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    25¢ Fifth Issue Uncut Tete-Beche Horizontal Pair PCGS Choice New 63.
    Although this is a different piece than any in the O'Mara collection, its history is identical. Only seven tete-beche 10¢ Fifth Issue reverse pairs exist. All seven pairs trace their origins to a single sheet which was discovered in November of 1985. The sheet was cut and divided among major collectors. The notes are true proofs, with ink laid on so heavily and sharply that the design elements stand far off the paper. This tete-beche arrangement was created so that the localized anti-counterfeiting stain could be placed down the center of the sheet and still appear at the right end of each note when the notes were separated.

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    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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