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Sale 72

February 2-5. 2013


Broken Bank Notes
 
 
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Lot 2131
Boston, MA - Howard Bank, $1 June 16, 1862. PCGS Fine 15 Apparent. The green ONE counter near lower center adds to the eye appeal of this scarce note. This piece retains nice margins and bold signatures. Other varieties of this note are known, with partially handwritten dates and a red counter. Small edge tears and minor rust stains were cited as the reasons for the Apparent grade. Due to the rarity of this note, the estimate may prove extremely conservative.
Estimated Value $400 - 600.
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Realized
$460
Lot 2132
Columbia, SC - State of South Carolina Cr. 8 $50 March 2, 1872. PCGS Gem New 66PPQ. Great color and attractive vignettes add to the allure of these South Carolina $50 notes.
Estimated Value $175 - 225.
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Realized
$184
Lot 2133
Lowville, NY - K. Collins Kellogg, Bank of Lowville. Uncut Remainder Pair. 25-50¢ Oct. 1, 1862. PCGS Extremely Fine 45. Creamy paper and attractive green inks, along with the popular dog and safe vignette, add to the eye appeal of this vertical remainder pair.
Estimated Value $75 - 100.
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Realized
$40
Lot 2134
New York, NY - Fulton Bank Uncut Remainder Sheet of Four Checks. PCGS Extremely Fine 45 Apparent. Wide selvage is seen at left on this remainder sheet. Toned paper along with small internal and edge tears led to the Apparent grade. A great piece of bank history.
Estimated Value $100 - 150.
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Lot 2135
New York, NY - Harlem and Spuyten Duyvil Navigation Co. Uncut Remainder Sheet of Four Checks drawn on the National Citiz. A few tears are seen on this uncut sheet of four remainder checks that include a wide area of selvage at left. The checks were printed in an attractive shade of blue ink by G.F. Nesbitt & Co. N.Y. The left panel includes an appealing train trestle over water vignette.
Estimated Value $75 - 100.
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Lot 2136
Newton, NJ - Sussex Bank, $3 Remainder, PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ. A very lightly handled remainder, this Danforth, Spencer & Hufty produced piece retains three wide margins and plenty of eye appeal. Odd denomination notes are popular with collectors. An oval portrait of Benjamin Franklin appears at top center.
Estimated Value $90 - 120.
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Realized
$92
Lot 2137
Oil City, PA - Oil City Bank, $5 Sept. 15, 1864. PCGS Very Fine 20. The American Bank Note Co. produced these attractive green and black notes. The scarce vignette near top center is known as "News From Home" by artist Felix O.C. Darley. A square portrait of George Washington appears at lower right. The signatures remain bold. The back includes ornate designs printed in green ink. The short-lived bank operated in the mid-1860s. Several small slits that may have served as cancellation marks are visible when the note is candled.
Estimated Value $150 - 200.
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Realized
$115
Lot 2138
  Planters Bank of the State of Mississippi $100 Broken Bank Note Pair. Two examples from different locations of this scarce high denomionation issue, each graded by PCGS Currency: Manchester, MS - $100.00 Nov 21, 1833, Fine 15 Apparent, missing LR corner, minor edge damage; Colombus, MS - $100 Jan. 4, 1834, PCGS Fine 15 Apparent, damaged. Lot of 2 notes.
Estimated Value $100 - 150.
The Judy Cahn Collection.

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Lot 2139
Raleigh, NC - Cr. 148 State of North Carolina. 5¢ Jan, 1, 1863. PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ. A corner tip fold prevents a higher grade.
Estimated Value $50 - 75.
The Judy Cahn Collection.

