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    Spectacular Rainbow $20

    Fr. 127 $20 1869 Legal Tender PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.
    When we sold this lovely note as part of the Tom Flynn Collection in April 2008, we said, "This Rainbow Twenty is an extremely popular type as it well deserves to be, as it is one of the most attractive notes (in this cataloger's opinion) that this country has produced. This particular example is as nice as any we have ever seen or handled. The margins are huge and even, the inks 100% fully bright and the Rainbow colors display as well as they ever possibly could. The two major grading services have graded 46 Fr. 127's, with only four of them reaching this level, and none higher. No 67 has reached the auction market yet. In September of 2006, we sold a PMG 66 for $25,300, and in January of this year, we sold a PMG 64 for $27,600. This note, which is a full three points higher, will leave that price far behind. On top of all its obvious qualities, the note has also received the two highly positive PMG comments, 'Exceptional Paper Quality,' as well as 'Great Margins.'" Since that auction, the number graded, has risen from 46 to 95, and the total number of 67's is five. Three are from PMG, including this note, and two are from PCGS, with neither service having graded anything higher.
    ex-The Thomas M. Flynn Collection
    From The Greensboro Collection

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