United States Error Notes
are among the
HOTTEST SEGMENTS of the CURRENCY MARKET
recent auctions have proven!
or exterior folds demonstrate a portion of the design intended for one side
printed on the opposite side of the note. Currency paper is subject to being
folded along the entire route from blank sheet to finished product. Whenver a
section of the sheet folds over onto itself prior to or during contact with a
printing plate, a printed fold error ensues. The sheet may remain folded after
the printing or open prior to subsequent, if any, printing operations and the
cutting knives. The ultimate shape of the note depends upon whether the sheet
unfolds before being cut.”
taken from United States Paper Money Errors by Dr. Frederick J. Bart
Mistake as explained on pages 24-26 of United States Paper Money
Errors by Dr. Frederick J. Bart, 4th Edition, Coin & Currency Institute; this book is available on eBay:
-Please review the images for a greater understanding as to the quality of the piece to determine whether or not it would be a complimentary addition to your collection. There is old tape residue along the margins and the top margin has a few splits and absent pieces.
Exciting fold occurred between the 2nd and 3rd print so the series and signatures appear under the flap and the upper right serial number, suffix letter, and treasury seal were printed on top of the flap.
This is a dramatic example that even your non-numismatic friends will understand! The error is exciting; the error on a silver certificate is incredible!
study the hi-resolution image yourself
the SCAN to EVALUATE the CENTERING, EMBOSSING, INKS, ALIGNMENT,
to formulate an independent opinion as to the quality and
suitability of the piece.
the note illustrated is the exact one you will receive
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