A rare Original Series $1,000 national bank note proof sold for
$96,050 including the 13 percent buyer’s fee May 29 at public auction.
Philip Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y., offered the proof of the
note printed for the Fourth National Bank of the City of New York. The
proof was printed on India paper and mounted on card stock. It is
dated March 1, 1864. Pre-sale estimates were between $80,000 and $120,000.
It is the only known example in private hands, according to the
For more information about the auction, visit the firm’s website.