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Lot 4399    Session 15 (7:30pm Thursday 2nd August)    Specimen and Presentation Notes

Estimate $65,000
SOLD $52,000

TEN SHILLINGS TO TEN POUNDS, Coombs/Wilson (1953-54), set of four specimen notes, AC/00 000044 (R.16Fs), HA/00 000044 (R.33Fs), TA/00 000044 (R.49Fs) and WA/00 000044 (R.62Fs), all overprinted SPECIMEN in red diagonally on fronts and backs. Minor remnants of glue in left margins having been tipped into an album, otherwise virtually uncirculated and excessively rare. (4)

In a prestige leatherette album with gold lettering and design from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia titled 'Specimen Australian Notes/Dr.H.C.Coombs'.^^This set originally owned by Dr H.C. 'Nugget' Coombs, was auctioned by Goodmans of Double Bay, NSW on 26 October 1998. See 'Australian Specimen Banknotes' third edition, by Michael P.Vort-Ronald and 'The Vort Report' Australian Coin Review, November 1998, p20.

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