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    "D. B. Cooper" 1971 Ransom Money. Unknown Series $20 Federal Reserve Note. Certified and encapsulated by PCGS Currency with a custom insert picturing the 1971 artist's sketch of the sunglasses-wearing skyjacker. Found by eight-year-old Brian Ingram along the banks of the Columbia River in Washington on February 10, 1980, this is one of the only known group of currency notes that can be linked to the historic and infamous event.

    All the notes from this group were damaged by their exposure to the elements. This present example is approximately 1.3" x 1" with a partial San Francisco "L" Reserve Bank designation.

    The D. B. Cooper Story (XV):
    In March 2008, children playing near their home in Amboy, Washington, found fabric from a white parachute protruding from the ground. Having heard the FBI's recent publicity regarding the 1971 D. B. Cooper skyjacking and knowing that they were in the general area where he was suspected to have landed, they urged their father to call the agency. Agent Larry Carr said, "When we went to the public, the whole idea was that the public is going to bring the answers to us. This is exactly what we were hoping for." Alas, it has been decided that this was not Cooper's parachute because of differences in fabric and manufacture date. The search for clues to solve this mystery goes on. Anyone who has information in this case is urged to contact the FBI!


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    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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