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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1624
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1624, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E4), 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E4)6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E4). Eight mounted on exhibition pages, incl. six die sunk on approx. 71 x 83mm card and showing full die sinkage, two approx. 50 x 51mm on card, range of colors incl. Ultramarine, Yellow, Dull Violet, Dark Yellow Brown, Blue Green, Yellow Brown and Rose Red, few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare group

4,000
3,000
1625
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1625, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E6), 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E6)6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E6). Three, two approx. 61 x 75mm showing die sinkage area, last 68 x 143mm showing full die sinkage and "6c/Lincoln" in pencil at top and bottom, incl. Black, Dark Yellow Brown and Red Violet, few toned spots on first, otherwise Very Fine

1,650
1,100
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1626
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1626, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E7, 148-E8), 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E7, 148-E8)6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E7, 148-E8). Showing different states of completeness, eight of former, two of latter, the eight from stamp size to 40 x 48mm, the two approx. 77 x 100mm showing full die sinkage, each different color, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

5,200
1,800
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1627
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1627, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E9), 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E9)6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E9). Six, all showing hair brushed forward, from stamp size to 68 x 79mm, one shows full die sinkage, wide range of shades incl. Violet, Rose Pink, Deep Carmine, Pale Violet Rose, Deep Rose and Brown Rose, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group, Scott lists only one color for this essay

4,500
3,750
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1628
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1628, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11), 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11)6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11). Three: one die sunk on 75 x 86mm card, two 98 x 110mm, all show full die sinkage, incl. Pale Rose, Brown and Deep Blue, few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and choice

1,650
2,200
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1629
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1629, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11), 6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11)6c Lincoln, Large Die Essay on India (148-E11). Three, from 26 x 31mm to 32 x 37mm, one on card, colors incl. Brown Rose, Yellow Brown and Rose Carmine, two have small thin spots (one of these small blue ink mark at edge of margin), fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,650
950
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1630
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1630, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays6c Lincoln, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E13), 6c Lincoln, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E13)6c Lincoln, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (148-E13). Showing vignette and value label at bottom, 22 x 29mm, on card, fresh and Very Fine, very rare

1,500
1,700
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1631
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1631, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays[7c] Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (149-E4), [7c] Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (149-E4)[7c] Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (149-E4). Die sunk on 150 x 195mm card, showing full die sinkage, untrimmed India, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and rare

750
260
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1632
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1632, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays7c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (149-E5b), 7c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (149-E5b)7c Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (149-E5b). Showing value label at bottom, 65 x 77mm, small thin spot at top left from mount removal, otherwise Very Fine and rare

850
950
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1633
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1633, 6c-7c National Bank Note Co. Issue Essays7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6), 7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6)7c Stanton, Large Die Essay on India (149-E6). Thirteen different colors, eight approx. 69 x 80mm showing full die sinkage, two larger, three approx. 57 x 71mm, colors incl. Orange Red, Gray Green, Gray Black, Black, Orange Brown, Lilac, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting and rare group

5,850
2,700
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