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Minor Error On 2003A $1.00 Banknote

 
 
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 Posted 09/18/2018  2:05 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Hounddog Bill to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
While making a list of the US banknotes I have I came across this one where the "L" in Philadelphia is missing.
I'm guessing this is nothing to get excited about but I've got to ask anyway.
Would this make the note more interesting to a US currency collector?

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 Posted 09/18/2018  2:16 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimmyD to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Looks like there was a blob of ink or dirt on the plate when it was printed.
You can see part of the bottom of the "L" on the right side peeking out.
Don't know if an error collector would put any value on it.
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 Posted 09/18/2018  3:20 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Coinfrog to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good theory.
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 Posted 09/18/2018  4:07 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Mark1959 to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

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 Posted 09/18/2018  4:48 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add JimmyD to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Another good theory Mark.
Would probably have to check under a microscope to see
if it is printers ink or felt pen ink.
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 Posted 09/18/2018  7:08 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CelticKnot to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Wow...heck of an eye to catch that!
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 Posted 09/19/2018  07:51 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add scopru to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Good eye. My first thought was the same as Mark.
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 Posted 09/19/2018  10:36 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Hounddog Bill to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
I received this in a run of new notes while on a trip to the US, I only kept two and never noticed it until I was making a list of notes that I have.
The only reason I noticed it was I wanted to see where it was issued from and the location is inside the seal.
Here's a close-up picture and as you can see or it seems to me the whole area is poorly printed but it's not been attacked with a sharpie.
Just for a moment entertain me and assume I'm correct would this have any added interest to collectors if proven to be authentic?

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 Posted 09/19/2018  9:53 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Kurrency Ken to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
It's an interesting blotting...probably $30-$45. If there's an interest at all.

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 Posted 09/19/2018  11:49 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add CelticKnot to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Whatever it is, seems to have affected the serif on the 2nd "P" as well.
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 Posted 09/20/2018  10:25 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Hounddog Bill to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Appreciate all the replies, Thanks guys.

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