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AUSTRALIA BANKNOTES: AUSTRALIA PRE-FEDERATION NOTES
Lot
Description
Status
12101
Bank of New South Wales: £1 Sydney 5th April 1904 Issued note. F, no pin holes or tears. MVR-70. Rare, with only about a dozen known. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$4000
12102
Bank of South Australia £1 Melbourne 1 July 1889 SPECIMEN without serials, opt SPECIMEN in red in sig panel & diagonally across front. A few pinholes UL cnr, aVF. A new discovery with large brown ONE POUND panel on front. MVR type 3d. UNIQUE. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3500
12103
Colonial Bank of Van Diemen's Land £5 184-. Uniface proof on card. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Petch, London. Patent Hardened Steel Plate. SPECIMEN in black over Director's signature panel. Ex printer's archive book, reverse glue marks, bit grubby VF. Mc PFB/22/K2 cat $13,500. Ex Christie's auction May 1995, lot 559. No issued notes are known. Only 4 Proofs from this bank exist. £1, £5, £10, £20 making each value unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
12104
Commercial Banking Company of Sydney £1, Sydney 18 March 1856 No 15218. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Petch, London. Patent Hardened Steel Plate. MVR type 2 signature title Directors. Only 1 other later date note of this type is known (signature title Manager, instead of Directors). Few tiny air holes in wmk, gF. Very few notes of any bank as early as this exist. Unique. Mc PFB/27H/2 cat $35,000. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$6000
12105
Commercial Banking Company of Sydney £10 Sydney 18 - Uniface Proof. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co London. SPECIMEN in black in Directors signature panel. Handwritten pencil date 24th August 1860 in bottom margin. Ex Christie's Auction May 1995, Lot 583 MVR type unadopted. Unlisted McD. No other notes exist with this design. Unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
12106
Queensland Government £1, Brisbane 2nd July 1906 no D/1 649671. Imprint Perkins Bacon & Co London gVF. MVR type 2. Certainly a most attractive & desirable example of this handsome & very rare note (P).
 AVAILABLE at A$10000
12107
Sydney Deposit Bank £10 Sydney 18__ No G0471. (Issued 1890-91) Unissued. Pin hole, small repaired tear at base just extending into design, tiny repaired margin tear at top. MVR-1. VF with good body & good colour. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
12108
Van Diemen's Land Commercial Bank (Tasmania) Hobart Town £20 18- Uniface Proof on card. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co. Patent Hardened Steel Plate. Stamped SPECIMEN in black in Director's signature panel. Handwritten in pencil December 6th/54 in bottom margin, EF. Similar MVR type 2a, similar to £10 note illustrated in McD. Mc PFB/26M/2 cat $10,500. Ex Christie's auction May 1995, lot 565. The only known £20 note with Hobart domicile & 1 of only 2 £20 known.
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
12109
Union Bank of Australia Limited Adelaide £20 2nd April 1888 uniface printer's Proof on card. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co London. Handwritten Nov 24th 1888 in sig panel. Punch hole cancel in Manager's signature panel, EF. MVR type 2d. Ex Christies auction July 95, lot 906. Only 2 known with this domicile. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2000
12110
Western Australian Bank Perth £5 black & orange, 1st Jan 1897 no A 20001/A 40000. Imprint Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co Ltd Engravers London. Perforated SPECIMEN in Manager's signature panel. MVR type 3c. Sl glue residue on rev (note has been removed from printer's archive book), gEF. Handsome example of a very rare note. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
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