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London Coins Auction 171
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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English Banknotes : Auction 170 : Lot 47

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 170
English Banknotes Lot
47
s Pre-war First Period Unthreaded Note B242a BIRMINGHAM branch issue dated 28th February 1938 serial number 174/V 78281, an excellent and Scarce branch issue and well preserved example approaching EF with very minor signs of wear and an original Bank's stamp on reverse at upper right corner with an inked/pencilled numeral possibly for accounting purposes. These branch issues are always Rare and very sought after and this example is very desirable bearing a date just a year before the issue of notes by the Bank's Branches was discontinued in 1939. Branches other than the main branch started issuing in 1826 and as mentioned discontinued in 1939, after which they served as just distribution centres. These white 10 Pound notes were the last of the white examples for the denomination but the last of the 10 pounds until 1964 when the denomination was re-introduced again in the form of the Series C Brown Lion & Key issues of .
£800
Ten Pounds Peppiatt Pre-war First Period Unthreaded White Note B242a BIRMINGHAM branch issue dated 28th February 1938 serial number 174/V 78281, an excellent and Scarce branch issue and well preserved example approaching EF with very minor signs of wear and an original Bank's stamp on reverse at upper right corner with an inked/pencilled numeral possibly for accounting purposes. These branch issues are always Rare and very sought after and this example is very desirable bearing a date just a year before the issue of notes by the Bank's Branches was discontinued in 1939. Branches other than the main London branch started issuing in 1826 and as mentioned discontinued in 1939, after which they served as just distribution centres.  These white 10 Pound notes were the last of the white examples for the denomination but the last of the 10 pounds until 1964 when the denomination was re-introduced again in the form of the Series C Brown Lion & Key issues of Hollom. : English Banknotes : Auction 170 : Lot 47
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Ten Pounds Peppiatt Pre-war First Period Unthreaded White Note B242a BIRMINGHAM branch issue dated 28th February 1938 serial number 174/V 78281, an excellent and Scarce branch issue and well preserved example approaching EF with very minor signs of wear and an original Bank's stamp on reverse at upper right corner with an inked/pencilled numeral possibly for accounting purposes. These branch issues are always Rare and very sought after and this example is very desirable bearing a date just a year before the issue of notes by the Bank's Branches was discontinued in 1939. Branches other than the main London branch started issuing in 1826 and as mentioned discontinued in 1939, after which they served as just distribution centres.  These white 10 Pound notes were the last of the white examples for the denomination but the last of the 10 pounds until 1964 when the denomination was re-introduced again in the form of the Series C Brown Lion & Key issues of Hollom. : English Banknotes : Auction 170 : Lot 47
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