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    Serial Number 1 Kansas City Brown Back

    Kansas City, MO - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 477 The New England NB Ch. # (M)5138
    A beautiful example which is the only serial number 1 Brown Back known from this Kansas City institution. It bears a long and distinguished pedigree going back to the Grinnell sale of June, 1945, where it was described as "Serial 1, Choice item, Crisp, Unc." It's been off the market since our consignor obtained it at the October 15, 1991 Stack's sale, where it was again called Uncirculated. We are going to be super-conservative here and call this beautifully pen signed and brightly colored example Choice About Uncirculated, due only to the presence of a well hidden corner fold. Whatever the technical grade here, this fully original serial number 1 example is certain to please even the most discriminating of collectors.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-15th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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