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Beautifully Bright Fault-Free Green Shield

Fractional Currency Shield, with Green Background. To our best knowledge there are less than a dozen Green Shields in existence, and we have personally examined nine of them. This is the third finest that we've handled, with the Milt Friedberg example which we sold in January 1997 being the finest. The green background color on this Shield is as close to perfect as it gets, with all of the fine design elements clear and intact. The eagle and stars at the top of the Shield are as boldly green as the back of a large size note, without the slightest hint of fading. The great majority of the notes are nearly fully bright, with the exceptions being the 25¢ Second Issue back, which is always faded on Shields, and the 50¢ First Issue face and back notes, both of which have slightly aged paper. The Shield is fully wide on its original paper all the way out to the edges, and exhibits only very minor water staining at the bottom, which does not reach the Shield itself and is barely noticeable, even on the blank paper. It is housed in a period frame, with the inner surface gold leafed and the wide outer frame a dark hardwood. A spectacular item that is destined to wind up on the den or office wall of a serious fractional aficionado.

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Auction Dates
May, 2005
5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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My family and I would not have this amazing keepsake memory of my dad's collection without all the hard work, beautiful photos, tasteful layout and eloquent descriptions that you and your team did.
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