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Mechanics Bank $20

mechanics bank providence

1850s Proof. RI-340 G36, Durand 1582

“Imprint of Toppan, Carpenter, & Co., Philad. & New York. India paper only, mounted on new card. Top center, seated carpenter. Lower left, Columbus as we invented him (looks like a Flemish painter). Lower right, Franklin. Rare bank with only some proofs known from a few series. India paper toned and some flaws. The added card protects the paper integrity.”

Detail of vignette.

Detail of vignette.

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