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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1409
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1409, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Gray Violet, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1a), 5c Gray Violet, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1a)5c Gray Violet, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1a). 38 x 32mm, deep rich color, small surface scuff at top, otherwise Fine and rare

600
210
1410
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1410, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Eight, from 57 x 79mm to 41 x 66mm, seven show full die sinkage, range of colors incl. Deep Rose, Scarlet, Deep Scarlet, Yellow Green, Red Brown, Carmine, Black and Dark Carmine, few small faults, a Fine-Very Fine and appealing group

4,000
2,900
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1411
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1411, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Five, from 36 x 48mm to 41 x 66mm, range of colors incl. Blue, Dark Blue, Red Violet, Blue Ultramarine and Orange, two smaller on card, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine

2,500
1,200
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1412
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1412, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Three, each die sunk on approx. 150 x 224mm card, showing full die sinkage, incl. Green, Black Brown and Orange, all are fresh and Very Fine

1,500
1,500
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1413
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1413, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c). Three, two are 30 x 30mm, one is 24 x 24mm, incl. Orange, Red Brown and Dark Red Brown, two have small thin spots, otherwise Fine

1,500
350
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1414
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1414, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Orange, Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (115-E1d), 5c Orange, Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (115-E1d)5c Orange, Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pink Bond (115-E1d). Former 32 x 38mm, latter 29 x 31, both have deep rich color, Blue small paper wrinkle at top, otherwise Very Fine

1,000
700
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1415
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1415, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Black, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Light Yellow Green Bond (115-E1e), 5c Black, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Light Yellow Green Bond (115-E1e)5c Black, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Light Yellow Green Bond (115-E1e). 36 x 37mm, deep shade, trivial corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine

500
325
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1416
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1416, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Orange, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pale Olive Buff Bond (115-E1f), 5c Orange, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pale Olive Buff Bond (115-E1f)5c Orange, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Pale Olive Buff Bond (115-E1f). 32 x 32mm, vibrant color, few natural inclusions, Very Fine

500
280
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1417
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1417, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Clear White Bond (115-E1h), 5c Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Clear White Bond (115-E1h)5c Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Clear White Bond (115-E1h). 34 x 35mm, bright color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice

500
200
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1418
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1418, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Orange, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Thick Cloudy Bond (115-E1i), 5c Orange, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Thick Cloudy Bond (115-E1i)5c Orange, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Thick Cloudy Bond (115-E1i). Four, from 28 x 28mm to 36 x 40mm, incl. Orange (2), Red Brown and Black, one has small bend, otherwise fresh and Fine-Very Fine

2,000
800
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1419
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1419, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Small Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E2a), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E2a)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E2a). Three: two approx. 56 x 75mm showing full die sinkage (one with imprint) in Black and Scarlet, last 43 x 60mm, Dull Brown, all are fresh and Very Fine, rare

2,250
2,100
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1420
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1420, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate (115-E2c), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate (115-E2c)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate (115-E2c). Eight blocks of four and two singles, four blocks show imprint, wide range of colors incl. Red Brown, Buff, shades of Red Violet, Green, original gum, h.r., few small faults, all appear Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

2,810
1,800
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1421
Ebl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1421, 5c 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d). Two blocks of four and a single, blocks of Orange, single of Blue, original gum, h.r., bright color, single has horizontal crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,350
625
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