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    Extremely Rare Charter # 54 National

    Girard, PA - $5 Original Fr. 394 The First NB Ch. # 54
    An extremely rare example from one of the toughest to find of the first one hundred charters. This bank issued First Charter fives and tens only before liquidating at the expiration of its charter in 1882. The census shows just two pieces extant, both quite low grade, with the last offering coming almost ten years ago. Fortunately for collectors, this new to the census specimen is by far the finest known, with good color, paper quality, and signatures. PCGS Apparent Very Fine 25, the Apparent grade awarded due to one extremely minor repaired edge split on the right end which affects nothing. It would not surprise us at all to see our estimate quickly exceeded by the many collectors who have had this charter on their want lists for a decade or more.

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-2nd Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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