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    Finest Graded Fr. 9 $10 Demand Note

    Fr. 9 $10 1861 Demand Note PMG Very Fine 25.
    This lovely and finest known example comes from a long held hoard passed down generation after generation since the Civil War. At this time only five notes are recorded in the Gengerke census for this elusive Greenback with one example forever ensconced in the ANA Museum. One note was last offered 17 years ago, while another has appeared at auction three times since 1992, last appearing ten years ago. The whereabouts of the other two are unknown, though serial numbers are listed. PMG has commented about splits and the bank stamp on the back which is difficult to make out, but the origin is Cincinnati, O. Since these Greenbacks were relatively new, perhaps merchants and businesses accepting these new government issues placed their "stamp of approval" on them. This survivor has the longest pedigree of auction appearances, with the highest at $172,500 in our 2008 January FUN Auction. Wherever it lands tonight, the new owner will have an incredible Civil War era rarity to add to their collection.


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    August, 2018
    17th Friday
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