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    CGA Gem Uncirculated 65 Fr. 161

    Fr. 161 $50 1880 Legal Tender CGA Gem Uncirculated 65. This beautiful Fr. 161 is from the short run of essentially perfect examples that has supplied generations of collectors with high-grade examples of this type. When we sold it in 1998, it realized $12,100--before the height of the market in 2000. It reached the auction market again in its CGA 65 holder in a Lyn Knight May 2002 Sale, which was well after the height of the market, and it realized $16,500 at that time. Although this type is not terribly difficult to obtain in this grade, there always seem to be more collectors seeking high-grade examples, than there are notes to satisfy them.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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