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United States Paper Money Errors


SKU: 12015
MODEL: 0871842505
AUTHOR/EDITOR: Dr. Frederick J. Bart
ISBN 13: 9780871842503
ISBN 10: 0871842505
EAN: 9780871842503
BARCODE: 9780871842503
Regular Price: $27.95
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After a lapse of seven years, a new edition of United States Paper Money Errors, Fred Bart’s ground-breaking book is now available. The fourth edition is more than just an update to the third: Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) errors have been added, nearly all the illustrations have been changed, there is a rarity guide for each note–which additionally are now priced in four grades (EF, AU, Choice CU and Gem CU)–and, for the first time, there is a section showing some notes in color.

New edition of United States Paper Money Errors by Frederick J. BartThis has always been an enormously popular book, not only among established collectors but also with newcomers seeking to learn more about their “find.” There is no other book like it on the market. More than a price guide, its 296 pages contain a wealth of information on what to look for and what mistakes to avoid. It is a necessity for all dealers, collectors, and anyone who comes into regular contact with paper money.

Error notes continue to carve an ever larger niche in paper money collecting. This edition of the definitive reference allows advanced collectors to recognize the value in their holdings and still permits members of the general public to identify potentially profitable notes encountered in circulation.

The book offers more than 550 photos, making identification easy.

Chapters are arranged according to the actual production sequence within the BEP providing a logical flow to the arrangement. The book begins with an overview of paper money production and a discussion of error collecting. The next section deals with first and second printing errors such as board breaks, double denominations, inverted backs, and missing and offset printings. The next section details the types of overprint errors including misaligned and missing overprints, mismatched serial numbers, and stuck digits. The last section is devoted to folds and other errors. In addition, historic photographs from the BEP offer a fascinating glimpse into currency production during a bygone era, contrasting sharply with the advanced technology in use today.
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 4th
Publication Date: August 2015
Size: 6x9
Pages: 296

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