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    Wise $5 Small Size

    Wise, VA - $5 1929 Ty. 1 The First NB Ch. # 10611
    This institution was originally chartered as the Wise County National Bank, but never issued currency under that title. In January of 1924, this issuing title was adopted and $64,600 worth of large and small size notes were issued. In 1935, a mere $150 in large was outstanding, of which one example is known. Of the small size outstanding, two notes are reported extant. Until tonight, only the large size survivor has made an auction appearance, and that was back in 2000. The present example is a solid Fine with broad margins and deeply printed details. With current demand for true Virginia rarities, we would not be surprised to see a realization of...


    Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    7th-11th Thursday-Monday
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