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    November 2, 1889 Birthday Present

    Fr. 217 $1 1886 Silver Certificate PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 Net.
    A fascinating lot containing five consecutive Fr. 217s that were given as a gift from Grandfather to Granddaughter on the occasion of her ninth birthday on November 2, 1889. The first note has been holdered by PMG along with Grandpa's charming letter and the original envelope. The other four notes are each holdered individually. All five notes grade an identical 63 Net. All carry the identical comment "tear repairs," which appear to be nothing more than closed staple holes that are virtually invisible through the holders. A significant historic and sentimental grouping that certainly deserves to be kept together. Individually the 63 Net Marthas would easily be worth $1500 each. As a group with the paperwork, we would expect a realization in the range of... (Total: 5 notes)

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-2nd Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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