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    Spectacular Bar Harbor NB of Eden $5 Brown Back

    Eden, ME - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 470 The First NB of Bar Harbor Ch. # 3941
    A wonder note in all respects, with this the only large example bearing either the Eden (the original location of this bank until 1918) or Bar Harbor locators to be offered to collectors for at least the past twenty years. It traces its pedigree to the Power collection of $5 Brown Backs, where it realized $18,400 in 2006 against a pre-sale estimate of $8500-12500. As the cataloguer there noted, "the bold 'cigar box label' design and the fine pen signatures of Thomas Searls, Cashier, and J.A. Radick, President, will ensure that the winning bidder will never be sorry....Absolutely breathtaking....Gem CU." Inexplicably, and despite the note's undeniable originality, flaming colors, and boardwalk margins all around, PMG has called this note Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. Disregard the plastic and let your eyes do the grading...this is a screaming Gem in every respect. For those collectors who desire and can afford the very best, this is a note that demands to be brought home tonight.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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