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    (1861-65) A. Parker, Pontiac, MI, F-770C-1a, R.8, MS63 Red and Brown NGC. An incorporated city in Oakland county 26 miles from Detroit, Pontiac was situated on the Clinton river, and served by the Detroit and Milwaukee railroad in 1863. The city was named for the celebrated Indian chief. The community was established in 1818 and grew to just over 4,000 in 1860. Abiram Parker operated a general store.
    This boldly struck representative has a nearly full Red obverse. The reverse is 50% Red with steel-gray toning on the field near the bottle. A desirable example of this challenging Michigan storecard.
    Purchased from B. Gilman (12/3/1937).
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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