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    Rare St. Louis $5 Demand Note

    Fr. 5 $5 1861 Demand Note PMG Choice Fine 15 Net. Nine examples of this St. Louis Demand Note are known, only two of which grade higher than this piece--the finest of them is a PCGS 35. That PCGS 35 also holds the price record for this Friedberg number. It realized $43,700 when auctioned in October 2005. This note, which was previously in the Amon Carter Collection, has been off the market for 18 years. It last sold as part of the Jim Thompson Collection in October 1990 when it realized $4,180. PMG has pointed out "Restoration", which is either very minor or very well done, as we are unable to locate it through the holder. The note is heavily circulated to be sure, but it is quite attractive for a 15 with good color and reasonably strong hand-signatures remaining.
    From The Dr. Edward and Joanne Dauer Collection

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    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
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