American Bank Note Company Archives

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H.R.Harmer, Inc. and Archives International LLC are Proud to Present the Historic American Banknote Archives Auction of Stocks and Bonds, Banknotes, Vignettes, Production Material and Security Printing Ephemera.

A majority of the material in this sale will be offered for the first time to the collecting public. All of the items being offered are fresh from the Archive of the American Banknote Company. The scope and quality of the material in this archive is staggering and offers many opportunities for the general collector, specialist and dealer to acquire items that are unique or extremely rare.

Over 1,400 lots of stocks and bonds from hundreds of well known companies are represented and being seen for the first time. Topics include Railroads; Automobile; Navigation; Mining; Wall Street and Stock Brokers; Banking and National Banks; Oil and Gas; Manufacturing; Computers and Internet; Entertainment; Sports; Breweries; Aviation and countless others.

Some of the many high lights are:

- Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A Stock, with the highest share price of any stock certificate on the NYSE

- Unique Enron models and proofs with production files

- 100+ lots of aviation certificates

- 120+ lots of railroads, many unlisted

- 70+ lots of automobile and related stocks including Cord, Tucker, Rolls Royce, Daimler-Benz, Hercules, Volvo, unique essay Ford stock and many others

- 150+ lots of Banking and National Bank stocks

- 100+ lots of foreign stocks and bonds

- Over 25 lots of Hawaiian stocks

- Early Browning Arms Co. Stock, the famous gun company

- Original artwork including an incredible original oil painting by A.E.Foringer

- 200 + lots of foreign banknotes from Panama; Colombia; Viet Nam; Laos; China; Venezuela; Mexico; El Salvador; Indonesia; Philippines; Ethiopia and other countries will be offered in this sale.

