||Watertown, WI - Jefferson County Bank $3 July 1, 1853 WI-820 G4. Proof. PCGS New 62 Apparent. The bank and series are extremely rare, with the Krause collection having only a damaged raised note to represent the title. This well-engraved plate was accomplished by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York. The India paper proof is mounted on its original cardstock. This very stylish RWHE proof features an extremely rare vignette at the upper right, The Treaty at Fort Stanwix, that was engraved for the Syracuse City Bank $2 notes. The highly detailed scene shows the Iroquois council meeting with American officials. At the far left is Indian chief presenting a gift, while the lower right shows an Indian mother with her baby nestled in a papoose. Hole Punch Cancelled and Apparent with "Edge Tears" noted. A significant historical vignette note type, and exceedingly rare. Well margined and boldly printed. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $4,700.00. Newman VI (Heritage Auctions, 4/2015), lot 19433. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.