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Note found folded for years in a Bible

A bit of History of the Note which I find to be Very Cool

The note was found in a Bible given to a relative of the seller for reciting her catechism. She has since passed so the Bible and the Note were found years later.
The woman’s brother was an engineer in the Navy during WWII,
quite possibly stationed in Hawaii.
(I was given this history after I bought the note so I do believe it to be true)

I’m thinking the red stain may be ink transfer from the Bible’s binding .
…… not found in a sleeve…… I did that 😀

Keeping it tri folded just like it has been for many ,many years.


  • Steve_in_TampaSteve_in_Tampa Posts: 1,789 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very cool note and story Scott.
    Personally, I would put it in the sleeve unfolded, but either way, very cool. Thanks for sharing bud.

  • JWPJWP Posts: 16,320 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow, really nice. @Steve_in_Tampa I would put l
    It in a sleeve like Steve recommended.

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  • ashelandasheland Posts: 22,543 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Very cool find!

  • WillieBoyd2WillieBoyd2 Posts: 5,025 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It is not always safe to leave a note in a book.

    My grandfather left an old US $1 bill in a book and the acid in the book damaged the note.
    The note became brittle and broke into pieces.


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  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,578 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I'm with @ricko and am inclined to relax the folds. Pretty nice looking note. Peace Roy

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  • rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    That is an interesting find, and a bit of history to go with it. I would get a full sleeve and after relaxing the folds (in an area with good humidity), I would store it in the full sleeve so both sides could be viewed. Cheers, RickO

  • Steven59Steven59 Posts: 8,146 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Late to the party but excellent find!!!!!!!!

  • I always like a note with a good back story.
    Whenever I buy something I get the story too, if there is one.

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