Paper Money: New Acquisitions

Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by Dr Kegg, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. Sir Guardian

    Sir Guardian Member

    Very nice... but do not tell Hamilton that Jackson stole his "photo op"...
     
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  3. MEC2

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    Today's new pickup is this 2001 $20 star with a somewhat more interesting serial number. I normally don't collect modern notes, have no interest, but, I thought, why not...

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  4. SteveInTampa

    SteveInTampa Innocent bystander

    I had to do a double take after seeing the above post. This might be the newest note I’ve ever seen @MEC2 post. Well done sir.
     
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  5. Harry Brown

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    Thanks for the tip from Nathan401 about Denlys in Boston. He doesn't have everything, but he did have 4 nice items on my list that are coming tomorrow. All fit my needs perfectly, and he is great to deal with. I'll be following his inventory, and will jump on any goodies. Will post the new ones, if anyone is interested in Central MA Nationals...
     
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  6. MEC2

    MEC2 Enormous Member

    Now this is more like it, today's new pickup is much much older, this 1878 $1 US Note. Always liked the strawberry seals on this series... the tinted paper used is more visible on the reverse.

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  7. Harry Brown

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    Nice little envelope received today, with my latest NBN treasures. Interesting SN on 3 of the bills, and 3 different banks, plus my first Type 1 note. All in all a major boost for my Worcester County collection. Sorry, last note shows the Worcester bank as the last image...

    3204 $10 Leominster a.jpg 3204 $10 Leominster b.jpg 934 $20 Southbridge a.jpg 934 $20 Southbridge b.jpg 13411 $10 Webster a.jpg 13411 $10 Webster b.jpg 7595 $5 Worcester b.jpg 7595 $5 Worcester a.jpg
     

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  8. SteveInTampa

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    Nice additions @Harry Brown.

    These Boston replacement notes went unreported from the BEP. This pair has even, broad margins and that “new currency” smell.

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  9. MEC2

    MEC2 Enormous Member

    Ah, some nice Mass nationals there Harry, very nice, some good scores in there...

    Today's new pickup was an impulse buy. I have a weakness for Dallas and for LGS notes, so I had to give in and get this one, a 1934 LGS $10. Don't judge...

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  10. Harry Brown

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    I've accumulated a lot of data on the Nationals, concentrating on Worcester County. I'd like opinions on what would be the best catalog to buy.
     
  11. SteveInTampa

    SteveInTampa Innocent bystander

    A physical catalog/guide, or a subscribed online source ?
     
  12. Endeavor

    Endeavor Well-Known Member

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  13. MEC2

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    Today's new pickup is ye olde North Carolina 10 shillings note from 1761. I forget if this note is backed or just has paper separation (not uncommon really) , but it's old and neat and cheap, so I got it. I have a price floor where basically I'll rescue near any colonial note... and this one made it.

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  14. Harry Brown

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    I picked up a copy of "National Bank Notes" 6th Edition by Don C. Kelly, published in 2008. I expect the prices to be only possibly a guide to scarcity. The book is voluminous, with a historical background on the men who pioneered the collecting of the notes, with a great deal of additional information on the printing sequences, serial numbering, Treasury Dept actions, and even counterfeits. There is also a CD of a census that terminated several years ago, but should be still of value for the number of each note of interest to buyers, as it should be a clue as to value: ie whether a note is in the hundreds or thousands, or, even unique. It is more handbook, then just a catalog. He also gives background on the various other publications, discussing what is actually covered in them. Expensive for a spiral bound book, but 510 pages of quality info plus the CD. I'm content at the moment, and, since the pages lie flat, I could scan and print the pages for MA and not always be working with a fairly heavy and awkward book.

    I assume you're familiar with the book??
     
  15. SteveInTampa

    SteveInTampa Innocent bystander

    I assume you're familiar with thebook??

    Yes, a very popular book amongst National Bank Note collectors.
     
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