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    Newly Discovered Beautifully Fresh 1863 Fifty-Dollar Legal

    Fr. 150 $50 1863 Legal Tender About New. A spectacular, newly discovered piece! This note has never been offered to the collecting public. Prior to its appearance, only eight examples of this Friedberg number had been known. A single uncirculated note is listed as being in the ANA museum and there are two About New notes known, as well. The two previously mentioned About News are serial numbers 13315 and 13316. This new note is 13314, and it clearly traces its original source to the run of three. The other five notes in the census are four low-grade pieces and a VF from the Oat Bin Hoard. This note is crackling fresh, with beautiful margins, one hundred percent fully bright colors, utterly untouched surfaces and no defects of any kind save for some very light handling crinkles and a single immaterial vertical fold to the left of center. This beautiful piece should attract considerable bidder attention. It will likely represent one of the very finest Type Notes in the collection of its new owner.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2004
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
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