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Lot 4251    SESSION 15 (7.30PM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL5    Aust. Banknotes - Private Bank Issues

Estimate $4,500

THE UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA LIMITED, ten pounds, altered as a fraud from a one pound, Sydney, 1st Jan 1897, 2/A 719332 (MVR 1c). Perforation horizontally in the centre, large tear and repair, thin paper, frayed edges but full note, thinned areas on the back, signature left on back GDM/17/3/09, poor - fair but very rare.

Ex Downies Auction, October 2002 (lot 2137).

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