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    Rare Strafford Bank Early Series $10 Note

    Dover, NH - Strafford Bank $10 Jan. 4, 1847 NH-75 G56. PCGS Very Good 10.
    An issued and cancelled earlier series note, printed from the engraved New England Bank Note Co. plates. Left of center, a variety of ships navigate the waters; small boats must deal with waves and wakes. The Native American in skins at lower left steadies himself by bracing his knee on a rock. We see him just after an arrow left his bow. At lower right, a woman holds a sheaf of wheat with one arm and dangles her hat from its ribbons. Signed and issued, but noted as "Hole Punch Cancelled," to prevent redemption. The rarity is underrated in the Whitman Encyclopedia and we would consider less than five or six known. Bright for the technical grade.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
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