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    Beautiful American Bank Note Company "Anti-Photographic Security" Specimen Note

    New York, NY - American Bank Note Company "Anti-Photographic Security 1-2-5" Advertising Specimen Note Undated (1858). PCGS Very Choice New 64.
    A colorful and extremely attractive banknote company advertising piece. Printed on bond paper, used for issued notes, by the American Bank Note Company. The imprint appears twice at the top, flanking the titles. Full green tint across the entire note with outlined ANTI-PHOTOGRAPHIC at the top and FIVE protector sample at the base. The Henry Clay portrait center is flanked by elaborately styled "2" protectors in green and white. Upper counters are "ONE" and "5" respectively. At lower left is a large vignette of a woman with a scythe (originally a Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson design). At lower right is a vignette of a girl with hair in ringlets that was used on several ABNCo. printed notes. Very stylish overall, and oversize compared to a standard banknote. A gorgeous, full margined example. A beauty.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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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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