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    Clyde, OH- B.R. Bacon 10¢ Dec. 1, 1862 Remainder Wolka 0822-06
    Benjamin R. Bacon ran a mercantile business in this Sandusky County hamlet and issued scrip during the change shortage that occurred during the Civil War. This example is a printer's specimen that was either retained in the printer's files or sent to Bacon for approval. As such it has three POCs to insure that it could not be put into circulation. For what was undoubtedly a relatively small business, Bacon had a surprisingly diverse number of scrip notes produced by three different printers. There are two examples of this design presently known.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


    Estimate: $300 - $325.

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    September, 2014
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