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    Possibly Unique Back Proof

    Fr. 62 Hessler UNL $5 1862 Legal Tender Back Proof New. Hessler does not list a back proof for this design, though a face proof was mentioned in a letter dated July 25, 1862 from the National Bank Note Co. to the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. This face proof has not turned up since. The back proof offered here is printed on light card stock. Handling is restricted to a small corner fold and evidence along the bottom edge of once being possibly mounted. Also, right below the top edge is a trivial defect in the card stock before printing took place. Nonetheless, a historic proof that pre-dates the BEP.

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    January, 2006
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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