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Auction 167
World Banknotes The Limited Fourth issue 5 s Pick 189 (PMS CL20e, BY SC305d) dated 5th May 1943 in small sans serif capitals with a very attractive true BINARY serial number Z2/W 0001000 bearing the signatures Andrew Mitchell titled General Manager and Robert Young titled Accountant & ier. The note in blue and red with the obverse featuring an ornate panel at left with s and the Bank's monogram in cursive along with the City of Glasgow's 'Let Glasgow Flourish' Coat of Arms at upper centre. The reverse in blue featuring an elaborate guilloche panel with an enlarge Glasgow's Coat of Arms as on obverse flanked by denomination numerical values. About VF - VF, Scarce and desirable with this collectable number
£120 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1614 : Scotland The Clydesdale Bank Limited Fourth issue 5 Pounds Pick 189 (PMS CL20e, BY SC305d) wartime d... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1614 : Scotland The Clydesdale Bank Limited Fourth issue 5 Pounds Pick 189 (PMS CL20e, BY SC305d) wartime d...

Auction 167
World Banknotes Third Waterston issue 5 s Pick 92c (PMS BA101c, BY SC112c) and a very last and date for this uniface type 26th September 1944 and next to last prefix 13/R 2746 bearing signatures of Lord Elphinstone titled Governor and John B Crawford titled Treasurer. The note in brown on light brown and grey underprint and Uniface featuring a panel at left with a motif in the Scotland Royal Arms along with the Royal Coat of Arms at bottom and a seal featuring King I seal on top with motto "DEO FAVENTE 1695", the Bank's Coat of Arms at upper centre flanked by black value panels above a grey lion at lower centre. Printed by G. Waterston & Sons, Ld. imprinted in small script at lower right and watermarked with chain-like frame, Bank of Scotland text and value both in wording and numerical. VF - GVF and a Scarce VERY last issue for this uniface type sized issue also called a 'horse blanket' note by Scottish collectors due to their large size
£100 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1601 : Scotland Bank of Scotland Third Waterston issue 5 Pounds Pick 92c (PMS BA101c, BY SC112c) and a very...

Auction 167
World Banknotes The Limited Fourth issue 5 s Pick 189 (PMS CL20d, BY SC305d) dated 15th May 1940 in small sans serif capitals serial number X2/H 0003371 bearing the signatures Andrew Mitchell titled General Manager and Robert Young titled Accountant & ier. The note in blue and red with the obverse featuring an ornate panel at left with s and the Bank's monogram in cursive along with the City of Glasgow's 'Let Glasgow Flourish' Coat of Arms at upper centre. The reverse in blue featuring an elaborate guilloche panel with an enlarge Glasgow's Coat of Arms as on obverse flanked by denomination numerical values. An attractive and presentable VF or slightly better, Scarce
£80 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1613 : Scotland The Clydesdale Bank Limited Fourth issue 5 Pounds Pick 189 (PMS CL20d, BY SC305d) wartime d... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1613 : Scotland The Clydesdale Bank Limited Fourth issue 5 Pounds Pick 189 (PMS CL20d, BY SC305d) wartime d...

Auction 167
World Banknotes The National Limited Eight last issue 5 s Pick 262a (PMS NA68, BY SC513) dated 1st November 1957 serial number A852-062 signatures Alexander S O Dandie titled ier & David Alexander titled General Manager. The note in green and multicolour with the obverse displaying the Bank's Coat of Arms at lower left with plants above and the reverse features an illustration of the Forth Railway bridge near Edinburgh - considered as a symbol of Scotland and is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is a note from the very last and very short-lived issue for the bank as the merger between the National and Commercial banks took place in 1959 resulting in all outstanding notes being withdrawn therefore it makes it scarce and seldom seen especially in this high grade. Printed by Waterlow & Sons Limited, London imprinted in small script at lower right on obverse and reverse and watermarked with a portrait of Sir Alexander Henderson - the Bank's first Chairman. EF - GEF
£45 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1621 : Scotland The National Bank of Scotland Limited Eight last issue 5 Pounds Pick 262a (PMS NA68, BY SC5... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1621 : Scotland The National Bank of Scotland Limited Eight last issue 5 Pounds Pick 262a (PMS NA68, BY SC5...

