The First National Bank of Blackfoot, Idaho

The First National Bank of Blackfoot, Idaho

The First National Bank of Blackfoot, Idaho opened in 1904.  It was the only national bank ever to be located in Blackfoot. The First National Bank of Blackfoot was open for thirty years, and during the time period it issued 1902 red and blue seal notes, along with 1929 small size notes.  1929 notes and blue seal notes from the bank are readily available.  However, high grade examples of any notes from this bank will draw attention.  Its charter number is 7419.

The big note waiting to be found from The First National Bank of Blackfoot is a 1902 red seal national bank note.  Red seals are scarce in Idaho in general.  However, there is a certain appeal of a red seal from Blackfoot.  This appeal related directly to the fact that the town name has a color in it.  Anytime you get a color in the name of red seal bank, those notes become more desirable.

The first president of The First National Bank of Blackfoot was Alexander Younie.  Plenty can be found about Alex Younie by doing a simple internet search.  The first cashier was CA Dobell.  Clarence A Dobell had a son named Roland Wilson Dobell.

If you have any currency from The First National Bank of Blackfoot, please tell us about it.  We are certainly interested parties, and you will likely be very pleased with our appraisal.

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