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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Australia Pound George VI : World Banknotes

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 166
World Banknotes Bank 10 s Pick 28a ND (1938-1952) "" Issue serial number V/4 277884 signatures H. J. Sheehan and S. G. McFarlane in deep red on multicolour underprint featuring portrait of King George VI at centre on obverse and Allegorical Agriculture figures, Farmers and horses at centre right on reverse and watermarked Captain . Pressed GVF, Ink Bleed and a very Rare note
£400 London Coins : A166 : Lot 118 : Australia Commonwealth Bank 10 Pounds Pick 28a ND (1938-1952) "George VI" Issue serial num... London Coins : A166 : Lot 118 : Australia Commonwealth Bank 10 Pounds Pick 28a ND (1938-1952) "George VI" Issue serial num...

Auction 166
World Banknotes Bank 1 Pick 22a ND 1933-1938 serial number N/42 502043 signatures Riddle & Sheehan and the note in dark green on multicolour underprint featuring Portrait King at right and Australia's Coat of Arms at upper centre on obverse and Allegorical Pastoral figures shepherds with sheep on reverse and large value at centre left on reverse. Watermark: Edward (VIII), Prince of and "ONE POUND" at lower centre panel. GVF and scarce
£220 London Coins : A166 : Lot 116 : Australia Commonwealth Bank 1 Dollar Pick 22a ND 1933-1938 serial number N/42 502043 signatures Ridd... London Coins : A166 : Lot 116 : Australia Commonwealth Bank 1 Dollar Pick 22a ND 1933-1938 serial number N/42 502043 signatures Ridd...

Auction 166
World Banknotes Bank ND (1933-1939) " Facing Front" Issues signed Riddle & Sheehan (2) comprising 10 s Pick 21 serial number D/69 429991 in orange on multicolour underprint featuring portrait of King George V at right on obverse Allegorical manufacturers at centre, Watermarked Prince of . Along with 1 Pick 22 serial number L/69 584493 in dark green on multicolour underprint featuring portrait of King George V at right on obverse and Allegorical pastoral figures men with sheep at centre on reverse. The first about Fine and the second about VF, both pressed and the 10 /- with Minor tears in the border area mentioned for accuracy
£170 London Coins : A166 : Lot 121 : Australia Commonwealth Bank ND (1933-1939) "George V Facing Front" Issues signed Riddle &a... London Coins : A166 : Lot 121 : Australia Commonwealth Bank ND (1933-1939) "George V Facing Front" Issues signed Riddle &a...

Auction 166
World Banknotes (10) in mixed grades comprising Fiji Government Administration 1937-1951 King portrait issues (3) 5 s Pick 37g dated 1st January 1946 signatures Robertson, Banting and Hayward serial number B/4 151287 and the note in blue on brown and blue underprint featuring King George VI facing 3/4 left and Coat of Arms at upper centre on obverse. 10 Shillings Pick 38k dated 1st June 1951 and last date of issue signatures Taylor, Donovan and Smith serial number B/5 162141 and the note in brown on blue underprint featuring King George VI facing 3/4 left and Coat of Arms at upper centre on obverse. 1 Pick 40d dated 1st August 1949 signatures Taylor, Banting and Smith serial number B/4 174876 and the note in green on red underprint featuring a portrait of King George VI now facing forward and Coat of Arms at upper centre. Fiji Government 1942 World War II Emergency Shillings issues (3) 1 Pick 47a dated 1st July 1942 serial number P/1 039396 signatures Robertson, Martin and Banting and this black on green underprint featuring a holed Penny coin at lower right and Coat of Arms in the underprint and the reverse with a guilloche panel and the reverse of the Penny Coin dated 1942. This note although it was nothing of value at the time was a source of amusement for the n GI's that were in Fiji, because it featured a holed Penny on the note and they thought of a penny in very different terms. Being low value and paper many of the GI's sent them back to their families with their letters home. 1 Shilling Pick 49b dated 1st September 1942 Block letter B 5-digit serial number 00798 signatures Robertson, Banting & Martin and partial watermark "Gowen EXTRA STRONG". Pick 50a dated 1st January 1942 serial number 159168 signatures Robertson, Hayward & Banting. The 1 Penny printed by Government Printer and the Shillings - Fiji Government Printer, letter press. Fiji Government British Administration H.M. Queen young portrait 1953-67 issues (3) Pick 51d dated 1st September 1964 serial number C/13 172650 signatures Richie, Griffiths & Cruickshank and the note in grey-blue on lilac underprint. 10 Shillings Pick 52e dated 1st October 1965 signatures Richie, Griffiths & Cruickshank (2) close serial numbers C/9 84561 & C/9 84580. The notes in brown on pink, yellow and green underprint. Government of Fiji Ad-Interim Currency Board Pick 64a ND 1971 serial number A/2 690284 signature Wesley Barret titled Chairman Currency Board and the note in blue-green on multicolour featuring H.M. II at right and Coat of Arms at upper centre on obverse and Thatched bure (house) and coconut Palm trees on reverse.
£160

