ILLINOIS OBSOLETES

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BISHOP HILL. 1862. 50 cents. Office of S Bjorkland. Plowing. Shock of grain at right. About Uncirculated. $295

BLOOMINGTON. 1861. $3 The Bank of Bloomington. IL60-G6a. Central vignette shows haying scene. Surveyors at left. Reddish brown tint. This is the Haxby plate note - and rare no matter its pedigree. Better than Fine. $1250


CALEDONIA. 18_. $2 The Bluff City Bank. Riverboats galore! Mother and child feed barnyard friends. IL95-G2a. Magnificent NBNCo product with orange counters and protectors. $7500.


CALEDONIA. 1860. $5 The Bluff City Bank. IL95-S5. Conestoga wagons and mule train. This spurious note has a strange pedigree: printed from altered plates! Still shows some of the green underprint. Very Good. $195

CHICAGO. 1838. $50 Merchants and Planters Bank. Steamboat plows ahead. Orange rays back. IL175-S4a. Very Fine, quite scarce. $650

DECATUR. $1. The Rail Road Bank. IL215-G2. Long train roars across the prairie. Fair with ragged edges and tear. $95

FREEPORT. 25 cents. Brewster House Scrip of L S Cowles. In green. About Uncirculated, punch cancel. $125

FREEPORT. 50 cents. Brewster House Scrip of L S Cowles. In green. About Uncirculated, punch cancel. $125

FREEPORT. 25 cents. Scrip of Wm P Malborn drawn on Farmers Bank. Blue print, eagle and flags. Uncirculated, not cancelled. $125

FREEPORT. 50 cents. Scrip of Wm P Malborn drawn on Farmers Bank. Blue print, dog and bone. Uncirculated, punch cancel. $125

GRAYVILLE. 1860. $5 The Grayville Bank. IL330-G6. Hay wagon is loaded. Very Good, rather scarce. $150

GRIGGSVILLE. 1859. $3 The Bank of Pike County. Washington at left. Large red "3" at center. IL355-G6a. A rare note and opportunity. Fine, with stamp hinges galore on back. $500

LOCKPORT. 1840. $1 Illinois & Michigan Canal Fund. Indians on horseback hunt bison. Hammer cancels. Fine. $50

McLEANSBORO. 1860. $1 The Producers Bank. Red-orange frame and protector. Father greets family. National BNCo. IL495-G2a. Fine, minor edge splits. $650

NEWTON. 1859. Illinois Central Bank. "Launch of the Adriatic". Green underprint. ABNCo imprint. IL610-G2b. Fine. $450

ONARGA. 1862. 25 cents. Scrip of Wm P Pierson. Liberty left, General Winnfield Scott right. Green "25". About Uncirculated. $295

SHAWNEETOWN. 1862. $1. Peeples & Ridgway. Family picnic at harvest time. Green protector. Extremely Fine. $225

VERMONT. 186_. 25 cents scrip of Ross & Mershon. Crisp About Uncirculated, with wonderful Liberty vignette. $135

VERMONT. 186_. 50 cents scrip of Ross & Mershon. Crisp About Uncirculated, with Eagle/Shield vignette. $135

WATUGA. 186_. 5 cents. Watuga Cash Store of W S Wood. (Now Wataga) Eagle and Maiden. Uncirculated. $95