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    Very Rare and Colorful Heath Store Scrip

    Richmond, VA - Alf. A. Heath, "at my Store, No. 259 Main St." 25 Cents Feb. 27, 1862 Jones & Littlefield PR60-394. PCGS Very Fine 20 Apparent.
    Not unlisted, but this is very rare, colorful and vibrant store scrip. Printed on light rag paper without an imprint. A clipper ship sailing stormy seas is at the top in blue-green ink. End panels show decorative border cuts in rust-red; that color is also used for the textual denomination that is below the vignette and the flanking "25 Cts." Obligations, date, location and title are in blue. A beautiful two-color note. "Edge Splits; Pieces Missing; Minor Mounting Remnants on Back" are noted. The color contrast yields a very distinctive type, and the flaws are minor compared to its overall appeal.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    21st-24th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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