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                                                                                      Collectors Go Bananas and Pay Nearly $400,000

                                                                                                For Del Monte-Stickered $20 Bill
             SARASOTA & MANATEE                                                   Heritage Auctions' sale of the famed 'Del Monte Note' sets world record
             SARASOTA & MANATEE
                                                                                               for any banknote error ever offered at auction
                                    AREA                                            DALLAS, TX — Collectors broke out into a banana bidding war at a January

                           A  n t i q u e s   D  e A l e r s                      Heritage Auction and pushed
                           Antiques DeAlers
                                                                                  the price of a $20 bill featuring
                                                                                  a Del Monte banana sticker
          Sarasota, Ellenton, Palmetto, Terra Ceia                                to nearly $400,000 at a public
                                                             erra Ceia
                                             almetto, T
          Sarasota, Ellenton, P
                                                                                  auction of rare, U.S. currency.
                                                                                  The coveted banknote error
                                                                                  sold to a bidder competing on
                                                                                  Heritages' live bidding platform,
                                                                                  HA Live. Pre-auction bidding
                                                                                  lifted the bids to $210,000.
                                                                                  From there, the winning bidder outlasted a determined phone bidder and two
                                                                                  other live internet bidders, to push the final winning auction price to $396,000.
               Design Features With History                                       The price sets a world record for any error banknote ever sold. This was just
          SaraSota                                                                the third time the note had been offered at public auction since its discovery in
              architectural                                                       2004.
                                                                                    The “Del Monte sticker” obstruction caused a sensation among collectors of
                     Salvage                                                      U.S. currency when it was discovered by an Ohio college student in the summer
               1093 Central Avenue                                                of 2004. The student received it as part of an ATM withdrawal and shortly
                   941-955-6699                     Antiques & Collectibles       thereafter posted it on eBay where it sold for $10,000. News of the note had
            5265 University Parkway                     Tea Room & Gifts          barely hit the collecting community, when Heritage offered the note at auction
                   941-500-1212                         941.417.2150              in 2006 and it sold for $25,300.                            I
                     9-5 Mon-Sat               This isn't the first U.S. bill to have an obstruction stuck on it during the
                    Open Sat. & Sun. 10am-3pm    printing process. Other objects include a Band-Aid, paper fragments, tape and
                                                        or by appointment
          Unique & Historic Building Elements, Home Accents,   905 Leffingwell Avenue  wood shavings.
              Wrought Iron, Stained Glass & More!  1   Ellenton, FL 34222   3
            Emiline’s                                                                            DESOTO RD
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             Antique Mall
             Antique Mall                                                   US       .        US                     LOCKWOOD RIDGE RD   HONORE
                                                                            41               301
                                                       941-729-9500                                          TUTTLE AVE.
                                                 Just south of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge                                 Sarasota
                                                     on beautiful Terra Ceia Island                 DR. MLK JR. HWY
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                                              Come visit our shop featuring furniture,   CENTRAL                                                   75
                                                    pottery, artwork, or that                ORANGE  WASHINGTON  17th ST
                35 Quality Dealers
                35 Quality Dealers                     one of a kind gift.               1          12th ST
          1415 10  St. W., Palmetto, FL              6441 U.S. Highway 19                10 ST
               (Hwy. 301 - I-75, Exit 224)               P.O. Box 378                     LEMON       FRUITVILLE RD                SR 780
           OPEN 7 DAYS:   M-S 10-5, Sun 12-5          Terra Ceia, FL 34250            PINEAPPLE   RINGLING
                  941-729-5282                      Hours:   Thur-Sat 10am-5pm                  TAMIAMI TRAIL  2: Sarasota Estate Auction
   4                         or by appointment  5  2


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