||Rome, GA - Bank of the Empire State $10 18__ GA-250 G8b. Proof. PCGS Choice About New 55 Apparent. The imprint on this India paper proof is Bald, Cousland & Co., Philadelphia/Baldwin, Bald & Cousland, New York. In the family vignette at top center, the young boy causes a commotion as he falls off a log. A red protector is across. This type appeared in the 1990 ABN sale, but this has been in the Newman Collection for decades. "Hole Punch Cancelled," as made, and with "Edge Tears and Damage; Tape Repair on Back; Missing Corner." A bright note nonetheless. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017).
(Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.) Realized $146.88.