Auction 167
World Banknotes Third Waterson issue 5 s Pick 103a (PMS BA106a, BY SC118) Reduced size issue Hollow denomination symbols dated 15th September 1961 serial number 8/B 6598 signatures Lord Bilsland for Governor and William Watson for Treasurer. The note in brown and light brown and slate blue underprint with the obverse featuring the Bank's Coat of Arms at upper centre flanked by value in wording in black panels and with lion below and the Royal Arms of Scotland with motif in left panel with Royal Coat of Arms below. The reverse in dark brown displaying the Bank's shield at centre with helmet and cornucopia above and flanked by 2 circular panels - Bank's Coat of Arms in the left and a sailing ship emblem at right, along with denomination in wording in panels at each corner. Imprint G. Waterston & Sons, Ld. in small script at lower right on obverse. Original fresh and crisp about UNC - UNC and very eye-catching and desirable note
£40 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1600 : Scotland Bank of Scotland Third Waterson issue 5 Pounds Pick 103a (PMS BA106a, BY SC118) Reduced siz... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1600 : Scotland Bank of Scotland Third Waterson issue 5 Pounds Pick 103a (PMS BA106a, BY SC118) Reduced siz...

Auction 167
World Banknotes The Commercial Limited Fourteenth and Final Wilkinson issue 1 Pick S336 (PMS CO66, BY SC406) dated 2nd January 1954 serial number 27C 573 789 and bearing signature Ian Macdonald titled General Manager. A very handsome and eye-catching design mainly in blue on multicolour underprint with the obverse featuring a portrait of Lord Cockburn one of the Bank's first Directors at upper right and Allegorical female bust at lower centre flanked by plants and 2 Allegorical figures representing Agriculture and Maritime shipping. The reverse in blue featuring a large panel with the Bank's Coat of Arms with a seated Maritime Allegorical female figure on top and flanked by 2 Griffins and thistle plants. Printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ld. New Malden, Surrey, England imprinted in small script at lower centre obverse and watermarked with the same female bust as on obverse. A fresh and crisp GVF example of the very last issue for the bank before the merger with the National.
£20 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1616 : Scotland The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited Fourteenth and Final Bradbury Wilkinson issue 1 Pou... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1616 : Scotland The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited Fourteenth and Final Bradbury Wilkinson issue 1 Pou...

