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Lot 3892    SESSION 15 (7.30PM THURSDAY 27 JULY)    Aust. Banknotes - Private Bank Issues

Estimate $800
SOLD $1,500

THE BANK OF AUSTRALASIA, uniface black and white printer's proof on paper, ten pounds, Brisbane, 18.., imprint of Perkins, Bacon & Co. London, Patent Hardened Steel Plate, '27th August 1860' added in pencil in lower margin, SPECIMEN stamped below in Manager reserve (MVR.1c). A repaired 4.5cm tear top left corner, part missing and blunted corners at top, otherwise extremely fine and very rare.

Ex Perkins Bacon Archive, Spink/Christie's, Melbourne Sale, 23 May 1995 (lot 111).

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