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    Superb Five Dollar Educational - Off the Market for Five Decades

    Fr. 268 $5 1896 Silver Certificate Superb Gem New. This Five Dollar Ed from the Trask Collection is one of the finest examples of its type that we have ever had the privilege of handling. It is utterly Superb in every respect, with broad, even margins, perfect centering, deep, original embossing and crackling fresh paper surfaces. The inking, which is often a problem on this type, is absolutely perfect, and the note has the visual impact of a carefully preserved printer's proof. While certainly not rare in the true sense of the word, Five Dollar Educationals this nice are probably represented by only a few dozen pieces, and the demand is such that a hundred or more would be sucked up by today's collectors. Expect some serious competition for this pristine beauty.
    From the collection of Malcolm A. Trask.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2005
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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