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Lot 4398    Session 15 (7:30pm Thursday 2nd August)   

Estimate $25,000
Current Bid No bids
Bidding Closes 02 Aug 17:30

TEN POUNDS, Sheehan/McFarlane (1940), an officially issued specimen note, V/3 076023, serial numbers in black and signatures in brown, watermarked with Captain Cook at right, perforated CANCELLED twice over signatures, black diagonal lines on both sides (R.58s). Original body, good extremely fine and of the utmost rarity, the only specimen note of this type ever offered at auction.

Private purchase from John Pettit.

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