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    Massillon, OH- Wellmans & Whitehead 50¢; $1; $2 Wolka 1619-04; -05; -06 Proprietary Proofs
    Hiram B. and Marshall D. Wellman (whose grandson was the famous author Jack London) were prominent businessmen in Massillon during the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s. Samuel H. Whitehead was also listed in the 1840 and 1850 census, the latter showing his occupation as a merchant. These notes are so-called proprietary proofs that ABNCo produced for general business purposes many decades after their original design and production. All three grade Uncirculated, printed on cardstock with the ubiquitous ABNCo property stamp on each back. The 50¢ note features the obverse of an 1837 bust half dollar.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


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    December, 2014
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