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Lot 4213    Session 15 (7:30pm Thursday 2nd August)    Private Bank Issues

Estimate $4,500
SOLD $3,800

COMMERCIAL BANK OF SYDNEY, five pounds, uniface, Sydney, 1st Oct. 1880, No. 220373, imprint 'Engraved by W. & A.K.Johnston Edinh. for Cowan & Coy Sydney' (MVR 3). Many creases and folds, some staining, otherwise fine and rare.

Illustrated on the front cover of 'Banks of Issue in Australia'.^^Ex Geoff K.Gray, December 1971 (New England Hoard No 23), Coin Colony list 1977, Spink Australia Sale 24B (lot 6), M.P.Vort-Ronald Collection and I.S.Wright list 1990.

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 19.25% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

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