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    Lockport, NY- Niagara County Bank $5 July 1, 1856 as G8a Proof PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.
    The bank was organized in 1856, succeeding the Canal Bank of Lockport. It remained in business until 1864 when it became the Niagara County National Bank. This Danforth, Wright & Co. design is quite striking with a brick red tint and red and white 5 protector setting off the oval male portrait, the vignette of Proserpina seated by a plow, and the state bank department die at right. The note is printed on India paper with the usual small POCs in the signature lines. There were two examples of this beautiful design in Lot 1173 in the 1990 ABNCo Archives sale and, to the best of our knowledge, they represent the only known Proof examples.
    From the Charles R. Pease, Jr. Collection, Part II

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