Help identifying $2 note (scrip?)
Despite working for ANACS coin grading and attending shows on their behalf, I'm actually an ephemera collector. There's a dealer who attends Texas shows that always has an interesting hodgepodge of paper items, and if something looks interesting to me I buy it. I acquired this from him at the Houston Coin Show yesterday. It measures 4.75" X 1.75" and is printed on only one side. The paper is very thin, almost like tissue paper. I showed it to a couple of dealer friends there who handle currency and it was suggested this is scrip of some kind. Looking in eBay, it looks like there were a lot of Marine Banks, and I couldn't find anything similar there or via an internet search. Does anyone know what this is, where it came from, and when it was made? Thanks in advance for your help!