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    Very Scarce Philadelphia District $5,000

    Fr. 2221-C $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG About Uncirculated 55.
    Friedberg numbers of which a half-dozen notes are known are five-figure items in themselves, which doesn't take into account that this note is a highly coveted $5,000. The discovery of this piece brings the total number of notes known to just five pieces from an original issuance of just 3,000 notes. According to the census and the population reports, this example is the finest by a mile, with three Apparent grades listed in the PCGS numbers. Track & Price records two examples offered since the Taylor Family collection over 12 years ago. One of those is an erroneous entry and is actually a Chicago example. The lone actual offering in the last decade was a PCGS Apparent 40 nearly four years ago. The eye appeal here is ideal for the grade. In the holder, any fold that affects the grade is obscured. Each of the margins is full with bright paper and some embossing of the portrait noted. As a classic Friedberg number rarity that is also widely recognized as a prized "trophy" denomination, a realization here tonight could top our estimate range.




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    Apr-May, 2017
    26th-2nd Wednesday-Tuesday
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