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    Fr. 1225h $10,000 1900 Gold Certificate PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 Net.
    An example of this unredeemable note that exhibits paper originality and nice color. The Net grade is for staining. This is common for many Fr. 1225's. The staining places this piece at the five alarm Washington, DC Old Post Office fire on the night of December 13, 1935. Firefighters tossed many of these notes along with other combustible material from the windows of a large filing room on the sixth floor. The lucky onlookers below were able to pick the notes up and go on their way. Seventy-nine years later this landmark building is in the news once again as the Old Post Office Building has been bought from the government and will be turned into a luxury hotel. Completion date is planned for 2016.


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