Prestige Philately Auction 228 CatalogueAUSTRALIA - BANKNOTES - Banking Instruments - Promissory Notes
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NEW SOUTH WALES:Sydney Gold Escort Company £1 uniface black on flimsy paper 'On day after sight WE PROMISE to Pay/the Bearer ONE POUND Sterling' showing Coat of Arms with diggers either side, wool bales, gold and rum on harbourside with ships in background at left and men working gold diggings at right, 'Drawn & Eng'd by J Carmichael/Kent Street North, Sydney' at lower left, attached to thicker paper for protection, Rare. [Carmichael was the engraver and printer of the first NSW postage stamps, the 'Sydney Views']
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TASMANIA:1824 GW Robinson 6d (100mm x 55mm) 'GW ROBINSON/Eagle Tavern Argyle-street' above vertical floral scroll at left, 'I Promise to Pay the Bearer, on Demand/SIX PENCE/Value received/No', signed "GW Robinson" at right, poor condition, affixed to backing paper, corner tear and hole. Not listed in Renniks & the only example known to us.
TASMANIA:Bank of Van Diemen's Land 1836 'Cashier of the Bank/Pay to Morrill & Stephenson or Bearer/the Sum of Ten Pounds 14/10 Sterling/and place the same to the account of/£10-14-10' signed "James Kelly" dated "1 October 1836", spike hole, gFine.
TASMANIA:Hobart Town manuscript '24th July 1841/£211.1/-Three Months after date pay to my Order the / Sum of Two hundred and eleven Pounds one shilling/for Value received/To Edward Bowden / Bothwell', oval bank (unclear), 'HOBART TOWN' handstamp in black at left, signed 'Thom[as] Lowes' at right, crossed manuscript 'Accepted/Payable at the Derwent Bank', four signatures on reverse, a couple of spike holes otherwise gVF.