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    Highest Denomination August 18, 1775 "Sword in Hand" Note
    In Choice Condition

    Massachusetts August 18, 1775 40 Shillings Fr. MA-173 PCGS About New 50.
    The highest denomination from this initial series of "Sword in Hand" notes. Another example in choice condition, boasting full originality, and likely the finest known of the denomination. It is superior to the Boyd Collection note (Ex: Ford Part X: 4658 for $6,900). Full size, nicely margined, and showing a natural deckled edge at the right. Printing is crisp, clear, and well detailed. The three signatures on the face are in different inks, and all remain strong. Surfaces are clean on both sides except for an ink blot (as made) in the right back field that does not affect the patriot vignette. A beautiful example that is worthy of a premium realization.
    From the Hunter Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2021
    11th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
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