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    Possibly Unique $70 South Carolina Sheet

    South Carolina February 8, 1779 $70 Complete Sheet of Two Choice About New. An incredible unsevered pair--the first of this issue that we've ever handled. This is one of the three denominations that were added later on in the issue. On these $70 notes, Thomas Coram added his name on the engraved backs. It appears as "T. Coram Sc" immediately to the left of the ring that holds Prometheus's chained ankle. There is a fold between the two subjects, but it is in a position where it leaves each of the two notes as fresh original Gems. Both notes are fully signed and numbered. This pair is in actuality a complete sheet. The impression of the plate edge is clearly visible all around the two notes. Both notes are simply beautiful. One has a partial diagonal fold and a small as-made paper flaw. The other is utterly pristine. There is a stain at the wide margin on one side of the sheet, apparently the result of a previous mounting, but it is well more than a 1/4 inch away from the note itself. These wonderful items are unique to our best knowledge, and certainly a challenge to estimate, but we would expect a realization in the range of...

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    April, 2008
    16th-18th Wednesday-Friday
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