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AUSTRALIAN BANKNOTES : PRE-FEDERATION NOTES
Lot
Description
Status
9476
Australian Joint Stock Bank £1 Wagga Wagga NSW 18- Uniface Proof. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co London, Patent Hardened Steele Plate. SPECIMEN in black in Manager's signature panel. Handwritten pencil date 6th November 1862 in bottom margin. gVF. Similar to note illustrated in McDonald but with "New South Wales" added to upper & lower borders. MVR type 1b.3. Ex Christies auction July 95, lot 39. Only 2 £1 notes of this type with Wagga Wagga domicile. Very rare. McD PFB/04/H1 9var) cat $10,000+. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
9477
Australian Joint Stock Bank £10 Braidwood, NSW. 18- Uniface proof on India. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co London, patent Hardened Steel Plate. SPECIMEN in black in Managers signature panel. Handwritten pencil date 30th July 1859 in bottom margin, aEF. MVR type 1b. Unlisted MVR Private Banknote Pedigrees - Unique this domicile. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3500
9478
Bank of New South Wales £5 Sydney 18- (issued colour), no serial numbers, not signed, printed both sides, with counterfoil. Imprint Charles Skipper & East, London printer's Proof. Perforated SPECIMEN C SKIPPER & EAST. MVR type 7c. Glue stain at right, ex printer's archive book. gVF. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3000
9479
Bank of New South Wales £5 Sydney 1st April 1882. Imprint Charles Skipper & East, London. F. MVR type 7c. Rare issued note ex New England hoard McD PFB/09K/15 cat $32,000. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
9480
Bank of Queensland Ltd £50 (Jan 1863) Uniface reverse printer's proof in black on thin card by Batho & Co London. Trifold & small edge tear gVF. MVR-1. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
9481
Commercial Bank of Sydney £1 Sydney 18-- Uniface printers progressive proof with pencil notation 27-2-73. Small rev thin & traces of glue from removal from printer's archive book. See MVR pg 144 & Aust Private Banknote Pedigrees pg 133. Rare & probably unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1200
9482
Commercial Banking Company of Sydney £20 18- uniface printer's trial or proof on card. Imprint Engraved by W & AK Johnston, Edinburgh for Cowan & Coy Sydney, aU. Unlisted in Original Banks of Issue. MVR Aust Private Banknote Pedigrees pg 146. Very rare, possibly unique. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3500
9483
Excelsior Bank £1 18- Sydney No 8063, unissued, with counterfoil. Minor tones aU. Vort-Ronald fig 173. Mc PFB 31 H/1 cat $5000. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1600
9484
London Chartered Bank of Australia £1 Geelong VIC 18- Uniface Proof. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co London. Stamped SPECIMEN in blue in manager's signature panel. Handwritten in pencil 21st July 1859 in bottom margin. EF. Ex Christies auction, May 1995, lot 639. MVR type 1a. Mc PFB/34H/1 cat $8500. One of only 2 notes domicile Geelong known. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2400
9485
Royal Bank of Australia Sydney £1 October 14 1853 sight note. Promise to pay the bearer on the 19th Feb 1854 at Sydney the sum of £1 Sterling with interest to that day. Imprint W H Bruce Engraver & printer stamp St King St, Cheapside at the rate of five per cent per annum. VG well circulated with sl stains, few tiny holes. These sight notes circulated as banknotes. See MVR Bank of Issue, pg 209. A great rarity. Only 2 issued notes recorded. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$7500
9486
The National Bank of Australasia £5 (22 August 1859) Uniface reverse printer's proof in black on India paper. gEF, (MVR-1). Rare (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
9487
The National Bank of Australasia £20 (30 August 1859) Uniface reverse printer's proof in black on India paper. gEF. (MVR-1). Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
9488
Union Bank of Australia, Launceston, £1 1st Jan 1878 uniface printer's Proof. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co London. Patent Hardened Steel Plate. Handwritten Nov 1877 in bottom margin. Punch hole cancel through Manager's signature panel gVF. MVR type 2b. Ex Christies auction July 95, lot 877. Only 2 known of this domicile, the other cut cancelled. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
9489
Union Bank of Australia Limited Adelaide £20 2nd April 1888 uniface printer's Proof on card. Imprint Perkins, Bacon & Co London. Handwritten Nov 24th 1888 in sig panel. Punch hole cancel in Manager's signature panel, EF. MVR type 2d. Ex Christies auction July 95, lot 906. Only 2 known with this domicile. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$3500
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