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Lot 3040    Session 10 (7.30pm Wednesday)    Aust. Banknotes - Private Bank Issues

Estimate $22,000
SOLD $19,500

THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND, Queensland Treasury Note, specimen five pounds, uniface, Treasury, Brisbane, Novr. 1st 1866, No., imprint of the Government Printing Office, Brisbane, 'Cancelled/G.W' handwritten vertically across front (MVR p.197). Centre fold, otherwise good extremely fine and excessively rare, possibly the only known surviving example of a five pound note.

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Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 19.25% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

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