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Rare $5 1882 Brown Seal Bill from The Snohomish National Bank of Snohomish, WA

Bank Name:  The Snohomish National Bank of Snohomish

State:  WA – Washington

Charter Number:  4526

Lifetime:  Operated 1891 to 1897 | Total Issue – $31,760

Series:  $5 – 1882 Brown Back National Banknote

Sheets Printed:  1,588

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

Basic Design:

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:  We are surprised at how much the market for Washington national bank notes has softened since it peaked around 2006. It seems like the state has a lot to offer. First off, there are plenty of wealthy collectors living there. Geography really isn’t that important either, which is refreshing. The top 3% of the market is still very capable of being worth staggering amount of money, but it is the top 20% that we think should be worth more. You can challenge yourself by trying to collect just territorials, which would be quite difficult and expensive. Nice 1882 brown backs and 1902 red seals are scarce. There are even plenty of blue seal banks that are considered rare.

We Are Buyers!!!

We buy all antique paper money issued by The Snohomish National Bank of Snohomish, WA. 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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