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    Fr. 2119-A* $50 1977 Federal Reserve Note. PCGS Gem New 66PPQ.
    This $50 star has mismatched A/K prefix letters. We have a sharp-eyed bank employee from Pennsylvania to thank for originally catching this error in 1983. She wrote a letter to the FBI in Scranton to make sure the notes she found were genuine. The FBI replied in the affirmative and returned her notes. A copy of the letter is included in this lot. These are the only $50s that we know of with mismatched prefix letters. It is also a star note which only adds to the allure of this important error. We have offered only one of these $50 star mismatched prefixes before and it brought $4,830 at our 2003 CSNS auction. That figure should be the serious bidding starting point ten years later. The letter is counted as one of the items in this lot. (Total: 2 items)

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    25th-1st Wednesday-Tuesday
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