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Lot 2880    Session 10 (7.30pm Thursday)    Pre-Decimal Banknotes

Estimate $10,000
SOLD $14,400

ONE POUND, Collins/Allen (1915) F 231491 F, medium black serial numbers with prefix and suffix letters, emergency 'Rainbow Pound' (R.20b, Vort-Ronald 19Bb, Nicholson 5b, this note illustrated in McDonald Pocket Book, p.144). Creases and folds, otherwise nearly very fine and very rare in this condition.

Ex. Deutscher (lot 23), Vort-Ronald (lot 53) and Nicholson collections (lot 1733, Sale 49B).

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  • Lot 2878  

    ONE POUND, Collins/Allen (1914) A 43178 A, blue letters and black serial numbers, emergency superscribed ...

    Estimate $10,000

  • Lot 2879  

    ONE POUND, Collins/Allen (1914) C No.461755 C, medium black serial numbers with prefix and ...

    Estimate $3,200

  • Lot 2880   This lot

    ONE POUND, Collins/Allen (1915) F 231491 F, medium black serial numbers with prefix and suffix ...

    Estimate $10,000

  • Lot 2881  

    ONE POUND, Cerutty/Collins (1918) B 179762 S, large black serial numbers with prefix and suffix ...

    Estimate $600

  • Lot 2882  

    ONE POUND, Miller/Collins (1923) H 590382, large prefix letter, T.S.Harrison imprint (R.22a). 8mm tear in ...

    Estimate $2,000