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Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Alabama
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4001 Branch of the Bank of the State of Alabama. $50.00 Post Note CH $850.00
Branch of the Bank of the State of Alabama. $50.00 Post Note. Plate position A. Decatur, AL. 1830's....
Plate position A. Decatur, AL. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty. Athena as Liberty with shield, upper left; top right is seated Liberty, leans Alabama crest. Haxby AL-5 G82 SENC. A rare and desirable Alabama proof note from a rare branch location. Corner handling at the lower right and the other corners with slight rubbing. Close to Choice and quite...  more
4002 Central Bank of Alabama. $500.00 CH $1,700.00
Central Bank of Alabama. $500.00. A. Montgomery, AL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Bald, Cousland...
A. Montgomery, AL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Bald, Cousland & Co. Phila. & New York. No tint plate or protector. Curved titles within oval geometric lathe oval; at the lower left, General Montgomery and Washington lower right. Haxby AL-65 G28 Unlisted with Protector. Though there were several of this design type in the 1990 ABN Sale (lot 17 purchased by Mr. Ford contained notes in three varieties), they are...  more
4003 Central Bank of Alabama. $500.00 PF $700.00
Central Bank of Alabama. $500.00. A. Montgomery, AL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Bald, Cousland...
A. Montgomery, AL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Bald, Cousland & Co. Phila. & New York. Light golden-yellow tint plate outlines white protectors. Curved titles within oval geometric lathe oval; at the lower left, General Montgomery and Washington lower right. Haxby AL-65 G28a. A single example of the color tinted type card proof, like that used for issued notes. Also, with superior margins...  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Connecticut
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4004 Connecticut Bank. $50.00 CH $525.00
Connecticut Bank. $50.00. A. Bridgeport, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on very thin card by Draper,...
A. Bridgeport, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on very thin card by Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer/N. & S.S. Jocelyn. N.York & N.Haven. Seated Commerce and Mercury at the far right; far left, Justice standing. Haxby CT-40 G112 SENC. A rare type with a dual imprint. The paper stock appears to be India paper on a very thin card, but might be directly on a thick proofing paper. It has taken the...  more
4005 Jewett City Bank. $5.00 CH $525.00
Jewett City Bank. $5.00. B. Jewett City, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by Draper, Underwood,...
B. Jewett City, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer/N.& S.S. Jocelyn. N.York & N.Haven. Ornate '5' with five female figures; Justice in left oval; far right panel with medallion head. Haxby CT-205 G32 SENC. The imprint in Haxby is not correct, but the description is. Only two, slightly large POC, one in each signature block. Some minor ''rippling'', but...  more
4006 City Bank of New Haven. $3.00 AU $1,400.00
City Bank of New Haven. $3.00. A. New Haven, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on very thin card by N....
A. New Haven, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on very thin card by N. & S.S. Jocelyn. N.York & N.Haven/Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer. At the left the New Haven Green; female stands with shield, dog at feet; far right panel with Washington center, '3' above and under. Haxby CT-265 G28. Excellent eye appeal. Choice, the trim is slightly tight; Same Series. $50.00. A. New Haven, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on very thin card...  more
4007 Mechanics Bank. $5.00 CH $675.00
Mechanics Bank. $5.00. G. New Haven, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by Draper, Underwood, Bald...
G. New Haven, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer/ N. & S.S. Jocelyn. N.York & N.Haven. A simple design, numerical '5' flanked by Agriculture and Mechanic; far right panel with Hope. Haxby CT-280 G48. Sliver cutout cancels in the signature. Bright and vivid. A tiny foxing spot at the upper right edge. Choice; Same Issuer, payable at the Phenix Bank in the City of...  more
4008 New Haven Bank. $5.00 CH $1,100.00
New Haven Bank. $5.00. P. New Haven, CT. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting, New...
P. New Haven, CT. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting, New York & New Haven. Without yellow tint plate, but with the additional imprint of 'Seropyan's Patent, 1856' at the bottom left. Plenty seated between sailor and mechanic; at far left large '5' with Indian detail on bottom; titled vignette First Sabbath at Quinnipack, 1638 in the lower right oval. Haxby CT-290 G124. A rare series...  more
4009 Windham Bank. $3.00 CH $500.00
Windham Bank. $3.00. A. Windham, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by N. & S.S. Jocelyn. N.York...
