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    F.E. Spinner Courtesy Autograph on a Red Back Fessenden

    Courtesy Autograph Fr. 1292 25¢ Third Issue PCGS Banknote Very Fine 35 Details.
    We sold this note as Lot 15805 of our O'Mara sale in May of 2005. At that time, we described it: "Virtually identical to lot 250 of our January 1997 sale, which is the only other known Spinner Courtesy Autograph. As the father of Fractional Currency, Spinner's signature on a Fractional note is the most significant Courtesy Autograph that can be acquired. His bold, distinctive handwriting covers a significant portion of the back. Interestingly, the other known Spinner Courtesy Autograph is also a Fr. 1292, also lightly circulated and also signed on the back." To our knowledge, the census remains at two. If you have the means to afford it, and you want a single Courtesy Autograph note for your collection, this should be the one. PCGS Banknote has added the "Details" comment for "Tape Repaired Tear."
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