The Only Known Crescent Heights $10 National Bank Note Realizes over $50,000

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The auction, featuring a diverse array of world coins, banknotes, postage stamps, and sports memorabilia, consistently surpassed expectations.

The standout item of the event was the sale of a rare piece: the sole known example of the West Hollywood National Bank of Crescent Heights, Calif. $10 National note, Charter number 11880, serial # 1485.

Despite the anticipation, the note did not sell for less than the hammered down price of $54,450, including the buyer’s premium.

This particular note, originally given to the bank president’s daughter, remained impeccably preserved in her possession for nearly a century, maintaining its uncirculated condition.

Other noteworthy transactions in the currency section included a $10 National from Punxsutawney, Pa. Charter E5702, bearing serial #1, which fetched $6,050.

Additionally, a collection of framed colonial notes exceeded expectations, selling for $2,722, while a selection of Confederate and Mississippi notes garnered $1,210.

A lot of Iranian notes spanning from 1937 to 1965 commanded a respectable $3,630.

In the realm of sports memorabilia, notable results were achieved, with a 1954 Mickey Mantle Bowman card fetching $2,280, a 1951 Berk Ross Hit Parade set going for $3,300, and a 1954 Red Heart Dog Food set reaching $4,235.

The market for United States gold and silver coins remained robust, highlighted by a 12-piece type set that achieved a final price of $13,310.

Furthermore, a 1909-O Key date $5 Indian coin sold for $9,075, followed by an appealing 11-piece commemorative gold set at $10,285.

Numerous lots of world gold surpassed their high estimates.

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