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    PCGS Graded Gem New 66PPQ $5 Value Back

    New Bloomfield, PA - $5 1882 Value Back Fr. 574 The First NB Ch. # (E)5133
    A truly lovely example of this very scarce type which is ensconced in a PCGS Gem New 66PPQ holder. We do not know how many Gem New 66PPQ $5 Value Backs PCGS has certified to date, but, based on our forty years of experience, would place a serious wager on "very few." (PMG has not graded even one example of this type higher than Very Choice 64.) The geniuses who value items for the Green Sheet price $5 Value Backs in Superb Gem 67 (!) at $3450, a price at which your cataloguer stands ready to buy any and all which holders of these items are foolish enough to offer us at this figure. (The Sheet also values $10 Value Backs in the same grade, a type which is 50% more common than $5 Value Backs in all grades and at least five times as common in CU, at $5500, an utterly inexplicable difference made for reasons known only to the anonymous price gurus whose collective ignorance is put on display monthly for all to enjoy.) If real rarity and desirability are the factors they will likely be for this item, throw away the Green Sheet and expect a realization in the range of...

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    26th-28th Wednesday-Friday
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