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    Rare & Important New Orleans Post Master 48 Cent Cardboard Chit

    New Orleans, LA- John Riddell, Post Master, New Orleans Post Office 48¢
    A truly rare note printed on green cardboard which served as the plate illustration for this denomination in Durand's Interesting Notes About Denominations, where Durand stated that this denomination was issued only in Louisiana and this note was presumed unique. A couple of other examples have since turned up in a sheet which contained one example of this denomination, as well as a strip in the Ford sale, which also contained one specimen of this denomination. The Durand collection lacked any example. Both the 24¢ and the 48¢ notes from this issuer were not authorized by the Confederate government and used for only a short time. Extremely Fine, with minor corner rounding and edge rubs on the bottom edge, ex-Schingoethe denomination collection sale, July 2006, lot 1294, previously ex-Criswell's denomination collection.
    From The Collection of a Louisiana Gentleman.

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    January, 2008
    10th-12th Thursday-Saturday
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