First National Bank of Port Chester. F-380b. Charter #402. Original. A first title issue that exhibits more than ample margins, good color and even wear.
Farmers National Bank of Reading. F-380a. Charter #696. Original. An attractive note from an issue often found with faults. The color is still strong and the paper just shows honest wear.
First National Bank of Paola. F-382. Original.
Merchants National Bank of New Bedford. Charter #799. Original. Solid paper and even wear. The only Original $10 known off the bank.
National Bank of North America of Providence. F-391. Charter #1036. Series 1875. Only 2 'Lazy Duces', both 1875's, are known on this bank that liquidated in 1904.
Salem National Banking Company. F-402. Charter #1326. 1875 Series. An attractive note just shy of the next grade level. It exhibits great color, sharp signatures, and minimal wear. Four margins capture the back while the front is just a little shy. A rare 1875 series issue with only 1 other 1875 known, also a 'Five', according to Track and Price. Plenty of eye appeal.
Union National Bank of Cincinnati. F-405. Charter #2549. A rare Ohio bank that lasted only 5 1/2 years and only produced 1875 series notes. Only 4 notes are known to be left according to Track and Price. This example faces up well with even wear and strong color for the grade. Signatures are bold and distinct. Very tough and desirable.
First National Bank of Oregon. F-403. Comment: Pieces Missing. A tough note with Track & Price listing a total of 7 large and 0 small known on the bank. This piece, unlisted, is missing a portion of the lower right corner and has a few holes. Ratty but rare!
First National Bank of Dowagiac. F-402. Charter # 1625. Series 1875. A rare note with only 1 original and 3 1875 'Fives' known according to Track & Price. These were the only notes issued before liquidating in 1883. This example displays strong color and solid paper. Quite pleasing for the grade.
First National Bank of Villisca. F-405. Charter #2766. Series 1875. An eye pleasing note for the grade that exhibits plenty of vivid ink still remaining and a look that is still overall bright. Issued on a bank that started in 1882 and lasted until the Great Depression caused it to fold in 1930.
National Bank of Cohoes. F-481. Charter #1347. Brown Back. An attractive note with strong signatures and well centered.
Millers River National Bank. F-480. Charter #708. Brown Back. A pleasing well centered note that still exhibits good color. Premium paper shows some brightness and even wear.
The Southwestern National Bank of Los Angeles. F-490. Charter# 5993. Brown Back. Issued from a short-lived bank that just lasted four years and only printed Brown Backs. This is one of only 6 known large according to Track & Price. This example is well margined with good color and honest wear. Quite scarce.
Woonsocket National Bank. F-480. Charter #1058. Brown Back. A scarce note with only 10 known in all grades according to Track & Price. Well centered with solid paper and a nice appearance for the grade.
American National Bank of Terrell. F-545. Charter #4990. Date Back. A tough date back from a Kaufman County bank. An attractive problem-free note and solid for the grade.
Second National Bank of Providence. F-480. Charter #565. Brown Back. Strong color and well centered.
National Bank of Cohoes. F-481. Charter #1347. Brown Back. Bold signatures and even wear. Solid for the grade.
First National Bank of Chickasha, Indian Territory. F-490. Charter #5431. Brown Back. A rare and highly sought Indian Territorial note, issued by a Grady County bank that was charted in 1900 and lasted until 1935. Only 5 Brown Back territorials are known on the bank according to Track & Price. Color is strong, paper exhibits even wear, and signatures are quite visible. Housed in a comment free holder, close inspection shows minor repair in the upper right corner that fails to distract from the overall eye appeal. A very desirable addition to any advanced collection.
Slater National Bank of Pawtucket. F-480. Charter #856. Brown Back. A well centered Providence County issue that exhibits pleasing color, solid paper, and even wear.
Producers National Bank of Woonsocket. F-482. Charter #1421. Brown Back. A lovely well margined 'brown back' that exhibits a solid look for the grade.