Orig.1863 Confederate $100 Bond Dated 20 Feb., 1863 Portrait Of A.h. Stephens
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Orig.1863 Confederate $100 Bond Dated 20 Feb., 1863 Portrait Of A.h. Stephens:
This is an Original CONFEDERATE $100 BOND, Authorized By The Act of CONGRESS. C.S.A. February 20 1863 (issued at Richmond on "this 2nd day of March 1863"). Large-format/single-sheet. Size: 9 1/2" by 14". Printed in black on Very Thin, buff-colored paper. Nice Condition overall, w/several old. vertical "fold-lines" (only barely noticeable) + there are two (2) small tears in the left & right-hand margins (these tears have been "mended" w/pieces of transparent tape applied from the back; otherwise, o.k. Condition is aEF (***Please Note: The paper used to print these Bonds is Extremely Thin, tissue-like paper, similar to the paper used in Confederate Currency of the period; consequently, most bonds--as well as currency--show some creasing, wrinkling, etc.). Hand-numbered and signed in brown ink. Large "CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA. LOAN." at top + below these words, at center an engraved image of C.S.A. Vice President ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS. A large numeral "100" is imprinted at the lower center. The whole bond is surrounded by an elaborate printed "frame". Back of Bond is blank except for a pencil notation in the top margin. This particular BOND has NO Bond Coupons. Bond is signed in brown ink. A REALLY Great Confederate document from the middle of the Civil War. Frameable/Displayable! Low beginning offer! Buyer pays $4.00 S&H, higher for postage outside the U.S. ***Please see scan. This document is too large to fit my scanner, but it is Complete w/nice, wide margins and Not abbreviated as the picture might otherwise indicate! REMEMBER: this is just the BOND, itself; there are NO COUPONS attached. ***Please Note: I will mail this BOND unfolded protected by plastic w/cardboard, in a large mailer.