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

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Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 170
English Banknotes First issue T3.3 Black Dot in No. Six digit serial issue 1914 serial number F/31 009978, an Exceptionally Rare and very well preserved over a century old note in GVF to about EF with very minor signs of wear and no observable flaws. These were Emergency notes issued just at the brink of World War I - Lord Atterbury, Controller of H.M Stationery Office and Sir John Bradbury, the Secretary to the met at his house and produced this design overnight. These were printed rather rapidly on simple Royal cypher and watermarked postal paper with the use of different numbering machines resulting in many varieties, along with the further increase in productivity by printing extra notes sideways on the sheet's margins resulting in another variety - the sideways watermark. A very pleasing and collectible example
£460 London Coins : A170 : Lot 29 : One Pound Bradbury First issue T3.3 Black Dot in No. Six digit serial issue 1914 serial number F/31 ... London Coins : A170 : Lot 29 : One Pound Bradbury First issue T3.3 Black Dot in No. Six digit serial issue 1914 serial number F/31 ...

Auction 170
English Banknotes s First Issue T10 Red De La Rue Dot in No. 5 Digit serial number issue 1914 series B/23 30179 and a scarcer type note with "P" of "POSTAGE" visible in watermark at top left above George V medallion, presentable Fine with small edge nicks and very minor pinholes to upper left, expected for the note's age. In 1914 just prior to the outbreak of World War I Lord Atterbury, Controller of H.M Stationery Office and Sir John Bradbury, the Secretary to the met at his house and they produced a design for these 10 Shillings and 1-pound notes just overnight. Due to no banknote paper available at the time except for the one in use for the notes of and for a rather rapid issuance of the notes simple cypher watermarked postal stamp paper was utilised. In addition to this, in order to increase the effectiveness of the productivity, a small number of notes were printed sideways at the edges of the sheets to fill the blank space resulting in another rare watermark variety known as the sideways watermark. In short, these watermark varieties are rather Rarer compared to the other notes as there would be a very limited number of them per sheet, on top of the fact that these notes are over a century old now with very few survivors seen nowadays. Therefore, this provides an exclusive window of opportunity for any collector to acquire this excellent example
£240 London Coins : A170 : Lot 19 : Ten Shillings Bradbury First Issue T10 Red De La Rue Dot in No. 5 Digit serial number issue 1914 ser... London Coins : A170 : Lot 19 : Ten Shillings Bradbury First Issue T10 Red De La Rue Dot in No. 5 Digit serial number issue 1914 ser...

Auction 170
English Banknotes (4) consisting of a , & Banking Company Limited 5 Pounds dated 18th October 1899 No. L4330, signature cut- (Outing 2036f; Grant 5636C), VG with a 4mm oblong centre hole, bank stamps on reverse and still presentable. The note comes with a descriptive short historical background printout. Along with a - Cwmni y Ddafad Ddu Cymreig, 'Black Sheep/Bull Bank' 5 Swllt (Shillings) Menai bridge type with 3 feathers at Fleur de Lis top left and ENGHRAIFFT (translated from Welsh meaning Example) in blue to lower left and serial number 990953, UNC. Also included in the lot are a Wilkinson Promotional Test note in main blue and multicolour value of 100 portrait of King Charles I at right and uniface, along with a display cardboard sheet - Her Majesty's stamps from The Stamp Show 2000, Earls Court, .
£32 London Coins : A170 : Lot 110 : England (4) consisting of a Provincial Stamford, Spalding & Boston Banking Company Limited 5 Pou... London Coins : A170 : Lot 110 : England (4) consisting of a Provincial Stamford, Spalding & Boston Banking Company Limited 5 Pou...

Auction 168
English Banknotes s T9 First issue Dash in No. ornate font and 6 digit serial issued 1914 serial number A/20 198340, VF-GVF very minor ink on reverse but not affecting the note's general appearance. An interesting and scarce example of this type with only a single prefix A recorded and thru variety with letters "GE" of "POSTAGE" appearing in the watermark. A pleasing and very sought after collectible note, being in a fabulous condition considering it has been a little over a century since its official issue date
£480 London Coins : A168 : Lot 24 : Ten Shillings Bradbury T9 First issue Dash in No. ornate font and 6 digit serial issued 1914 serial ...

Auction 165
English Banknotes T3.2 issued 1914 series B/16 00225, almost UNC and with part of POSTAGE visible in the watermark desirable thus
£950 London Coins : A165 : Lot 159 : One Pound Bradbury T3.2 issued 1914 series B/16 00225, almost UNC and with part of POSTAGE visible i...

Auction 154
English Banknotes s T9 issued 1914 series A/20 428012 watermark shows the last three letters "AGE" of the word "" at left edge, cleaned & pressed good Fine, looks a lot better
£280 London Coins : A154 : Lot 19 : Ten shillings Bradbury T9 issued 1914 series A/20 428012 watermark shows the last three letters &quo...

Auction 152
English Banknotes T3.3 issued 1914, series R/36 079030, Pick347, pinholes & stains, (watermark in a horizontal format with letters "PO" of visible), Fine+
£220

Auction 150
English Banknotes s T9 issued 1914 series A/20 198340, watermark shows the letters "GE" of the word at left edge, good Fine
£220 London Coins : A150 : Lot 85 : Ten shillings Bradbury T9 issued 1914 series A/20 198340, watermark shows the letters "GE"...

Auction 143
English Banknotes limited edition presentation pack C163, Queen's Golden Jubilee, £5 QE50 001046, £5 coin & s, UNC
£30

Auction 141
English Banknotes limited edition presentation pack C163, Queen's Golden Jubilee, £5 QE50 005995, £5 coin & s, UNC
£36

Auction 140
English Banknotes T3.3 series X/2 088051, issued 1914, the words "POST" and "TAGE" (POSTAGE) visible in watermark, this note is larger than usual by approximately 4.5 mm vertically, EF and a scarce variety
£550 London Coins : A140 : Lot 61 : One pound Bradbury T3.3 series X/2 088051, issued 1914, the words "POST" and "TA...

Auction 138
English Banknotes T3.3 issued 1914, series F/38 090667 (fully visible watermark POSTAGE inverted across centre), a few tiny pinholes & surface dirt, almost VF
£400 London Coins : A138 : Lot 112 : One pound Bradbury T3.3 issued 1914, series F/38 090667 (fully visible watermark POSTAGE inverte...

Auction 133
English Banknotes limited edition presentation pack C163, Queen's Golden Jubilee, £5 QE50 008759, £5 coin & s, UNC
£32

Auction 130
English Banknotes British 1 shilling, KGV portrait dated 28 May 1918 at , 3 x 1d s attached, unused, pinholes, VF
£60 London Coins : A130 : Lot 284 : British Postal Order 1 shilling, KGV portrait dated 28 May 1918 at Nottingham, 3 x 1d postag...

Auction 126
English Banknotes T3.3 serial G/36 037042, issued 1914, part of the word "POSTAGE" visible in watermark, about EF
£750 London Coins : A126 : Lot 114 : Treasury one pound Bradbury T3.3 serial G/36 037042, issued 1914, part of the word

Auction 104
English Banknotes The Queen Mother £5 cover set with £5 serial number QM10 000357, £5 coin 2000 and £5 as issued in the Royal Mint
£42

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