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Heritage Readies Long Beach Paper Money Auction

By Tracy Schmidt  There are many spectacular notes in Heritage’s upcoming Long Beach auction. The top five I will be keeping an eye on are notes of exceptional quality. I look forward to sharing the auction results with you next … Continue reading

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Type 2 $20 from Casper, Wyoming

By Peter Huntoon Anyone who knows me knows that I am no condition crank. Paper money was made to be used. If you can’t respect that, you are in the wrong game, in my opinion. What I celebrate the most … Continue reading

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1974 $1 Off-Center Pair

By Peter Huntoon Here is a misprint situation that I thoroughly enjoy seeing. The two notes with severely off-center overprints are from the same sheet. Fred Bart offered one on eBay that was uncirculated from the G3 plate position. Bob … Continue reading

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Reader’s Showcase: Series of 1929 Notes

By Peter Huntoon Pete Papadeas has been collecting layout varieties on Series of 1929 notes with particular attention to the odd fonts, special symbols, and punctuations used on New Jersey notes. A true prize along these lines that he found … Continue reading

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Reader’s Showcase: 1902 Plain Back From Key West, Fla.

By Peter Huntoon Every once in a while, a national goes by that simply takes your breath away. This 1902 plain back from Key West is just such a note. It appeared Stack’s Bowers’ Spring 2019 Baltimore sale as lot … Continue reading

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Reader’s Showcase: Key West, Fla.

By Peter Huntoon Every once in a while, a national goes by that simply takes your breath away. This 1902 plain back from Key West is just such a note. It appeared in Stack’s Bowers’ Spring 2019 Baltimore sale as … Continue reading

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Reader’s Showcase: 1929 $50 from Yankton, S.D.

By Peter Huntoon This very attractive new-to-the-census about uncirculated 1929 $50 from Yankton, S.D., went by in both the 2019 Heritage FUN and 2019 Knight IPMS auctions. The Dakota National Bank issued only $50 and $100 notes during its life … Continue reading

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Reader’s Showcase: No. 1 Brownback from Lyons, Iowa

by Peter Huntoon Cody Regennitter of Iowa reeled in this absolutely gorgeous number 1 brown back from Lyons, Iowa. It is the second note reported from the bank, the other being another $10 82BB (f-vf serial 836-A) in the Higgins … Continue reading

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Reader’s Showcase: Perryopolis note

Peter Huntoon There is nothing quite like landing a national from the town where you were raised, particularly if it turns out to be the first of its kind in the census. Gerald Dzara reeled in this very attractive Perryopolis … Continue reading

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Reader’s Showcase- Mt. Gilead, Ohio

by Peter Huntoon   Brett Irick sent this pair of notes that he assembled from Gilead, Ohio, (his birthplace.) Both are the only reported notes respectively from the Granite Bank and The First National Bank. The 25-cent scrip dated November … Continue reading

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