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    Fr. 40 $1 1923 Legal Tender PMG Choice Very Fine 35.
    A long gutter on the face begins at the left portrait frame and runs to the right through Washington's chin, through the series designation, and continues to the lower right corner. It is 1mm wide at its widest points. Two more thin parallel gutters are also noticed. They are in the upper right corner and both proceed downwards for approximately 1.25 inches. The back label reports that this error is ex-Grinnell. This gutter error is similar to lot 404. The grade is the same, but the direction of the main gutter in the Barney Bluestone description of 1944 should have stated "right" instead of "left." After searching through the main Grinnell catalogue again, plus the Mehl 1943 Grinnell catalogue, and the 1947 Bluestone "clean-up" Grinnell auction catalogue, we forgive Mr. Bluestone.
    Ex-Albert A. Grinnell Collection sale, November, 1944, Lot 404
    From The Richard Merlau Collection of Large Size Errors, Part I


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