Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare U.S. banknote, $2,513, Trader Chris
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A rare U.S. banknote from the First National Bank of Kingston (Tenn.) that was mixed in with a North Carolina coin collection sold for $2,513 on eBay, in an auction brokered in July by Trader Chris Consignments of Chapel Hill, N.C. A professional organizer in the Raleigh-Durham area contacted Trader Chris regarding the coin collection. Soon afterward currency dealers started making offers when Trader Chris contacted them about the banknote, which was subsequently listed on eBay and sold for more than the dealers had offered. There was no buyer’s premium.