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    Fr. 1248 10¢ Second Issue PCGS Very Fine 30.
    A wonderfully bright, strictly original Fr. 1248 that is not as off center on the face as many of the examples are. The back is also off center, but only slightly shifted down. The "O" and the "63" back surcharges are bright and clear. Milt Friedberg traced the earliest appearance of an "O-63" note back to the Harlan P. Smith sale of the R.C. Davis Collection on January 20, 1890. Smith has long been suspected of "manufacturing" the Fr. 1310a's, and some suspicion must fall on him for the possibility of his also having created these Fr. 1248's. A rare number that is always eagerly sought when one appears.


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    Apr-May, 2018
    25th-1st Wednesday-Tuesday
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