1929 National Bank Note
SERIAL NUMBER F000001
a ‘HOMETOWN NOTE’
Albuquerque National Trust and Savings Bank
the national bank is identified as
ONLY 2ND NEW MEXICO SERIAL NUMBER 1 IN 36 YEARS
Last one brought 5 figures!
aside from the rarity factor,
national banknotes are collected because they link a person to a place:
--birthplace of collector, spouse, or children
--same first or last name of collector
--city of high school, college, or work
this example has been graded from PCGS as
PCGS EXTREMELY FINE 40
Comments; small edge tear at bottom center
SERIAL NUMBER ONE bank notes stand alone at the top of many collector's desirability ladder, a true numismatic dream which precious few ever realize. The importance of owning the first note printed is appreciated by everyone, including non-collectors. Items such as these belong on display.