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Posted 4 years ago

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TomR
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This doesn't look like a confederate bill, it looks more like a note or bond. It has nothing on the back. It says Twelve months after date Confederate States of America - No 297 will pay the bearer No 297 One Thousand Dollars with interest at 10 cents pr day.
Montgomery, the hand written date looks like May, 28, 1861
Signed by: Alex B. Glitheratt ? Register and Ed Elmorey Treasuer. The name spelling is kind of hard to distinguish.

Is this real, what is it, is it a good find? Value?

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  1. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 4 years ago
    Is the paper brittle or is it stiff andwrinkled?
  2. TomR TomR, 4 years ago
    It's not brittle at all, I can hold it at one end and it will have a slight bend. It is wavy. The paper almost looks like an oil soak finish if you know what I mean>
  3. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 4 years ago
    I know exactly what you mean, that usually means its a reproduction. Look real close, does it say reproduction or copy anywhere?
  4. TomR TomR, 4 years ago
    No I don't see that on it, the very bottom reads receivable in payment of all dues except export duties. But looking at it with a magnifying glass the the discoloration across the top and some of the print quality comes into question.
  5. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 4 years ago
    So it's not an intentional reproduction (from souvenir shops ex.) Here is a site that I hope will be of some help:

    http://www.rebelstatescurrency.com/reproductions.html
  6. TomR TomR, 4 years ago
    Thanks, that helped. I found the serial number and it looks like a worthless reproduction. Thanks goodness I through it into a bundle as an add on so I'm not out much. I hate learning lessons the hard way. :(
  7. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 4 years ago
    Yeah I hate when that happens. For the future, money that old almost has a tattered cloth feel to it. I have a few Civil War repros that I bought (knowingly) at a gift shop and they are exactly how you described.
  8. TomR TomR, 4 years ago
    Thanks, I appreciate it.
  9. VikingFan82 VikingFan82, 4 years ago
    You're welcome.
  10. jeannie jeannie, 4 years ago
    i have that same bill-same no-same date-i have has it for over 30 yrs found it in a old book at a salvation army store-but mine is kinda raggedy and darker looking color but the back is old dull green colored with the same as the front on it-i know this bill was repoduced yrs ago from trying to find ot about my own,but i have wondered if they were repoduced from the one i have!the book was from bishopville,sc-i think someone died and the stuff was donated to salvation army store,i had mine since i was a child-i will post it soon any more info would be nice-there should be a real one-the orignal somewhere right!?
  11. homero aranda, 3 years ago
    i have the bond that you see in the picture above i need to know how its worth
  12. homero aranda, 3 years ago
    so is there the real one layin around somewhere.......and i have a lot of old money and coins i wonder if thats worth anything
  13. flyrr100, 3 years ago
    I have the exact bill. It's part of a repo set I bought at a gift shop at Houston Airport back in the 1980s. Fun to have.

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