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    Attractive & High Grade $10,000 Gold Certificate

    Fr. 1225h $10,000 1900 Gold Certificate PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.
    An uncirculated example of this non-negotiable design that has an added printed date of "Nov. 22, 1916." Listed on the back label is light color discoloration and the perforation cancellation by the United States Treasury. The former is common for many Fr. 1225s. The discoloration places this piece at the five alarm Washington, DC Old Post Office fire on the night of December 13, 1935. Firefighters tossed many of these notes along with other combustible material from the windows of a large filing room on the sixth floor. The lucky onlookers below were able to pick up the notes go on their merry way. The latter is the usual cancellation observed on Fr. 1225h notes. The Friedberg number on the third party label is incorrect.


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    January, 2016
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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