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Rare Notes

Updated: Jun 1, 2018


$5 1902 Plain Back

$5 1929 Type 1

$20 1929 Type 1


The First National Bank of Chaffee, Charter #9928 was chartered on January 19, 1911 with a capitalization of $25,000. The bank operated until December 11, 1931 when it was placed in receivership. During its existence the bank issued:

$ 5 1902 Date Backs (6,800 issued, 0 reported)

$10 1902 Date Backs (3,900 issued, 0 reported)

$20 1902 Date Backs (1,300 issued, 0 Reported)

$ 5 1902 Plain Backs (19,068 issued, 5 reported)

$10 1902 Plain Backs (8,070 issued, 2 reported)

$20 1902 Plain Backs (2,690 issued, 0 reported)

$ 5 1929 Type 1 (5,064 issued, 2 reported)

$10 1929 Type 1 (2,472 issued, 5 reported)

$20 1929 Type 1 (672 issued, 1 reported)


The $5 1902 Plain Back shown above was previously unreported and is not in the National Bank Note (NBN) Census. In addition, it has a signature combination that was previously unknown to exist.