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    Significant Confederate $5

    T12 $5 1861. This famous note was printed by Jules Manouvrier, a prominent New Orleans lithographer and printer. Because of its light blue color, the back design quickly faded on most notes, and the simplistic design caused the Confederate government to not renew its contract with the printer. Scarce in all grades, this type is especially difficult to locate in mid-grade. In fact, we had a CU example sell for $27,600 on a $20,000 estimate in our April 2006 auction. This Fine+ example with nice edges for the grade is a charming Confederate note from the early days of the war.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-15th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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