Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Inverted "M" Fessenden Variety

    Fr. 1297 25¢ Third Issue PCGS Banknote About Unc 55 Details.
    The "Details" has been correctly assigned for a minor corner rebuild. We originally offered this note in our January 2002 sale, where it was described, "At first glance, this appears to be a perfectly ordinary Fiber Paper Fessenden, but on closer inspection, the M in the M-2-6-5 surcharge is clearly inverted! We've examined this note extremely closely, and are unquestionably convinced that we are not looking at an alteration of any kind. Every year, our FUN sale has a few Fractional items that usurp the interest of the advanced collectors who always attend. We suspect that this year, this note will be the item that garners the most conversation among Fractional experts." At that sale, the note did indeed cause quite a stir and realized more than $1,600.
    From the Tabacco Family Collection


    View all of [The Tabacco Family Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    21st-23rd Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 123

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Apr 21, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 18 days left to consign to the 2022 January 5 - 10 FUN World Paper Money Signature® Auction - Orlando FUN!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I think heritage is the best auction house and has the best service - that’s why I use you. 
    Sara B.,
    Dubai, UAE
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search