Lot 605: Mechanics Bank ca.1830's Obsolete Proof.
October 25, 2016
Fort Lee, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: Mechanics Bank ca.1830's Obsolete Proof. New Haven, Connecticut, 18xx (ca.1830's), $5, Plate C, CT-280-G48, Proof banknote, black on thick paper, Seated allegorical woman with anchor on right and man and woman flanking 5 denomination on top middle, . POC's, 1 light fold on the upper left corner and 2 folds on the right, otherwise the note gives the appearance of Uncirculated but is choice XF. Draper, Underwood, Bald & Spencer - N & S Joycelyn, N.Y. & N.Haven.Ê(resilver City Collection, AIA Sale VIII, Lot 1041).