- Thousands of proof vignettes used on banknotes, stocks, stamps and documents from 1830 to the 1970’s are offered.
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Howell Petroleum Corporation Production File of Un601 - Howell Petroleum Corporation Production File of Un
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DE. 1980. Production file. Essay certificates that were never issued due to the merger of Howell Corporation and Howell Petroleum corporation in 1980.
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Mesa Petroleum Co. Bond Specimens - T. Boon (2)602 - Mesa Petroleum Co. Bond Specimens - T. Boon (2)
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DE. 1981-1984. Specimen. Bond specimens. 1) $ odd, Variable Note, brown. 2) 8 1/2% Debenture, green. Both vignettes with allegorical man and woman loo
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Mixed Oil Company Proof Stocks (9),603 - Mixed Oil Company Proof Stocks (9),
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MD, TX, DE, PA, UT. 1970-1990's. Odd shares except where noted. 1) Union Pacific Resouces Group Inc. UT. Not More Than 100,000 Shares. Vignette ...
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Mobil Alaska Pipeline Co. Impressive Registered Bo604 - Mobil Alaska Pipeline Co. Impressive Registered Bo
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Alaska, AK. 1973. Specimen. A fantastic assortment of Mobil Alaska Pipeline Co. registered bonds. 5 different. All are 8.45% Note Registered Bonds, Du
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Mobil Oil Corporation Registered Bonds605 - Mobil Oil Corporation Registered Bonds
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NY. 1976. Specimen. 6 different registered bonds. All with vignette of allegorical woman and torch in circle on right and "Pegasus" flying...
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Mobil Oil Corporation Registered Bonds (7)606 - Mobil Oil Corporation Registered Bonds (7)
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NY. 1971. Specimen. 7 different registered bonds. All with vignette of allegorical woman and torch in circle on right and "Pegasus" flying...
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Occidental Petroleum Corp. Archive Assortment,607 - Occidental Petroleum Corp. Archive Assortment,
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CA. 1960-89. Specimen. 22 different certificates, 7 stocks and 15 registered bonds. All with different colors, deniminations or share amounts, series
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Occidental Petroleum Corp. Unique Production File608 - Occidental Petroleum Corp. Unique Production File
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CA. 1986. Production file for Not More than 100,000 shares, common shs, red. Vignette of oil worker on right with map behind him. 1). Approval Model o
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Pennsylvania Water, Oil, Gas & Assorted Stock Spec609 - Pennsylvania Water, Oil, Gas & Assorted Stock Spec
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PA. 1900-1930's. 1) Tuckahoe Mineral Springs Company. Northumberland, PA. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, brown. 2) Point Marion Bridge Company. Eag...
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Quaker State Oil Refining Corp. Unique Production610 - Quaker State Oil Refining Corp. Unique Production
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DE. 1983. 2 different certificates. Production file for Registered 8 7/8% Bond. Large vignette of man in Quaker clothes with early oil well and tanks
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Shell Oil Company Unique Production Model,611 - Shell Oil Company Unique Production Model,
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DE. 1971. Mockup. $1,000, Registered Bond, green. Allegorical woman and man holding globes flank shell in circle. Unique Approval production mockup or
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Standard Oil Company,612 - Standard Oil Company,
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OH. 1930-1940's. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock, red. Vignette of allegorical man flanked by refinery on left and old fashioned gasoline truck ...
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Standard Oil Company,613 - Standard Oil Company,
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OH. 1957. $1000, 4 1/4% Sinking Fund Debenture, due 1982, orange. Vignette of gushing oile well flanked by 2 allegorical men. Coupons attached. SBNC.
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Standard Oil Company Unique Production File,614 - Standard Oil Company Unique Production File,
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OH. 1976. Production file for Registered 8 7/8% Bond. 3 different registered bond certificates. All have vignette of allegorical man flanked by refine
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Standard Oil Company Registered Bonds,615 - Standard Oil Company Registered Bonds,
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OH. 1970. Specimen. 2 different 8 1/2% Registered Bonds, due 2000. Both have vignette of allegorical man flanked by refinery on left and old fashioned
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Standard Oil Company Registered Bonds616 - Standard Oil Company Registered Bonds
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IN. 1958. Specimen. 2 different 4 1/2% Debentures, due 1983. Both have vignette of allegorical woman holding globe flanked by refinery on right and oi
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Standard Oil Company Specimen,617 - Standard Oil Company Specimen,
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NJ. 1960. Specimen. Odd shs, purple. Vignette of oil well with 2 allegorial men. Facsimile signature of Monroe J. Rathbone, as CEO of Standard Oil of
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Standard Oil Company Unique Production File with M618 - Standard Oil Company Unique Production File with M
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NJ. 1964. Essay model of proposed but unused design. 1). Odd shs, green. Vignette of overlapping circles, one with oil worker, the other with map of w
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Sunray Oil Corp. Unique Production File with Proof619 - Sunray Oil Corp. Unique Production File with Proof
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DE. 1948. 1)to4) 4 different color proofs on white paper of common and preferred stock certificates. 5) Included is a vertical pair (2) of proofs of t
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Texaco Inc.620 - Texaco Inc.
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DE. 1920-30's. Specimen. Specimen stock certificate. 100 shares. Vignette of oil refineries with flanking oil well and ship. Purple border. Rare...
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Enron Corp. Bond Specimens (2)621 - Enron Corp. Bond Specimens (2)
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DE. 1987-1988. Specimen. 1) $ odd, 10 3/4% Due 1998. Dated 1988. Vignette of oil worker with globe and oil wells with company logo in blue. Red border
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Enron Corp. Registered Bond Specimens622 - Enron Corp. Registered Bond Specimens
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DE. 1986-1998. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds or notes. All are $ odd. 1)to3) Vignette of "Enron" company logo on top. Borders in ...
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Enron Corp. Stock Certificate Specimens (3)623 - Enron Corp. Stock Certificate Specimens (3)
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DE. 1986-1988. Specimen. Vignette of oil worker with globe and oil wells with company logo in blue. 1) Odd shares, 1986, red. 2) Odd shares, 1986, bro
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Enron Corp. Stock Specimen,624 - Enron Corp. Stock Specimen,
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OR. 1997. Common stock specimen. Vignette of oil worker with globe and oil wells. Tiny vignette of "Enron" company logo. Odd shares. Blue ...
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Houston Natural Gas Corporation (Enron Predecessor625 - Houston Natural Gas Corporation (Enron Predecessor
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Houston, TX. 1940-1980's. Speicmen. 1),2) Odd shs, Specimen Preference Stock, green (ca. 1940); Odd shs, Specimen Preferred Stock, brown (ca. 19...