A. Windham, CT. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by N. & S.S. Jocelyn. N.York & N.Haven/ Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer. Agriculture, cherubs, smoking brick oven in the center; ornate frame around entire note. Haxby CT-470 G20. A sharp looking $3.00 proof. Faint and false pencil signatures in the blocks. Some scattered foxing, mostly confined to the region at the far right end. Close to...  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States District of Columbia
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4010 Bank of Washington. $10.00 CH $1,000.00
Bank of Washington. $10.00. A. Washington, DC. 1840's. India paper Proof on card by Draper & Co. Phila....
A. Washington, DC. 1840's. India paper Proof on card by Draper & Co. Phila. Washington supported by flags, drums and sextant; left Liberty standing on the cornucopia of Plenty. Distinctive bank title fonting. Haxby DC-385 G46 SENC. A rare proof from the ''Trustees..'' issue. The bottom is trimmed in slightly and a bit roughly, but this is only noticeable on close inspection. Otherwise, Choice.
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Georgia
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4011 Mechanics Bank. $1.00 CH $1,200.00
Mechanics Bank. $1.00. C. Augusta, GA. 1840's. India paper Proof on card by Danforth, Spencer & Hufty,...
C. Augusta, GA. 1840's. India paper Proof on card by Danforth, Spencer & Hufty, New York/Spencer, Hufty & Danforth, Phila. Eagle left on branch, to the right '1' in shield; Washington in left panel. Haxby GA-60 G4. An extremely common issued note, but a rare proof. India paper cutouts in the signature blocks. Choice; Bank of the State of Georgia. $1.00 and $2.00. A. Savannah, GA. 1840's. Both are India paper Proofs...  more
4012 Planters Bank of the State of Georgia. $10.00, $20.00, $50.00, and $100.00 CH $2,200.00
Planters Bank of the State of Georgia. $10.00, $20.00, $50.00, and $100.00. B, A, A, and A. Savannah,...
B, A, A, and A. Savannah, GA. 1840's. All four are India paper Face Proofs on card by Danforth, Bald, Spencer & Hufty, N.York./Bald, Spencer, Hufty & Danforth, Philada. A well designed series of face proofs with Liberty seated on the $10.00, America as an Indian princess on the $20.00, Ceres and Commerce seated on the $50.00, and a bald eagle on large branch on the $100.00. Haxby GA-320 G38,...  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Illinois
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4013 Exchange Bank of H.A. Tucker & Co. $2.00 VERY CH $850.00
Exchange Bank of H.A. Tucker & Co. $2.00. A. Chicago, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Rawdon,...
A. Chicago, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New York. Reddish-orange protector '2' in the center. Top center, Illinois Bank die; upper left Ceres; far right Plenty supports a '2' counter with a cherub. Haxby IL-155 G4 SENC. A very rare bank and a superbly styled Rawdon imprint product. Large penciled '17' on the back of the card. Fine sliver cancels in...  more
4014 Exchange Bank of H.A. Tucker & Co. $5.00 CH $800.00
Exchange Bank of H.A. Tucker & Co. $5.00. A. Chicago, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Rawdon,...
A. Chicago, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof on card by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New York. Red '5' protector at the center. Lower left with ornate 'V', five figures surround; upper right with Plenty supporting '5' counter as used on the $2.00 proof; Illinois Die left of the protector. Haxby IL-155 G8. Another rare Chicago proof. Fine sliver cancels in the signature blocks. A small nick off...  more
4015 Rail-Road Bank. $1.00 CH $600.00
Rail-Road Bank. $1.00. A. Decatur, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting,...
A. Decatur, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting, New York. Wide sweeping train and cars vignette across the center; base vignette of two hands shaking; Illinois Die angled into the upper left corner. Haxby IL-215 G2 Unlisted. The issued notes used a red protector. Great balance with the wide vignette and a very rare bank for any note. The two left corners are smartly...  more
4016 Rail-Road Bank. $5.00 CH $600.00
Rail-Road Bank. $5.00. A. Decatur, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting,...
