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Lot 266

DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS ASSOCIATED OBSOLETE CURRENCY / NOTE

Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS ASSOCIATED OBSOLETE CURRENCY / NOTE, 1836 Manual Labor Banking House, Philadelphia $10, No. 1252, signed "TW Dyott" lower right. Housed in a modern frame. 3" x 7" object, 7 1/4" x 11 1/4" OA.
Catalogue Note: Thomas W. Dyott (1771-1861) opened his own short-lived bank, which issued the present note in 1836. Due mostly to the Panic of 1837, the bank failed in late 1838 and Dyott was tried and found guilty of fraudulent insolvency and was sentenced to three years in prison.
It is interesting to note that the central figure wearing a white suit in the vignette of glassblowers closely resembles Elvis Presley.

Condition

Appears crisp and uncirculated with no visible folds, creases, or holes. Not examined out of frame. 

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.