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Federal Reserve Bank
of

Dallas

HELEN E. HO LCOM B
DALLAS, TEXAS

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT AND
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

75265-5906

August 22, 1997

Notice 97-71

TO:

The Chief Operating Officer of each
financial institution and others concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District

SUBJECT
New Check Stock
DETAILS
We have been informed by the Treasury Financial Management Service that the
check stock used for printing Treasury checks will be changing later this month. The new check
stock will have the following new security features:
•

Dual fluorescent coloration versus the single fluorescent used in the
current check stock

•

The Financial Management Service seal on the check will bleed/smudge
red if it comes in contact with moisture.

Please advise the appropriate operations staff at your institution of these changes.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information, please contact Charles Hunter at (214) 922-6543. For addi­
tional copies of this Bank’s notice, please contact the Public Affairs Department at (214)
922-5254.
Sincerely,

For additional copies, bankers and others are encouraged to use one of the following toll-free numbers in contacting the Federal
Reserve Bank of Dallas: Dallas Office (800) 333-4460; El Paso Branch Intrastate (800) 592-1631, Interstate (800) 351-1012;
Houston Branch Intrastate (800) 392-4162, Interstate (800) 221-0363; San Antonio Branch Intrastate (800) 292-5810.

This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org)


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