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    1864 Mather & Shefferly, Detroit, MI, F-225AX-5a, R.10, MS62 Red and Brown NGC. This specimen of the Mather & Shefferly Store card was struck using the 1047 reverse die that is dated 1864. It was specifically made for collectors with examples stuck in both copper and copper-nickel. This example is struck in copper, and the following lot offers an example of the copper-nickel composition. Both of these may be unique. Splashes of dark toning and minor spots appear on the olive-brown surfaces of this pleasing piece that retains about one-third of its red color.
    Purchased from H.E. Wilson (9/24/1940) for 11 cents.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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