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Rare $20 1902 Blue Seal Bill from The First National Bank of Alma, WI

Bank Name:  The First National Bank of Alma

State:  WI – Wisconsin

Charter Number:  8338

Lifetime:  Operated 1906 to 1924 | Total Issue – $168,900

Series:  $20 – 1902 Blue Seal National Banknote

Sheets Printed:  2,988

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

Basic Design:

Rarity and Value:  Hugh McCulloch twenty dollar blue seals as a type are not especially rare. You could buy a very common one for less than $100. Most people collect them based on which state or bank they are from. Some can be very rare. Most trade in the $100 to $400 range. However, you definitely want to make sure you understand what you have before you sell. Rare examples can be worth thousands of dollars. Contact us for an exact value. Don’t forget to check the serial number. Number 1 notes always sell for nice premiums.

Current Market Analysis:  It is difficult to describe the Wisconsin national bank note market in one word. A huge collection was sold in 2008 and prices were generally thought to be strong then, but the market is likely off of those highs. Different parts of the state and different towns are always hot and other areas just don’t seem to have much of a following. We know collectors who only like Wisconsin river towns, or only like towns on the Great Lakes. We don’t generally think of Wisconsin as an especially developed state. However, it had 240 national banks in 131 different towns. There are dozens of ways to collect. It all depends on what you like. The notes that sell the best usually have an X factor. That X factor could be the type of note, the serial number, or the signor.

We Are Buyers!!!

We buy all antique paper money issued by The First National Bank of Alma, WI. We can tell you how much your $20 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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