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    Fr. 123 Star- One of Two Known

    Fr. 123 $10 1923 Legal Tender Star Note Fine. This auction marks the first appearance of either of the two recorded Fr. 123 stars at public sale in over a dozen years. Your cataloguer discovered this note some thirty years ago, and since that time it has had only three owners, including the current consignor. Just two examples of this star are known, a figure that has not changed in the intervening three decades, and, with the interval between the arrival of new pieces, the likelihood is that no more remain to be discovered. The other known Fr. 123 star is ensconced in the strongest of hands, and unlikely to be available to collectors for many years to come, making this the sole opportunity for any collector to achieve completion of a star note set by type. With the market for true numismatic rarities reaching record levels at every offering of same, we see no reason why this note, a legitimate rarity with only two examples known, should not reach or exceed...

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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