC3)2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (73TC3). Four blocks of four, incl. Gray Black, Green, Rose Red, Pale Rose Red, all have ample to large margins except one stamp just touched on first block, few faults incl. creases and tiny margin tears, most appear Fine-Very Fine, very rare blocks, Scott Retail as singles

4,000
2,800
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1305
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1305, 2c Black Jack Plate Proofs2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var), 2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var)2c Black Jack, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var). Four: incl. two singles and vertical pair in Gray, vertical pair in Light Blue, bottom stamp in each pair without experimental cancel, Gray pair on card, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,350
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1306
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1306, 2c Black Jack Plate Proofs2c Pale Olive Green, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var), 2c Pale Olive Green, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var)2c Pale Olive Green, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var). Block of six, ample to large margins all around, right vertical pair with trial cancel, others uncancelled, thin spot at bottom right, faint diagonal crease affects left pair, otherwise Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,800
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1307
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1307, 2c Black Jack Plate Proofs2c Gray, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var), 2c Gray, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var)2c Gray, Trial Color Plate Proof on India, Geometric Trial Cancel (73TC3 var). Block of four, large margins all around, cancel on three stamps (bottom left stamp uncanceled), bright color, two thin spots, few internal wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine and attractive block

E. 500-750
1,150
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