Prestige Philately Auction 238 CatalogueGREAT BRITAIN - BANKNOTES
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - GREAT BRITAIN - BANKNOTES
£5 £10 £20 and £50 Operation Bernhard Forgeries uniface, full set comprising £5 Peppiatt, '1935 30 March', serial 'A/169 89838', £10 Peppiatt, 1935 May 16' serial ' 'K/147 65211', £20 Catterns,'1931 Dec 15' serial '45/M 88975' with Watermark Registration Notch at right, and £50 Peppiatt, '1934 June 20' serial '51/N 40415', Roland Pieles 2018 Certificates of Authenticity.
'Operation Bernhard' was a plot by the Nazis during WWII to destabilise the British Pound by flooding England with forged notes. Printed in Sachsenhausen by Jewish prisoners, the notes passed inspection by the Bank of England in 1942.
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Â£5 Operation Bernhard Forgery uniface, Chief Cashier K.O. Peppiatt, '1938 Aug 15 London', serial 'B/264 14251', watermark serial 'M E 2938', EF, Roland Pieles 2018 Certificate of Authenticity.
1984 £20 multicoloured, DHF Somerset, Duggleby #B351, serial '60A 554724', rev, William Shakespeare, plus 1981 £1 prefix 'BS13', rev. Sir Isaac Newton, both Uncirculated.