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Lot 2140
Richmond, VA - City of Richmond Uncut Sheet of Four. 25¢ Apr. 14, 1862. PCGS Choice About New 55. Three wide margins are seen on these numbered and signed notes.
Estimated Value $125 - 175.
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Realized
$201
Lot 2141
Richmond, VA - City of Richmond Uncut Sheet of Three. 60¢ Apr. 14, 1862. PCGS Choice About New 55PPQ. Three nicely embossed, uncut notes that have plenty of visual appeal.
Estimated Value $100 - 150.
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Realized
$173
Lot 2142
Watertown, NY - Jefferson County Bank. $3.00 Jan. 4, 1841 Spurious Issue. PCGS Fine 12 Apparent. This is a scarce note and denomination that was likely not "officially" issued. Some edge tears and damage are noted by PCGS Currency.
Estimated Value $100 - 150.
The Judy Cahn Collection.

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Lot 2143
  Advertising Notes and Miscellaneous. Five assorted notes, grading Good to Very Fine: Hartford, CT Reed, Stiles, Pelton & Co. Bank Note Engraving Specimen 50 Feb. 1, 1824, stains and an internal tear; New York, NY Bank of True Love, the imprint lists Franklin Bookstore, 384 Pearl St., with edge damage, including tears; New York, NY George W. Bunker Costumes, 190 Fourth St., margin damage, missing pieces, aging and graffiti; New York, NY Gurneys Premium 100, Daguerrian Gallery, 189 Broadway, edge damage; New York, NY National Hotel 100, George Seeley, No. 5 Courtlandt Street, edge damage and a few small pinholes. Lot of 5 notes.
Estimated Value $100 - 125.
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$92
Lot 2144
  Bloomfield (PA)- Perry County 25¢; 50¢; $1 (Six Examples) Dec. 20, 1837. Fine. Eight notes issued during the Hard Times Era are included in this lot. Each note exhibits two semicircular cut cancels. The notes were signed by the Clerk, William Wilson and one of two Commissioners, either C. Wright or J. Zimmerman. No imprint appears on the notes. Lot of 8 notes.
Estimated Value $175 - 225.
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Lot 2145
  Mixed Lot of Four Obsoletes. The following four Obsoletes are included in this lot: Vidalia, LA - Parish of Concordia $3 Apr. 15, 1862, Very Good; Salisbury, MD - The Somerset and Worcester Savings Bank $3 Nov. 1, 1862/3, Very Fine+; Boston, MA - The Lafayette Bank $5 Jan. 19, 1837, Fine; Ann Arbor, MI Government Stock Bank $1 July 1, 1851, Very Good. Some of the notes display minor problems. Lot of 4 notes.
Estimated Value $100 - 150.
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$138
Lot 2146
  Mixed Lot of Three Obsoletes. The following three Obsoletes are contained in this lot: Middletown Point, NJ Farmers & Merchants Bank $1 Apr. 1, 1862, Very Good; New York, NY Mechanics Bank $2 Nov. 1, 1861, Very Good; Troy, NY- Union Bank of Troy $5 Counterfeit Oct. 1, 1859, Very Good. All three notes exhibit problems often associated with this grade level, primarily margin damage and tears. Lot of 3 notes.
Estimated Value $200 - 300.
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Lot 2147
  Three New Hampshire Obsoletes. The following three Obsoletes are contained in this lot: Brookline, NH - J.C. Tucker/Townsend Bank 3¢ July 4, 1864, mounted on heavy cardstock, with a large stain at right; Portsmouth, NH- Piscataqua Exchange Bank $2 Remainder, $5 Remainder, Extremely Fine, both examples have "Printed previous to 1850" rubber-stamped near bottom center, and the top margin has been cut into the design on the $2 note. Both denominations of the Piscataqua issue also display a center fold with small rust stains and holes, likely due to the notes having been pinned. Lot of 3 notes.
Estimated Value $40 - 60.
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$35
Lot 2148
  Two Obsoletes. The following two Obsoletes are contained in this lot: Boston, MA - Boston Bank $2 Oct. 3, 1825, Very Good+; Amherst, NH Hillsborough Bank $1 Jan. 23, 1807, Very Good. These notes were engraved in the Perkins plate style in an attempt to deter counterfeiters. The New Hampshire note displays edge damage, including tears and an internal tear. Lot of 2 notes.
Estimated Value $100 - 150.
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