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    Mismatched $5 Legal Tender/Federal Reserve Note - The "King of Errors"

    Fr. 1534 $5 1953B Legal Tender/Federal Reserve Note Very Fine. While double denominations are considerably more celebrated, this is truly the rarest and most difficult of errors to find, as the number of these notes, bearing a Legal Tender overprint on Federal Reserve Note stock that have survived can be counted upon the fingers of one hand. We've handled numerous double denominations in our previous forty sales, but this is only the second opportunity we've had to handle any note of this type. The error clearly occurred when a sheet of notes with the Federal Reserve Note first printing was fed instead into a machine printing Legal Tender Notes, resulting in the example offered here. This example is lightly circulated, and without detractions of any kind save for a small margin tear at the bottom which does not enter the design. This is the true "King of Errors," and is certain to become a highlight of the collection it enters this evening.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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