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Lot 2569    SESSION 10 (7.30PM TUESDAY 31ST AUGUST)    Aust. Banknotes Commonwealth Issues - Pre Decimal

Estimate $5,000
Current Bid $3,800
Bidding Closes 31 Aug 17:30

ONE POUND, Collins/Allen (1915), World War I emergency issue, known as the Rainbow Pound, F 692716 F (R.20bL). Three vertical folds, horizontal fold, right edge tear (5mm) and nick at bottom of centre fold, very good and very rare.

Given to the owner as a reward for baby sitting for a bank manager in the late 1960s.

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