Superb Gem Fr. 128.

    Fr. 128 $20 1875 Legal Tender Superb Gem New. This 1875 Series Twenty should not be confused with the similar-looking 1878's. This is a far scarcer note (we have sold twelve as opposed to 61 Fr. 129's.) Because of the hoard of uncirculated Fr. 129's, the disparity is even wider in top grade. On the rare occasion when really nice Fr. 128's appear, they seem to be treated by the market as though they were the far more common Fr. 129. The presently offered note is so nice that it may well attract some individual attention, and help open the price-spread between Gems of the 1875 Series and Gems of the 1878 Series. The paper surfaces on this note are strictly original, and the colors of both paper and inks are exceptional. The red overprint is particularly bold. When we last sold this note is September of 2000, it realized $5775.

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    May, 2002
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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