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    Bright Fr. 124b $20 Legal Tender

    Fr. 124b $20 1862 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 30.
    When we first offered this note at auction, it was at a time when the Friedberg book was expanded to designate a number of additional design types for early Legal Tender notes. Collectors and dealers flooded the grading services with notes, hoping to differentiate their notes as rare. This Friedberg number survived the four year onslaught, holding onto its distinction as being pretty rare. With the dust pretty much settled, this note remains the lone finest graded example at PMG and remains the finest offering at auction. No Extremely Fine or higher grades have been reported by either service. The note is well margined with incredible color and none of the near ubiquitous splits, tears and missing pieces which plague these early thin-paper issues.
    From The Yuri Solovey Collection

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    January, 2017
    4th-10th Wednesday-Tuesday
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