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    Zanesville, OH - G. A. Hall 50 Cents September 30, 1837 Wolka 2941-04. PCGS Extremely Fine 40 Apparent.
    An early scrip note issue without an imprint, but using the "Philadelphia" style of Morris. Wolka notes G.A. Hall was listed as a dry goods merchant in Zanesville from 1825 to 1830. The top center shows a very crowded harbor scene. Complementary vignettes are in the upper corners: A seated woman in fancy dress leans her elbow on an urn and looks toward the right end; the standing sailor at right leans on an anchor and looks to the opposite end. Noted with an "Edge Tear at Top Left," that is not a significant detraction.
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    May, 2016
    4th Wednesday
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