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    1864 George H. Parker, Detroit, MI, F-225BB-4a, R.9, MS63 Brown NGC. This specimen of the George H. Parker Store Card is dated 1864 and is struck on a copper planchet using the 1047 reverse die. Fuld notes this die variety as R.10. However, two examples are known to this cataloger, the one offered here and one reported in the Bowen Collection. The obverse retains more than half of its red color with light brown toning, and the reverse is mostly olive-brown. A few planchet flakes, surface marks, and dark toning spots are visible on each side.
    Purchased from H.E. Wilson (9/24/1940) for 11 cents.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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