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    Montreal, P.Q.- The Bank of British North America $5 May 1, 1884 Ch. # 55-20-02
    This extremely rare design was issued only by the bank's offices in Montreal and Victoria, with issued examples from Victoria unknown. The face design is blue with an orange overprint, the reverse design is black. This was a very short lived issue which lasted for only two years, making all of these notes highly desirable. PMG has graded this note Very Good 8, and has noted "Margins Damaged" on the reverse. The "damaged margins" reflect nothing more than the most minor of fraying far outside of the design, and the grade itself appears conservative in the extreme, as this piece is as nice or nicer than the Flynn collection example which realized $3450.
    From The DRE Collection


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