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    Montana Territorial Obsolete

    Sheridan, MT- R.P. Bateman 25¢ ND (ca. 1870-1885) Remainder PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.
    If you have been waiting for the bell to ring when a true Obsolete scrip note turns up from Montana, it is time. This 25¢ scrip note was issued by R.P. Bateman, who was listed as as a grocer in the 1870 census and as a general merchandise dealer in an 1879 city directory. By 1887 Bateman was serving as Postmaster of Sheridan. Printed in red and green with a decorative green back by a printer located in Lansing, MI, this remainder is as fresh as the day it came off the press. This is your chance to check Montana off the list of states from which you still need a note. We have sold a couple and Ford owned a couple. This is easily the finest of the ones known. This remains the only example we have sold and it first realized $780 in our 2018 FUN sale.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    21st Tuesday
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