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    $5 Philadelphia 1861 Demand Note

    Fr. 2 $5 1861 Demand Note PMG Very Fine 30.
    A note fresh to this generation of collectors as it has been with our consignor since our October 1998 auction at the Henry VIII Hotel in St. Louis. We described it then as Choice Very Fine and it has lived up to that billing 20 years later with its examination by PMG. It is well margined for the issue as the margins do not touch the frame line at any point. It also possesses excellent color and has remained bright and clean. Both hand signatures are dark. Overall, it is an exceptional VF Demand Note with the appearance of a higher grade through the holder. It certainly holds its own within the rank and file of Fr. 2 notes as PMG has graded only one equal and two higher. And to top it off, it is the plate note on page 18 of The Comprehensive Catalog of U.S. Federal Large-Size Notes, 1861 - 1929 by Carlson R. Chambliss and Gene Hessler.
    From the C.R. Chambliss Collection

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2018
    25th-1st Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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