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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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