Provincial Bank trial proof, an ornate William Congreve design issued c.1820s, loosely mounted onto thin card, about UNC (this example has no watermark but others have been seen with an India "Bank of Hindustan" watermark)
Thomas de la Rue engraving colour trials c.1920s (3) two are in shades of red and the other is multi-coloured, a tiger head vignette at centre (this vignette was later used on Portuguese India banknotes), all uniface, UNC
Bank of England Applegarth & Cowper trial £5 circa 1821, "I Promise to pay Mr Henry Hase or bearer" at top, black with orange FIVE POUNDS at centre, Britannia at left & right, "Rippon" bottom centre, edge nicks & mount mark traces reverse GVF and scarce
One PoundBradburytrial notes a set of eight. Five printed on thick paper and three on thin, six with crowns and two without. All vary in colour, one has numbers, the rest are without. An excessively rare and pleasurable set. All believed unique. All EF to UNC.
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