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    Excessively Rare Fr. 124a

    Fr. 124a $20 1862 Legal Tender PMG Very Good 10 Net.
    Another downright rare Friedberg number from the Doug Murray holdings and the first specimen of this variety to ever be publicly offered. The early $20 Legal Tenders are scarce in their own right as a type in general but this piece represents a number that the Friedberg reference simply lists as "2 known" while Track & Price records only one serial number which corresponds to this piece. Fr. 124a is similar to other First Obligation $20 Legals except it does not display a Series or Number at top center because the American Bank Note Company did not use a Series number for the first 100,000 notes that it printed. While this note has seen its share of circulation and has a few minor tape repairs and splits, it still maintains a quite pleasing appearance with good color and boldly printed details. For any collector seeking to complete a set of Friedberg numbers, you cannot afford to let this note pass you by.
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