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    Chicago, IL - $5 1902 Plain Back Fr. 602 Inverted Back The NB of the Republic Ch. # 4605
    The Large Size error hit parade continues with this inverted back National from the Windy City. Kelly lists only two pre-1929 inverted backs not associated with double denominations in his census on page 544 of his third edition. Now, this $5 can be added to that compilation. In fact, we sold one of those two listed inverted backs that was with the Taylor Family Collection for almost $13,800 (albeit in a much higher grade) in February 2005. The top edge reveals a notch above the Harrison portrait, while blue fountain ink was used for an inscription that was subsequently removed. This action was only partially successful. This also resulted in some discolorization on the back. Still a rare note that will forever remain truly rare. If you let this inverted back pre-1929 National pass, be prepared to scour the earth for another example. Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    10th Tuesday
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