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    Rare $1000 National Bank Note Back Proof

    Hessler 1403 $1000 National Bank Note Back Proof. Hessler has documented a mere eight back proofs for this design, while the National Bank Note census does not include a single $1000 in any collection or government agency. Treasury Department records indicate only 21 unredeemed examples, and that was on December 31, 1916. Those 21 notes were lost long ago, making this a rare opportunity for the advanced collector. This example, with a New York state seal, exhibits a detailed engraving of Washington Resigning His Commission that displays a wonderful 3-D effect. It is printed on India paper and mounted on light card stock. Due to this action and material, trivial mounting marks are spotted with scrutiny, but in no way do they hamper the aesthetic beauty of this proof.

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