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    New York March 5 , 1776 (Water Works) 8s PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ. This very attractive example was signed by Andrew Gautier and Abraham Brasher. Hugh Gaine printed these notes in red and black ink on the face and black on the back. Although the faces were printed on white paper, the backs were printed on coarse, dark paper. Gaine, a native of Ireland, worked for James Parker for several years after he arrived in New York. Circa 1750 he established his own press. He died at the age of 81 on April 25, 1807.

    Estimate: $500 - up.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2009
    14th Tuesday
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