Auction Closing: July 24, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Lot Number: 175
Estimate Range: $3,000 - $4,000
“An Act for more effectual and speedy clothing for the Army.” Very Rare October 16, 1780 Virginia $400 Note

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Treasury of Virginia. October 16, 1780. “An Act for more effectual and speedy clothing for the Army.” Four Hundred Dollars. Extremely Fine.

Fr. VA-200. Exceptional high quality, fully margined “An Act for more effectual and speedy clothing for the Army.” Very Rare October 16, 1780 Virginia $400 note Rarity. Only 1,500 issued. This example fully Signed by; Turner, Hopkins, and Webb. Printed on very thin rice paper. Uniface, standard size measuring about 100mm x 80mm. Typeset, with ornamental border cuts all fully upon the paper and sharply printed. $400 obligation seen on this 1780 Revolutionary War issue series only, most popularly known as: “An Act for more effectual and speedy clothing for the Army.” Always one of the most popular and historical series on any Revolutionary War period paper currency. This is a very attractive typeset note with bold texts and strong printing clarity. Multi-folded thin paper but very solid and complete, having superior eye appeal for this important issue. Bottom and right side have large outer sheet margins. One of the finest examples any collector could hope to acquire. Ex: Stack’s Boyd/Ford Collection Sale, Part 15, October 4, 2006, Lot 8809 (no lot tag).