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    HB-186 EP-87 5¢ John W. Norris About New. Norris ordered only the four lowest denominations from Gault, and under two dozen examples are known for all the denominations combined. This Five Cent is so rare as to be considered uncollectable, and it is unpriced in the Hodder-Bowers book. They estimate three or four to exist. This piece shows virtually no wear to the case, which is toned several different shades of brown, from light tan to deep mahogany. The mica is as close to perfect as any we've ever seen, and the stamp is fully bright. An exceptional example of an extremely rare merchant.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2007
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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