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Houston Oil Company of Texas (Enron Predecessor Co626 - Houston Oil Company of Texas (Enron Predecessor Co
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Houston, TX. 1910-1950's. All with allegorical woman and oil wells. 1) 100 shs, Common stock, lime green, (ca. 1910-20). 2)to4) < than 100 sh...
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InterNorth, Inc. (Enron Corp) Transition Certifica627 - InterNorth, Inc. (Enron Corp) Transition Certifica
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DE. 1985. Specimen. Internorth, Inc. certificate with red overprint "Name Changed to ENRON CORP." Vignette of allegorical man and woman wi...
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InterNorth, Inc. (Enron Corp) Transition Certifica628 - InterNorth, Inc. (Enron Corp) Transition Certifica
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DE. 1986. Specimen. Internorth, Inc. certificate with red overprint "Name Changed to ENRON CORP." Vignette of allegorical man and woman wi...
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InterNorth, Inc. (Enron Corp) Transition Certifica629 - InterNorth, Inc. (Enron Corp) Transition Certifica
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DE. 1983. Specimen. Internorth, Inc. certificates with red overprint "Name Changed to ENRON CORP." Vignette of allegorical man and woman w...
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Enron Predecessor Company - Houston Natural Gas St630 - Enron Predecessor Company - Houston Natural Gas St
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TX. 1976-1984. Specimen. 15 different stock and bond certificates. 3 have facsimile signature of Kenneth Lay as Chairman of the Board. 1-4). 9 3/4% Re
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Enron NGL Partners, L.P.631 - Enron NGL Partners, L.P.
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TX. 1989. Model, Proof."1). Unique model or mockup of Certificate for Preference Units of unissued certificate. Dated 10-23-89 and 11-7-89. Gre...
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Enron Oil & Gas Company632 - Enron Oil & Gas Company
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TX. 1987. Model, Proof. "1). Unique dated approval model for stock certificate for Odd Shares of Common Stock. Dated 9-3-87; 10-26-87; 8-30-89;...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Enron Corp.633 - Enron Corp.
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TX. 1986. Model, Proof, Specimen. "1). Unique Dated approval model for stock certificate for Odd Shares of Common Stock. Dated 5-13-86 and 5-22...
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Start Price : 3,750.00 | Estimates : 7,500.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Enron Corp. Preferred Stock.634 - Enron Corp. Preferred Stock.
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TX. 1986. Model, Proof, Specimen "1). Unique Dated approval model for stock certificate for $10.50 Cumulative Second Preferred Stock certificat...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Compaq Computer Corporation Unique Production File635 - Compaq Computer Corporation Unique Production File
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DE. 1985. Production file for $ odd, 9 1/4% Convertible Debenture Due 2005, purple. Seated allegorical man with globe. Facsimile signature of Rod Cani
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Computer Devices, Inc. Early Computer Manufacturer636 - Computer Devices, Inc. Early Computer Manufacturer
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MA. 1960-1970's. Specimen. Odd shs. Common stock, green border. Photograph of early computer. Rare certificate. SCBNC. XF.
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Computer Sciences Corporation Unique Production Fi637 - Computer Sciences Corporation Unique Production Fi
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NV. 1989. 3 different certificates. Production file for Common Stock with odd shs, blue. 1). Proof on yellow paper of odd shs, Common stock, blue. Vig
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Cray Research Corporation Unique Production File w638 - Cray Research Corporation Unique Production File w
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DE. 1986. Production file for Registered $ odd, 6 1/8% Convertible Debenture Due 2011, blue. Seated allegorical woman with 2 globes. 1). Approval mode
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Dell Computer Corporation,639 - Dell Computer Corporation,
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DE. 1987. Odd shares, Common Stock, blue border. "Dell" title as logo in light grey, but different from Dell: logo used today. Possibly an...
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Dell Computer Corporation,640 - Dell Computer Corporation,
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DE. 1987. Specimen. Odd shares, Common Stock, blue border. "Dell" title as logo in black. Facsimile signature of Michael Dell. Northern BN...
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Dell Computer Corporation Institutional Investor C641 - Dell Computer Corporation Institutional Investor C
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DE. 1987. Specimen. 1) Institutional Accredited Investor Certificate. Odd shares, Common Stock, purple border. 2) Regulation S Certificate. Odd shares
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Dell Computer Corporation Rule 144A Certificates,642 - Dell Computer Corporation Rule 144A Certificates,
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DE. 1987. Specimen. 1) Odd shares, Common Stock, red border. 2) Odd shares Series A Convertible Preferred Stock, green border. Both are "Rule 1...
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Digital Equipment Corporation,643 - Digital Equipment Corporation,
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MA. 1950-1960's. Specimen. Early certificate for this computer age legend. 100 shs. common stock, blue. Eagle. Archival production copy with not...
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Digital Equipment Corporation Unique Production Fi644 - Digital Equipment Corporation Unique Production Fi
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MA. 1970. Production file for Common Stock. 100 shs, common stock, blue. Seated allegorical woman holding globe in front of very large old fashioned c
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Hewlett-Packard Company Archival Certificate,645 - Hewlett-Packard Company Archival Certificate,
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CA. 1960. Specimen. Another classic certificate from the early computer age. Odd shs. capital stock, blue. "HP" logo in circle. Archival p...
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Honeywell Inc. Production File with Proofs and Mod646 - Honeywell Inc. Production File with Proofs and Mod
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DE. 1977. Production file. 3 different certificates and 2 different border proofs. All with seated allegorical woman with map. 1) Proof of entire cert
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Honeywell Inc. Production File with Proofs and Mod647 - Honeywell Inc. Production File with Proofs and Mod
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DE. 1975. Production file. 5 different certificates and 3 different border proofs. All with seated allegorical man with atomic globe behind him. All w
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International Business Machines Corp. "IBM" Regist648 - International Business Machines Corp. "IBM" Regist
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NY. 1984. Specimen. 2 different Registered bonds. Both have winged helmet Mercury reaching for world map. 1) < than $1000, 7 7/8%, Orange. 2) Not...
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International Business Machines Corp. (4) IBM,649 - International Business Machines Corp. (4) IBM,
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NY. 1970-89. Specimen. 2 Capital Stock certificates. 1) < than 100 shs, light brown. 2) < than 100,000 shs, blue. 3) Not More than $1,000,000,...
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International Business Machines Coporation650 - International Business Machines Coporation
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NY. 1950-60's. Specimen. Specimen stock certificate. 100 shares. Vignette of ornate company logo flanked by allgeorical man and woman. Green bor...
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