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ALABAMA ARIZONA ARKANSAS CALIFORNIA COLORADO CONNECTICUT
DELAWARE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FLORIDA GEORGIA IDAHO
ILLINOIS INDIANA IOWA KANSAS KENTUCKY LOUISIANA MAINE MARYLAND MASSACHUSETTS MICHIGAN
MINNESOTA MISSISSIPPI MISSOURI MONTANA NEBRASKA NEVADA NEW HAMPSHIRE NEW JERSEY NEW MEXICO NEW YORK
NORTH CAROLINA OHIO OKLAHOMA/INDIAN TERRITORY OREGON PENNSYLVANIA RHODE ISLAND SOUTH CAROLINA TENNESSEE
TEXAS UTAH VERMONT VIRGINIA WASHINGTON WISCONSIN WYOMING

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Grover Criswell

What are "Criswell Numbers"? I am asked this question frequently. The check shown above hints at the style of Grover C. Criswell (1934-1999), a flamboyant and energetic dealer who specialized in Confederate and Southern States currency. Grover authored several books including "Confederate and Southern States Currency" and "North American Currency". In the former publication Grover developed a numbering system for identifying the many varieties of notes. The Criswell numbering system was based on the work of William Bradbeer and is still widely used today. Grover's works inspired a generation of collectors. Take a close look at the check above. Notice that it was redeemable in Confederate currency!!




MONTGOMERY. $500 Central Bank of Alabama. AL940-75. Richard Montgomery at LL. Color Proof from ABNCo archive sale - an old friend, I once owned all of them!
Red tint on this pretty much perfect beauty. PCGS Very Choice New 64. The 'small tears' are roughness on a couple of the punch cancel holes, hardly 'tears'. $1350

MONTGOMERY. 1867. $5 County of Montgomery. AL1035-25. Rosene 234-3. AO-353-$5a. Calhoun scowls. Cotton heads to market. PMG About Uncirculated 53. Serial 1337. $695




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ARIZONA OBSOLETES

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The following note is from the town of Hampden, a ghost town near Wikieup on Route 93 south of Kingman.

HAMPDEN, Mohave County. $2. Scrip of F S Collins & Co. AZ150-10. Very Good, remainder. Extremely rare. $4500



TUCSON, ARIZONA TERRITORY. $1 Lord & Williams. AZ330-05. Indian surveys harbor. Green back. PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58. $14,500



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ARKANSAS OBSOLETES

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STATE ISSUES


1862. $2 Arkansas Treasury Warrant. Jeff Davis. Cr-36, green ATW back. About Uncirculated. Serial 84568. $300


STATE OF ARKANSAS [ Post - Civil War Issues ]




187_. $10 State of Arkansas. Criswell-65. Cotton wagon. Liberty at left. Ornate brown back. Ex Criswell. About Uncirculated, original with embossing. Serial 52009. $5500


BANK, CITY AND MERCHANT ISSUES


HELENA 187_ $3 City Treasury note. AR650-15. Full green tint. Very Fine. $750


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CALIFORNIA OBSOLETES

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MAGDALENA 10 cents. Bank of Lower California. CA110-010. Payable in "Gold Coin". Uncirculated. $595

SAN FRANCISCO 1876 50 cents. Imperial Government of NORTON I.Extremely Rare Red Print. Classic! PCGS Extremely Fine 35, ex Newman. $29,500.


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COLORADO OBSOLETES

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DENVER 1910. 5 cents. Colorado Supply Co. CO280-005. Red "5". Crisp Uncirculated, punch cancels. Uncommon quality. Serial 522329. $750


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CONNECTICUT OBSOLETES

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EAST HADDAM. 18_. $1 The Bank of New England at Goodspeed's Landing. CT610-05. Green overprint. CT110-G16c. Steamer "City of Hartford". Gem Uncirculated. $85

EAST HADDAM. 18_. $1 The Bank of New England at Goodspeed's Landing. CT610-05. Green overprint. CT110-G16c. Steamer "City of Hartford". Gem Uncirculated, another. $85

EAST HADDAM. 18_. $3 The Bank of New England at Goodspeed's Landing. CT610-15. All black. Steamer "Granite State". About Uncirculated. $100

EAST HADEDAM. 18_. $5 The Bank of New England at Goodspeed's Landing. CT610-25. All black. Ship building scene. Gem Uncirculated. $100

EAST HADDAM. 18_. $20 The Bank of New England at Goodspeed's Landing. CT610-40. All black. Daniel Webster at LR. About Uncirculated. $65

FALLS VILLAGE. 18_. $10 The Iron Bank. CT690-30. Washington, Marshall, Jackson and iron worker. Choice About Uncirculated. $450

NEW HAVEN. 1865. $1 City Bank. CT1710-05. New Haven Green. Gigantic red "1"s. Gem Uncirculated. $195

NEW HAVEN. 1865. $2 City Bank. CT1710-10. New Haven Green. Gigantic red "2"s. Gem Uncirculated, pretty much perfect. $200

NEW HAVEN. 18_. $20 City Bank. CT1710-40. New Haven Green. Red "20" on back. ABNCo. Choice Uncirculated, nice. $150

NEW HAVEN. 18_. $50 City Bank. CT1710-50. New Haven Green. Red "50" on back. ABNCo. Choice Uncirculated. $200

NEW HAVEN. 18_. $100 City Bank. CT1710-70. New Haven Green. Red "100" on back. ABNCo. Choice Uncirculated. $225

NEW LONDON. 18_. $3 The Union Bank. CT1930-15. Milkmaid surveys her world. Liberty at L. Red "3"s. Extremely Fine. $100

NORFOLK. 18_. $1 The Norfolk Bank. CT2310-05. Magnificent note. Livestock frolics, red tint. Gem Uncirculated. $400

NORFOLK. 18_. $2 The Norfolk Bank. CT2310-10. Magnificent note. Train startles horses, red tint. Choice Uncirculated. $450

NORFOLK. 18_. $3 The Norfolk Bank. CT2310-15. Magnificent vignettes. Tanner left. Train startles horses. Red tint. Choice Uncirculated. $450

NORFOLK. 18_. $1-1-2-3 The Norfolk Bank. CT2310. Fabulous vignettes and presentation. A joy! Choice Uncirculated. $1100

NORWICH. Jan 1, 186_. $1. The Shetucket Bank. CT2470-05. Family bliss. ABNCo. Choice About Uncirculated. $175

NORWICH. Jan 1, 186_. $1. The Shetucket Bank. CT2470-05. Family bliss. ABNCo. Choice About Uncirculated, another. $175

NORWICH. Jan 1, 186_. $1. The Shetucket Bank. CT2470-05. Family bliss. ABNCo. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 7813. $295

NORWICH. Jan 1, 186_. $2. The Shetucket Bank. Milkmaid watches cattle. CT2470-10. ABNCo. Choice About Uncirculated. $225

NORWICH. Jan 1, 186_. $3. The Shetucket Bank. CT2470-15. Farmhands take a break. ABNCo. Choice About Uncirculated. $225

STONINGTON. 18_. $3 The Stonington Bank. CT3170-15. Steamer "Plymouth Rock". Red tint. Uncirculated. $200

STONINGTON. 1862. $5 The Stonington Bank. CT3170-25. Red "5"s. Neptune L. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $165

STONINGTON. 1862. $10 The Stonington Bank. CT3170-31. Red "TEN". Score card reads "Whale 2, hunters 0". Gem Uncirculated. $500

WEST KILLINGLY. 185_. $3 The Eastern Bank. Pioneer relaxes with his dog. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. Proof. $750


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DELAWARE OBSOLETES

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MILFORD 18_. $5 Bank of Milford. DE440-25. State seal. Magnificent proof, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. $850

SMYRNA. 18_. $1 Bank of Smyrna. DE845-05. Watering trough a popular spot. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ Proof. Peach tint, mounted on card. Incredible value. $1500

SMYRNA. 18_. $2 Bank of Smyrna. DE845-10. Men dicker over cattle. Color Proof, peach tint, mounted on card. PCGS Very Choice New 64PPQ. $2000

SMYRNA. 18_. $5 Bank of Smyrna. DE845-25. Maiden tends to cattle. Color Proof, peach tint. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. $1250


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DISTRICT of COLUMBIA
OBSOLETES

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ALEXANDRIA



ANACASTIA



ANACOSTIA



GEORGETOWN


GEORGETOWN 185_. $50 The Bank of Commerce. DC385-50. Allegories flank Washington. Sailing ships at right. PMG Gem Uncirculated Proof 66EPQ. $1250


WASHINGTON


WASHINGTON 1858. $10 Bank of the District of Columbia. DC890-30. A meeting of minds. Outstanding color. Skeleton "X". PMG Extremely Fine 40. Serial 606. $395

WASHINGTON 1862. $5 The Government Bank. DC965-25. America's eagle rules the waves. Green tint. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. $450

WASHINGTON May 1, 1852. $2 The National Bank. DC1190-10. Eagle atop globe. Notice "OWT" at bottom. Fabulous note, wonderful condition (a PCGS 58PPQ label accompanies). Choice About Uncirculated. Serial 111988. $950


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FLORIDA OBSOLETES

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TALLAHASSEE. Feb 2nd 1863. 50c-50-50. State of Florida. Criswell 20, Benice 25. Sheet of 3. About Uncirculated. $225


APALACHICOLA. 1841. $3. Exchange and Banking Co of Apalachicola (West Florida). FL75-15. Benice 29. Primitive train. Choice Uncirculated. $495

APPALACHICOLA. 1832. $5. Bank of West Florida. FL55-25. Justice with bales. Extremely Fine. Serial 942. $210

