LOT 10 SERIES 1953 AND 4 SERIES 1928 $2 US NOTE LOT FOUND IN WALL OF OLD HOUSE !

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 12, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
Here we have an interesting lot of 14 tattered, wrinkled, old US $2.00 notes all with RED Seals, $28.00 Face value, that was recently discovered hidden behind a wall that was being torn down in an old house under renovation here in Charlotte County, Virginia. One of my local pickers who knew the contractor got wind of it and put me onto the source whereby I quickly obtained the lot. Apparently, according to recollections of old time neighbors, a family who had lived there in the1950s apparently hid the money and never retrieved it. I can't say if the people hid the notes due to their having red seals perhaps believing they were collectible.
The condition is as shown, so please examine the close-ups and determine condition for yourself. The 14 notes are obviously tattered, torn, soiled, stained, wrinkled, markings, and some with edge corner pieces missing, among other issues, however, both serial numbers are present on each note. Ten of the notes are series 1953 and 4 notes are series 1928. Again, the notes are in poor condition. Notes will ship all together inside an envelope, well-padded. This is a good opportunity to own actual old US notes that have been hidden for years and have just come to light.
Starting price is a reasonable $9.99 with no reserve. The highest bidder at the end of the auction will own this lot of
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