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    Fascinating "Extra Blind Perforation" Error

    Fr. 1228 5¢ First Issue PCGS Choice New 63PPQ.
    An incredibly interesting note for the Fractional specialist. At a glance, it is simply a very nicely perforated Choice New Fr. 1228. On closer inspection, one notices an extra line of partial perforations running from the upper left corner down into the body of the note. They are more easily visible at the upper right of the back. The line is about a dozen perforations long and the paper has not separated much like the infamous Florida hanging chads. PCGS has noticed them and placed "Extra Blind Perforations" which is as good a way as any to describe what has happened here. We cannot recall ever having seen another, but in fairness, in the morning this cataloger cannot often find his shoes. Kidding aside, this is a significant Fractional error for the specialist, particularly in light of the high grade. Hard to estimate, but we would be very surprised if this note did not reach and quite possibly exceed...

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    January, 2014
    8th-13th Wednesday-Monday
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