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    Superb 1905 Technicolor Twenty Dollar Gold

    Fr. 1180 $20 1905 Gold Certificate Superb Gem New. This Technicolor Twenty has glowing colors, huge margins and deep, original embossing. The note comes from a small hoard of high-grade Twenty Dollar 1905's that William Philpot purchased from a friend who had worked at the Treasury Department. There were originally 25 notes in the group that were not consecutive, but all came from the pack that began A4043___. Market appearances of truly Superb Fr. 1180's are few and far between. When they are encountered, they are almost all from this same small group, a number of which have picked up light problems over the years. This example, which was acquired by Malcolm Trask, is the equal of any note of this type that we've seen. Including this note, we've now handled nine pieces from that original group of 25. None has been superior to this letter-perfect example.
    From the collection of Malcolm A. Trask.


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    January, 2005
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
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