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  1. Rick Stachowski

    Rick Stachowski Well-Known Member

    Just got these 3 from Walgreens .
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  3. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Well-Known Member

    Nice, crisp looking bills and in series too. Cool.
     
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  4. alurid

    alurid Well-Known Member

    I don't know a lot about note printing. I find it interesting that sequential notes
    have different plate numbers. Also interesting to "note" that they are all cut
    short on the right side. Left on reverse.
     
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  5. Numbers

    Numbers Senior Member

    The BEP's presses use either three or four plates in rotation (one gets inked while another is printing while another is cleaned...) so a group of consecutively numbered notes will show several different plate numbers.

    After the serial numbers are added to the sheets, a stack of 100 sheets is cut all at once using guillotine cutters, producing 100-note packs ready to be strapped and packaged. So if one sheet in the stack is out of alignment with the rest of the stack, you can get strap containing a single misaligned note; but if the whole stack is out of alignment with the cutters, you can get an entire strap of identically misaligned notes. Looks like the latter happened here.
     
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