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    Fr. 1020a - One Of Six Known - The Finest Graded By Either Service

    Fr. 1020a $50 1914 Red Seal Federal Reserve Note PMG Very Fine 25.
    "Track & Price lists only six examples of this number, including this note of Tom's. None has previously been third-party graded, with the highest Track & Price grade listed being 40. This note will be the first certified Fr. 1020a to sell, and the first since we sold a raw XF in January of 2003 to reach the auction market at all. On the Track & Price census, below the single XF, there are two VFs. This is one; the other is in the Smithsonian, leaving only five notes available to collectors. A highly important piece, with excellent color and no problems whatever." That was our description when this note sold in our April 2008 Flynn auction. The Track & Price census has remained at six over the past five years, and this note is still the finest graded by either service. At the Flynn sale, in an extremely strong market, this note hammered for $40,000. It will realize approximately half that number this evening.
    From The Greensboro Collection Part II


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
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