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    Superb Fifty Dollar 1880 Legal

    Fr. 161 $50 1880 Legal Tender Superb Gem New. We sold this note as Lot 1328 of our January 1996 sale. The note is broadly margined and is as pretty as a picture. This classic design, with its large brown seal, blue serial numbers and striking vignette of America, is one of our favorite pieces of currency. Fewer than sixty pieces are known of this number in all grades combined, including those in museums in government hands. This note sold for a little over $10,000 over six years ago, and since that time, several other identical pieces have sold in the high teens to a little over $20,000. We would expect this beauty to now easily realize . . .

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2002
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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