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Topic: 1937 $10 Gordon-Towers N/B Prefix  (Read 9961 times)
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« on: August 25, 2023, 10:40:41 am »

This is the first error of this kind that I have ever seen on a 1937 $10 note.  The prefix N/B was used on the 1937 $2 Gordon-Towers issue but not on the $10.  This note has been graded/authenticated by BCS.

There is no Charlton catalogue number for this type of error so BCS has just designated it as a "serial number error".  Interesting find.


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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2023, 12:04:35 pm »

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There is no Charlton catalogue number for this type of error so BCS has just designated it as a "serial number error".

Wow! That's a fantastic find Arthur!

I am going to be on the lookout for any stray N/B 1937 $10 which might be out there (esp in the world market). Great eye (& memory of the acceptable prefixes) whoever found this. Was that you?

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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2023, 12:15:02 pm »

Wow! That's a fantastic find Arthur!

I am going to be on the lookout for any stray N/B 1937 $10 which might be out there (esp in the world market). Great eye (& memory of the acceptable prefixes) whoever found this. Was that you?

It wasn't my find, but you can own this note if you are willing to pay the seller's $100,000 asking price on eBay.

In my humble opinion it shouldn't be priced much more than a mismatched prefix error but that may not end up being the final market price based on its uniqueness.

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« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2023, 04:08:40 pm »

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you can own this note if you are willing to pay the seller's $100,000 asking price on eBay.

In my humble opinion it shouldn't be priced much more than a mismatched prefix error but that may not end up being the final market price based on its uniqueness.

It should be more than a mismatched prefix error but not $100,000 (not even close even if it were in UNC IMO).  it's unfortunate but there's all types of speculators & flea market types who sniff opportunities (whether real or imagined).  That's "planet eBay" for you.

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« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2023, 12:07:04 pm »

They reposted this note on eBay & it sold for 1,000 I actually missed the auction and was rather surprised it didn’t go for more.

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