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    Fr. 161 $50 1880 Legal Tender PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ. A spectacular note which is one of only three Fr. 161's to achieve this grade level, with none higher. We sold the last (and only other to appear at auction) Fr. 161 grading 67, with that note also in a PMG holder, for $40,250 in September of 2008. It's hard to see how any other Fr. 161 could be the equal of this piece, as the centering is letter perfect, the colors dazzling, and the paper quality evident even through the PMG holder. Expect some spirited bidding before the hammer falls on this lot, as collectors who demand and can afford the very finest vie to take this treasure home.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2009
    9th-13th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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