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    Richmond, KY - $20 1882 Brown Back Fr. 494 The Farmers NB Ch. # 1309
    An early Brown Back printed using the old American Bank Note Company plates, with the charter number at left and the Treasury seal high on the right. These notes are scarce and seldom offered, being outnumbered by their redesigned later siblings by a 30, 40, or 50 to one ratio. This is a scarce bank as well, which issued First Charters and Brown Backs only before liquidating in 1905. Pen signed Fine, with a small paper pull on the back more than offset by the note's good color and appearance for the grade.


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    September, 2003
    26th-27th Friday-Saturday
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