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    Cleveland, OH- The Commercial Bank of Lake Erie $3 Model Wolka 0720-17
    Sometimes it is amazing that two such closely related items can be reunited after almost two hundred years. This is the Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer paste up proposal for the $3 note in this auction from this bank. It is obvious that DUBS had recommended a medallion portrait but was asked by the bank to substitute a steamboat. Based on the notes written on the medallion head, two portraits of Franklin were further substituted for two portraits of Washington. The medallion head folds over the back of the model. As if it makes a lot of difference, this model grades Fine. 4 POCs.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


    Estimate: $400 - $600.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    3rd-8th Wednesday-Monday
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