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Note by Gem - Famed 'Technicolor' Note

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Out of about 100 large size notes I have my wife, who knows nothing about the hobby, selected this note as her favorite. The note is none other


than the famed 'technicolor' note. Technicolor is a color motion picture process invented in 1916 and then improved over several decades. It was a widely used color process in Hollywood from 1922 to 1952.


Technicolor became known and celebrated for its saturated levels of color, which helped create the larger than life feel of revered musicals such as The Wizard of Oz and Singin' in the Rain.


Thus its no surprise how this larger than life note earned its nickname. Its dazzling array of golden colors seem to saturate and jump off the page. Its dark colors contrast perfectly with gold. The red seal and serial add the final piece of harmony.


The etching and artistry are perfectly balanced, and its fitting that the central portrait would be none other than George Washington.


Numismatically leaving nothing to be desired its easy to see how this note has ubiquitous appeal to both the collector and non-collector alike.



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