Auction 167
World Banknotes The Commercial Limited Fourteenth and Final Wilkinson issue 1 Pick S332 (PMS CO65, BY SC405) dated 3rd January 1951 serial number 27M 754 866 and bearing signature Sir John Erskine titled General Manager. A very attractive and eye-catching design mainly in violet on multicolour underprint with the obverse featuring a portrait of Lord Cockburn one of the Bank's first Directors at upper right and Allegorical female bust at lower centre flanked by plants and 2 Allegorical figures representing Agriculture and Maritime shipping. The reverse in violet featuring a large panel with the Bank's Coat of Arms with a seated Maritime Allegorical female figure on top and flanked by 2 Griffins and thistle plants. Printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ld. New Malden, Surrey, England imprinted in small script at lower centre obverse and watermarked with the same female bust as on obverse. A presentable GVF example of the very last issue for the bank just before the merger with the National.
£15 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1615 : Scotland The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited Fourteenth and Final Bradbury Wilkinson issue 1 Pou... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1615 : Scotland The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited Fourteenth and Final Bradbury Wilkinson issue 1 Pou...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 10 s issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta-Osorio for Governor & Grant for Treasurer dated 1st June 2016 FIRST issue prefix LOW serial number AA000450. The note in brown and yellow featuring Sir W. Scott at right, Bank building at centre, Banks' Coat of Arms at lower left and a motif in the background on obverse and Glenfinnan Viaduct with a steam train featured in the Harry Potter films at left on reverse. UNC
£200 London Coins : A165 : Lot 767 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 10 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta... London Coins : A165 : Lot 767 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 10 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 10 s issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta-Osorio for Governor & Grant for Treasurer dated 1st June 2016 FIRST issue prefix LOW serial number AA000500. The note in brown and yellow featuring Sir W. Scott at right, Bank building at centre, Banks' Coat of Arms at lower left and a motif in the background on obverse and Glenfinnan Viaduct with a steam train featured in the Harry Potter films at left on reverse.
£130 London Coins : A165 : Lot 768 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 10 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta... London Coins : A165 : Lot 768 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 10 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 1 s (2) including Craig for Governor & Watson for Treasurer signatures undated and with no prefix/serial number similar to Pick 100b (Callaway-Murphy BA 99b) and Bilsland for Governor and Watson for Treasurer signatures undated and with no prefix/serial number similar to Pick 100c (Callaway-Murphy BA 99c). Both with large red SPECIMEN diagonally on obverse. Blue Scotia lion at centre and value at lower left and right on obverse and , sailing ship and value at lower left and right against a lined background on reverse. Both about UNC - UNC
£120 London Coins : A165 : Lot 791 : Scotland Bank of Scotland SPECIMEN 1 Pounds (2) including Craig for Governor & Watson for Treasu... London Coins : A165 : Lot 791 : Scotland Bank of Scotland SPECIMEN 1 Pounds (2) including Craig for Governor & Watson for Treasu...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 5 s issue Pick 130 (Calloway-Murphy BA133a) signatures Horta-Osorio for Governor & Grant for Treasurer dated 25th March 2016 FIRST issue prefix LOW serial number AA000049. The note in various shades of blue featuring Sir W. Scott at right, Bank building at centre, Banks' Coat of Arms at lower left and a motif in the background on obverse and Brig o'Doon, Alloway, Ayrshire made famous by on reverse. UNC.
£100 London Coins : A165 : Lot 785 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 5 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 130 (Calloway-Murphy BA133a) signatures Horta-... London Coins : A165 : Lot 785 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 5 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 130 (Calloway-Murphy BA133a) signatures Horta-...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 1 s includes a (2) comprising a SPECIMEN signatures Bilsland for Governor and Watson for treasurer undated 1961-65 serial number A/M 0000000 amended printers' imprint at lower right margin now reads "G. Waterston & Sons Ltd." similar to Pick 102 (Calloway-Murphy BA 100d) red SPECIMEN diagonally on obverse. Along with a later regular issue signatures Polwarth for Governor and Letham for Treasurer & General Manager dated 3rd March 1967 serial number B/B 0870402 Pick 105b (Calloway-Murphy BA 100g). Both in light brown with blue Scotia lion at centre and value at lower left and right and , sailing ship and value at lower left and right on reverse in addition the later regular issue now with magnetic ink sorting codes on reverse. About UNC - UNC
£60 London Coins : A165 : Lot 763 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 1 Pounds includes a SPECIMEN (2) comprising a SPECIMEN signatures Bilsland... London Coins : A165 : Lot 763 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 1 Pounds includes a SPECIMEN (2) comprising a SPECIMEN signatures Bilsland...

Auction 165
World Banknotes 10 s issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta-Osorio for Governor & Grant for Treasurer dated 1st June 2016 serial number AU893236. The note in brown and yellow featuring Sir W. Scott at right, Bank building at centre, Banks' Coat of Arms at lower left and a motif in the background on obverse and Glenfinnan Viaduct with a steam train featured in the Harry Potter films at left on reverse. UNC
£12 London Coins : A165 : Lot 769 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 10 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta... London Coins : A165 : Lot 769 : Scotland Bank of Scotland 10 Pounds Polymer issue Pick 131 (Calloway-Murphy BA134a) signatures Horta...

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