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    Unique Web Note Error Discovery Mismatched Suffix F-*/F-L

    Fr. 1917-F $1 1988A Federal Reserve Web Note. Mismatched Suffix F-*/F-L PCGS Extremely Fine 40PPQ.
    This may well be the ultimate web note error. It was saved by pure happenstance by a bank teller who placed the occasional odd item that came across her window in an envelope. Included in these "odd items" were a number of web notes, with the notation on the envelope that the web notes were "different." Many years later her daughter found the envelope and examined the notes to see why they were different. By the purest serendipity she noticed that the serial number on both sides of all of the notes were identical...save for one, which contained a star suffix on the left side and a letter suffix on the right side. Further research indicated that this note was printed during the F-L run, but does not bear a serial number in the star range. We can not explain how this error was created, although a number of causes have been advanced, but we do know that in the nearly two decades after the release of these notes that this is unique as a star/regular mismatch. Offered here for the first time to the collecting public, it stands as easily the most desirable web note ever to cross the auction block. Any estimate for this unique item is merely a guess, but if rarity and desirability are any guide, expect bidding to easily rise to the level of...




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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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