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Rare $5 1882 Brown Seal Bill from The First National Bank of Ouray, CO

Bank Name:  The First National Bank of Ouray

State:  CO – Colorado

Charter Number:  4109

Lifetime:  Operated 1889 to 1895 | Total Issue – $27,040

Series:  $5 – 1882 Brown Back National Banknote

Sheets Printed:  1,352

Value:  Call, Text, or Email For A Quote | Info@RareCurrency.com | 864-430-4020

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Rarity and Value:  These are not rare as a type. Some are only worth a few hundred dollars. You really just need to pay attention to the bank of issue and condition. Some examples can be worth thousands of dollars. It is also interesting to note that James Garfield was the first person to be featured prominently on a national bank note. Each state also has a unique seal on the back left hand side of each note. Some collectors try to collect a seal from each state. Don’t forget to check the serial number. Number 1 notes always sell for nice premiums.

Current Market Analysis:  There are a lot of things to think about when you are trying to value a note from Colorado. Is the note from a ski resort area, does the town have a rich frontier or mining history, is it from a wealthy Denver suburb, or was issued while Colorado was still a territory? There was a time when a few very rich collectors were paying absurd amounts of money for notes from Colorado. Today prices are much more predictable. Brown backs and first charters always sell well. Notes that are unique for the town are still worth very large sums of money. Just remember that past results are no guarantee of future success. Sadly, you can’t bring back the boom days, but good notes are still in demand.

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We buy all antique paper money issued by The First National Bank of Ouray, CO. We can tell you how much your $5 bill is worth. We aren’t just dealers. We are also collectors, experts, and appraisers. We have contributed to numerous price guides and are considered specialists in the field of national currency. Contact us via phone or email to get your free appraisal today.

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