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    Very Rare Hardy Signed $1 Federal Indent

    United States Congress Federal Indent September 27, 1785 $1 Anderson-Smythe 165. PCGS Apparent Very Fine 30.
    A $1 Federal Indent note issued by a "Requisition of Congress" and to be received for "Taxes." This is lowest denomination form printed and could have written in change in "90ths of a dollar" if needed. Printed on thin paper with border designs at top and bottom. At the indented left end, the partially remaining denomination, ONE DOLLAR, is outlined on shaded engraving. This example is signed by John Hardy with an elegant flourish. A very natural note. The paper is strong and original, and broad on three sides (except the required indent cutting) There is a noted "Repaired Edge Split at Lower Left." by PCGS. All the Newman examples we sold were well sought after and only one was as handsome as this. They all realized $2,000 or better with ease. Rated high rarity-7 in Anderson-Smythe. Like all Federal Indents, rare and important. Particularly handsome.


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