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    Pennsylvania March 16, 1785 3d PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45 EPQ. William Tilton was the signer of this boldly printed 3 pence note with three wide margins that earned the EPQ designation from PMG. This example is from Pennsylvania's somewhat scarcer final issue. Only one note has received a higher grade from PMG. Printer Francis Bailey printed these notes on paper watermarked PENSYLVANIA in two lines. Bailey started his printing business in Lancaster in 1771 and later that decade published a newspaper in Philadelphia. Although Bailey originally used types manufactured in Germantown, he later produced types for himself and others.

    Estimate: $1,800 - up.

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    August, 2009
    18th Tuesday
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