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    Facsimile Fr. 1230 5c First Issue. Seventy-seven Examples. About New. This is a highly unusual bundle of "Fractional" notes. We have not seen anything like them before. They are a faithful rendition of Fr. 1230 with the added "COPY" in the back upper left corner. Reasons for their existence are open to speculation, but play money in the distant past is a logical assumption. The "COPY" may be in conjunction with the 1970s Hobby Protection Act or these are much older and the "COPY" feature is just a coincidence. The "notes" for the most part do not have any folds, but a few do have a small spot. The wrapper, which shows some wear, only adds to the mystery as it reads, "U.S. Department of the Treasury, 100 x 5¢ Postage Currency, $5 Dollars, Pay Department, Washington, D.C." There is also a red Treasury Seal on the back. There will be no returns on this lot for any reason. (Total: 77 notes)

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    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
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