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    Howardsville, VA- Bank of Howardsville $8 Dec. 1, 1859 G6a J-L BH25-30 PMG Very Good 8.
    The companion denomination to the previous $7, this $8 features a portrait of Millard Fillmore supported by cherubs and a black man carrying a basket of corn. Curiously this vignette comes in a caucasian version as well (without the tear in the shirt sleeve intentionally added to make certain that the viewer understood that this was a person of color). The red EIGHT protector is faint. PMG notes that this example has been repaired, apparently referring to the lower right corner which has been restored.
    From the Aberon Collection of Virginia Obsolete Banknotes


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2020
    31st Friday
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