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    Fractional Currency Shield, With Gray Background. This Shield gives an overall impressive appearance. It does not suffer from the water staining so typical of these majestic numismatic items. The white backing is bright for a 140 year old item that has proudly been displayed during its lifetime. The Shield also looks like it is housed in a near-period frame. The brown paper back enclosure and hanging wire are probably of a more recent vintage. About half the notes show ink fading of different degrees and the penmanship on the hand-signed notes shows some fading, too. Nonetheless an attractive, pleasing Shield that is far better than most and ready to settle down in your den or study.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    9th-11th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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