This is a totally original example of a tougher star note variety at a decent price. This note is a wonderful compromise between those prices and note quality. Just right in both cases.
Do some research on him. He is on a very short list of men who have served in all three (3) branches of the US federal government, but if you look at that list, nearly all of the other guys served in weak sauce positions. Vinson was a Kentucky congressman for over a decade, starting out his career in the. Branch, then served in the.
Branch as Secretary of the Treasury only for a short while before being appointed as Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court -- the top position of the. His short tenure as part of Harry S. Truman's cabinet he only signed notes for approx. Sheets of star notes are printed in advance of a series and inserted into packs where a note (or sheet) from the normal run (non-star) became damaged or otherwise not issuable. They are also known as "replacement" notes.
Since the BEP is generally pretty good about not producing damages or errors during the printing process, star notes are not needed that often, therefore, are very rare compared to non-stars. I have heard an estimate of about 1:100 -- for every one star note issued, 100 non-stars of that same series were released. Best part of this note's grade is the "EPQ" that was awarded by PMG. For those of you out there just starting out in the hobby, its a great idea to look for original, exceptional paper quality when shopping for notes.
Greedy dealers of today and yester-year have dreamt up a number of ways to "improve" a note's appearance to unsuspecting and untrained eyes in an attempt to maximize profits pressing, chemically treating, etc. The sad thing about this is that such deceitful and unnatural tactics ruin a note's originality forever. But I have a feeling that you won't want to return it once you have it in your hand.
I just received back several hundred notes from the two main third-party graders and there is a lot of exciting, rare, high-grade stuff in these stacks. Almost my entire collection is decent, quality material. I have worked hard on developing my "eye" for original, problem-free notes over the years and have been cherry picking shops and shows for over a decade. I will be highly responsive to all inquiries. Don't get bitten by the sharks!
It is a feeding frenzy nowadays online. GRADING & GRADING TERM INTEGRITY. I will never use the terms. As the sole description of the condition of the notes I have for sale. These terms do not fall into line with any commonly-recognized and accepted grading technique or scale that has been in use by numismatists and currency collectors for many decades.The practice of solely using these terms without assigning a numerical grade (1 through 70) or a numerical grade category (Poor through Superb Gem) was recently invented by some dealers as a means of passing off lower and middle grade notes (Very Fine, Extra Fine) or doctored/repaired/chemically-treated notes as Almost Uncirculated or Uncirculated grades to unsuspecting, uninformed buyers. I have never doctored and will never doctor notes.
"Note doctoring, " a very common problem these days, includes. Or whatever other method has been dreamt up over the years to artificially improve a note's appearance. I personally do not trust CGA grading, particularly the notes that exist in the older CGA holders, so if I do list a CGA-graded note, I will provide a plentiful number of scans and photographs (all un-doctored) of the note from all angles, as well as provide detailed, accurate written descriptions to the best of my ability. The same applies with any listed raw notes.All of the data I provide can be trusted. I will answer any inquiry within 12 hours and in many cases, strive to answer inquiries in real time. Please feel free to drop me a message! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "TOUGH STAR NOTE 1934B $5 San Francisco FRN PMG Extremely Fine XF 40EPQ C2C" is in sale since Saturday, December 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Paper Money\ US\Small Size Notes\Federal Reserve Notes". The seller is "pibbthug" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.