Auction 166
World Banknotes (11) in mostly high grades comprising King 1 Pick 26b signed Armitage & McFarlane serial number P/85 490419 1 Dollars ND 1974-1983 issues (2) including Pick 42c & Pick 42d serial numbers CJE 000909 & CYC 508371. Pick 43e KSR 759556. Pick 44b3 serial number NXB 469529. Pick 47d serial number YNH 792383. Commemorative issue (2) Pick 49a prefix AA & Pick 49b prefix AB Commemorating the Bicentennial of the Settlement (1788-1988). Pick 46e serial number EUS 336768. 20 Dollars Pick 53a serial number HE 94990920. 5 Dollars Pick 50a serial number AA 84307679
£130

Auction 166
World Banknotes 5 s issued 1941 series R/52 497436, portrait King at left, signed Armitage & Wilson, (Pick27b), pressed good VF £110 London Coins : A166 : Lot 107 : Australia 5 Pounds issued 1941 series R/52 497436, portrait King George VI at left, signed Armitage ... London Coins : A166 : Lot 107 : Australia 5 Pounds issued 1941 series R/52 497436, portrait King George VI at left, signed Armitage ...

Auction 166
World Banknotes Bank King 1 Pick 16c 1926 - 1932 signature title at left Governor / Commonwealth Bank of Australia and signed Riddle & Heathershaw serial number J/64 004211. The note in dark olive-green on multicolour underprint featuring portrait of King George V at right and Coat of Arms at left on obverse and the reverse depicting Captain Cook's landing at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770 after his extensive navigation of with his ship “HMS Endeavour”. About VF and a very Scarce issue
£95 London Coins : A166 : Lot 120 : Australia Commonwealth Bank King George V 1 Pound Pick 16c 1926 - 1932 signature title at left Gover... London Coins : A166 : Lot 120 : Australia Commonwealth Bank King George V 1 Pound Pick 16c 1926 - 1932 signature title at left Gover...

Auction 166
World Banknotes (3) comprising Pick 25b issued by Bank of Australia, ND (1939-1952), signed Armitage & McFarlane, series F64 842908, featuring portrait obverse and Manufacturers on reverse. Ten Shillings Pick 33 issued by of Australia, ND (1961-1965), signed Coombes & Wilson, featuring Matthew Flinders portrait obverse and Parliament house, Canberra on reverse. Pick 35 issued by Reserve Bank of Australia, ND(1960-1965), signed Coombes & Wilson, featuring Sir John Franklin portrait obverse and Bull, Sheep,Cow,Fruit,Boomerang,Shield on reverse, all three notes cleaned and pressed VF or near so
£80 London Coins : A166 : Lot 104 : Australia (3) comprising Ten Shillings Pick 25b issued by Commonwealth Bank of Australia, ND (1939-1... London Coins : A166 : Lot 104 : Australia (3) comprising Ten Shillings Pick 25b issued by Commonwealth Bank of Australia, ND (1939-1...

Auction 166
World Banknotes 1 issued 1949, series W/30 034617 signed Coombs & Watt, portrait King at right, (Pick26c), cleaned & pressed good VF
£40 London Coins : A166 : Lot 113 : Australia Commonwealth 1 Pound issued 1949, series W/30 034617 signed Coombs & Watt, portrait Ki... London Coins : A166 : Lot 113 : Australia Commonwealth 1 Pound issued 1949, series W/30 034617 signed Coombs & Watt, portrait Ki...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 10 s of Australia Pick 28a ND (1940-1952) & Farmers signed Sheehan & McFarlane series V3 925392 VF or near so and scarce
£620 London Coins : A165 : Lot 858 : Australia 10 Pounds Commonwealth of Australia Pick 28a ND (1940-1952) George VI & Farmers signed... London Coins : A165 : Lot 858 : Australia 10 Pounds Commonwealth of Australia Pick 28a ND (1940-1952) George VI & Farmers signed...

Auction 165
World Banknotes (5) of Australia s, ND(1938-1952), 3 notes being Pick 26c signed Coombs & Watts, serial numbers K97 582946, I22 605323 & I21 020861, and 2 notes being Pick 26b signed Armitage & McFarlane, serial numbers J79 592306 & K31 542337. Banknotes in green featuring King portrait obverse and shepherds with sheep on reverse. Mixed grades VG to Fine
£75 London Coins : A165 : Lot 857 : Australia (5) Commonwealth of Australia One Pounds, ND(1938-1952), 3 notes being Pick 26c signed Coo... London Coins : A165 : Lot 857 : Australia (5) Commonwealth of Australia One Pounds, ND(1938-1952), 3 notes being Pick 26c signed Coo...

