Prestige Philately Auction 228 CatalogueAUSTRALIA - BANKNOTES - Pre-Federation
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Displaying 3 Lots in Category - AUSTRALIA - BANKNOTES - Pre-Federation
NEW SOUTH WALES:Commercial Bank of Sydney £20 orange inscribed 'ON DEMAND WE PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER TWENTY POUNDS STERLING' & '20' at each corner, then in blue 'Twenty' in the centre & 'TWENTY' on all sides, imprint 'Engraved by Johnston Edinburgh for Cowan & Co', four punch-holes to indicate its status as a Specimen note, Unc. A gorgeous note. One of only three known. [With original ticket price $75,000]
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NEW SOUTH WALES:Treasury Note Government of New South Wales 1890s £1 black on white paper (127mm x 112mm) serial 'No 18063', signed for the 'Accountant' in blue ink and for the 'Colonial Treasurer' in green, 'Sydney: Charles Potter, Government Printer' imprint at base, reverse countersigned 'M Howard/Colonial Bank', 40mm horizontal repaired tear at lower centre, gFine. Very Scarce.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Bank of Australasia £5 black uniface (123 x 198mm) 'SPECIMEN' at lower right, 'INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER 1835/ADELAIDE 11th August 1863', two seated females top centre, allegorical agriculture, medicine and mining, 'Perkins, Bacon & Co London Patent Hardened Steel Plate' above 'SOUTH AUSTRALIA' within machine turnings and pencil manuscript "June 9th 1863" at base, gVF.