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    One of Only Two Known 1862/63 Serial Number One $20 Legal Tender Notes

    Fr. 125 $20 1862 Legal Tender PCGS Very Good 10.
    To our best knowledge, there are only two known Serial Number One $20 1862/63 Legals. This Friedberg 125 and a 126 or 126a from Series 14. Back in the days when all notes were raw, both were reported as being VGs. The PCGS comments include, "Small Edge Tears; Pinholes," both of which are accurate, but the note is perfectly natural, with no repairs or restorations of any kind. The edge splits are short and the pinholes, though numerous, are almost all very small. We believe Dean acquired this note in a 1990 New York City sale for $3,960.
    From the Dean Oakes Serial Number 1 Collection


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    Apr-May, 2018
    25th-1st Wednesday-Tuesday
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