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    Attractive Technicolor Fr. 1180 $20 Gold

    Fr. 1180 $20 1905 Gold Certificate PCGS About New 53PPQ.
    Fr. 1179 and 1180 are deemed "Technicolor" notes due to the use of red, yellow, and black ink on their faces. These Gold Certificate Friedberg numbers were current in the latter half of the first decade of the twentieth century, while "technicolor" as a color motion picture process was invented in 1916. "Technicolor" would go on to make steady inroads into the film industry over the next several decades. As United States paper money collecting was also in its infancy at this time, one astute collector from the era was able to make an analogy between these colorful notes and color film and that appropriate pet name has remained in use ever since. This is an attractive 53PPQ Technicolor $20 with excellent margins, embossing, and bright flashy color. This note brought $18,000 in September, 2018 and it could easily outdistance that figure tonight.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
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