APPALACHICOLA. 1832. $10. Bank of West Florida. FL55-30. Washington at L. 10 silver dollars at R. About Uncirculated. Serial 112. $350


FERNANDINA. 1859. $5 Bank of Fernandina. FL220-25. Benice 4. Steamboat in harbor. Red paint ends on this popular ABNCo product. PMG Very Fine 25, rare opportunity. Serial 1060. $1750

FERNANDINA. 1859. $20 Bank of Fernandina. FL220-40. Benice 6. High speed train. PMG Very Fine 30. Serial 443. $1950


JACKSONVILLE. 18_. $2 Florida Atlantic Gulf Central Rail Road Co. FL290-10. Train rounds bend. Gem Uncirculated, ABNCo product with green back. $950

JACKSONVILLE. 18_. $5 Florida Atlantic Gulf Central Rail Road Co. FL290-25. Train leaves smoky wake. About Uncirculated, ABNCo product with green back. $750

JACKSONVILLE. 1862. 5 cents. Confederate Packing House. FL310-005. Classic rarity. Fine+. $1000

TALLAHASSEE. $1 Tallahassee RailRoad Company. FL635-05. ABNCo. Popular green & black. Choice About Uncirculated, very faint sheet fold at bottom. Position B. $225

TALLAHASSEE. $2 Tallahassee RailRoad Company. FL635-10. Benice 111. ABNCo. Popular green & black. Choice Uncirculated, wonderful vignettes. $400

TALLAHASSEE. $3 Tallahassee RailRoad Company. FL635-15. Benice 113. ABNCo. Green & black. Sailor, anchor, ships at sea. Choice Uncirculated. $425


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GEORGIA OBSOLETES

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ATHENS. 18_. $50 Bank of Athens. GA310-50. Sheep shearing. Color proof from ABNCo archives sale. Choice Uncirculated. $1000


AUGUSTA. 1861. $2 Augusta Insurance and Banking Co. GA1550-12. Carpenter works under scrutiny. ABNCo red & black. Very Fine. Serial 2419. $90


AUGUSTA. 1861. $2 Augusta Insurance and Banking Co. GA1550-12. Carpenter works under scrutiny. ABNCo red & black, incredible Proof. PCGS Gem New 65PPQ. $1950


AUGUSTA. 1861. $3 The Augusta Savings Bank. GA1630-15. America as Indian Princess. Vintage fire equipment. About Uncirculated, embossing evident. $200

AUGUSTA. 1861. $4 The Augusta Savings Bank. GA1630-24. Vintage fire engine. Indian with tomahawk at left. Extremely Fine. $185

AUGUSTA. 18_. $20 The City Bank. GA2670-40. Full body green tint Proof. Haywagon heads for the barn. PCGS Gem New 66PPQ. $795

AUGUSTA. 18_. $100 The City Bank. GA1670-70. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ Proof. Full color tint on this beauty. $895


AUGUSTA. 1853. $1000 The Mechanics Bank. GA1730-80. The mythological Hermes (or Mercury), Messenger of the Gods, watches a ship. Close to Very Fine, with a pinholes that account for its survival. Serial 33. $600


BAINBRIDGE. March 1, 1858. $2 The Southern Bank. GA2150-12. Makin' hay while... An oft-altered note. Choice Uncirculated. $295

COLUMBUS 1859. $100 Bank of Columbus. GA3150-70. ABNCo archives sale proof. Wrap around orange "C" envelopes hunter vignette. PCGS Very Choice New 64PPQ. Magnificent! $1500

DALTON 1860. $1 The Bank of Whitfield. GA6380-03. Horse gets a treat, rooster struts. Uncirculated. $150

DALTON 1860. $2 The Bank of Whitfield. GA6380-10. Harvest scene. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. $275

MACON. 1863. $5 Georgia Savings Bank. GA9660-25. Commerce seated. Red "V" and "FIVE". About Uncirculated. Serial 4210. $195

MACON. 1863. $10 Georgia Savings Bank. GA9660-30. Cattle relax, farmer plows. Red "TEN". About Uncirculated. Serial 412698. $200

MACON. 1863. $20 Georgia Savings Bank. GA9660-40. Cotton pickers, corn harvester. Red "X X". Uncirculated. Serial 4103. $250

MACON. 1862. $2 The Manufacturers' Bank. GA9960-11. Green overlace. ABNCo product. Livestock get attention. Better than Fine. Serial 1873. $135

RINGGOLD. 1858. $10 The North Western Bank. GA10730-30. Fabulous vignettes, red tint with hollow "10". Fine. Low serial 64. $175

RINGGOLD. 1861. $20 The North Western Bank. GA10730-40. Breathtaking note. Take a look. Very Fine. Serial 1719 $225

SAVANNAH 1857. $2 Merchants and Planters Bank. GA12970-10. Harvesters at work. George and Martha Washington. Red "TWO". PCGS Choice New 63PPQ. Serial 9893. $300

SAVANNAH 1859. $50 The Timber Cutter's Bank. GA13180-50. Picnic fun! Green overlace. ABNCo. PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45EPQ, tiny punch cancel at left. Serial 602. $225


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IDAHO OBSOLETES

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COEUR D'ALENE, IDAHO TERRITORY 1885. $5 Coeur d'Alene Water Supply Company. ID20-25. Fascinating vignettes. Choice Uncirculated. $600

SILVER CITY, IDAHO TERRITORY 186_. $20 Du Rell & Moore. ID170-40. Washington at left. U. S. Treasury at bottom. Back features Union Pacific RR at North Platte. Very Fine. Serial 241. $2500


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ILLINOIS OBSOLETES

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GOLCONDA. October 1st,1860. $2 The Metropolitan Bank. IL1350-10. Classic Red and black NBN product. PMG Extremely Fine 45EPQ. Machine serial 5086. $1500


GRIGGSVILLE. 18_. $2 The Bank of Pike County. IL1520-10. Hunter and dog bring down stag. Red "2" PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ, Proof. Powerful stuff! $1950

LOCKPORT. 18_. $10 State Bank of Illinois, Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. IL2010-31. Cherubs are eager helpers for Commerce. Gem Uncirculated. $150

LOCKPORT. 18_. $50 State Bank of Illinois, Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. IL2020-51. Liberty with spinning wheel and cornucopia. Choice About Uncirculated. $125

LOUISVILLE. October 1, 1860. $2-3. The Bank of Louisville. Uncut sheet of two. National Bank Note product. Mother and son tend livestock. Henry Clay. Red-orange protectors. Extremely Fine. Ex-Stack's Bowers lot 9059. Machine serial 5491. Magnificent! $5000

MARION. October 10, 1860. $3-5. The Hermitage Bank. Uncut sheet of two. National Bank Note product. Andrew Jackson, Liberty and war hero. Red-orange protectors. PMG Extremely Fine 45 EPQ. Ex-Stack's Bowers lot 9060. Machine serial 7545. $3750

PRAIRIE CITY. Nov 6, 1860. $5-5. The Graziers Bank. Uncut sheet of two, pos A & B. Classic ABNCo style. Farmer feeds horse at left. Bull contemplates at center. Auditor seal at right. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63EPQ. Machine serial 8274. Ex Stack's Bowers lot 9067. $5500

SYCAMORE. 18_. $1-5. The Sycamore Bank. Uncut sheet of two. Lad whittles, cattle graze. About Uncirculated. Machine serial 1917. Ex Stack's Bowers lot 9072. $3750


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INDIANA OBSOLETES

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ATTICA 18_. $1 Exchange Bank of Attica. IN310-05. Fabulous vignettes and red tint make this ABNCo product "special". Very Fine. $500

EVANSVILLE January 2, 1854. $3 New York and Virginia State Stock Bank. IN1310-15. Sensational proof from the "Other" Crescent City. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $1350

LA PORTE 1857. $5 LaPorte & Plymouth Plank Road Co. IN2630-25. Gem Uncirculated. Stunning note! Serial 6121. $450

LAPORTE 1857. $2 LaPorte & Plymouth Plank Road Co. IN2630-10. About Uncirculated. $125

LEXINGTON 1815. $1 The Indiana Manufacturing Company. IN2910-05. "INDIANA TERRITORY" at right end. Choice About Uncirculated. Serial 265. $375

LEXINGTON 1815. $3 The Indiana Manufacturing Company. IN2910-15. "INDIANA TERRITORY". Choice Uncirculated, with serial 424. $450

MUNCIE. 1854. $3 The Fort Wayne & Southern Rail Road Co. IN3880-15. Train, canal, haying scene. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 1926. $250

OWENSVILLE.186_. $2 "State of Indiana" Scrip of Leroy Martin. IN4450-10. Wolka 1935-02. Train, orange protector. Imprint of EhrgottForbriger & Co, Cincinnati. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. $650

SALEM. 186_. $1 Bank of Salem. Wolka 758-1. Cherub frolics with silver dollar. Proof mounted on card. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. $1250

WASHINGTON 1863. 10 cents. "CALIFORNIA EXCNANGE (Exchange)". IN6420-010. Indian at L, Liberty at R. Red "10". Printed in Cincinnati by W T Norman, "WOOD ENGRAVER & PRINTER". About Uncirculated, a beauty! $350


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IOWA OBSOLETES

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ANAMOSA 1858. $3 The Wapsipinicon Land Co. IA35-05. Farm scene and more. About Uncirculated, light handling. Serial 716. $395

COUNCIL BLUFFS 185_. $2 Banking House of Baldwin & Dodge. IA235-10. Oakes 26-2. Red overlace. "Finding the Red Ear". Fine+. $125

