Old Money from The Amherst National Bank of Buffalo | 11883
The Amherst National Bank of Buffalo
The Amherst National Bank of Buffalo in New York printed $61,300 dollars worth of national currency. A production number that low doesn’t save room for many survivors. Currency from this bank will be rare. This national bank opened in 1920 and stopped printing money in 1922, which equals a 3 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The Amherst National Bank of Buffalo issued 2 different types and denominations of national currency. We have examples of the types listed below. Your bank note should look similar. Just the bank name will be different. For the record, The Amherst National Bank of Buffalo was located in Erie County. It was assigned charter number 11883.
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The Amherst National Bank of Buffalo in New York printed 1,425 sheets of $5 1902 blue seal national bank notes. Most banks that printed such a small number of blue seal bank notes fall into the rare bank category. Ben Harrison is on the front of all 1902 $5 blue seal bank notes. This happens to be the smallest denomination issued for the 1902 series. Each note is complete with a blue seal and blue charter number. Despite saying series of 1902, these were actually issued by national banks between 1908 and 1928. There are two different types of blue seals. The first type is called a date back and it has “1902-1908” written on the back of the bill. The other type is called a plain back; it does not have the date stamps on the back of the bill. The values for these notes range widely based on condition and the bank of issue.
1902 $5 Blue Seal National Bank Note
The Amherst National Bank of Buffalo printed 820 sheets of $10 1902 blue seal national bank notes. In the scheme of things that is a really tiny printing number. You are likely dealing with a true rarity. 1902 $10 blue seal bank notes all have a portrait of William McKinley on them. Values can range from as little as $40 up to over $10,000. There really is no trick to know what is rare and what is common by just doing an internet search. You really need to work with an expert (like us) in order to determine the value of your specific bank note. There are at least ten different factors than can make some 1902 $10 blue seals worth more than others. We know exactly what to look for and we would be happy to provide a free appraisal and our best offer.
1902 $10 Blue Seal National Bank Note