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    Fr. 1296 25c Third Issue Gem New. This is the rare variety with the extremely large "a" 7mm to the lower right of its normal position. This unusual size and placement occurred only on plate #144, which was one of 90 plates used for this issue. This information was originally published in Paper Money Magazine volume XI number 2 page 80 in 1972. At the time of the publication of the Encyclopedia, only three pieces were known. That census has grown considerably in the intervening years, and the current count is about a dozen pieces. This one is a beauty, with deep, original embossing and unusually large margins.

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    January, 2003
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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