||Savannah, GA - Mechanics Savings Bank of Savannah $1 18__ GA-310 G2a. Proof. PCGS Choice About New 55 Apparent. This is an interesting bank, as their steel printing plates were sent to Leggett, Keatinge & Ball and adapted to create Confederate notes (the Type 23 and Type 32 notes). An India paper Proof on original card. A very attractive layout from Bald, Adams & Co., New York/Bald, Cousland & Co., Philadelphia. The slave scene and mechanic vignette in the lower corners are secondary to the large die behind the denomination at dead center. With red "1" protectors. "Hole Punch Cancelled" and "Mounted on Cardstock," as noted by grading. Despite the mentioned "Edge Damage," appealing. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, Heritage Auctions Internet Sale (5/2017).
(Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.) Realized $170.38.