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    Low Serial Number 5 1899 Napier-Thompson $1 Black Eagle

    Fr. 231 $1 1899 Silver Certificate Serial Number 5 PCGS Gem New 65PPQ. This Serial Number 5 Napier-Thompson note is utterly fresh, with deep, original embossing, huge margins, ideal color and all the attributes required for the Gem New 65 grade noted on the holder. This is the lowest number ever to appear at public auction. A cut sheet bearing serial numbers 1-4 does exist, but it has never been offered at public sale and its whereabouts are currently unknown. This is a rare signature combination in its own right, but with this most desirable single digit number it is sure to generate much bidder interest, with a likely realization in the range of...

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    26th-28th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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