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    Excessively Rare New York Guaranteed Note

    New York June 15, 1780 $1 PCGS Apparent Fine 15.
    The rarest of all the guaranteed notes and the first example of any denomination of this issue that we have sold. It is the only example of its denomination seen by PCGS and therefore the default Top-Pop note. They have seen only one other for the entire issue and that was a $20 that had been cancelled. PMG has not graded a single note for any denomination of this issue. There were three examples in the stacks sales of the western accumulation: a $7, a $4, and the $20 cancelled note. To our best knowledge this $1 is unique. It has been given the Apparent grade for "Edge Splits, Minor Damage, and Repairs; Stains," all of which are accurate, but none of which account for very much on a note which may well be the only surviving example. The face of the note is signed by Evert, Bancker, and Henry Rutgers. The guarantee on the back was signed by Abraham Yates, Jr. for the United States. Virtually impossible to estimate with any accuracy, but our best guess is...

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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