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London Coins Auction 171
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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English Banknotes : Auction 170 : Lot 36

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Auction 170
English Banknotes Lot
36
  note B209a an early dated 24th May 41511 with the 2 digit over letter fractional prefix serial number 50/H 41511 LONDON branch issue in presentable VF and Exceptionally Scarce note now a century old. Sir Ernest Musgrave Harvey was the 17th Chief Cashier which he became on the 6th May 1918 just as the end of World War I was approaching. The inflation caused during the war meant that demand for banknotes increased during Mr Harvey's time in office. Sir Harvey was knighted in 1920 and created a Baronet in 1933, among his other honours which were the CBE, Chavlier of the Legion of Honour and Chavlier of Leopold of Belgium.
£300
Five Pounds Harvey White note B209a an early dated 24th May 41511 with the 2 digit over letter fractional prefix serial number 50/H 41511 LONDON branch issue in presentable VF and Exceptionally Scarce note now a century old. Sir Ernest Musgrave Harvey was the 17th Chief Cashier which he became on the 6th May 1918 just as the end of World War I was approaching. The inflation caused during the war meant that demand for banknotes increased during Mr Harvey's time in office. Sir Harvey was knighted in 1920 and created a Baronet in 1933, among his other honours which were the CBE, Chavlier of the Legion of Honour and Chavlier of Leopold of Belgium. : English Banknotes : Auction 170 : Lot 36
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Five Pounds Harvey White note B209a an early dated 24th May 41511 with the 2 digit over letter fractional prefix serial number 50/H 41511 LONDON branch issue in presentable VF and Exceptionally Scarce note now a century old. Sir Ernest Musgrave Harvey was the 17th Chief Cashier which he became on the 6th May 1918 just as the end of World War I was approaching. The inflation caused during the war meant that demand for banknotes increased during Mr Harvey's time in office. Sir Harvey was knighted in 1920 and created a Baronet in 1933, among his other honours which were the CBE, Chavlier of the Legion of Honour and Chavlier of Leopold of Belgium. : English Banknotes : Auction 170 : Lot 36
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