Lot 335 of 515:
Bank note reporters, one from 1849  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$12
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Bicknell's Reporter, Counterfeit Detector, and General Prices Current - three issues
Author:
Place:
Philadelphia
Publisher:
Date:
1845-9
Description:

3 Issues. Volume XV - no. 45 (05/20/1845);Volume XV - no. 41 (06/17/1845); Volume XX - no 21, 67.5x53 cm (26¾x21¼")

"In 1830, when there were approximately 330 banks operating in this country, Robert T. Bicknell, a lottery broker in Philadelphia, began the publication of a bank note reporter and counterfeit detector. He was the pioneer in this field in Philadelphia and was preceded only by Mahlon Day and S.J. Sylvester in New York."  Dillistin pages 125-128:

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Condition:
Well worn, some chips and abrasions, dampstaining and foxing; good or better.
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Item number:
300148a
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