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    Red Back Fessenden With Inverted Bronze Surcharge

    Fr. 1291 25¢ Third Issue Inverted Back Bronze PCGS Extremely Fine 40PPQ.
    The only other example we know of a Red Back Fessenden Invert was lot 16197 from our May 2005 sale of the Tom O'Mara Collection. We described that note, "Only two types of red back inverts are known. This Fessenden and the Fr. 1357 Justice. That Justice invert is relatively common with about a dozen pieces known, but this Fessenden remains, to our knowledge, totally unique. Milt had seven green back Fessenden inverts, but in over thirty years of searching, was never about to locate a red back." That count has now risen to two with the discovery of this handsome PCGS 40PPQ example.


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