Low run $50 star error note

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by Jersey magic man, May 18, 2022.

  1. Jersey magic man

    Jersey magic man Supporter! Supporter

    Just picked this up. Not dramatic but a nice example. Run 5:B, only 6,000 notes.
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  4. SteveInTampa

    SteveInTampa Always Learning

    Cool note @Jersey magic man.

    I’ve always been told a portion of an adjacent note should be visible in one of the margins to be considered an alignment error. This one doesn’t fit that theory. Still a cool replacement note.
     
  5. Jersey magic man

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    I guess it qualifies as an alignment error because the overprint is sitting on top of the second printing (the “7” on the top right). Who am I to argue with PMG. Whatever you want to call this error, it is a very minor error.
     
  6. Michael K

    Michael K Well-Known Member

    You can see on the reverse the image is tilted slightly. The top right border is thicker and the left top border is thinner.
    Yes and that 7 is way over onto the design.
    I remember seeing these bills in circulation in the 1970's.
    I'm not going to argue with Steve's expertise, but I just thought that a misalignment
    was worth more, if the next note was slightly visible. It still looks misaligned to me
    without that.
     
  7. mpcusa

    mpcusa "Official C.T. TROLL SWEEPER"

    I am kind of surprised on the 58 grade
    though most 58,s have allot better centering, some rival 65.s as I would
    much rather have the 58 as most are
    better then the 65,s but not really in
    this case.
     
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