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    Majestic Magic Carpet Banknote

    Lebanon Banque de Syrie et du Liban 100 Livres 1.12.1945 Pick 53 PMG Very Fine 25.
    A legendary type both in rarity and appearance, and globally sought after as such. Enormous buying power limited both issuance and the number of banknotes saved for posterity. Intricate and elaborate design elements are seen at front, with the famous Lebanese Cedar on the back. A small, six-digit serial number is also seen on this example, which has clean surfaces on both sides allowing for complete viewing of the famed artwork. Minor repairs were executed to fortify the note, which is commonplace, as the thin paper did not fare well in the dry Mediterranean climate. Both visually pleasing and very rare. This eminently desirable example is fresh to the market and should stir spirited bidding.


    Estimate: $10,000 - up.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    April
    23rd Thursday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    April
    23rd-27th Thursday-Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    20 Days 4h 57m 15s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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    This lot is in: 2 - Heritage Signature® Auctions Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 28200-28580) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, April 23, 2020.
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