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    Kirtland, OH- Kirtland Safety Society Bank $5 March 8, 1837 G8 Wolka 1424-10
    PMG notes on the holder, "Countersigned By Brigham Young, Whitney & Kimball". The story explaining the countersignatures was last told in our offering of a Fine+ $5 in our January Auction, "This is a most interesting note that was signed by J(oseph) Smith and S(idney) Rigdon when it was originally issued in 1837. The note made the trek west to Salt Lake City and it was pressed into service again in January 1849. The signers of the reissued note are Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, and N(ewell) K. Whitney." The reissued serial number is '172' (1504 on this note) which is placed above the printed plate letter. Also, the initials "TB" below the original serial number are those of Thomas Bullock's and they were used for additional authentication when the note was reissued." This piece boasts a higher grade and better eye appeal than the note sold in January, even though "Margin Damage" is noted by PMG. PMG Very Fine 20.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
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