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    Sole Reported Note

    Battle Creek, MI - $20 Original Fr. 427a The First National Bank of the City Ch. # 1205 PMG Choice Fine 15 Net.
    A great note from one of Michigan's rarest banks. This issuer was a short-lived affair as it was only around from 1865 until it liquidated in 1885 and was succeeded by Charter 3314. This offering is the only note that has ever surfaced from the charter and is making its first public appearance in eight years. It also represents a very scarce type and denomination, not only for Michigan, but for any state. Quite understandably, it has had some repairs since many Original Series notes circulated well beyond their expected life span. However, the repairs have only served to enhance the appearance of this rare note as it has the look of a Very Fine piece with great color and clear pen signatures. A significant rarity for any collector who appreciates unique notes.


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