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    Fr. 40* $1 1923 Legal Tender PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58 EPQ.
    We sold this dramatic star error to Richard Merlau four years ago, commenting, "All large size errors have to be regarded as scarce, but errors on large star notes are extremely rare. The Murray star reference lists fewer than a dozen star errors of all kinds, excluding inverts, where 14 such notes are reported. This piece is one of three Fr. 40 error stars known, and, along with one sheet mate, is one of only two large star errors reported as Uncirculated...although PMG, in its questionable wisdom, chose to grade it Choice About Uncirculated 58 EPQ. It has been nearly fifteen years since collectors have had the opportunity to obtain one of the three Fr. 40 errors, and we expect the competition to be fierce before the hammer falls on this beauty." It realized $4,112.50 that night, and should fetch just a bit more today.
    From the Richard Merlau Collection of Large Size Error Notes, Part V


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    January, 2018
    3rd-9th Wednesday-Tuesday
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