There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Opening Bid :
Current Bid:
Reserve Amount:

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).


Notice: You are the current high bidder on this lot, but the next highest bid is within one increment. That means that any additional bids on this lot will outbid you. To increase your chances of winning, enter your highest maximum bid.

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).

You are the current high bidder on this lot.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% has been outbid.

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% does not meet the reserve.

(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid does not meet the reserve.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Lot
18255

Fr. 2308* $10 1934 North Africa Silver Certificate. PCGS Very Fine 25PPQ.. ...

2013 April 24 - 26 & 28 Currency Signature Auction - Chicago #3522

Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Apr 26, 2013
Item Activity: 1 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
545 page views
Location: Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel
1551 North Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Description:
Watch our video about this lot!
$10 1934 North Africa Star-One of Four Known
Fr. 2308* $10 1934 North Africa Silver Certificate. PCGS Very Fine 25PPQ.
This is one of the fabled small size notes that causes a steady progression of lookers at auction viewing. For decades the only known 1934 North Africa $10 star was the note long held in Jim Thompson's celebrated collection. That piece was the highlight of his small size holdings and it traded hands only after his untimely passing in 1998, when it sold privately for a price "in excess of $50,000," according to that year's edition of the Oakes-Schwartz catalogue. That note now resides in the tightest of hands, and may not return to the market for the next generation, if indeed that soon. The next example to appear was in our September 2006 auction. That example, which is the note we offer here tonight, went for a record $120,750. The third star example was in our January 2009 FUN auction, where it failed to sell but was later privately traded, reportedly for a figure in excess of $100,000. A fourth example was discovered in 2010 and sold by us in our FUN 2011 auction. That piece graded Very Fine 25 and realized $57,500. Any estimate here is simply a surmise, but we will be conservative on this rarity and say...
From The Greensboro Collection Part II

View all of [The Greensboro Collection Part II ]
View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Guides and Pricing Information:

Previous Prices from Heritage Auctions
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Price Guide
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Population Guide
Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Find Auction Prices for Comparable Items:

Photographs:
Sign-in or Join (free & quick) to see the full image


Videos:
FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
866,862
bidder-members
$925,490,597
sold in the last year
VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED
Consign to the 2014 August 6 - 11 Currency Signature Auction -.
Learn About Consigning With Us
Very professional and pleasant to work with.
R.H. ,
Townsend, MA
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $305,199
CURRENCY SURVEY
You could win!
Take the Survey