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    Baltimore, MD- American Bank Notes. Seven Examples.
    The American Bank opened in 1856, failed in 1858, and was revived and failed again in the early 1860s. The following seven notes are included in this lot:
    $1 (2) Dec. 11, 1863 and ND G2a Shank 5.2.1 Two VF examples with hinge residue, one with "3140" written in black ink on the back and the other with "RFF" written in pencil. The central vignette includes sailing ships and a portrait of Daniel Webster is seen at lower right.
    $2 Dec. 1, 1863 G4a Shank 5.2.2 Fine with a portrait of Henry Clay at lower right
    $3 Dec. 1, 1863 G6a Shank 5.2.4 VG-Fine with a portrait of Andrew Jackson at upper left
    $5 Apr. 6, 1858 G2a Shank 5.2.4 VF+
    $5 (2) Remainders G2b Shank 5.2.6 Fine with an advertisement on the back for C.P. Harvey's First-Class Shoe Establishment and Fine with a tiny nick out of the lower left corner.
    There will be no returns on this lot for any reason. (Total: 7 notes)

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2010
    7th-11th Thursday-Monday
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