DUBUQUE 1858. $1 The Dubuque Central Improvement Company. IA420-05. About Uncirculated, Athena left, Justice with silver dollar right. $225

IOWA CITY. 1858. $2 Treasurer of Iowa City. IA685-10. Oakes 71-2. Chickens are fed, trains spout smoke. Very Fine. Serial 886. $950

LYONS CITY 1859. $2 Treasurer of Lyons City. IA785-10. Oakes 89-2. PCGS Choice New 63. Superb vignettes. Serial 1509. $350

WAPELLO 1857. $1 City of Wapello. IA1020-05. Oakes 109-1. Majestic steamboat "WAPELLO". Very Fine. Serial 152. $450

WAPELLO 1857. $3 City of Wapello. IA1020-15. Oakes 109-3. Locomotive "AMERICA". PCGS Very Fine 25. Serial 549. $395


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KANSAS OBSOLETES

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FT. LEAVENWORTH. 1856. $3 The Drovers Bank. KS100-15. Ormsby product with terrific vignette. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 6352. $795

FT. LEAVENWORTH 1854. $5 Merchants Bank. KS120-25. Whitfield 134. Zach Taylor at R. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Serial 3719. $475

FT LEAVENWORTH Aug 21, 1854. $10 Merchants Bank. KS120-30. Whitfield 133. Ormsby product. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 6044. $500


LAWRENCE 18_. $5 The Lawrence Bank. KS175-25. Whitfield 216. Fabulous vignette! Known only as remainders. PMG Choice Very Fine 35. $2000


LAWRENCE. 186_. $2 The Bank of Wm H R Lykins. KS190-10. Whitfield 228. Washington on horseback. Green "TWO". PCGS Choice About New 55. $750

LEAVENWORTH CITY July 1, 1856. $2 Drovers Bank. KS360-10. Whitfield 118. PCGS Very Fine 25. Classic Ormsby style. Serial 10242. $450

TOPEKA 1867. $1 Union Military Scrip. KS660-05. Sttate seal. About Uncirculated, with small punch cancel and staple holes in left margin. $295

TOPEKA 1867. $10 Union Military Scrip. KS660-30. Hostile Indians attack. Very Fine, with small punch cancel. $295

TOPEKA 1867. $50 Union Military Scrip. KS660-50. Indian hunts bison, State Seal. Very Fine, with small punch cancel. $350


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KENTUCKY OBSOLETES

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PRINCETON. 1822. 50 cents. Larger format scrip on Frazer's Tavern in Princeton. KY5150-050. Very Fine. Rare! $500

RUSSELLVILLE. 18_. $5 Southern Bank of Kentucky. KY5510-25. Barnyard scene. Red "FIVE" protector. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $500


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LOUISIANA OBSOLETES

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STATE ISSUES



PARISH, CITY, BANK AND MERCHANT ISSUES


BATON ROUGE. November 1, 1873. LA910-05. $1. Baton Rouge, Grosse-Tete & Opelousas Rail Road Company. Indian scout. Red tint, green back. PCGS Banknote 45. Serial 944. $750


NEW ORLEANS. $1 Citizens' Bank. LA1430-05. Ship, sailor and Cyrus McCormick. Gem Uncirculated. Black beauty. $60

NEW ORLEANS. $2 Citizens' Bank. LA1430-10. Commerce, sailors and Cyrus McCormick. Wonderful ABNCo vignettes. Gem Uncirculated. $75


The "DIX" Note

This note bears the word "DIX" (French for "Ten") on its back. Is this the origin of the word "Dixie"? Perhaps. Earlier notes from this bank,

also bearing "DIX" on the back, predate the song "Dixie" (1859) with its signature line "I wish I was in Dixie", which popularized the word.


NEW ORLEANS. $10 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. LA1430-30. The famous "DIX" note which, legend has it, gave "Dixie" its name. PCGS Choice New 64. $675

NEW ORLEANS. $10 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. LA1430-30. The famous "DIX" note which, legend has it, gave "Dixie" its name. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. $750

NEW ORLEANS. Dec 26, 1873. $3 Mechanics & Traders Bank. LA1530-15. Fabulous ABNCo work. Green protectors, microprinting. Very Fine. Serial 443. $300

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $5. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-20. Brown print, with Franklin at L. Gem Uncirculated. $65

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $5. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-25. Washington at L, Lafayette at R. Beautiful back. Choice Uncirculated. $40


"The Other Black Eagle"

This National Bank Note Company product rivals the better-known Silver Certificate, but sells at a fraction of the price.


NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-32. "The Other Black Eagle". Red and black work well. Choice Uncirculated. Pos B. $110

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-32. "The Other Black Eagle". Red and black work well. Uncirculated, tiny age spot at top. Pos C. $100

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-32. "The Other Black Eagle". Red and black work well. Choice Uncirculated. Pos D. $110

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-32. "The Other Black Eagle". Red and black work well. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. $130

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-32. "The Other Black Eagle". Red and black work well. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $150

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-32. "The Other Black Eagle". Red and black work well. There were relatively few of these in the gigantic sheet hoard. Virtually unimprovable. PCGS Superb Gem New 67PPQ. $350


UNCUT SHEETS

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10-10-10-10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. The other Black Eagle. Heroic stuff. Notes are choice, minor folds in selvage. $425

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10-10-10-10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. The other Black Eagle. Heroic stuff. Notes are Gem, minor folds in selvage. $450

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10-10-10-10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. The other Black Eagle. Heroic stuff. Notes are Gem, minor folds in selvage. Another. $450


NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $10. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-33. Greek heads. Payable at Bank of America, New York. Uncirculated. $65

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $20. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-41. Proserpina seated. Riverboat at R. Blue "20". Slate back. Choice Uncirculated. $85

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $50. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-50. America soars with eagle. Blue "50". Slate back. Uncirculated. $85

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $100. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-70. Sailing ships. Blue "100". Slate back. Uncirculated. $85

NEW ORLEANS. 18_. $100. New Orleans Canal & Banking Co. LA1570-072. Washington at L. Riverboat "ETIWAN" awaits cargo. About Uncirculated. $50

SHREVEPORT. 1860. $5 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Branch at Shreveport. LA3910-25. ABNCo product with green overprint, zillions of "FIVE"s. Choice Uncirculated. $90

SHREVEPORT. 1860. $5 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Branch at Shreveport. LA3910-25. ABNCo product with green overprint, zillions of "FIVE"s. Gem Uncirculated. $100

SHREVEPORT. 1860. $5 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Branch at Shreveport. LA3910-25. ABNCo product with green overprint, zillions of "FIVE"s. Gem Uncirculated, another. $100

SHREVEPORT. 18_. $10 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Branch at Shreveport. LA3910-30. ABNCo product with green overprint and brilliant orange back. Crisp Uncirculated. Serial 839. $75

SHREVEPORT. 18_. $20 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Branch at Shreveport. LA3910-40. Magnificent ABNCo product with green overprint and orange back. Gem Uncirculated. $95

SHREVEPORT. 18_. $20 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Branch at Shreveport. LA3910-40. Magnificent ABNCo product with green overprint and orange back. Gem Uncirculated. $95

SHREVEPORT. 18_. $20 Citizens' Bank of Louisiana. Branch at Shreveport. LA3910-40. Magnificent ABNCo product with green overprint and orange back. Superb Gem Uncirculated. $110


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MAINE OBSOLETES

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BUCKSPORT. 1854. $1 The Bucksport Bank. ME810-05. Horses frolic. Indian scouts harbor. Proof from ABNCo archives. PCGS Choice New 63. $500

CHINA. 1856. $3 The Canton Bank. ME940-15. Boot factory working at top speed. Red "THREE". Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson - top notch a special note. VeryFine, serial 4155. $750

ELLSWORTH. 1854. $5 The Hancock Bank. ME1070-25. Five gold dollars. Fine. Serial 3316. $100

FAIRMOUNT. 1857. $10 The New England Bank. ME1090-30. Harvest scene. President Buchanan. Uncirculated with usual hammer cancel. Serial 4862. $140

FAIRMOUNT. 1857. $20 The New England Bank. ME1090-40. Indian hunter, slain deer, and smoke signals. Uncirculated, hammer cancel. Serial 3203. $150


PORTLAND. 18_. $100 The Atlantic Bank. ME1820-70. Proof. Magnificent ABNCo product with orange tint and skeleton "100". PCGS Gem New 66PPQ. $1250

PORTLAND. 18_. $500 The Atlantic Bank. Proof. ME1820-75. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. Orange tint and skeleton "D". Mounted on card. $1950


PORTLAND. 18_. $1 Bank of Cumberland. ME1875-05. Marvelous Proof. Exquisite red tint. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ Star. $2000

SEARSPORT.18_. $2 The Searsport Bank. ME2490-10. Ocean going steamboat. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. $195

SEARSPORT.18_. $3 The Searsport Bank. ME2490-15. Cattle and sheep. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66. $225

SEARSPORT.18_. $5 The Searsport Bank. ME2490-25. Eagle rules the waves. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $210


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MARYLAND OBSOLETES

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CUMBERLAND. 1861. $2 The Allegany County Bank. MD930-10. Youth waters his horse. Fancy green back, skeleton "TWO". Uncirculated, serial 1294. $250

CUMBERLAND. 1860. $5 The Allegany County Bank. MD930-20. ABNCo. Miners relax. Red tint. Gem Uncirculated. Serial 677. $275

CUMBERLAND. 1862. $5 The Allegany County Bank. MD930-20. ABNCo. Miners relax. Green tint. PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ. Serial 1181. $200

