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    Wonderful Fr. 397 Original $5 Face Proof

    Hessler UNL Fr. 397 Original $5 Face Proof PCGS Very Choice New 64.
    A wonderful example of this important design type last appearing at auction in 2010. It was printed on India paper, backed by bond paper dated 1908, and exhibits perforated zero cancellations along with a blank central portion of the design. The margins are evenly matched and quite wide. Certainly a prize for the astute essay collector. The market for Federal proofs continues to grow as the true rarity for some of these lovely surviving examples of the engraver's art may never be fully known. It complements the other proof offerings here this evening and should finish in the area of...


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    6th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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