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    Excessively Rare Inverted Third Printing $1 1917 Legal

    Fr. 38 $1 1917 Mule Legal Tender Note. PMG Very Fine 30.
    A great early error with the note displaying an inverted third printing, with the seal and the serial numbers printed upside down. It's an extremely dramatic error and, needless to say, quite rare as well. Fortunately for collectors, it is a problem free piece which is certain to please. As Fred Bart mentions in his book on errors, this is one of the rarest errors to find on large size currency, with this piece one of only two we have had to offer during the past fifteen years. Our consignor obtained it ten years ago, when it sold for $6900, a figure which appears quite conservative in light of the note's rarity and popularity.
    Ex-CAA Secaucus Sale, September, 2006, Lot 21096.
    From The Richard Merlau Collection of Large Size Errors, Part I

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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