Aust. Commonwealth - One Pound

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Lot 4300    Session 15 (7:30pm Thursday 2nd August)    Aust. Commonwealth - One Pound

Estimate $50,000
SOLD $102,000

ONE POUND, Collins/Allen (1914) D No. 000001 D (R.20a) World War I emergency issue 'Rainbow' pound. Light centre fold, pin hole at top left, slightly faded and toned, pencilled numbers on back, good extremely fine, a unique number one note, first time on the market in 28 years.

Ex Spink Australia, sold privately to Amon Carter in 1977, then to Mel Steinberg and private purchase from John Pettit in 1990.^

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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