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    Third Note Reported - Signed by Cook Borden

    Fall River, MA - $1 1875 Fr. 386 The National Union Bank Ch. # 1288
    An excessively rare Fall River bank that issued First and Second Charter notes only before liquidating 1903. Fall River, in its heyday in the Nineteenth Century, would be the host to eight note-issuing national banks, with the National Union being the seventh to receive a charter. Tonight's offering is just the third note to be reported and is the first First Charter ace of either type to surface. It has seen its share of circulation and has a minor repair, but it still faces up quite nicely with good color and bold signatures. As is well known, Fall River was the home of the infamous Lizzie Borden, and this note is signed by President Cook Borden - a situation that certainly merits further investigation by the successful bidder tonight. PMG Fine 12.


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    January, 2016
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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