HAGERSTOWN. $5 The Hagerstown Bank. MD1530-25. Ornate red & black note. Choice About Uncirculated. Serial 2861A. $40

HAGERSTOWN. $10 The Hagerstown Bank. MD1530-25. Ornate red & black note. Cherubs toil. Gem Uncirculated. Serial 2861A. $75

HAGERSTOWN. $50. The Hagerstown Bank. MD1530-50. Cherub Navy in action. Choice Uncirculated. $125

HAGERSTOWN. $100. The Hagerstown Bank. MD1530-70. Liberty beside eagle and shield. Choice About Uncirculated. $110

SALISBURY. 1864. $5 Somerset and Worcester Savings Bank. MD2120-25. Cattle wade in stream. Barrelmaker at R. "FIVE" in red panel. Crisp Uncirculated, tiny punch cancel. Serial 535. $110

WESTERNPORT. 1860. $5 Clinton Bank. MD2240-25. Speeding train. ABNCo, with full red tint. Uncirculated. Serial 173. $495


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MASSACHUSETTS OBSOLETES

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BOSTON.18_. $1 The Continental Bank. MA1360-05. Magnificent ABNCo product. Barnyard scene. Washington at LR. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. Serial 58. $550

CONWAY. Sept 12, 1854. $50 The Conway Bank. MA7120-50. America soars with eagle. Hunter at left. Archive proof. PCGS Choice New 64. $650

NORTHAMPTON. 186_. $5 The Holyoke Bank. MA33670-25. Downtown Northampton. Color Proof. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $1000

NORTHAMPTON. October 7, 186_. $10 The Holyoke Bank. MA33670-30. "Major Waldron's Terrible Fight". The vignette alone is worth the price. Superb ABNCo style. About Uncirculated with the usual punch cancels. $1250


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MICHIGAN OBSOLETES

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Michigan obsoletes offer collectors many temptations. Notes from the State

Bank (see the $2 above) are among the most popular obsoletes from any state.

Many banks opened in 1838 and vanished in a year or less, leaving behind only a

paper trail for collectors. Michigan obsoletes are abundant, affordable and intriguing.

Try 'em, you'll like 'em!


ADRIAN, 1838. $4 The Bank of Adrian. MI35-24. Transportation vignette, including a lopsided train. Very Fine. Serial 2203. $600

ADRIAN, 18_. $20 The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank. MI80-40. Archimedes labors. Mercury delivers! Red "XX"s. Extremely Fine. $195

ADRIAN, 18_. $100 The Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road Bank. MI80-70. Very Fine+. Serial 470. $500

ANN ARBOR, 18_. $3 The Millers Bank of Washtenaw. MI230-15. Eagle on perch. Gem Uncirculated. $100

BERRIEN $5 Berrien County Bank. MI360-25. Hercules battles hydra. Very Fine. Serial 699. $200

COLD WATER. 1838. $1 Bank of Cold-Water. MI560-05. Water god delivers. Very Fine. Serial 2472. $450

DETROIT. 18_. $5 Detroit City Bank. MI660-25. View of Detroit. About Uncirculated. Serial 741. $195

DETROIT. 1806. $5 The Detroit Bank. MI640-20. Signed by Judge Woodward. Uncirculated. Serial 1926. $250

DETROIT. 1806. $10 The Detroit Bank. MI640-20. Signed by Judge Woodward. Uncirculated. Serial 1425. $295

DETROIT. 1836. $20 The Bank of Michigan. MI690-40. Commerce seated on bales. Stamped "Reissued". Very Fine. Serial 474. $375

DETROIT. 18_. $5 The Michigan Insurance Bank. MI710-25. Ornate red-brown back. Gem Uncirculated. Serial 2417. $125

DETROIT. 18_. $2 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-12. Geometric design. Red back. Gem Uncirculated. Machine serial 19613. $125

DETROIT. 18_. $5 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-20. Plowing scene. Red back. Uncirculated, lovely. Serial 3086. $400

DETROIT. 18_. $5 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-22. "Fives" everywhere. Red back. Choice Uncirculated. $95

DETROIT. 18_. $50 The Michigan Insurance Company. MI730-50. Panoramic face, captivating back. Crisp Uncirculated. $375

DETROIT. $1 State Bank of Michigan. MI780-05. State Seal, Lyman protector design. Gem Uncirculated. $250

DETROIT. $2 State Bank. MI780-10. Indians hunt bison, fabulous vignette! Lyman protector design. Gem Uncirculated. $300

DETROIT. $3 State Bank of Michigan. MI780-15. Maiden at L. Corn harvest at R. Lyman protector design. Gem Uncirculated. $300

DETROIT. $3 State Bank of Michigan. MI780-15. Maiden at L. Corn harvest at R. Lyman protector design. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. $450

DETROIT. $5 State Bank. MI780-25. Magnificent vignettes and color. Lyman protector. Gem Uncirculated. Makes you want to collect. $275

JACKSON. 8x10c - 6x12c- 3x15c - 4x20c - 3x25c. Sheet of 24 notes. Cooper, Thompson & Co, Bankers. Terrific vignettes, orange protectors. Most of these sheets have been cut to supply singles. PCGS Extremely Fine 40. $1150

MONROE. 18_. $5 Merchants & Mechanics Bank. MI1480-20. Mercury watches ship. About Uncirculated. $100

MONROE. 18_. $5 Merchants & Mechanics Bank. MI1480-25. Loading wagons at the dock. Gem Uncirculated. $100

MONROE. 18_. $10 Merchants & Mechanics Bank. MI1480-30. Ferrier does his thing. Gem Uncirculated. $125

MONROE. 1863. $2 River Raisin and Lake Erie RailRoad Co. MI1570-10. Farmers take a break. Gem Uncirculated. Serial 9864. $375

MONROE. 1863. $3 River Raisin and Lake Erie RailRoad Co. MI1570-16. Luscious green back. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 9869. $375

PONTIAC 18_. $1.25 Bank of Pontiac. MI1810-06. Ships at sea. New England Bank Note Co. Signed, unissued. About Uncirculated. $325


SALINE 18_ $1 Bank of Saline. MI2030-05. Indian Princess at right. The earliest use of this famous vignette. Imprint of Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co, Philadelphia & NY at botom. Cut cancel and tape repairs on back. $300.


SALINE 1837 $2 Bank of Saline. MI2030-10. Reapers at work, milkmaid right. Extremely Fine remainder with cut cancel. $175

SALINE 1837 $3 Bank of Saline. MI2030-15. Mechanic with sldege and anvil. Extremely Fine. Serial 1113. $225

SALINE 1837 $5 Bank of Saline. MI2030-25. Sheep shearing and Milkmaid. About Uncirculated. Serial 2945. $225

SALINE 1838 $10 Bank of Saline. MI2030-30. Maiden, dog & safe, and other scenes!. Uncirculated. Serial 501. $250

SALINE 1837 $20 Bank of Saline. MI2030-40. Daniel Boone. About Uncirculated, serial 297. $225

TECUMSEH 1859. $1 Bank of Tecumseh. MI2180-05. Horses at trough. ABNCo. About Uncirculated, serial 10153. $275

TECUMSEH 1859. $5 Bank of Tecumseh. Plowman/Chickens. ABNCo. Green tint. Extremely Fine. Serial 949. $275

TECUMSEH 18_. $3 The Tecumseh Bank. MI2210-15. Tecumseh takes aim. Trace of sheet fold at top holds this back from Gem Uncirculated. $110

TECUMSEH 18_. $5 The Tecumseh Bank. MI2210-25. Archimedes levers the world. About Uncirculated, another. $55


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ST PAUL, 185_. $2 The Dayton Bank. MN730-10. Breathtaking vignettes. Choice Uncirculated. $225

ST PAUL, 18_. $1 Treasurer of Ramsey County. MN850-05. Indian and his trophy. About Uncirculated, with sheet fold at bottom. $650

ST PETER, 185_. $5 The Peoples Bank. MN950-25. Men dicker over cattle. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $550


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MISSISSIPPI OBSOLETES

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STATE ISSUES


JACKSON, 1863. $100 State of Mississippi. Criswell 1. Dated 1861, payable 1863. ABNCo quality. PMG Choice Very Fine 35. Serial 2101. $650


JACKSON, 1862. $50 State of Mississippi. Criswell 2Ac. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63, an outstanding opportunity. Serial 5074. $1295


JACKSON, 1862. $3. State of Mississippi. "COTTON PLEDGED" in green. Criswell 19. Better than Fine. $125

JACKSON, 1862. $2.50. State of Mississippi. "COTTON PLEDGED" in blue. Criswell 27. Choice Uncirculated, a beauty. $295

JACKSON, 1862. $1. State of Mississippi. "COTTON PLEDGED" in blue. Criswell 28. About Uncirculated, vivid colors. $195

JACKSON, 1862. $20. State of Mississippi. "Faith of State Pledged" in blue. Criswell 39. PCGS Very Fine 30. Serial 346. $150


MACON, 1865. $100. State of Mississippi. Criswell 49A. Harbor scene. Orange counters, green back. Face and back have amazing color. PMG Extremely Fine 45. $3200


JACKSON, 1870. $3. State of Mississippi. Great vignettes, face and back. Criswell 51. About Uncirculated, hole cancel. Serial 38563. $125

JACKSON, 1870. $2. State of Mississippi. Great vignettes, face and back. Criswell 52. About Uncirculated, hole cancel. Serial 5379. $125

JACKSON, 1896. $10. State of Mississippi. Magnificent image in brown on back. Criswell 65. Uncirculated, hole cancel. Serial 4915. $300