Auction 165
World Banknotes World (5) a group in mixed grades includes about UNC & early issues 1940s comprising Pick 36a dated 1st June 1948 straight edge at left George VI & Thuparama pagoda, Anuradhapura stamp on reverse. Pick 8 dated 1st July 1941 uniface George VI portrait at left. Australia 1 Pick 26b signed Armitage & McFarlane George VI & Shepherds. Along with Stamps (2) Inland Revenue Beer Duty One Barrel Green 9 s 1881 and Reply Coupon model Type I Australia 2 1/2 d Blue Britannia holding trident & shield facing right looking towards arriving sailing ship with issue/exchange office circles to left & right watermarked GVR & printed Waterlow & Sons Limited London last line reads "... OF THE MONTH OF ISSUE"
£70 London Coins : A165 : Lot 1103 : World (5) a group in mixed grades includes about UNC Asia & Australia early George VI issues 194... London Coins : A165 : Lot 1103 : World (5) a group in mixed grades includes about UNC Asia & Australia early George VI issues 194...

Auction 163
World Banknotes 5 s issued 1941 series R/56 566118, signed Armitage & McFarlane, portrait King at right, (Pick27b), crisp EF
£320 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1403 : Australia Commonwealth 5 Pounds issued 1941 series R/56 566118, signed Armitage & McFarlane, por... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1403 : Australia Commonwealth 5 Pounds issued 1941 series R/56 566118, signed Armitage & McFarlane, por...

Auction 163
World Banknotes 1 issued 1942 series H/71 893963, portrait King at right, signed Armitage & McFarlane, (Pick26b), lightly pressed good EF, plus world heritage first day cover of 4 stamps
£130 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1400 : Australia Commonwealth 1 Pound issued 1942 series H/71 893963, portrait King George VI at right, sig... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1400 : Australia Commonwealth 1 Pound issued 1942 series H/71 893963, portrait King George VI at right, sig...

Auction 162
World Banknotes 10 s issued 1949 series V/18 539510, portrait King at centre, signed Coombs & Watt, (Pick28c), good VF £150 London Coins : A162 : Lot 183 : Australia 10 Pounds issued 1949 series V/18 539510, portrait King George VI at centre, signed Coombs... London Coins : A162 : Lot 183 : Australia 10 Pounds issued 1949 series V/18 539510, portrait King George VI at centre, signed Coombs...

Auction 162
World Banknotes 1 issued 1949 series I/54 312449, portrait King at right, signed Coombs & Watt, (Pick26c), Uncirculated and hard to find in this condition £130 London Coins : A162 : Lot 182 : Australia 1 Pound issued 1949 series I/54 312449, portrait King George VI at right, signed Coombs &a... London Coins : A162 : Lot 182 : Australia 1 Pound issued 1949 series I/54 312449, portrait King George VI at right, signed Coombs &a...

Auction 161
World Banknotes of Australia 1 (5), issued 1942, all signed Armitage & McFarlane, portrait King at right, (Pick26b), one good VF the rest good Fine
£110 London Coins : A161 : Lot 186 : Australia Commonwealth of Australia 1 Pound (5), issued 1942, all signed Armitage & McFarlane, p... London Coins : A161 : Lot 186 : Australia Commonwealth of Australia 1 Pound (5), issued 1942, all signed Armitage & McFarlane, p...

Auction 159
World Banknotes (6), 5 s (2) issued 1941 signed Armitage & McFarlane, portrait King at left, (Pick27b), 1 Pound issued 1949 signed Coombs & Watts, portrait King George VI at right, (Pick26c), 10 s issued 1939 orange signature Sheehan & McFarlane, portrait King George VI at right, (Pick25a), 10 Shillings issued 1942 signed Armitage & McFarlane, portrait King George VI at right, (Pick25b), 10 Shillings issued 1961 signed Coombs & Wilson, portrait Mathew Flinders at right, (Pick33a), mixed grades, needs viewing
£75 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1582 : Australia Commonwealth (6), 5 Pounds (2) issued 1941 signed Armitage & McFarlane, portrait King ... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1582 : Australia Commonwealth (6), 5 Pounds (2) issued 1941 signed Armitage & McFarlane, portrait King ...

Auction 147
World Banknotes World a in an album including 10/- and , and a n issue, mixed grades
£220

Auction 111
World Banknotes , portrait, Pick27b, repaired, trimmed & washed, about Fine, looks better
£40

Auction 111
World Banknotes , portrait, Pick26d, issued 1952, pressed, VF+
£28

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