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    Mechanics Bank, Brooklyn $3 Issued Note

    Brooklyn, NY - Mechanics Bank $3 Nov. 17, 1854 NY-335 G6 SENC. PCGS Fine 12.
    An earlier issued note from this extremely rare bank printed from Danforth, Bald & Co. plates. At top center, a carpenter planes a piece of wood in his workshop. A portrait of Washington in an oval frame is to the right. The upper corners show "3" counters. At lower left is the New York bank seal. At lower right are Mechanic's symbols: a gear, an arm and hammer, and an anvil. A red protector THREE is across the bottom. This is another very pleasing note and the only example we have seen.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
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    Truth Seeker: The Life of Eric P. Newman (softcover)
    A powerful and intimidating dealer of the 1960s, backed by important colleagues, was accused of selling fraudulent gold coins and ingots to unsuspecting numismatists. Who would go up against a man like that and, over the course of decades, prove the fraud? Who would expose a widely respected scholar as a thief, then doggedly pursue recovery of coins that the scholar had stolen from an embarrassed numismatic organization, all over the objections of influential collectors who had bought coins with clouded titles? Eric P. Newman would - and did. Reserve your copy today.
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