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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1487
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1487, 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Scarlet, Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Scarlet, Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Scarlet, Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). First die sunk on 227 x 150mm card, second die sunk on 150 x 224mm card, both show full die sinkage and imprint at bottom, both are Very Fine

1,600
2,000
1488
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1488, 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Eight, each approx. 87 x 70mm and showing full die sinkage, each different color incl. Violet, Dull Dark Violet, Red Orange, Blue, Light Brown Red, Black, Green and Carmine, all except two have imprint, few trivial toned spots

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF THE 24-CENT BURGOYNE LARGE DIE ESSAYS.

Highly exhibitable

6,400
5,000
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1489
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1489, 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (121-E1f), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (121-E1f)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (121-E1f). Six, each approx. 70 x 50mm, range of colors incl. Scarlet, Brown, Blue, Black, Green Rose Pink, last signed "James Smillie", each with imprint at bottom, all have deep rich color, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, a rare and interesting group

3,000
2,100
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1490
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1490, 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g), 30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g)30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g). Three: from 64 x 51mm to 64 x 77mm, incl. Black, Scarlet and Blue, each with imprint, two have small thin spots, otherwise Very Fine, the Black ex Earl of Crawford

2,250
1,800
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1491
E
30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essays (121-E1i to 121-E1k). Nine, from 36 x 25mm to 50 x 47mm, range of papers and colors, each identified by Finkelburg, incl. some not listed in Scott such as Red Brown on White Cloudy Bond, Blue on Thick Wove, Orange on Yellowish Clear Bond, Blue on Card (horizontal fold), few small faults

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE AND INTERESTING GROUP OF THE BURGOYNE ESSAYS ON VARIOUS EXPERIMENTAL PAPERS.

Probably an impossible group to duplicate

5,400
2,000
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1492
E
30c Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (121-E1l). Three: from 43 x 34mm to 49 x 45mm, incl. Orange, Red Brown and Blue (as identified by Finkelburg), all are fresh and Very Fine

1,800
1,150
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1493
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1493, 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Green Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o), 30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Green Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on Green Veined Ivory Card (121-E1o). 40 x 62mm, showing imprint at bottom, Very Fine and very rare

2,250
2,400
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1494
E
30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Six, incl. Pale Pinkish Gray, Orange, Pink, Blue, Light Blue and Dark Blue, all have ample to large margins, few trivial faults, all appear Very Fine

1,650
425
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1495
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1495, 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essays on Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essays on Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essays on Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Eight blocks of four, each with full imprint (three at bottom, five at top), wide range of papers incl. Orange Buff, Brown Violet, Salmon Red, Green, Light Blue and India (white), all have ample to large margins, few small faults to be expected

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF EIGHT IMPRINT BLOCKS OF FOUR OF THE 30-CENT BURGOYNE PLATE ESSAY. PROBABLY UNIQUE.

Scott Retail as singles

8,000
3,000
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1496
Ebl
30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essays on Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Six blocks of four, incl. Yellow, Pale Green, Brown Violet, India (white), Pinkish Gray and Pink papers, all have ample to large margins, the White on card, few trivial faults to be expected

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY RARE GROUP OF BLOCKS OF THE 30-CENT BURGOYNE PLATE ESSAY ON SURFACE-TINTED PAPER.

Scott Retail as singles

6,600
2,400
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1497
E
30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin White Wove, Rough Pitted Card (121-E1q, 121-E1r). Single of each, former original gum, both are fresh and Very Fine

600
425
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1498
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1498, 30c Burgoyne 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s), 30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s)30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s). Top margin imprint block of four, large margins all around, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

1,400
525
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1499
Ebl
30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s). Left margin block of four, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

1,400
500
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