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    Excessively Rare West Virginia Small Size $50- One of Two Known

    Richwood, WV - $50 1929 Ty. 1 The First NB Ch. # 8434
    A great piece that may well represent the rarest West Virginia small note that we have ever been privileged to offer. This small bank was West Virginia's sole issuer of small size fifties and hundreds, with a total issue of 17 sheets of fifties and one sheet of hundreds. Prior to the discovery of this example only one piece was known, a serial number three fifty formerly part of Jim Thompson's West Virginia holdings, now ensconced in a major collection and not likely to be offered for several decades. With its miniscule issue of only 102 pieces, it is a minor miracle that two examples have survived, with this discovery giving one more state or high denomination collector a chance to assemble a complete type or state set. Very Fine, a true West Virginia trophy item and one likely to see bidding reach or exceed...


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2003
    26th-27th Friday-Saturday
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