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    Solid Very Fine Triple Signature Twenty Dollar Silver

    Fr. 308 $20 1880 Silver Certificate Very Fine. This note last sold in our FUN 2005 and was cataloged as follows, "This note from the Trask Collection brings the number of known 308's up to ten, none of which grade higher than XF. CAA has sold only four examples, including one of the Extra Fines, which realized $30,800 in January 1998, and a Fine which realized $20,900 in January 1999. This note falls right between those two in grade. It's a solid VF, without a hint of a repair, restoration or problem of any kind. The face is beautifully well margined, with perfect color. The back design also has perfect color, but it's centered a bit low, although it is clear of the edge. Fr. 308 is the only 1880 Twenty Dollar Silver with the triple signatures. It's also the only triple-signature Twenty with the Large Brown Seal and the Large Brown roman numeral XX. It's a distinct one-number type, and this beautiful example deserves considerable bidder attention." It realized $17,825 then, surely a pleasing triple signed $20 Silver which will meet or possibly exceed that number.

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    September, 2006
    13th-15th Wednesday-Friday
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