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    Fr. 148 $50 1862 Legal Tender Extremely Fine. This great note is listed on the census without its grade. It was reported to Walter Breen by Lou Werner with no other information. The note has spent the last several decades as a part of the Plymouth Rock collection, and now that it has surfaced, it turns out to be the finest of the examples in collectors hands. There is one reported Uncirculated note, which is the Bebee piece in the ANA museum, and an EF that is in the holdings of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. This Fully EF note lays some claim to the About New grade. It's a well margined piece, totally free of defects, and it faces-up like a Choice New example. The back is only a hair weaker. As the finest known 1862 first obligation fifty, this note will be avidly pursued this evening. We would anticipate a strong price that will reach or quite possibly exceed...
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    September, 2006
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