A. Decatur, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting, New York. Wide sweeping train and cars vignette across the center; Illinois Die in right panel. Haxby IL-215 G6 Unlisted. The issued notes used a red protector. Three very deft corner reinstallments, done with extreme professionalism. A short bottom edge tear is sealed. Close to Choice.
4017 Bank of Elgin. $1.00 CH $700.00
Bank of Elgin. $1.00. B. Elgin, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting,...
B. Elgin, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hanks, Hay & Whiting, New York. Commerce seated over central title; Webster lower right; top left, the Illinois Die. Haxby IL-225 G2 Unlisted. Issued notes used a red protector. A very rare bank on Illinois. The two left corners are reinstalled, very strongly and with the workmanship visible under close scrutiny only. Small bottom edge chip...  more
4018 Morgan County Bank. $5.00 VERY CH $675.00
Morgan County Bank. $5.00. A. Jacksonville, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting,...
A. Jacksonville, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting, New York. Lovely young girl's portrait, supported by cherubs; right end with large '5' with small Indian detail. Haxby IL-410 G6 SENC. Another very rare bank on the state. Very handsome in all regards. The corners are razor sharp. Slight rippling and very minor traces of the old mounting glues from the book that was its home....  more
4019 Morgan County Bank. $10.00 CH $625.00
Morgan County Bank. $10.00. A. Jacksonville, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting,...
A. Jacksonville, IL. 1850's. India paper Proof by Wellstood, Hay & Whiting, New York. Man unhitching two horses from a plow, dog reclines; Illinois Die left end; lower right a large 'X' with seated milkmaid. Haxby IL-410 G8. The bottom corners are reconnected in a well done fashion. Choice and another well designed rarity on the state.
4020 Bank of Momence. $5.00 CH $1,400.00
Bank of Momence. $5.00. A. Momence, IL. Dec. 1, 1860. India paper Proof by American Bank Note Company....
A. Momence, IL. Dec. 1, 1860. India paper Proof by American Bank Note Company. Full red color frame and left end panel, red counter surrounds and outlined protector bottom center. Vignette of Science, top center between two '5' counters; left end color panel with Illinois Die sideways. Haxby IL-530 G8a. Known in remainder form and proof, this is a rare bank and seldom offered. American Bank...  more
4021 Bank of Illinois. $2.00 AU $1,200.00
Bank of Illinois. $2.00. A. Shawnee Town, IL. 1830's. India paper Proof by C. Toppan & Co. Philada....
A. Shawnee Town, IL. 1830's. India paper Proof by C. Toppan & Co. Philada. Framed Washington portrait flanked by eagles, mirror image of each other; lower left Liberty and lower right man walks with scythe, both in oval frames. Haxby IL-740 G46. A scarce series. Three wide margins and a long lower left corner ''bend'' (not fully folded). Choice is still accurate; State Bank of Illinois. $5.00. B....  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Indiana
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4022 Southern Bank of Indiana. $5.00 VERY CH $1,100.00
Southern Bank of Indiana. $5.00. A. Terre Haute, IN. 1850's. India paper Face Proof by Wellstood,...
A. Terre Haute, IN. 1850's. India paper Face Proof by Wellstood, Hanks, Hay, Whiting, New York. Daniel Webster in ornate cartouche with cherubs; upper left a large '5' with Indian detail; right end the Indiana Bank Die. Haxby IN-650 G6. The corners sharp as knives, only a short tear towards the second from the left POC that is deftly sealed. Very Choice; Same Series. $10.00. A. Terre Haute, IN. 1850's. India paper...  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Kentucky
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4023 Bank of Kentucky. $5.00 CH AU $525.00
Bank of Kentucky. $5.00. B. Louisville, KY. 1830's. India paper Proof by Draper, Toppan, Longacre...
B. Louisville, KY. 1830's. India paper Proof by Draper, Toppan, Longacre & Co. Phila. & NY. Two woodsman over fallen elk; lower left, Canova's seated Washington holding scroll; lower right cherub. Haxby KY-195 G20. Very slight toning and minor handling. Choice; Louisville Hotel Company, payable at the Louisville Savings Institution. $1.00. B. Louisville, KY. 1830's. India paper Proof by Chas....  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Maine
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4024 Washington County Bank. $9.00 VERY CH $2,600.00
Washington County Bank. $9.00. D. Calais, ME. Late 1830's-early 1840's. India paper Proof on card...
