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    Likely Finest Known Fr. 42

    Fr. 42 $2 1869 Legal Tender Superb Gem New. With no qualifications, this is simply the finest example of this type that this cataloger has seen, handled or otherwise encountered in 40 years of paper-money immersion. A good friend and client of ours, who recently sold a 30-year collection of Superb Type Notes privately, spoke for decades about his frustration with his never being able to locate an 1869 Rainbow Deuce that met his standards. He never met this note. Large Size Type, whatever the issue, simply cannot come finer than this piece. That every possible technical pinnacle should apply to a type that is challenging to find even Choice is nothing short of a paper-money miracle. This cataloger, who no longer impresses easily, is rapt. If another Fr. 42 exists that can hold a candle to this piece, we await its appearance. Est. 10,000up

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    September, 2001
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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