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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 and World War II Scrip (Occupation) money both dated 7th July 1944, Feldkommandantur 515 Subordinate administrative headquarters headed by Oberst Schumacher (2) comprising 2 = 1 serial number JGb *6314 black and blue on green underprint and 10 Reichsmark = 5 Pence black and blue on light blue underprint. The Feldkommandantur 515 arrived on 9 August 1940 in Jersey to establish a civil affairs command structure, and soon was to have a Nebenstelle in Guernsey and a Aussenstelle in . The German authorities changed the Chl Island time zone from GMT to CET to bring the islands into line with most of continental , and the rule of the road was also changed to driving on the right. Scrip (Occupation money) were issued in the islands to keep the economy going. German forces used the scrip for payment of goods and services. Locals employed by Germans were also paid in the Occupation Reichsmarks. The Germans allowed entertainment to continue including cinemas and theatre and their military bands performed in public. In 1944, the popular German film actress Lil Dagover arrived to entertain German troops in Jersey and Guernsey with a theatre tour to boost morale. Both notes stamped, UNC and seldom seen
£110 London Coins : A166 : Lot 321 : Jersey and Guernsey World War II German Scrip (Occupation) money both dated 7th July 1944, Feldkomma... London Coins : A166 : Lot 321 : Jersey and Guernsey World War II German Scrip (Occupation) money both dated 7th July 1944, Feldkomma...

Auction 166
World Banknotes World (11) in mixed mostly high grades to UNC comprising World War I Emergency issue Pick 20a dated 1st February 1916 series N3 number 784441 6 stars in frame at upper left, "Gebucht von" at centre left and violet "Eine Rupie" on reverse. 500 Shilingi Pick 26b. ese Occupation - Pick M8b. 1000 Rupiah Pick 141. 2 Pa’anga Pick 32d. 1 Pick 9a. 1 Pound Pick 8e dated 15th June 1982 series G21356. 100 Pick 57 (2). 1 Dollar Pick 46c. London Westminster Bank dated 30th January 1875 for 1 12 s payable to The Clydesdale Chemical Co. with an affixed 1 Queen Stamp at lower right.
£110

Auction 159
World Banknotes World & GB accumulation (36), including , n Currency Board, Indo, , Armed Forces 5 s, UNC (17), and a scarce One ship note, M.V.Sobieski shipping lines dated 1943, interesting lot, mixed grades
£95 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1911 : World & GB accumulation (36), including Nigeria, East African Currency Board, French Indochina, ... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1911 : World & GB accumulation (36), including Nigeria, East African Currency Board, French Indochina, ...

Auction 119
World Banknotes M.V. Sobieski one ship money, serie C dated 1943, SB4571, a Polish troop ship which sailed between NZ and , includes a statement of provenance from vendor, some surface dirt reverse, almost EF
£110

Auction 116
World Banknotes Champlain & St Lawrence Railroad unissued remainders dated 1837 (possibly contemporary) , seven pence half & fifteen pence, gr
£36

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