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    1862 $50 Legal Tender Face Proof Gem New. A flawless newly discovered example of this extremely rare proof. It is printed on India paper, mounted to a fairly heavy card. In a distinction that always has been important to this cataloger, but seemingly meaningless to collectors of proof notes, this note was clearly printed after mounting as the impression of the plate can be easily seen on the back of the card. The colors are spectacular and but for the normal six small hole cancels in the signature block, this rare piece is as perfect as a proof can be.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2002
    10th-12th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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