BANK, CITY AND MERCHANT ISSUES


DECATUR, 1839. $50 Real Estate Banking Company. MS510-50. Cotton L & R. Cherubs in clouds at C. PCGS Choice About New 58. Low serial 19. $275



NATCHEZ, 1832. $50 Planters Bank. MI1340-50. Commerce, Justice at left. Very Fine. $195

NATCHEZ, 1862. $5. City of Natchez. MS1380-25. Muscular Mercury. Green "FIVE". Very Fine, serial 58. $300


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MISSOURI OBSOLETES

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STATE ISSUES


JEFFERSON CITY, 1862. $3 State of Missouri. Green "THREE". Criswell 9, on back of Bill of Exchange. Uncirculated. Serial 102322. $200

JEFFERSON CITY, 1862. $2 State of Missouri. Green "TWO". Criswell 10. About Uncirculated, tiny tear. Serial 214. $200

JEFFERSON CITY, 1864. $2 State of Missouri. Green "TWO". Criswell 10C, date changed to 1864. Choice Uncirculated, super. Serial 7848. $395

JEFFERSON CITY, 1862. $1 State of Missouri. Red "ONE". Jeff Davis. Criswell 13, on back of Bill of Exchange. Uncirculated. Serial 62605. $260

(JEFFERSON CITY), 186_. State of Missouri. $4.50. Missouri Defence Bond. Criswell 15. Choice About Uncirculated. $250

(JEFFERSON CITY), 186_. State of Missouri. $4.50. Missouri Defence Bond. Criswell 15. Crisp Uncirculated. $395

(JEFFERSON CITY), 186_. State of Missouri. $3. Missouri Defence Bond. Criswell 17. Crisp Uncirculated. $225

(JEFFERSON CITY), 186_. State of Missouri. $1. Missouri Defence Bond. Criswell 18. Crisp Uncirculated. $175

(JEFFERSON CITY), 186_. State of Missouri. $100 Missouri Defence Bond. Criswell 19. Choice About Uncirculated. $265

(JEFFERSON CITY), 186_. State of Missouri. $50 Missouri Defence Bond. Criswell 20. About Uncirculated, two faint vertical bends. $225

(JEFFERSON CITY), 186_. State of Missouri. $20 Missouri Defence Bond. Criswell 21A. Uncirculated. $195


BANK, CITY AND MERCHANT ISSUES


LEXINGTON 18_. $5 The Farmers Bank of Missouri. MO545-25. Beautiful ABNCo archives proof on india paper. Orange tint, very attractive. $600

LEXINGTON 18_. $100 The Farmers Bank of Missouri. MO545-70. Steamboat rules the river. ABNCo archives proof. Orange protectors. PCGS Very Choice New 64, with tape on back. $950


St Louis Post Office Notes ....

In nearly fifty years of dealing in paper money I had never seen, let alone owned, any St Louis Post Office notes.

The dispersal of Eric Newman's collection created opportunities. Here is the last, in rather typical condition. Now is your chance.....

ST LOUIS 75 cents. MO1490-075. Signed by A T Crane "Post Master" Good, backed. Serial 177. $250



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MONTANA OBSOLETES

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HELENA. $5 Peoples National Bank. MT120-25. PMG About Uncirculated 53. Show this to a friend - maybe the rainbow back will impress them. Serial #80. $750

HELENA. $20 Peoples National Bank. MT120-40. "Horse Fair" vignette. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. Serial 81. $950

HELENA. $50 Peoples National Bank. MT120-50. Livestock rounded up. PMG About Uncirculated 53EPQ. Serial 81. $850

HELENA. $50 Peoples National Bank. MT120-50. Livestock rounded up. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63EPQ. Serial 67. $950


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NEBRASKA OBSOLETES

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BELLEVUE 1856. $5 The Fontenelle Bank of Bellevue. NE30-25. Haxby NE5-G8a. Chief Red Jacket flanked by Indian maiden, teacher and pupils. Red "5" protectors. PCGS 63 Proof. $650


BROWNVILLE 18_. $3 The Nemaha Valley Bank. NE45-15. An extremely rare note. Very Fine. $2000



DAKOTA CITY 18_. $1 Bank of Dakota. NE55-05. Indians ponder advance of civilization. PCGS Extremely Fine 40. Serial 1250. $1250

DAKOTA CITY 18_. $5 Bank of Dakota. NE55-25. Hunter fires at stag. PCGS Extremely Fine 40. Serial 1250. $1850


DE SOTO 1859. $1 Bank of De Soto. NE60-05. Red "ONE". "Redeemable at 90 Wall St, N Y". Choice Uncirculated. Serial 985. $250

DE SOTO 1863. $2 Bank of De Soto. NE60-10. Green "TWO", Sidewheeler "De Soto". Choice Uncirculated. Serial 4265. $225

DE SOTO 1863. $2 Bank of De Soto. NE60-10. Green "TWO", Sidewheeler "De Soto". Choice Uncirculated. Serial 4266. $225

DE SOTO 1859. $2 Bank of De Soto. NE60-15. Green "TWO", Sidewheeler "De Soto". PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Serial 4174. $350

DE SOTO 1863. $3 Bank of De Soto. NE60-15. Green "THREE". Fabulous vignettes. Uncirculated, tight trim at bottom. Serial 4287. $240

DE SOTO 1863. $3 Bank of De Soto. NE60-15. Green "THREE". Fabulous vignettes. Take a look! Choice Uncirculated. Serial 4292. $300

DE SOTO 1859. $5 Bank of De Soto. NE60-25. Red "FIVE". Riverboat "DE SOTO". PCGS Choice About New 55. Serial 2517. $200

DE SOTO 1860. $1 Corn Exchange Bank. NE75-05. Green protector. Mother and child tend the livestock and ducks. Choice Uncirculated beauty. $500

DE SOTO 1860. $1 Corn Exchange Bank. NE75-05. Red protector. Mother and child tend the livestock and ducks. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $595

DE SOTO 1860. $3 Corn Exchange Bank. NE75-15. Green tint. Cattle and sheep head to market. About Uncirculated. Serial 7238. $600

FLORENCE 18_. $1 Bank of Florence. NE90-05. Red "ONE". Indians meet the white man. Choice Uncirculated. $175

FLORENCE 18_. $3 Bank of Florence. NE90-15. Red "THREE". Pigs wallow, horseman rests, rooster crows. Choice Uncirculated. $195

OMAHA CITY 1857. $2 The Bank of Nebraska. NE150-12. Indians ponder new reality. A very scarce issuer. Very Fine. $450

OMAHA CITY Sept 1, 1857. $3 The Brownville Bank and Land Company. NE165-15. Green. Majestic steamboat. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Serial 3113. $1150

OMAHA CITY Sept 1, 1857. $5 The Brownville Bank and Land Company. NE165-25. Green. Poleboat vignette. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Serial 3146. $1150

OMAHA CITY Sept 1, 1857. $10 The Brownville Bank and Land Company. NE165-30. Green tint. Harvest scene. PCGS About New 53PPQ, beautiful! Serial 3156. $900

OMAHA CITY Sept 1, 1857. $10 The Brownville Bank and Land Company. NE165-30. Green tint. Harvest scene. PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58EPQ. Serial 3150. $950

OMAHA CITY Sept 1, 1857. $10 The Brownville Bank. NE165-30. Brown. Harvest scene. Micro "TEN". PMG About Uncirculated 55 EPQ. Serial 1243. $900

OMAHA CITY 18_. $1 The Omaha City Bank and Land Co. NE195-05. Reaper rests at L. Indians stalk game at C. Child cuddles bunnies at R. Red tint. This magnificent note explains why we collect! PCGS Choice About New 58PPQ. $375

OMAHA CITY Feb 1, 1858. $2 Omaha City Bank and Land Co. NE195-10. ABNCo, with red tint. Miller delivers, horses munch. PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58. Serial 1265. $400

OMAHA CITY 1859. $5 Omaha City Bank and Land Co. NE195-25. ABNCo, with red overtint. Fillmore, Riverboat. Extremely Fine. $275

OMAHA CITY "NEBRASKA TERRITORY" 1857. $3 City of Omaha. NE185-15. Liberty and Justice at L. Indian spear fishes at R. Jillions of 'THREE's. Very Fine. Serial 1801. $135

OMAHA CITY 18_. $5 Omaha and Chicago Bank. NE220-25. The Battle of Bunker Hill rages on this ABNCo archive proof. PCGS Choice New 63. $1000

OMAHA CITY 1856. $1 Western Exchange Fire & Marine Insurance Co. NE230-05. Indians watch train, bison. Bishop Hill Colony. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 3576. $100

OMAHA CITY 1857. $2 Western Exchange Fire & Marine Insurance Co. NE230-10. Indian hunt bison. Red "TWO". Signed and issued. Fine. Serial 9628. $120

OMAHA CITY 1857. $5 Western Exchange Fire & Marine Insurance Co. NE230-25. Riverboat "OMAHA". Printed date. Gem Uncirculated. $125


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NEVADA OBSOLETES

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The stories of the Comstock Lode and Virginia City are legendary. Less well known is the rise and fall of Austin, Nevada and The Manhattan Silver Mining Company. This mining company was financed by New York City interests (thus the name "Manhattan") and grew rapidly in size and influence following the Civil War. The notes offered below were intended to provide the convenience of paper money (light, portable) while carrying the backing of "hard" money - they were payable to the bearer in "Merchantable Silver" - silver coin or assayed silver ingots. They were to be issued by the Company Paymaster but this never happened - all known survivors are unissued remainders. Each note carries an imprinted US Internal Revenue Stamp (We were still paying for the Civil War). These colorful notes were produced in denominations of $1, $3, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. Nevada has little else to offer collectors of obsoletes.

