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    Unique for the Town

    Reedville, VA - $10 1902 Plain Back Fr. 632 The Commonwealth NB Ch. # (S)10827
    A great note that was unique when it was discovered, has been unique for the intervening twenty five years, and will likely always remain unique. It comes from the sole bank in rural Northumberland County, and from a remote community of watermen plying their trade on the adjacent waters of Chesapeake Bay. This institution lasted but five years, issuing just a handful of notes before disappearing in 1921. We well remember the excitement this note's discovery caused when it was unveiled in 1978 by our friend Bob Cohen, and the intense disappointment of other collectors when Bob made the decision to sell this example to Emmett Brooks. Pleasing Fine-Very Fine, with purple signatures, a literal once in a lifetime opportunity for one lucky collector to add this town and bank to his holdings tonight.
    Acquired from Bob Cohen in 1978.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2003
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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