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    50¢ Second Issue Experimental PCGS Very Choice New 64.
    This Second Issue Experimental 50c Red Back is unstamped and unpunched. It has the finished back design but no bronzing on either side and is printed on heavily fibered paper. The engraving is deeply embossed through to the blank back and the note is well margined and beautifully bright. Whatever held this note to the 64 grade and no PPQ is not visible through the holder. The note appears to our eye to be a superb gem. This type was not in either our Friedberg or O'Mara sales and is unlisted in the Friedberg reference. An excessively rare experimental, that had it turned up at the height of the market (1978-1990), would likely have realized nearly $5,000.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    8th-13th Wednesday-Monday
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