Stack’s Bowers Auctions the “Holy Grail of Paper Money” in Baltimore

Stack’s Bowers has made history, yet again, at the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo, selling a rare 1890 “Grand Watermelon” Treasury Note for more than $2 million dollars.

Fox News reports

Only seven “Grand Watermelon” notes are known to exist. “The Grand Watermelon note is one of the rarest and most sought-after pieces of American paper currency,” said Stack’s Bowers President Brian Kendrella, in a statement. “This is one of only three known to exist in private collections and the finest example of its kind.”

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