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    Unique in Large Size

    Wise, VA - $5 1902 Plain Back Fr. 605 The First NB Ch. # 10611
    An incredible Virginia rarity which is unique to the bank in large size. It comes from the sole bank to issue in this coal country community, which is the county seat of Wise County. The bank issued a truly miniscule amount of large size notes in this denomination only, and, by 1935, the amount outstanding was a tiny $150. We sold this note to our consignor in its only public appearance back in our May, 2000 sale, where it fetched $3960 in a far less sophisticated climate. Expect it to bring a substantially higher number this evening, as unique large notes are few and far between in today's considerably more knowledgeable market. PMG Very Good 8, with a very decent appearance for the grade.
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    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    11th-16th Wednesday-Monday
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