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    $10 Essay Back.
    Lot 4011 in the January, 1986 Bowers & Merena Ezra Cole collection sale, where it was described as follows:
    $10 Essay of unadopted Demand Note or Legal Tender Back Design. Unlisted in Hessler. Choice New. Circa 1860-62. Uniface. Printed on india paper. Paper is pure white with a vivid green impression. It is a virtually flawless note, with only a tiny nip at the top right corner which doe not inhibit the desirability of this item in any way. American Bank Note Co. New-York is printed twice at the lower margin.
    The obligation reads SECURED BY THE PLEDGE OF PUBLIC STOCKS OF THE UNITED STATES within a circle at the center, and it differs considerably from the version used on the early Demand, Legal Tender and Interest-Bearing currency issues. Very likely this item is unique."
    Sold in 1986 for $880, and likely worth today... Est. 1,500-2,500


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2001
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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