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    Very Rare Unpunched, Unstamped Fifty Cent Back Experimental

    Milton 2E50?.? 50¢ Second Issue PCGS Very Choice New 64.
    This Second Issue Experimental 50¢ Red Back is unstamped and unpunched. It has the finished back design but no bronzing on either side and is printed on heavily fibered paper. The engraving is deeply embossed through to the blank back, and the note is well margined and beautifully bright. This type was not in either our Friedberg or O'Mara sales, and is unlisted in the Friedberg reference. An excessively rare Experimental, that had it turned up at the height of the market (1978-1990), would likely have realized nearly $5,000. When we handled this note previously in January of 2014, it realized over $2500.
    From the Tabacco Family Collection


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    21st-23rd Wednesday-Friday
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