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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1167
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1167, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Black, Die II, Essay on India, Cut to Shape (67-E4a), 5c Black, Die II, Essay on India, Cut to Shape (67-E4a)5c Black, Die II, Essay on India, Cut to Shape (67-E4a). Crisp impression, Very Fine and choice, the 5c Die II essays for the 1861 Issue must have been created from the original die used for the 5c 1856, as both show parts of the design impinging on the colorless oval

500
375
1168
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1168, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Brown, Die II, Die Essay on Brown Toned Paper (67-E4b), 5c Brown, Die II, Die Essay on Brown Toned Paper (67-E4b)5c Brown, Die II, Die Essay on Brown Toned Paper (67-E4b). Die sunk on 85 x 80mm card, showing full die sinkage, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare

1,000
1,350
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1169
E
5c Black, Brown, Die II, Die Essay on Brown Toned Paper, Cut to Shape (67-E4b). Attractive shades, each has tiny nick in margin, otherwise Very Fine and very rare set

2,000
900
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1170
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1170, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Black, Die II, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper (67-E4c), 5c Black, Die II, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper (67-E4c)5c Black, Die II, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper (67-E4c). 71 x 74mm, crisp impression, showing crack to the die at right, Very Fine and choice

1,000
1,800
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1171
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1171, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (67-E9a), 5c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (67-E9a)5c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (67-E9a). 57 x 56mm, showing No. and imprint at bottom, deep shade, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail for card mounted

1,750
1,100
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1172
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1172, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Brown, First Design, Panama-Pacific Die Essay on Wove (67-E9c), 5c Brown, First Design, Panama-Pacific Die Essay on Wove (67-E9c)5c Brown, First Design, Panama-Pacific Die Essay on Wove (67-E9c). Pretty shade, some slight toning at bottom, tiny pinholes at corners from die, Very Fine, very rare

1,250
1,200
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1173
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1173, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Brown, First Design, Plate Essay on India (67-E9d), 5c Brown, First Design, Plate Essay on India (67-E9d)5c Brown, First Design, Plate Essay on India (67-E9d). Bottom margin imprint and plate no. block of twelve, large margins all around, rich color, thin spots in selvage only, small tear at bottom left in selvage, two extraneous ink marks affect top left stamp, otherwise Very Fine and rare P3 plate block of the First Design, ex Hackett, Scott Retail as singles

2,400
1,350
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1174
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1174, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Brown, Light Brown, Plate Essay on India (67-E9d), 5c Brown, Light Brown, Plate Essay on India (67-E9d)5c Brown, Light Brown, Plate Essay on India (67-E9d). Block of four of each, large margins to just clear, the latter faulty, both appear Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,600
350
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1175
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1175, 5c 1861-66 Issue Essays5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania Plate Essay (76-E), 5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania Plate Essay (76-E)5c Brown, Lowenberg Decalcomania Plate Essay (76-E). Block of four, large margins all around, few small faults normally associated with this fragile paper, appears Very Fine

E. 300-400
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