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    One of Only Fourteen Known

    Fr. 176 $100 1880 Legal Tender PCGS Very Fine 20.
    An extremely rare type with its distinctive orange spiked seal and blue serial numbers. Just fourteen examples are known, with the last to be offered at public sale coming from the Newman holdings. That piece had more than a few flaws, grading Apparent Fine 15 with "Missing Lower Left and Upper Right Corners; Small Edge Splits and Minor Damage; Pinholes." Even with this litany of problems, the note realized $21,150. This piece, which has been off the market since our consignor obtained it in our October, 1998 CAA sale, is far superior, with nice color, good margins, and not a flaw to be found. If rarity and desirability are any guide, expect bidding to reach or exceed...

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2017
    4th-10th Wednesday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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