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    Al Capp Li'l Abner Shmoon Savings Bond Certificate 1949.
    This was a colorful premium for purchasing savings bonds for children starting in the late 1940s and continuing throughout the 1950s. The Shmoon from Al Capps' Li'l Abner comic strip are employed to promote the attributes of savings bond buyers. Those attributes listed on the certificates are thrift, loyalty, trust, duty, truth, and common cents and that all adds up to aid the nation. "Shmoo Mania" had overtaken the country at this time, as Al Capp accompanied President Harry Truman at the bond certificate's unveiling ceremony. This remainder was printed on light cardstock and grades Choice Crisp Uncirculated. This is the first of these that we have been able to offer. We can attest to the fact that the Shmoon certificates are much more elusive than the similar Walt Disney certificates.


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    January, 2016
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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