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    Towanda, PA - $5 1875 Fr. 401 The First NB Ch. # 39
    A great early note from this low charter number Pennsylvania bank that was one of the first note issuers in the entire country when it opened its doors in the aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. There is one Series 1875 $5 reported in the census from this charter, but it is listed without a grade or serial number so it could very well be this example. Either way, there are two other First Charter notes reported as extant, and neither of those pieces have been publicly offered in over a dozen years. Certain to be of interest to the collectors of low charter numbers, this $5 has seen its share of circulation, but is solid for its grade and displays good color and dark pen signatures. PCGS Very Good 10.


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    October, 2012
    17th-23rd Wednesday-Tuesday
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