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    Toledo, OH- The Marine Bank Raised $5 Aug. 1, 1862 UNL Wolka 2562-06
    The Marine Bank was one of the last Free Banks organized in the state during 1860-61. It was finally merged into the Second National Bank of Toledo (Charter 248) in 1865. This note, a $5 raised from a $1 on this bank, is a classic example of "Bad breath is better than no breath at all." It is dirty, battered, and a bit ragged, but it is the only known example of this alteration. Haxby was not aware of its existence and Wolka has been unable to locate an additional example in any condition in the last two decades. Serious collectors will not be put off by its humble Good condition, rather seizing the opportunity to acquire this great rarity.
    From The Wendell Wolka Collection


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    September, 2014
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