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    First Offering in Nearly Forty Years

    Newcastle, WY - $10 1902 Plain Back Fr. 624 The First NB Ch. # (W)7198
    Having started as a collector in 1968, and a dealer in 1970, there are few National Bank Notes which this cataloguer can truly say are exciting enough to make the heart race and the pulse pound. This extraordinary discovery is one of that very small group. It comes from a bank which, although three notes have been reported to exist, has had only one piece ever appear at public sale, with that offering coming nearly four decades ago. No other note from this tiny Wyoming location has ever been available to collectors, with even the most famous and long tenured Wyoming collector, the redoubtable Peter Huntoon, never having been able to obtain an example from Newcastle for his personal holdings. Fortunately for collectors, this piece is not only new to the census, it is by far the finest example known, with two color signatures, bright white paper, and great eye appeal to go along with its technical grade of Very Fine+. Any estimate here is just a guess, as no collector in the past generation has had the opportunity to add a note from this Wyoming town to his holdings, but if rarity, grade, and desirability are any guide, expect a realization in the vicinity of...

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    Apr-May, 2009
    29th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
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