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    Massachusetts May 25, 1775 16s PCGS Very Fine 30.
    This vibrant note is part of a historic series of American paper money. There was a 25 year break in issuing paper money in Massachusetts after 1750. In this time period, the Colonial Americans were becoming independent minded, and also more American than British. The appearance of Massachusetts currency evolved to reflect these nationalistic sentiments. Paul Revere cut the copper plates for this issue, engraved with an "American Paper" indent at left. PCGS's hole punch cancelled notation refers to two modestly sized hole cancels. The sharp signature of Henry Gardner is not pen cancelled. A very beautiful example from this historic Revere engraved issue. This example was once part of the Eric P. Newman Collection that we auctioned in May 2017 where it brought $1,410. It is also the highest graded PMG example.
    From the Cherry Blossom Collection


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    September, 2018
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