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    Ball 16 Cr. 4 $1000 1861 Bond Extremely Fine. This registered bond was issued in May 1861 at Montgomery shortly before the Confederate capital was moved to Richmond. Very few of these early bonds escaped redemption. The vignette is of President Jefferson Davis as a US Senator. Registered bonds were also known as "stock" at the time, thus the accurate "Certificate of Stock $1,000" notation found in pencil on the verso. This bond was folded into fourths at one time and has managed to escape edge tears and pinholes. Its rarity and condition make for a highly desirable financial artifact from the Civil War.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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