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    Massachusetts 1781 $16 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 35, HOC.
    Listed in Friedberg and Newman, this note is also listed as MA 28 in Anderson's The Price of Liberty as fiscal paper. In Anderson, the $16 denomination of this issue is listed as "unknown," which was the case until a few of these, all hole cancelled, turned up a while back. In fact, we sold a PCGS VF 30 example in September 2008 for $1610. PCGS mentioned that this note is hole punch cancelled and they also noticed an edge tear at top right. The edge tear is trivial.


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    August, 2010
    11th-16th Wednesday-Monday
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