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Alexander Graham Bell Test Note

March 3, 2009

Today is the birthday of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone.


Click here for a slightly larger version.

I do not know if this apparent test note design was ever printed.

Source: US patent application by Canadian Bank Note Co.

  1. Hi,

    I found your blog post very interesting.
    i am Nick Robinson,a community member at Patents dot Com(a comprehensive free patent search engine).
    Will like to talk(through email) to you,is this the right time to talk about or should we talk during weekends ?

    Nick Robinson


  2. skepticalbeowulf permalink

    Hello, Nick.

    Anytime is a good time to talk 🙂

    I try to check my email at least once a day.



  3. skepticalbeowulf permalink

    Hello Nick,

    Been a while, but my post that includes a link to is up.



  4. linda permalink

    are these graham bell test notes worth anything? thanks


  5. skepticalbeowulf permalink

    I suspect they would be, to a banknote collector. A quick search of eBay doesn’t show any listings, though, so I can’t put a ballpark price to it.


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