AUSTIN 187_. $1 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-05. Black print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. Gem Uncirculated. ***SPECIAL*** $65

AUSTIN 187_. $3 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-15. Brown print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. Gem Uncirculated. $150

AUSTIN 187_. $3 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-15. Brown print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. Serial 686. $195

AUSTIN 187_. $3 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-15. Brown print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. Serial 724. $225

AUSTIN 187_. $5 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-25. Green print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. Gem Uncirculated. ***SPECIAL***. $50

AUSTIN 187_. $5 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-25. Green print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ. Serial 3881. $150

AUSTIN 187_. $5 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-25. Green print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 68EPQ. Serial 3991. $175

AUSTIN 187_. $10 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-30. Blue print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. Gem Uncirculated ***SPECIAL***. $50

AUSTIN 187_. $20 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-40. Brown print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. Gem Uncirculated. ***SPECIAL***. $60

AUSTIN 187_. $20 Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-40. Brown print shows mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ. $170

AUSTIN 187_. Manhattan Silver Mining Co. NV20-25, NV20-30, NV20-40. SET of THREE notes, $5, $10 and $20 showing mining complex. Orange revenue stamp imprinted. Unissued. Gem Uncirculated. *** SPECIAL *** $140


EUREKA 187_. $10 Butter Cup Silver Mining Co. Classic NBNCo product. Skeleton "GOLD". Ornate green back. PMG About Uncirculated 53. $2500

RENO 1880. $10 Reno Savings Bank. NV95-30. CD for "TEN DOLLARS GOLD" also payable in San Francisco. Great back as well. PMG Extremely Fine 40. Serial 1102. $4950

RENO 1880. $100 Reno Savings Bank. NV95-70. CD for "One Hundred Dollars Gold" also payable in San Francisco. Ornate brown back. PMG About Uncirculated 55. $3500


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ROCHESTER. 18_. $2 Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank. NH3450-10. Red "TWO". Workers toil in shoe factory. Choice About Uncirculated. $350

ROCHESTER. 18_. $3 Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank. NH3450-15. Red "THREE". Cherub artisans hang with three silver dollars. Choice About Uncirculated, dcaptivating! $425

ROCHESTER. 18_. $3 Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank. NH3450-15. Red "THREE". Cherub artisans hang with three silver dollars. Choice About Uncirculated, another. $400

ROCHESTER. 18_. $3 Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank. NH3450-15. Red "THREE". Cherub artisans hang with three silver dollars. Choice Uncirculated, dazzling note. $550

ROLLINSFORD. 18_. $1 Salmon Falls Bank. NH3560-05. Red "ONE". Commerce looks seaward. Uncirculated, corner pinhole. $110

ROLLINSFORD. 18_. $3 Salmon Falls Bank. NH3560-15. Red "THREE". Cherub faces light up this note. Uncirculated, corner pinhole. $150

ROLLINSFORD. 18_. $5 Salmon Falls Bank. NH3560-25. Red "FIVE". Commerce and cherub hang out in "V". PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. $180

ROLLINSFORD. 18_. $10 Salmon Falls Bank. NH3560-30. Red "TEN". Mechanic with hammer and gears. Uncirculated, pinhole. $150


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BORDENTOWN. 1855. $2 Bordentown Banking Co. NJ230-10. Train frightens horse, state seal, ornate red back. ABNCo beauty. Uncirculated. $250

EGG HARBOR. 1861. $5 The Egg Harbor Bank. NJ690-25. Navigation charts her course. Red "5"s. ABNCo. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 656. $195

EGG HARBOR. 1861. $5 The Egg Harbor Bank. NJ690-25. Navigation charts her course. Red "5"s. ABNCo. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. Serial 749. $325

MORRISTOWN. 18_. $3 Morris County Bank. NJ2150-15. Green overtint. Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson product. Uncirculated. $225

MORRISTOWN. 18_. $5 Morris County Bank. NJ2150-25. Green tint. Lad on horseback tends livestock. Gem Uncirculated. $250

MORRISTOWN. $5-5-10-20 sheet. The Morris County Bank. PCGS Gem New 65PPQ. Fantastic vignettes and ABNCo quality. $795

NEW BRUNSWICK. 18_. $1 State Bank at New Brunswick. NJ2430-03. Faithful pooch, state arms. Ornate green back. National BNCo. Gem Uncirculated. $150

NEWTON. 18_. $2 The Sussex Bank. NJ2950-10. Washington at L. Ceres and Commerce flank shield. Uncirculated. $75

NEWTON. 18_. $3 The Sussex Bank. NJ2950-15. Harvest and Commerce admire Franklin. State Seal R. Choice Uncirculated. $100

PATERSON. 18_. $6 Peoples' Bank of Paterson. NJ3190-26. About Uncirculated, tight at top left. Popular denomination. $150

PLAINFIELD 1859. $1 Union County Bank. NJ3490-05. America at C, Falls behind. Maid feeds chickens at R. ABNCo. About Uncirculated. $110

PLAINFIELD 1859. $3 Union County Bank. NJ3490-15. Carpenter gets advice. ABNCo. Red outlines "THREE". About Uncirculated. $175

TRENTON. Nov 20, 1861. $1 Merchants' Bank. NJ4430-05. Green and Black. Abe Lincoln at L. Gem Uncirculated, outstanding. $500


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SANTA FE, 1863. 50 cents. NM1140-050. Spiegelberg Hermanos scrip. Red print, patriotic eagle. PMG Extremely Fine 40, ultra rare. $7000


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CLAYTON. 18_. $4 Sackets Harbor Bank. NY3410-24. Harbor view. About Uncirculated remainder. $175

HORNELLSVILLE. 18_. $5 Bank of Hornellsville. NY5210-25. Hunter warms by fire at left, drinks from stream at right. Proof on card. PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58EPQ. $800

NEW YORK. 10 cents. Scrip of J Gunning's Restaurant. NY9250-010. Colorful note with vignette showing diner - evidently surprised by some very hot soup. Uncirculated. Serial 730. $450

REDFORD. 18_. 25 cents. Redford Glass Company. NY13120-025. Vignette shows glassblower in action. Uncirculated. $75

REDFORD. 18_. 75 cents. Redford Glass Company. NY13120-075. Vignette shows factory and glassblower in action. Uncirculated. $75


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FAYETTEVILLE. 1860. $5 Bank of Clarendon. NC260-25. Liberty meets Ceres. Red protectors. PMG Choice About Uncircukated 58EPQ. Serial 1390. $495

LEXINGTON. 1860. $10 Bank of Lexington. NC440-30. Payable at Graham. Red and Black beauty. ABNCo. Very Fine. Serial 7392. $130

WASHINGTON. 1861. $3 Bank of Washington. NC880-15. Workers confer. ABNCo red & black. Gem Uncirculated. $225

WASHINGTON. 18_. $10 Bank of Washington. NC880-30. Ceres and Commerce adore Washington. Crisp Uncirculated, another. $195

WASHINGTON. 18_ $100 Bank of Washington. NC880-70. Choice About Uncirculated, issued. Serial 790 $350

WASHINGTON. 18_ $100 Bank of Washington. NC880-70. Green "C". Choice Uncirculated. Magnificent! $750

WASHINGTON. 18_ $100 Bank of Washington. NC880-70. Green "C". PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Super note! $795


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OHIO OBSOLETES

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STATE ISSUES


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BANK, CITY AND MERCHANT ISSUES


CINCINNATI 1862. 50 cents. Sutler of the Forty-Seventh Regiment, O V I (Ohio Volunteer Infantry). Thomas Crawford's "FREEDOM" at right. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63EPQ. $495


CINCINNATI 18_. $500. The Miami Exporting Company. OH780-75. Pat Lyon at the forge. Extremely Fine. Ohio's only $500 obsolete, in superior condition. $850



CINCINNATI 18_. $500. The Miami Exporting Company. OH780-75. Wolka 0559-85. Pat Lyon at the forge. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. Proof. $1950


DELAWARE. 18__. $5 The Bank of Delaware. OH1380-25. Wolka 1019-07. The map shows that Ohio has 88 counties, count 'em. PMG Proof 53. $3500


(Gallipolis, 1790 - not dated) 6 cents. OH1625-006. Ohio's First Paper Money issued in 1790 by the Scioto Company. Text in French.

This money was used by French immigrants to the Ohio Country (Northwest Territiory) - specifically in Gallipolis (City of the Gauls). W(illiam) Duer signature. Historic and incredibly rare. PMG Choice Fine 15. $6500.


