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    Vibrant Halifax $4 Bee Note

    North Carolina April 2, 1776 $4 Bee Fr. NC-161a PCGS Extremely Fine 45.
    We consider this the best looking $4 Bee we have ever seen. Its technically assigned grade perhaps does not do justice to its beauty. This attractive topical type is bright and vibrant, like a new note. Its light quarter folding is seen only from the back, and clearly defined laid paper lines attest to its originality. Complete margins, sharp printing, and strong signatures broaden its overall appeal. This stands far above the Newman example we sold for $822.50. In 2002, nearly twenty years ago, we sold the last $4 Bee that could compare with the present example for $1,322.50. However, the eye appeal of this offering far surpasses that citation. The colony of North Carolina is always strongly collected--especially notes from this 56-type series. We would not be surprised to see this exceed its starting price handily, perhaps by multiples. This acquisition will significantly enhance the next great collection it joins.

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    January, 2020
    8th-14th Wednesday-Tuesday
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