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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 29 September, 1999

Category — Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1724
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1724, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3), 1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3). Top right corner margin imprint and plate no. block of 30, large margins, remarkably fresh, a Very Fine-Extremely Fine multiple

755
525
1725
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1725, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3), 1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (145P3). Five blocks of four and a block of eight showing plate no. and part imprint, one block on card, all have ample to large margins, few faults incl. corner creases, all appear Very Fine

630
260
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1726
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1726, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India (146P3), 2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India (146P3)2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India (146P3). Imprint and plate no. block of eight and four blocks of four incl. one bottom arrow, the plate block on card, large margins, deep rich color, one block of four tear at top, otherwise Very Fine

745
425
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1727
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1727, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)3c Green, Plate Proof on India (147P3), 3c Green, Plate Proof on India (147P3)3c Green, Plate Proof on India (147P3). Two multiples: first is top margin imprint and plate no. block of twelve (on card), second is top straddle-pane margin block of sixteen with imprint and plate no. at left and plate no. from right pane, large margins, split and rejoined vertically between fourth and fifth rows, appears Very Fine

890
375
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1728
TC
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1728, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)3c Washington, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (147TC3), 3c Washington, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (147TC3)3c Washington, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (147TC3). Eleven arranged on exhibition page, huge range of colors and shades incl. Brown, Orange Brown, Violet Brown, Dark Brown, Red Brown, Bistre, Orange, Dark Red, Ultramarine, Dull Red Violet, Dull Violet, few faults to be expected all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

1,375
550
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1729
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1729, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)6c Carmine, Plate Proof on India (148P3), 6c Carmine, Plate Proof on India (148P3)6c Carmine, Plate Proof on India (148P3). Two singles, four blocks of four (one top right corner margin), top imprint and plate no. strip of eight and bottom imprint and plate no. block of twelve, on exhibition pages, all have large margins, wide range of shades identified by Finkelburg, few small faults, all appear Very Fine, an interesting group

2,195
800
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1730
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1730, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)7c Vermilion, Plate Proof on India (149P3), 7c Vermilion, Plate Proof on India (149P3)7c Vermilion, Plate Proof on India (149P3). Three blocks of four, pair of matching top and bottom margin imprint and plate no. 33 blocks of twelve and top right corner margin imprint and plate no. block of twenty, one block of four with unusual paper mesh, few small faults, all appear Very Fine

1,430
950
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1731
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1731, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)10c Brown, Plate Proof on India (150P3), 10c Brown, Plate Proof on India (150P3)10c Brown, Plate Proof on India (150P3). Three imprint and plate no. blocks of twelve and one of fourteen, also block of six, three blocks of four, strip of seven and single, range of shades, few on card, few small faults, all appear Very Fine and choice

4,300
1,900
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1732
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1732, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)12c Violet, Plate Proof on India (151P3), 12c Violet, Plate Proof on India (151P3)12c Violet, Plate Proof on India (151P3). Top margin imprint and plate no. block of 40, large margins, trivial flaws, Very Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, also incl. three blocks of four, block of eight and two singles in various shades

1,007
525
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1733
Pbl
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1733, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)15c Orange, Plate Proof on India (152P3), 15c Orange, Plate Proof on India (152P3)15c Orange, Plate Proof on India (152P3). Top left corner margin imprint and plate no. block of 30, large margins, brilliant color, translucency at top from mount, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine and impressive multiple

985
800
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1734
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1734, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)15c Orange, Plate Proofs on India, Card (152P3, 152P4), 15c Orange, Plate Proofs on India, Card (152P3, 152P4)15c Orange, Plate Proofs on India, Card (152P3, 152P4). Three blocks of four on India, two singles on card in different shades (Brown and Yellow), large margins, few small faults, all appear Very Fine, interesting and unusual group, Scott does not list P4's or TC's for the 15c, the two on card may be unlisted varieties or color changelings, Scott Retail as normal India

465
400
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1735
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1735, Bank Note Plate Proofs (section a)24c Purple, Plate Proof on India (153P3), 24c Purple, Plate Proof on India (153P3)24c Purple, Plate Proof on India (153P3). Five singles, block of four, bottom margin imprint and plate no. blocks of twelve and fourteen, shades, block of four on card, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine

1,445
750
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