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    1864 H. Griswold & Co., Lapeer, MI, F-565A-3d, R.9, MS64 NGC. The village of Lapeer, the seat of Lapeer county, was located 63 miles north of Detroit, and enjoyed daily stage service to Pontiac. The 1863 population was about 1,000, and the village served as the market for farming and lumbering. Harry Griswold and Enoch J. White operated a general store. Light tan surfaces with delicate brown toning are pristine. This near-Gem has reflective fields with only a few flecks and other imperfections. Only two or three are known, and this one is probably the finest.
    Purchased from James Kelly (12/20/1941) for $2.00. Said to be from the Virgil Brand Collection.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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