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    F*/F-L Mismatched Suffix Web Note

    Mismatched Suffix F*/F-L Fr. 1917-F $1 1988A Federal Reserve Web Note. PCGS Extremely Fine 40PPQ.
    This is definitely a dramatic mismatch as the left side of this Web note from run 12 with plate combo 2-1 has the F* block and the right side displays the F-L block. The "*" is the incorrect part of the serial number as it was mistakenly put in the numbering wheel suffix position instead of another "L" suffix by the press operator. Earlier, a "*" slug was accidentally put into the "L" slug letter bin in order to put these actions into motion. This is the only known mismatch of a star note and a regular note. Tonight's example is the discovery piece for this error as its serial number is the only one listed on page 351 of the second edition of US Error Note Encyclopedia by Stephen M. Sullivan. We originally auctioned it for $29,900 in September 2008. It is also the nicer of the two that we have offered with the other being a PMG VF 30 with ink. The current offering is a great mismatch that is destined for a great error note collection.

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    September, 2017
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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