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    Finest Known Serial Number One Black Eagle

    Fr. 233 $1 1899 Silver Certificate Serial Number One PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. From our CAA sale of May 2001 where it was described, "This Serial Number 1 Black Eagle was originally part of the James Wade Collection, then to Aubrey Bebee and its final stop before the Watch Hill Collection was the Jim Thompson Collection, which Stack's sold in December of 1992. It's beautifully margined, bright, and strictly original with all its embossing present and easily seen. Surprisingly, only about a dozen Black Eagle Serial Number 1 notes are known for all signature combinations and block combinations. This is a beautiful one, that a collector who seeks a serial-Number 1 Type Note will be proud to own. In 1992, this note realized a bit over $4000. In 2001, $10,450 took it home. With only a couple other appearances by new entrants into the census and the demand for fancy numbers such as this, expect tonight's hammer to be multiple times any previous price realized in the area of...

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-15th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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