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    Massachusetts 1781 $16 PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45 EPQ.
    We have handled a number of these items which were extremely rare until several years ago when a small group (our best guess is about a dozen) turned up. This is one of those $16 notes. At the time, we sold three of those pieces in one sale, with the following description, "The entire issue is unpriced in Newman and noted as 'Extremely Rare' in Friedberg. Until this small group appeared, no examples were known of this $16 denomination, and the other denominations ($4, $6 and $8) were represented by one to three of each. These three notes turned up with a large group of canceled Massachusetts Guaranteed notes and a small group of high-grade Massachusetts fiscal paper." As of this writing, the $16 has become the most common denomination with about a dozen now known. The usual hole cancel is found on this lightly circulated and still original example.


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    January, 2018
    3rd-9th Wednesday-Tuesday
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