JACKSON 1872. 10 cents. Fulton Furnace Store. OH1830-010. Justice, eagle and shield. Printed Date June 17th, 1872. Purple print. About Uncirculated, small punch cancel at signature line. $150

JACKSON 1872. 25 cents. Fulton Furnace Store. OH1830-025. Train crosses bridge over canal. Red print. About Uncirculated. $150


LITTLE BEAVER BRIDGE 50 CENTS. Little Beaver Bridge Company. OH1950-050. Fine. Accompanied by a photo of a stampless cover of the era with a "LITTLE BEAVER BRIDGE OHIO" postmark. $750


MANSFIELD 1816. $3 Richland & Huron Bank of Mansfield. OH1910-15. Wolka 1541-08. Extremely Fine, unusually nice. Serial 336. $160

MANSFIELD 1816. $3 Richland & Huron Bank of Mansfield. OH1910-15. Wolka 1541-08. PMG Extremely Fine 40. Serial 214. $125

MARY ANN FARM 18_. 6 & 1/4 cents. Jacob Benner scrip. OH2060-006. Jefferson, Ceres. About Uncirculated, thin spot on blank back. $150

MARY ANN FARM 18_. $1 Jacob Benner scrip. OH2060-05. Washington. About Uncirculated and very popular. $175

RICHMOND 18_. $2 Ohio Rail Road. OH3410-10. Primitive train. Gem Uncirculated, uncommon. $250

SANDUSKY 1848. $5 Bank of Sandusky. OH3540-25. Extremely Fine. Serial 8574. $150

SANDUSKY 1848. $10 Bank of Sandusky. OH3540-30. Wonderful vignettes. Extremely Fine. A winner! Serial 8546. $150

WEST UNION 1840. $10 Bank of West Union. OH4510-30. Magnificent vignettes and style. Ornate lathework back. Extremely Fine. $175

WYANDOTT 1863. 30 cents. Unknown Issuer. OH4770-030. Green print with red "XXX". Ohio's lone 30 cent note. About Uncirculated, punch cancel. $375


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OKLAHOMA / INDIAN TERRITORY OBSOLETES

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OREGON OBSOLETES

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PENNSYLVANIA OBSOLETES

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HOLLIDAYSBURG. 18_. $5 Central Bank of Pennsylvania. PA1870-25. Magnificent vignettes. Red tint with zillions of microprint "FIVE DOLLARS". Choice About Uncirculated. $175

HOLLIDAYSBURG. 18_. $5 Central Bank of Pennsylvania. PA1870-25. Magnificent vignettes. Red tint with zillions of microprint "FIVE DOLLARS". Choice About Uncirculated with jumbo margins. $185


PITTSBURGH. $10 The Allegheny Bank of Pittsburgh. PA5310-30. Cherubs crush rocks. Rose protector. Bull's head right. PMG Choice Extremely Fine 45EPQ. Machine serial 4331. $600


READING. 18_. $20 The Berks County Bank. PA6010-40. Pioneer and his dog take a break. Uncirculated. $95

SMETHPORT. 18_. $1 McKean County Bank. PA6730-05. Busy factory. "The Sisters" at left. Green "ONE" Choice Uncirculated. $200

WARREN. 1861. $5 North Western Bank. PA7610-25. Cattle at C. Washington at L. Red "FIVE". Hoober 425-15. NBNCo. This note has inspired many to collect obsoletes. The vignettes, color and artistry give it a breathtaking presence. Join the band. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 3356. $250

WARREN. 1861. $5 North Western Bank. PA7610-25. Cattle at C. Washington at L. Red "FIVE". Hoober 425-15. NBNCo. This note has inspired many to collect obsoletes. The vignettes, color and artistry give it a breathtaking presence. Join the band. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. Serial 3400. $325

WARREN. 1860. $10 North Western Bank. PA7610-30. Maidens, green protectors. About Uncirculated. Serial 238. $295

WILLIAMSPORT 1863. 5 cents. Borough of Williamsport. PA8270-005. Canal boat gets a tow. ABNCo. Red protector. Extremely Fine, tiny punch cancel. Serial 108. $175


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RHODE ISLAND OBSOLETES

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NEWPORT. 18_. $1 The New England Commercial Bank. RI660-05. Uncirculated, with green "ONE". $50

NEWPORT. 18_. $3 New England Commercial Bank. RI660-15. Uncirculated, with green "THREE". $65

NEWPORT. 18_. $10 The New England Commercial Bank. RI660-31. Green "TEN" protector. Gem Uncirculated. $100

NEWPORT 7c. May 15, 1837. RI770-007. Unusual denomination - Orange & blue scrip of W C Cozzens. Uncirculated. $135

NEWPORT 9c. May 15, 1837. RI770-009. Unusual denomination - Orange & blue scrip of W C Cozzens. Uncirculated.. $135

PROVIDENCE1858. $2 Mount Vernon Bank. RI1670-10. Fabulous vignettes. Take a look. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 576. $295

FALL RIVER/TIVERTON. $2 The Pocasset Bank. RI2420-10. Red "2". The Flight of Weetamoo. Counterfeit stamp of Bank of Mutual Redemption. Fine. $75

WARWICK. 1858. $5 The Warwick Bank. RI2760-25. Red "FIVE". Sheep shearing, maidens. About Uncirculated. $120

WARWICK. 18_. $20 The Warwick Bank. RI2760-40. Durand 2440. Red "TWENTY". Declaration of Independence ceremony. About Uncirculated. $175


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SOUTH CAROLINA OBSOLETES

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COLUMBIA March 2, 1872. Cr-6. Sheheen 13. $10 State of South Carolina, Revenue Bond Scrip. "The Rescue". ABNCo. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 1300. $115

COLUMBIA December 1, 1873. Criswell-16. Sheheen 19. $10 State of South Carolina, No longer rare following the release of the state archive hoard. About Uncirculated. Serial 864. $70

COLUMBIA December 1, 1873. Criswell-16. Sheheen 19. $10 State of South Carolina, Uncirculated. Serial 406. $75

COLUMBIA December 1, 1873. Criswell-18. Sheheen 21. $50 State of South Carolina, No longer rare following the release of the state archive hoard. PCGS Gem New, stamp cancel on back. Serial 1321. $200


BANK, CITY AND MERCHANT ISSUES


CHARLESTON. 1861. $10 Bank of South Carolina. SC135-30. Ships at sea. Red "TEN". Uncirculated. Low serial 33. $250


CHARLESTON. 1861. $1 Bank of the State of South Carolina. SC195-06. Sheheen 547. Wharf scene. Baldwin, Adams and Baldwin, Cousland imprints. ABNCo sale Proof. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. $950


CHARLESTON. 1861. $5 Bank of the State of South Carolina. SC195-26. Sheheen 573. "Sweet Potato Dinner". with Generals Sumter and Green at bottom corners. ANBCo with green overprint and lots of "FIVES"s. Uncirculated with circular cut cancel. Serial 2290. $250

CHARLESTON. 1861. $10 Bank of the State of South Carolina. SC195-31. Sheheen 586. "The Rescue". Uncirculated with circular cut cancel. Serial 5301. $250

CHERAW. 1857. $5 Merchants' Bank of South Carolina at Cheraw. SC310-25. State seal surrounded by Liberty, Victory, and Washington. Green tint. Sheheen 261. Very Fine. $85

CHERAW. 1857. $20 Merchants' Bank of South Carolina at Cheraw. SC310-40. Agriculture and Industry. Green tint. Sheheen 276. Very Fine, serial 185. $160

CHERAW. 1857. $50 Merchants' Bank of South Carolina at Cheraw. SC310-50. Cotton harvest. Green tint. Sheheen 278. Very Fine, serial 13. $550

COLUMBIA. 1873. $2. Mechanics & Farmers Building & Loan Assoc. SC460-10. Sheheen 944. ABNCo quality. Choice About Uncirculated, serial 7323. $395

HAMBURG. 1862. $5 The Bank of Hamburg. SC490-25. Farmer sharpens blade. Red overprint, by ABNCo. Sheheen 227. Extremely Fine, faces up even nicer. Unusually nice for this popular issue. $135

HAMBURG. 1859. $20 The Bank of Hamburg. SC490-40. Liberty and Justice flank shield. Red overtint. Sheheen 242. Extremely Fine. $165

HAMBURG. 1859. $50 The Bank of Hamburg. SC490-50. Sheheen 250. State arms - for Pennsylvania!. Red protectors. Very Fine. Serial 237. $595

UNIONVILLE. 1862. $5 The Cotton Planters Loan Association of the Fifth Congressional District of South Carolina. Replicas like this one have serial # 415 at top. They have no collector value. NOT FOR SALE.

UNIONVILLE. 1862. $20 The Cotton Planters Loan Association of the Fifth Congressional District of South Carolina.SC540-40. Sheheen 1101. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63, outstanding example. Serial 7677. $1200

UNIONVILLE. 1862. $50 The Cotton Planters Loan Association of the Fifth Congressional District of South Carolina. SC540-50. Sheheen 343. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64, the rarest of the four denominations. Serial 538. $1350


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TENNESSEE OBSOLETES

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BENTON, 1863. $2 County of Polk. TN35-10. On yellow paper with choo-choo vignette. Garland 1350. Uncirculated. $150

BENTON, 1863. $3 County of Polk. TN35-15. On yellow paper with choo-choo vignette. Garland 1351. About Uncirculated. $110

CHATTANOOGA, 1857. $100 Bank of Chattanooga. TN160-70. Liberty with eagle and shield. Red protector. Haxby plate note. Very Fine, low serial 23. $1995

CHATTANOOGA, 1861. 15 cents. Corporation of Chattanooga. TN175-015. Bogus contemporary issue with Confederate flag on back. About Uncirculated. $125

CLARKSVILLE. 18_. $5 Bank of America. TN210-25. State Arms at center. Jackson left. Orange microprint. Extremely Fine. $250

LAWRENCEBURG. 18_. $20 The Lawrenceburg Bank. TN840-40. Ceres and Industry talk it over. Orange protectors on this ABNCo beauty. Uncirculated. $395

MURFREESBORO, 1856. $10 The Exchange Bank.TN1610-30. Men dicker over cattle. About Uncirculated. Serial 5078. $450

NASHVILLE, 1875. $50 State of Tennessee. Criswell 10. Punch cancels. Very Good. Serial 3050. $100


