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 Posted 12/11/2019  06:46 am  Show Profile   Check CalzoneManiac's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add CalzoneManiac to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I might add them as well.
Currently interested in buying 1957 and earlier Russian and Soviet coins. Let me know if you have any and we can hook up a deal!
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 Posted 12/15/2019  12:53 am  Show Profile   Check CalzoneManiac's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add CalzoneManiac to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
My note came in the mail today.



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 Posted 12/15/2019  09:54 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I hope that sticker is not on the note!
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 Posted 12/15/2019  10:25 am  Show Profile   Check CalzoneManiac's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add CalzoneManiac to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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I hope that sticker is not on the note!


The sticker is on the holder only, thankfully.
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 Posted 12/19/2019  03:00 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add PJx1024 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Here's one I recently picked up. It's a counterfeit 1928A $10 FRN. You can tell it's the wrong kind of paper, it feels too thick and brittle.


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 Posted 12/19/2019  2:23 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Very interesting, thanks!
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 Posted 12/19/2019  2:44 pm  Show Profile   Check CalzoneManiac's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add CalzoneManiac to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
$10 in 1929 would have been worth about $150 today, so clearly there was some incentive to counterfeit. Interesting piece.
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 Posted 12/19/2019  4:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add westernsky to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wonderful contemporary counterfeit. Nice!
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 Posted 12/19/2019  5:56 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add SteveInTampa to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Wonderful contemporary counterfeit. Nice!


I have to agree. I've never bought one but my brother knows I collect paper money and sent me one he ran into at work. Some members on a different forum told me it was unlawful just own a counterfeit, but I know different. I think I've shown this here before.

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 Posted 12/20/2019  12:24 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add PJx1024 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks everyone. That's a cool note too, SteveInTampa. I like to imagine the story behind these. Dye pack bank robbery notes are legal to own too, I've been tempted to buy one.
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 Posted 12/20/2019  08:11 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add scopru to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I have a 2013 $20 that was recently received as payment where I work. My boss gave it to me as she knows I collect. In a rush at a busy store, I can see how it would not raise any concern and put in the cash drawer without a second thought. Always interesting to see counterfeits.
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 Posted 12/20/2019  6:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add jbuck to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Here's one I recently picked up. It's a counterfeit 1928A $10 FRN. You can tell it's the wrong kind of paper, it feels too thick and brittle.

Very interesting.
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 Posted 12/21/2019  08:42 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add BadDog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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Some members on a different forum told me it was unlawful just own a counterfeit, but I know different. I think I've shown this here before.


From the BEPs website
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Possession of counterfeit United States obligations with fraudulent intent is a violation of Title 18, Section 472 of the United States Code and is punishable by a fine of up to $15,000, or 15 years imprisonment, or both.
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 Posted 12/21/2019  2:14 pm  Show Profile   Check CalzoneManiac's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add CalzoneManiac to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Emphasis on "fraudulent intent". Owning one for your collection is fine and dandy, but don't try to pass it off as authentic.
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