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I just got this one in the mail on Monday, the front is a little distracting with the fold, but the back is quite pleasing. Post a new note if you have one!

 

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I haven't bought a note in 5 weeks now. I hope to remedy that next week at the ANA! laugh.gif

 

Here is the last note added to my collection.

 

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That note is way cool Boiler! I've been looking to get a woodchopper, but mine will likely end up being a well circulated series 1907 US note rather than a Treasury note. Did all the serial numbers end in stars, or did they have the same meaning then as they do now?

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Hi Jeff. How are things up your way? I am a newbie when it comes to currency but I believe that all the Rainbow notes are star notes at least everyone that I've seen is. I didn't know you did currency. I've picked up a few neat notes in the last 4-5 months. Maybe someday I can arrange to show them to you. smile.gif

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Things are good here, though it's getting hot again (nice two-day reprieve for the weekend though!). I am not much of a currency collector either, with me it's more for type, and mostly circulated. It seems I go in fits and starts, a few years ago I bought a bunch of large FRNs, then nothing, then lately I started with a 1901 bison, then a couple gold certs and the $5 FRN, so we'll see when I get bored again. My Saint set is nearing the limits of my budget, so currency is a nice diversion. I used to and still do save new notes, mostly $1 bills, buy 10 or so unc consecutive notes from the bank and put them away. Been doing that since series 1981A, so I've got a lot of those. But lately the interest has been in large size notes. Still need a lot of types, like the Onepapa, the educational series, the $100 1914 FRN, which is a dream just like the 1918 battleship $2 FRN. And I haven't even touched the nationals! Oh well, there are still a lot of neat ones to get, and many are more affordable than branch mint Saints from the 1920s.

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I picked these two up last week and they arrived today! My first two large size nationals.

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Well, I got these two in the mail today, nothing special, but at least they were cheap!

 

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But then I also got this today, finally a note I'm not embarrassed to show in the same thread as Boilers!

 

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But then I also got this today, finally a note I'm not embarrassed to show in the same thread as Boilers!

 

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I sent this one in to PMG with a coupon for a free submission I won on the numismaquest, and I called in to check on it today and found out it's on its way home, graded 64 EPQ, which I think it pretty darn good! yay.gif

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But then I also got this today, finally a note I'm not embarrassed to show in the same thread as Boilers!

 

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I sent this one in to PMG with a coupon for a free submission I won on the numismaquest, and I called in to check on it today and found out it's on its way home, graded 64 EPQ, which I think it pretty darn good! yay.gif

 

Very nice! 893applaud-thumb.gif What is EPQ?

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I think it means exceptional paper quality, though I don't recall for certain.

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I think it's basically the same thing, PCGS uses PPQ, and PMG uses EPQ, sort of like the difference between DCAM and UCAM.

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Very cool fractional note! In my opinion they are quite underrated at the moment.

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Hi, All

 

I picked this 1896 silver $1 ed note at one of my local coin shops that I frequent! Bought it raw as VG and I am happy with it! grin.gif

 

AAJ

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