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    Coveted $50 Rainbow

    Fr. 151 $50 1869 Legal Tender PCGS Very Fine 20.
    The super counterfeits of this denomination resulted in a complete redesign of the 1869 Series, making it somewhat short lived. Thankfully, the aesthetic beauty of the designs and variegated colors resulted in them being saved by collectors. Still they are widely sought after with the $50 and $100 designs offered infrequently, while the $500 and $1,000 are unique in private hands. This example is a pleasing piece that faces up well for the grade, though it has some restorations noted by PCGS. Most recently we sold a VF 20 with many more problems for more than $26,000, so that level should be no problem here again this evening.


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    September, 2017
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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