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    Rare, Fully Issued Farmers Bank Liberty Branch $10 Note

    Liberty, MO - Farmers Bank of Missouri, at Liberty $10 Aug. 1, 1859 MO-15 G18b. PCGS Very Fine 25.
    This design type is usually seen as an India paper color proof, formerly from the American Bank Note Company archives. A rare issued Liberty branch note from Bald, Cousland & Co. Philada. & New York, with an added "ABC" monogram, using the orange tint lace-pattern in most areas other than the signature blocks and bottom vignettes, with deeper orange outlining the white TEN protector. Top corners have "10" dies at each end of the arced title. Above the title is a dynamic cotton-wagon scene, with six mules straining to pull the heavy load as the slave who is driving cracks his whip. The bottom left portrait shows Robert Aull, who boldly signs as president of the bank at the right. Countersigned by Geo. Penn as "ass't" commissioner. Plate B. No. 2979. The color is excellent, and the close margins are complete. One of the finer-looking issued notes from the series we have seen.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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