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Coin and Paper Money Collecting/Four $2.00 in a hand cancelled envelope July 4, 1976


I have an envelope hand stamped July 4, 1976 containing four circulated, (and almost untouched) $2.00 bills also 1976/in sequence from 097-100 (last 3)  The envelope also contains the original letter my grandma wrote requesting the hand cancellation And the original article from the newspaper announcing it at the Van Nuys, California USPO

Any idea what the whole package would be worth?

Hi Sandra,
It seems like everyone did what your grandmother did.  But most people had the $2 bills dated as well.
Without the bills being dated, there is no connection between the bills and everything else.
Mint condition $2 bills from 1976 are readily available and carry little, if any, value above the face value.
However that doesn't mean that the package is not valuable.
It is simply because your Grandmother made it happen, and you should definitely hold onto it.
Joe Hylas

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