Lot 3019
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The 52 Collection Part II - 1/25/2011
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The Eagle Bank of New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. Two Dollars. 1810s-1820s. Proof. Uncirculated.


Price Realized:
$2,185.00
Item Description

The Eagle Bank of New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. Two Dollars. 1810s-1820s. Proof. Uncirculated. Plate C. Printed on thick laid paper. Imprint of Reed. Top center, detailed eagle hunched, talons fiercely holding top of safe with 2. Titles and obligation across center, engraved payable to A. Bradley, Jr. Ornate end panels. Haxby CT-270 G42. Rarity-7. A superb quality Reed proof from the Ford grouping held back for 16 years and sold in 1999 at the Americana Sale. Very stylish. Nearly invisible upper right edge tear means little. (800-1,200)

From a Private Collection; our 1999 Americana Sale, January 12-13, 1999, Lot 634; Abner Reed Archive; F.C.C. Boyd Estate.

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