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    Dubuque, IA - E.L. Fuller Banker payable at the Lumberman's Bank of E.L. Fuller & Co., Grand Haven, Michigan $5 Sept. 1, 1857 Oakes 55-4a Remainder. PCGS Extremely Fine 45 Apparent.
    An unissued remainder note from this lengthy title that covered three states: Illinois, Iowa and Michigan. The size and engraving by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson are like a banknote, but this was actually an unregulated private banker note operating in those three states, Fuller issued the notes to himself from his Rockford, Illinois office, through Dubuque and made note holders redeem the currency in Grand Haven, Michigan. Navigation is seated on the shoreline at top center. The left end has a clipper ship seen from the fore. The red protector FIVE adds contrast. Noted with "Mounting Remnants on Back," but they do not affect the bright face appeal of a well-engraved type.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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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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