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    Type 27 - The Rarest of the Confederate Designs

    T27 $10 1861 PF-1 Cr. 221.
    Over 100 years of aggregating census information by collectors of Confederate Currency, we know the T27 to be the rarest of the surviving design types. It is estimated that there might be between 80 and 90 survivors total. While it does not have quite the allure of the Montgomerys or appeal of the Indian Princess T35, finding a respectable surviving specimen is not as easy as the price might suggest. Our consignor snagged this piece nearly 15 years ago in a New York City auction. His eye for quality honed in on this example, for the consistent and nice presentation of the paper and vignettes. Some minuscule edge splits and minor restorations are noted by PCGS, though the lack of any detracting issues and absence of cancellations makes this a much prettier and much more desireable than normal Very Fine 20.
    From the Randall Martens Collection


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    August, 2018
    17th Friday
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