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WORLD BANKNOTES: SOUTH AFRICA - BOER WAR
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13465
Mafeking Siege: 1 Shillings January 1900, prefix A, 'Issued by the Authority of Colonel R.S.S. Baden-Powell', with embossed 'Bechuanaland Protectorate / One Penny' embossed stamp duty stamp, with numbered counterfoil at left, showing it came from a special booklet (most of these notes were issued in stapled pads without any counterfoil). Choice UNC in absolutely pristine fresh original condition. P-S651a cat US$1500+++ plus large premium for the intact counterfoil. This originates from a partial booklet ex John Ineson collection, and previously no examples with intact counterfoils were recorded. Mafeking notes extremely rare in such high grade - previous examples from same source sold for between $1700 - $2800 + commission in our earlier auctions. 2018 Ceremuga certificate of authenticity. (P)
 SOLD at A$1600
13466
Mafeking Siege: 2 Shillings February 1900 prefix B, 'Issued by the Authority of Colonel RSS Baden-Powell', from stapled pad. EF, mnr tones, chamfered UR cnr. P-S652b. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
13467
Mafeking Siege: 1 Shilling February 1900 prefix B. 'Issued by the Authority of Colonel RSS Baden-Powell', from stapled pad. aUNC appearance, previously mounted & evenly aged, edge faults/repairs. P-S651b cat US$525 for VF or US$$1550 for UNC. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
13468
Mafeking Siege: 3 Shillings January 1900 prefix A. 'Issued by the Authority of Colonel RSS Baden-Powell', with perforated edge at left from special booklet. Graded PMG "50 About Uncirculated' with 'previously mounted' notation, evenly aged. P-S653 cat US$1500 for VF or US$$3000 for UNC. This is the rarest Mafeking banknoite in such higher grade. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1000
13469
Mafeking Siege: 10 Shillings March 1900, 'Issued by the Authority of Colonel RSS Baden-Powell', with 'Commaning' spelling error. EF appearance, previously mounted & evenly aged, edge faults/repairs but very attractive. P-S654a cat US$750 for VF or US$$2250 for UNC. Very scarce in such higher grade. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
13470
Mafeking Siege: 10 Shillings March 1900, 'Issued by the Authority of Colonel RSS Baden-Powell', with corrected 'Commanding'. Graded PMG '45 Choice Extremely Fine' & 'tears, pinholes' notation which are hardly noticeable, evenly aged. P-S654b cat US$600 for VF or US$$1800 for UNC. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
13471
Matabeleland-Rhodesia: 1900 Marshall Hole 6d currency card with type C stamp Arms 6d reddish-purple (sideways on reverse), cachet type II 'ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE'. Issued by Civil Commissioner (Marshall Hole) at Bulawayo during the Boer War to alleviate a shortage of small change. XF. P-S664e cat US$550. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
13472
Matabeleland-Rhodesia: 1900 Marshall Hole 1s currency card with type A stamp Arms 1/- green & blue (upright on reverse) & with cachet type II 'ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE'. Issued by Civil Commissioner (Marshall Hole) at Bulawayo during the Boer War to alleviate a shortage of small change. aUNC, sl staining & toning. P-S665a cat US$675.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
13473
Matabeleland-Rhodesia: 1900 Marshall Hole 2s6d currency card with type A stamp Arms 2/6 green & blue (sideways on reverse) & with cachet type II 'ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE'. Issued by Civil Commissioner (Marshall Hole) at Bulawayo during the Boer War to alleviate a shortage of small change. XF, some toning. P-S667a cat US$770.
 AVAILABLE at A$200
13474
Upington Border Scouts: 2/- dated '1-3-02', serial number 'K977', black ink on brownish cloth, black h/s 'ISSUED BY PAYMASTER B.S.UPINGTON' at top & h/s of Border Scout arms at left with jackal in circular frame & crown above, m/s text 'Pay to bearer the sum of two shillings pounds for pay / J Birkbeck Major OC'. PMG graded '30 Very Fine', and overall much nicer condition than the technical grade suggests with non-faded writing. P-S711a listed but unpriced. Major rarity of significant historical interest. With certificate of authenticity. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
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