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

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Ten Shilling Treasury Bank Of England Bradbu... : English Banknotes

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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 166
English Banknotes & (25) in an album in mixed grades comprising Treasury issues (6) including (2) s T13.2 Type 2 Six Digit Serial issue 1915 serial number P1/18 059624 and 1 Pound T16 Dot in No. issue 1917 serial number F/52 316685 along with (4) consisting of 10 Shillings (2) T25 Dot in No. issue 1919 LAST series H/6 579715 Scarce and T30 No. omitted issue 1922 serial number L/9 098585 and 1 Pounds (2) T24 Dot in No. issue 1919 serial number R70 673931 and T31 Dot in No. issue 1923 CONTROL note serial number Z1/38 591956 Scarce. Bank of England issues (17) consisting of notes (2) a 5 Pounds B255 Thick Paper Metal thread Scarcer earlier issue dated 30th November 1944 serial number E77 003795 branch and an 10 Pounds B242 dated 18th December 1936 serial number K/179 89453. White 5 Pounds B270 Scarcer later dated issue 19th August 1952 serial number Y63 002774. O'Brien 5 Pounds Lion & Key (3) including B277 Shaded Symbol issue 1957 serial number C48 904966 and B280 White Symbol issues 1961 (2) serial numbers K22 542106 & First series H70 687181. (3) including 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 issues 1963 (2) serial numbers A09 201764 & A13 717477 along with 10 Pounds Lion & Key B299 issue 1964 FIRST RUN serial number A01 261771. (4) comprising 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B312 issue 1967 serial number Y81 342627 along with 10 Pounds Lion & Key B316 issues 1967 (3) a trio serial numbers A48 369328 through A48 369330. (4) consisting of 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B324 issues 1971 (2) serial numbers 75E 771785 & FIRST series 39C 149102 along with 10 pounds Lion & Key 1971 issues (2) consisting of a B327 issue serial number M07 822804 along with B326 serial number B17 851613. The group accompanied by a Barclays Bank Limited Hereford. for 18 Pounds and 5 Shillings dated 11th July 1923 number 30/C 04380 and a for 3 Shillings to pay R. Haylett and signed Richard Haylett number D7/71 483638
£550

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