The First National Bank Of Wheeler
The First National Bank Of Wheeler in Oregon printed $5,000 dollars worth of national currency. An output of less than $10,000 means that any national bank note from this bank should be extremely rare. This national bank opened in 1923 and stopped printing money in 1926, which equals a 4 year printing period. That means that money from this bank was not entering circulation very often. During its life, The First National Bank Of Wheeler issued 1 single type and denomination of national currency We have examples of the types listed below. Your bank note should look similar. Just the bank name will be different. For the record, The First National Bank Of Wheeler was located in Tillamook County. It was assigned charter number 12427.
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The First National Bank Of Wheeler in Oregon printed 250 sheets of $5 1902 blue seal national bank notes. In the scheme of things that is a really tiny printing number. You are likely dealing with a true rarity. Ben Harrison is on the front of all 1902 $5 blue seal bank notes. This happens to be the smallest denomination issued for the 1902 series. Each note is complete with a blue seal and blue charter number. Despite saying series of 1902, these were actually issued by national banks between 1908 and 1928. There are two different types of blue seals. The first type is called a date back and it has “1902-1908” written on the back of the bill. The other type is called a plain back; it does not have the date stamps on the back of the bill. The values for these notes range widely based on condition and the bank of issue.
1902 $5 Blue Seal National Bank Note