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    Type of Fr. 192 $50 National Customs Note Hessler 211/1499k Choice New. A face proof impression on bank note paper of a type of currency never actually issued. Since neither the Legal Tender Notes nor Interest Bearing Notes were acceptable in payment of duties levied by the Federal government, this specialized kind of currency would have filled an obvious gap in the Federal monetary system. The bronze "National Customs Note" overprint is bright and does not partake of any of the greenish aging so frequently seen on such overprints applied to early Federal issues. There is a roughly two inch closed tear at left which has been contemporarily repaired by the application of a thin paper backing strip. Four oblong POCs at bottom are punched through the Treasury signatures.

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    January, 2005
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
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