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    Excessively Rare & Perhaps Unique Error

    Fr. 1908-E $1 1974 Federal Reserve Notes. Choice About Uncirculated. One of the greatest (and most inexplicable) errors we have ever been priviledged to handle. Two notes from the sheet are attached, both of which are missing the third printing. On the reverse of one of the notes is a third printing, on the other reverse, nothing but the normal back printing. We showed this note to several experts in Baltimore at the ANA, where it was consigned to us, and, while several explanations were advanced on how this might have happened, the dean of error dealers advised us that he had never seen such an error in his forty years of buying and selling errors. Needless to say, we haven't either. Any estimate here is but a stab in the dark, but if rarity and desirability are any guides, expect to see bidding reach or exceed...

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2003
    26th-27th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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