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TEXAS OBSOLETES

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REPUBLIC ISSUES



STATE ISSUES


AUSTIN 1862. $10 Treasury Warrant. "Military Service". Sailing ship at L. Red underprint. Criswell 17. Choice Uncirculated. Serial 84586. $165

AUSTIN 1862. $10 Treasury Warrant. "Military Service". Sailing ship at L. Red underprint. Criswell 17. Choice Uncirculated, a blazer! Serial 86792. $175

AUSTIN 1862. $100 Treasury Warrant. "Military Service". Red underprint. Criswell 35. About Uncirculated, usual pen cancel. $550


BANK, COUNTY, CITY AND MERCHANT ISSUES


BELLVILLE October 1, 1862. 50 cents Austin County. TX95-050. Lone star flag atop globe. Uncirculated. These don't come often. nor better. Serial 216. $1250

BRENHAM 186_. $2 Washington County scrip. TX180-10. Printer labors at L. "TEXAS" in green on back. Red "TWO". Choice Uncirculated $135

BRENHAM 186_. $3 Washington County scrip. TX180-15. Slave with cotton at L. "TEXAS" in green on back. Red "THREE". Choice Uncirculated. $175


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UTAH OBSOLETES

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SALT LAKE CITY July 1, 1856 $3. The Drovers Bank. UT125-15. Classic Ormsby product. PCGS Choice About New 55. Serial 933. $1200


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VERMONT OBSOLETES

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BENNINGTON. $4 Bank of Bennington. VT215-24. Mercury delivers coins to Moneta. Uncirculated remainder. $400

BENNINGTON. 18_. $7 The Bank of Bennington. VT215-27. Odd denomination, terrific vignettes. Moneta, Mercury and Vulcan. About Uncirculated. $475

BENNINGTON. 18_ $50 The Bank of Bennington. VT215-50. Flora in her garden. Choice About Uncirculated. $175

BRATTLEBORO. $5 Windham County Bank. VT430-25. State seal. Green tint. Uncirculated. Serial 24301. $395

BRATTLEBORO. $5 Windham County Bank. VT430-25. State seal. Chief Red Jacket. Red tint. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ Proof. $650

BRATTLEBORO. $50 Windham County Bank. VT430-50. Mechanic with hammer and anvil. Liberty at right. Red tint. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 Proof. $1500


CASTLETON. 18_. $20. Mutual Bank. VT630-40. Fabulous ABNCo creation. Proof mounted on card. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. $3000


JAMAICA. 18_. $2 West River Bank. VT990-10. Cherubs frolic with silver dollars. Red "TWO". Gorgeous! Light sheet fold, Choice About Uncirculated. $135

JAMAICA. 18_. $3 West River Bank. VT990-15. Vignettes that have launched many collections. Red "THREE". Breathtaking! PMG Choice Uncirculated 64EPQ. $225

JAMAICA. 18_. $5 West River Bank. VT990-25. Cherubs frolic with silver dollars. Red "FIVE". Faint toning, Extremely Fine. $75

JAMAICA. 18_. $20 West River Bank. VT990-40. Commerce with telescope. Ship and lighthouse in background. Red "TWENTY". About Uncirculated. $225

LUDLOW. 1862. 10 cents. Merchants scrip drawn on Bank of Black River. "10" in Red and in Gold!. Attractive. Coulter 2. Crisp Uncirculated. $75

SALISBURY. 1814. $1.25 The Vermont Glass Factory. View of glass factory. Fine or better. Serial 1138. $60

SALISBURY. 1814. $1.50 The Vermont Glass Factory. Boxes and shield with banner (By Manufactures We Thrive). Fine - Very Fine. Serial 1028. $75

SALISBURY. 1813. $1.75 The Vermont Glass Factory. Boxes and shield with banner (By Manufactures We Thrive). Coulter-12. Very Fine. Serial 1398. $90

SALISBURY. 1813. $1.75. The Vermont Glass Factory. Overprinted "PAYABLE BNAK(BANK) BILLS". Very Fine, with serial 981. $100

SALISBURY. 1814. $3. The Vermont Glass Factory. Factories belch smoke. Extremely Fine. Serial 564. $90

SOUTH ROYALTON. 18_. $50 The South Royalton Bank. VT230-G18. Unissued, but numbered and signed by Registrar. About Uncirculated. $375

WINDSOR. $1-1-2-3. Bank of Windsor. Watermelon design. Choice Uncirculated. $295


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VIRGINIA OBSOLETES

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BANK, CITY AND MERCHANT ISSUES


FINCASTLE. 18_. $100. Farmers Bank of Fincastle. VA460-70. Lightning startles horses. These were printed as sheets of one! PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58EPQ. $900

HOWARDSVILLE 1861. $20 Bank of Howardsville. VA860-40. Green overprint. Tobacco barrel, farmer and dog. About Uncirculated +. Serial 22. Outstanding! $695

HOWARDSVILLE 1861. $50 Bank of Howardsville. VA860-50. Green protectors. State seal at L. Corn harvest at R. Very Fine. Serial 297. $250

MONASKON. 1868. 25 cents. First National Oyster Bank. VA1380-025. State arms, green back. PMG About Uncirculated 55. $250

PETERSBURG. 1861. $20 Bank of the City of Petersburg. VA1760-40. Red, Green and Black ABNCo. BP25-30. Very Fine, punch cancels. Serial 901. $695

STAUNTON 1860. $50 Central Bank. VA2550-50. BS20-46. Red & black ABNCo. Ceres, Commerce, and Justice. Fine - Very Fine. $135

WESTON. 18_. $5 Bank of Weston. VA2890-25. The Mill Door. Fine+. $300


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WISCONSIN OBSOLETES

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CONTERELLE 1858. $10. Farmers Bank of Chippewa, Conterelle. WI360-30. Gaudy proof in orange and black with registration markers in margins. PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. There were 10 of these in the ABNCo archives sale, three had problems. Not this one! $2000

GREEN BAY 18_. $50 (John Jacob) Astor. WI890-50. Wisconsin Territory. RW&E product. PMG About Uncirculated 55EPQ. Handsome, rare. $1250


HILLSDALE. May 25, 1857. $5 The Kokomo Bank. WI925-25. PCGS Gem New 66PPQ proof from the Eric Newman collection. Fabulous work of Danforth, Wright & Co. $3000



JANESVILLE 18_. $1 The Producers Bank. WI1060-03. Sloppin' the hogs. Proof, PCGS Gem New 66PPQ. This work by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting is top notch. $3000


LA CROSSE 1861. $1 Batavian Bank. WI1185-05. Green protector. Water well provides cool drink. Very Fine, very attractive. Serial 7034. $495

OCONOMOWOC 18_. $3 The Summit Bank. WI2220-15. Farmer pauses while son works. "THREE" in red panel. ABNCo. PMG Choice About Uncirculated 58EPQ, faint corner bend. Serial 6585. $395

SHEBOYGAN 18_. $3 The Bank of Sheboygan. WI2870-15. Ship building scene. Red lathework overtint. PMG Choice Uncirculated 63. $695

SHEBOYGAN 18_. $5 The Bank of Sheboygan. WI2870-25. Americans flank shield and flag. Red lathework overtint. PMG About Uncirculated 55EPQ. $650

WATERTOWN 18_. $1 The Bank of Watertown. WI3160-05. Amphitrite with trident watches ship. Red "1"s. PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. Serial 9496. $350

WATERTOWN 18_. $2 The Bank of Watertown. WI3160-10. Maiden and Indian flank eagle on globe. Red "2"s. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. Serial 9436. $350

WATERTOWN 18_. $3 The Bank of Watertown. WI3160-15. Herdsman waters his horse. Huge red "3". PMG Gem Uncirculated 65EPQ. Serial 9465. $375

WATERTOWN 18_. $3 The Bank of Watertown. WI3160-15. Herdsman waters his horse. Huge red "3". PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ. Serial 9312. $395

WATERTOWN 18_. $5 The Bank of Watertown. WI3160-25. Men dicker over cattle. Red Lazy "5". PMG Gem Uncirculated 65. Serial 9334. $395

WATERTOWN 18_. $5 The Bank of Watertown. WI3160-25. Men dicker over cattle. Red Lazy "5". Uncirculated with an as made wrinkle at the bottom. Serial 9437. $200

WAUPUN 18_. $1 The Corn Exchange Bank. WI3330-05. Commerce seated next to globe. Red "ONE". ABNCO. PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ. Serial 9416. $350

WAUPUN 18_. $2 The Corn Exchange Bank. WI3330-10. American eagle and shield. Jackson at L. Red "TWO". ABNCO. PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ. Serial 9478. $350

WAUPUN 18_. $2 The Corn Exchange Bank. WI3330-10. American eagle and shield. Jackson at L. Red "TWO". ABNCO. PCGS Superb Gem 67PPQ. Serial 9392. $350

WAUPUN 18_. $3 The Corn Exchange Bank. WI3330-15. Liberty, Commerce, and Prosperity. Red "THREE". ABNCO. PMG Superb Gem Uncirculated 67EPQ, super! Serial 9476. $350

WAUPUN 18_. $5 The Corn Exchange Bank. WI3330-25. Farmer checks corn. Red "FIVE". ABNCO. PMG Gem Uncirculated 66EPQ, magnificent. Serial 9478. $300

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CAMBRIA January 1908 $1 Cambria Trading Company. WY20-05. Blue print. Miner on front, mining complex on back. Choice Uncirculated. 16698. $550

CAMBRIA 1897 $5 Kilpatrick Bros & Collins. Gray print. Miner on front, mining complex on back. Earlier and scarcer. Uncirculated, serial 7366. $400