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    Handsome Fr. 161

    Fr. 161 $50 1880 Legal Tender PMG Gem Uncirculated 65. This classic design, with its large brown seal, blue serial numbers, and striking vignette of America, it is one of our favorite pieces of currency. Fewer than sixty pieces are known of this number in all grades combined, including those in museums and in government hands. Fortunately for collectors, a fair number of these are in top grade. Not a whole bunch will wind up in 65 "Exceptional Paper Quality" holders as this one has. Once encapsulated, it's difficult to comment on the quality within the plastic, but this one certainly appears to us to have earned every point of its assigned grade. A very handsome note that should easily realize and likely exceed...

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    January, 2007
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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