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Lot 1206

Large Size Currency Vintage Lot of $1 Notes, 1899, 1918 and 1923

Large Size Currency Vintage Lot of $1 Notes, 1899, 1918 and 1923
Last of the three types of Large Size currency produced during the turn of the Century. The 1899 $1 Silver Certificate is known as the Black Eagle for it's central motif of a majestic Bald Eagle front and center on the note. Friedberg 230 featuring the signatures of Napier and McClung. Note grades as Fine with minor staining. Next is a 1918 Federal Reserve Bank Note from the St. Louis District. These notes are known as Green Eagles due to the Bald Eagle in flight carrying the American Flag on the reverse. These notes were introduced during World War I to help with homefront morale while our Armed Forces fought over in Europe. Friedberg 730 with the signatures of Teehee and Burke as well as Atteberry and Wells. Note grades as Very Good with a major split in the middle. The final note is a 1923 Silver Certificate and is the last of the Horseblankets produced. Featuring George Washington on the front, this note is the template for our current $1 Federal Reserve Note. Friedberg 237 with the signatures of Speelman and White, the note grades a solid problem free Very Fine. 1213