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Sarawak : World Banknotes

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 166
World Banknotes 1 Pick 29 dated 1st July 1940 serial number K665072 signature W.A.C. Smelt. The note in black with a red guilloche at centre in the underprint and reverse with value in numerical and wording on a guilloche patter at centre on reverse. Printed by Blades East & Blades Ltd Banknote Engravers London imprinted in small script at lower centre on obverse and reverse. In a holder and graded Very Fine 30. The treasurer Captain William Anthony Casterton Smelt born 29 September 1895 was appointed District Treasurer at Sandakan in March 1925 and assumed his duties on arriving in North Borneo in May 1925. He was appointed Chief Treasurer in January 1930 after returning from furlough and the chief financial controller a year later. During the visit of Governor Clifford of the in June 1928, he was the acting ADC (Aide-de-Camp) or chief of staff to Governor Humpreys of North Borneo. Sir Hugh Clifford was also Governor of North Borneo from 1900 to 1901. In the New Year Honours of 1946, Smelt was granted an OBE in recognition of his services during internment in WWII, presumably at Kuching in
£460 London Coins : A166 : Lot 150 : British North Borneo 1 Dollar Pick 29 dated 1st July 1940 serial number K665072 signature W.A.C. Sme... London Coins : A166 : Lot 150 : British North Borneo 1 Dollar Pick 29 dated 1st July 1940 serial number K665072 signature W.A.C. Sme...

Auction 166
World Banknotes (2) comprising Government issue 1 Pick 20 dated 1st January 1935 serial number A/3 465399 Green and multicolour featuring Palm trees at left and C. Vyner Brooke at right Fine, Foreign Substance and 1 Picul of Dry Rubber Coupon Pick UNL valid until 31st March 1942 serial number P477992 VF
£85 London Coins : A166 : Lot 398 : Sarawak (2) comprising Government issue 1 Dollar Pick 20 dated 1st January 1935 serial number A/3 46... London Coins : A166 : Lot 398 : Sarawak (2) comprising Government issue 1 Dollar Pick 20 dated 1st January 1935 serial number A/3 46...

Auction 165
World Banknotes World (72) a in an album in mixed grades includes a rare issue 1 Pick 20 dated 1st January 1935, a set Pick CS1, also a few constive sets. Comprises countries and territories as , Indo, , , , , , , , Sarawak, , , , , , , , , , ( ), Oman, , and
£480

Auction 163
World Banknotes 1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 558636, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick20), one set of staple holes, cleaned and pressed, Fine
£260 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1545 : Sarawak 1 Dollar dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 558636, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick2... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1545 : Sarawak 1 Dollar dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 558636, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick2...

Auction 162
World Banknotes 1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 228733, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick20), tiny edge nicks, some dirt, Fine
£100 London Coins : A162 : Lot 327 : Sarawak 1 Dollar dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 228733, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick2... London Coins : A162 : Lot 327 : Sarawak 1 Dollar dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 228733, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick2...

Auction 159
World Banknotes 1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 334435, palm trees at left & portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick20), some dirt, good fine
£200 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1858 : Sarawak 1 Dollar dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 334435, palm trees at left & portrait C. Vyne... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1858 : Sarawak 1 Dollar dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 334435, palm trees at left & portrait C. Vyne...

Auction 159
World Banknotes dated 1st August 1940 series B766479, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick25b), pressed good fine
£200 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1859 : Sarawak 10 Cents dated 1st August 1940 series B766479, portrait C. Vyner Brooke at right, (Pick25b),...

Auction 159
World Banknotes UK and British (26), , , , , , , , , , , , , , Malaya & , & , generally a lower grade but some interesting notes
£120 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1896 : UK and British Commonwealth (26), Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Ceylon, East Africa, Fiji, Gibr... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1896 : UK and British Commonwealth (26), Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Ceylon, East Africa, Fiji, Gibr...

Auction 156
World Banknotes World accumulation (120) includes better types from , Pick16b 1935 and $5 1935 Pick17b, Sarawak $1 1935, 5 s 1956, KGV 1935 Pick16b and $1 Pick311, also , and issues, mostly Fine to VF, some better
£480

Auction 154
World Banknotes 1916 Pick 1c VG, (3) One Dollar 1935 Pick 20 (2) A/4 875,772 and 317,338, the second with staple holes, 1940 issue B333103 Pick 25 VG or slightly better all scarce
£300 London Coins : A154 : Lot 359 : Straits Settlements One Dollar 1916 Pick 1c VG, Sarawak (3) One Dollar 1935 Pick 20 (2) A/4 875,772 ... London Coins : A154 : Lot 359 : Straits Settlements One Dollar 1916 Pick 1c VG, Sarawak (3) One Dollar 1935 Pick 20 (2) A/4 875,772 ...

Auction 143
World Banknotes dated 1st August 1940 series C441086, Pick25c, a few marks, GVF (Ex LCA 142 and realised £160)
£140 London Coins : A143 : Lot 281 : Sarawak 10 cents dated 1st August 1940 series C441086, Pick25c, a few marks, GVF (Ex LCA 142 and rea...

Auction 141
World Banknotes dated 1st August 1940 series C441086, Pick25c, a few marks, GVF
£160 London Coins : A141 : Lot 329 : Sarawak 10 cents dated 1st August 1940 series C441086, Pick25c, a few marks, GVF

Auction 141
World Banknotes (4) 25 katis 1941 & 25 katis 1942, 1 picul 1941 & 1 picul 1942 also a Johore 1 picul 1941, mostly about UNC
£100 London Coins : A141 : Lot 330 : Sarawak rubber coupons (4) 25 katis 1941 & 25 katis 1942, 1 picul 1941 & 1 picul 1942 al...

Auction 136
World Banknotes $1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/3 344681, Pick20, good Fine
£70 London Coins : A136 : Lot 781 : Sarawak $1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/3 344681, Pick20, good Fine London Coins : A136 : Lot 781 : Sarawak $1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/3 344681, Pick20, good Fine

Auction 136
World Banknotes $1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 425499, C.Vyner Brooke portrait at right, Pick20, Good-VG
£20 London Coins : A136 : Lot 782 : Sarawak $1 dated 1st January 1935 series A/4 425499, C.Vyner Brooke portrait at right, P...

Auction 120
World Banknotes $1 dated 1st January 1935 prefix A/3, Pick20, top shows signs of repair & being trimmed, a few rust spots, Fine
£44

Auction 120
World Banknotes dated 1940 prefix B, Pick25b, small holes, Good to VG
£19

Auction 118
World Banknotes dated 1st January 1935 prefix A/4, small rust spots & pressed, Pick20, GVF but looks better
£150

Auction 114
World Banknotes dated 1st Jan.1935, Pick20, small tear at bottom, rust marks, Fine
£120

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