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    Delaware January 1, 1776 6s PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Beautifully margined in addition to being well printed and well signed, this is a very appealing example. The paper surfaces remain very attractive through the holder and numerous blue threads are visible. Only one example has received a higher grade from PMG. The signers of this six shillings note were John McKinly, Thomas Collins, and Boaz Manlove. Interestingly, Manlove signed about half of the notes of this issue before he switched sides and became a Loyalist. An arrest order was issued for him, but he and several others were able to evade arrest and eventually reached the Preston, a British ship in the Delaware Bay in March 1777. His property was confiscated and sold by the state.

    Estimate: $1,600 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2009
    22nd Tuesday
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