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Lot 4250    SESSION 15 (7.30PM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL5    Aust. Banknotes - Private Bank Issues

Estimate $1,200

UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA, black and white uniface printer's proof, on card, first issue, five pounds, Melbourne, 18-, imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co. London, Patent Hardened Steel Plate, stamped 'SPECIMEN' across signature reserves and vertically in centre (MVR.1). Top right corner missing, rough margins with tears, otherwise extremely fine and very rare.

Ex Perkins Bacon Archive.

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