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    Near-Superb Lyons-Treat $5 Chief

    Fr. 272 $5 1899 Silver Certificate PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.
    A stunning example displaying bright white paper, exceptionally vivid inks, and simply monstrous embossing. PMG's comments "Exceptional Paper Quality, Great Embossing" understate the embossing here, which is as deep and pronounced on every device as this cataloger has ever seen on any large size note. The common Fr. 281 as a type is regularly commanding $7,500 or more, which should be considered a starting price here this evening.
    From the Levenson Collection


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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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