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    1864 Messmore & Lucking, Detroit, MI, F-225AY-3d, R.9, MS65 NGC. This specimen of the Messmore and Lucking Store Card is also dated 1864, but is struck on a copper-nickel planchet, using the same 1047 reverse die used in striking the previous lot. Fully prooflike light tan surfaces show splashes of gold toning on each side. This example is likely the finest of only two or three known.
    Purchased from C. Verhoeven (3/14/1946) for $2.50.
    From The Clifton A. Temple Collection.


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