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World Banknotes : Auction 166 : Lot 150

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 166
World Banknotes Lot
150
1 Pick 29 dated 1st July 1940 serial number K665072 signature W.A.C. Smelt. The note in black with a red guilloche at centre in the underprint and reverse with value in numerical and wording on a guilloche patter at centre on reverse. Printed by Blades East & Blades Ltd Banknote Engravers London imprinted in small script at lower centre on obverse and reverse. In a holder and graded Very Fine 30. The treasurer Captain William Anthony Casterton Smelt born 29 September 1895 was appointed District Treasurer at Sandakan in March 1925 and assumed his duties on arriving in North Borneo in May 1925. He was appointed Chief Treasurer in January 1930 after returning from furlough and the chief financial controller a year later. During the visit of Governor Clifford of the in June 1928, he was the acting ADC (Aide-de-Camp) or chief of staff to Governor Humpreys of North Borneo. Sir Hugh Clifford was also Governor of North Borneo from 1900 to 1901. In the New Year Honours of 1946, Smelt was granted an OBE in recognition of his services during internment in WWII, presumably at Kuching in
£460
British North Borneo 1 Dollar Pick 29 dated 1st July 1940 serial number K665072 signature W.A.C. Smelt. The note in black with a red guilloche at centre in the underprint and reverse with value in numerical and wording on a guilloche patter at centre on reverse. Printed by Blades East & Blades Ltd Banknote Engravers London imprinted in small script at lower centre on obverse and reverse. In a PMG holder and graded Very Fine 30. The treasurer Captain William Anthony Casterton Smelt born 29 September 1895 was appointed District Treasurer at Sandakan in March 1925 and assumed his duties on arriving in North Borneo in May 1925. He was appointed Chief Treasurer in January 1930 after returning from furlough and the chief financial controller a year later. During the visit of Governor Clifford of the Straits Settlements in June 1928, he was the acting ADC (Aide-de-Camp) or chief of staff to Governor Humpreys of North Borneo. Sir Hugh Clifford was also Governor of North Borneo from 1900 to 1901. In the New Year Honours of 1946, Smelt was granted an OBE in recognition of his services during internment in WWII, presumably at Kuching in Sarawak : World Banknotes : Auction 166 : Lot 150
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British North Borneo 1 Dollar Pick 29 dated 1st July 1940 serial number K665072 signature W.A.C. Smelt. The note in black with a red guilloche at centre in the underprint and reverse with value in numerical and wording on a guilloche patter at centre on reverse. Printed by Blades East & Blades Ltd Banknote Engravers London imprinted in small script at lower centre on obverse and reverse. In a PMG holder and graded Very Fine 30. The treasurer Captain William Anthony Casterton Smelt born 29 September 1895 was appointed District Treasurer at Sandakan in March 1925 and assumed his duties on arriving in North Borneo in May 1925. He was appointed Chief Treasurer in January 1930 after returning from furlough and the chief financial controller a year later. During the visit of Governor Clifford of the Straits Settlements in June 1928, he was the acting ADC (Aide-de-Camp) or chief of staff to Governor Humpreys of North Borneo. Sir Hugh Clifford was also Governor of North Borneo from 1900 to 1901. In the New Year Honours of 1946, Smelt was granted an OBE in recognition of his services during internment in WWII, presumably at Kuching in Sarawak : World Banknotes : Auction 166 : Lot 150
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