D. Calais, ME. Late 1830's-early 1840's. India paper Proof on card by New England Bank Note Co. Boston. Eagle atop the globe, in the clouds; left panel with the Maine Seal; lower right with standing Liberty, supports a shield with '9'. Haxby ME-250 G26. One of the most common banks of issue in the late 1830's from the north east. However, the common notes are $1, $2, $3, $5, and $10 notes. The two proofs...  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Maryland
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4025 Bank of Baltimore. $5.00 CH $1,700.00
Bank of Baltimore. $5.00. B. Baltimore, MD. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by Draper, Underwood,...
B. Baltimore, MD. 1830's. India paper Proof on card by Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer. Maryland Arms; different ships in each end panel. Haxby MD-15 G54. Not very rare as proofs on Maryland go. Signature block cutouts in the India paper. Wide side margins. Choice; Bank of Maryland. $5.00. A. Baltimore, MD. 1830's. India paper Proof by Chas. Toppan & Co. Phila. Drover and charges in stream;...  more
4026 Bank of Westminster. $5.00 CH $500.00
Bank of Westminster. $5.00. A. Westminster, MD. 1830's. India paper Proof by Draper, Underwood, Bald...
A. Westminster, MD. 1830's. India paper Proof by Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer. Agriculture seated by mile marker; women at work in each end panel. Haxby MD-316 G6. A scarcer bank for proofs on Maryland. Silver cutout cancels in the signatures. Nearly Choice; Washington County Bank. $10.00. A. Williamsport, MD. 1830's. India paper Proof by Chas. Toppan & Co. Phila. Washington portrait supported by Commerce...  more
Categories  •  Stack's May 2005 Atlanta United States Obsolete Currency A Diverse Offering of Proof Obsolete Bank Notes from Several Archives, Time Periods and States Massachusetts
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4027 American Bank. $5.00 AU $325.00
American Bank. $5.00. B. Boston, MA. 1830's. India paper Proof by New England Bank Note Co. Boston....
B. Boston, MA. 1830's. India paper Proof by New England Bank Note Co. Boston. Mercury standing over the symbols of commerce, plenty, and agriculture; left panel with artisan at work; right panel with seated female. Haxby MA-95 Unlisted Series and Type. The bank is extremely rare. However, the Tom Denly Collection (auctioned in May, 2003 by CAA) had two different notes on a slightly later series....  more
4028 City Bank, Boston. $500.00 Post Note CH $675.00
City Bank, Boston. $500.00 Post Note. No plate letter. Boston, MA. Late 1810's-1820's. India paper...
No plate letter. Boston, MA. Late 1810's-1820's. India paper Proof by Reed, Stiles & Co. sc. Reclining female with trident in long shell; ornate panels at each end. Haxby MA-125 Unlisted Series and Type. A very important type that was not in the Reed Archives. This is one of the earliest $500.00 notes known on Boston. The issuer is so rare that the comprehensive Tom Denly Collection of Boston...  more
4029 Massachusetts Bank. $10.00 VERY CH $180.00
Massachusetts Bank. $10.00. No plate letter. Boston, MA. '17' late 80-early 90's. India paper Proof...
No plate letter. Boston, MA. '17' late 80-early 90's. India paper Proof on card, a ''Specimen'' or reprint from the original plates without an imprint. Typeset with various fonts, indent border at the left. MA-270 G218. Newman page 218. This plate proof was catalogued by Doug Ball in the NASCA New England Sale catalogue (January, 1978) as a ''Specimen''. In that sale, there were some later...  more
4030 Massachusetts Bank. $15.00 CH $700.00
Massachusetts Bank. $15.00. No plate letter. Boston, MA. '17' late 80-early 90's. India paper Proof...
No plate letter. Boston, MA. '17' late 80-early 90's. India paper Proof on card, a ''Specimen'' or reprint from the original plates without an imprint. Typeset with various fonts, indent border at the left. MA-270 G248. Newman page 218. This plate proof ''Specimen'' or reprint is from the September 21, 1789 series as listed by Newman. A tougher and very unusual denomination. Some separation...  more
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