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    Spectacular Twenty Dollar Interest Bearing Note

    Fr. 197a $20 1863 Interest Bearing Note Choice Very Fine. Fewer than 30 examples are known in all grades combined, with this piece being one of the finest known examples. The note is 100% original, with broad margins, perfect paper surfaces, ideal color and excellent centering of both sides. The note's only flaws are a half-dozen insignificant pinholes and two short tears at the top, both of which just barely pass the frame line of the design. CAA has handled only eight Fr. 197a's in all of our sales, only one of which, a Choice Extra Fine in January of 2001, graded better than this currently offered piece. That note realized $35,750 over four years ago.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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