Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    T40 $100 1862 PF-1, Cr. 298/308.
    While the "Diffused Steam" note itself is a fairly common item, the manuscript issuance of Mobile on the back is definitely not common. With assistance from the Trainmen (not comic book characters...yet), we know that 900 sheets were printed and dated October 15, 1862. From there, who exactly issued the notes is up for discussion, as most Confederate Quartermasters would sign their name on the back, however this note simply has an issue date of March 16, 1863. It is believed that a clerk or cashier at the Mobile Savings Bank issued this note almost 146 years ago. Fine, with some small tears at bottom, along with a small missing piece at upper left. Also of note is a possible engravers name of Hollings in the left margin.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 367

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Jan 8, 2009 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 21 days left to consign to the 2022 January 5 - 10 FUN Currency Signature® Auction - Orlando FUN!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thank you for your quick response. I am a member of Heritage Auctions and I am happy to say that it is truly a great platform.
    Mohammed J.,
    Durban, KZ
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search