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Auction 167
World Banknotes World (14) an exceptionally attractive amalgamation of notes in mostly higher grades VF - GVF to UNC. Comprising scarce issues such as the & Banking Corporation Pick 180a dated 14th December 1957 and bearing the serial number J/H 388886, and the note in brown on multicolour and an always attractive , Wilkinson & Co. design watermarked with a helmeted warrior and value underneath. 10 s Pick 33a ND 1961-1965 serial number AH/16 178691 signatures Coombs & Wilson, the note in black on multicolour and features a portrait of the English navigator and cartographer Matthew Flinders on obverse and the parliament building on reverse. Government Pick 18b dated 1st May 1957 and LAST series Z/1 377077 and another attractive Bradbury & Wilkinson print in brown on multicolour featuring a young portrait of H.M. the Queen with an illustration of the steamship SS Monarch of Bermuda in Hamilton harbour. 1 Dollar Pick 16b dated 1st January 1935 signature Rex Curall and serial number L/5 1700 and a BWC print in blue on multicolour featuring a portrait of King on obverse and a tiger on reverse. 200 Rubley Pick S423 High Command of The Armed Forces in South Russia 1919 series AB-021. 100 Pick 179d dated 3rd December 1987 (4) and a constively numbered set BJB 019557 - BJB 019560. n Republic a desirable denomination set (4) comprising TDLR print Pick 119c series of 1987 along with 1988 series 20 Pick 120c and US banknote Company print Pick 127 and Pick 128. Monerthary Authority 1 Dollar Pick 38a dated 1st June 1980 serial number A/5 079418 in green on multicolour featuring a portrait of H.M. the Queen and an unwreathed Coat of Arms. Pick 117n dated 1st October 1914 serial number SB489209N and Shanghai .
£120 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1672 : World (14) an exceptionally attractive amalgamation of notes in mostly higher grades VF - GVF to UNC... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1672 : World (14) an exceptionally attractive amalgamation of notes in mostly higher grades VF - GVF to UNC...

Auction 165
World Banknotes (207) a large in an album in mixed grades up to about UNC - UNC. Includes an assortment of issues with a variety of high denominations. Includes issues, a variety of Banks certain ones include The Farmers Bank of China, Provincial Bank and Provincial Bank of , also The of China Gold Customs s up to 50 Gold Customs units and other banks include The Central Bank of China with issues from different printers, Bank of China, The Central of China and . Along with issues from various banks such as The , The Hong Kong and Banking Corporation and The Chartered Bank of , & China also includes an assortment of Government of Hong Kong QE2 issues and a Hong Kong Bank Travellers $1000. Also North & South (28) a collection of modern to early issues notes includes notes such as South Korea 10 hwan Pick 16 EF - about UNC, 1000 Won Pick 10a EF - about UNC and 1 Won Purple Pick 116 UNC. Other countries include (2), (23) and Kyrgyzstan (5)
£700

Auction 165
World Banknotes (3) comprising 50 Kurus (2) Pick 133 L. 1930 President Mustafa İsmet İnönü at right & Commy Center, Ankara series B25 386933 EF or better slight wrinkling considered from water damage given its history along with the later note which got issued after the bombing Pick 134 President Mustafa İsmet İnönü at centre & building Ankara series C2 090520. Also the Pick NL unrecorded L.1930 President Mustafa İsmet İnönü at right & view at reverse series H19 02888 Fine - about VF small piece missing from bottom right corner, a small tear at upper centre at fold and a small light rust mark to left but very well kept and an Exceptionally Scarce notes as our research could find that this issue was on a ship (SS City of Roubaix) bombed by while at Piraeus Harbour () April 6, 1941 near the beginning of WWII. The Turkish government the issue and arranged for another instead. All available examples were rescued from the sea therefore signs of salt water damage are to be expected. "There is no official recovery record of the 100 Lira notes from the wreck. They were not handed over by the Greek authorities to the Republic of Turkey like the 50 Kurus notes. It is believed the notes that escaped confiscation were also introduced by Greek and non-Muslim tradesmen and put into circulation in the smaller provinces of Turkey, where communications were poor. The variety of notes confused the public, who were not in a position to tell if the notes were legitimate or not. What is certain is these original notes are extremely rare. Only two pieces were reportedly seen in Turkey in the last few decades. The same is true for the note (P136). Not more than a couple has ever been reported. Although also very hard to acquire, Thomas notes remain the best bet for filling this historic gap in a bank note of Turkish Republic issues." (source: International Bank Note Society Journal 50.2, Sep. 2011)
£550 London Coins : A165 : Lot 1269 : Turkey (3) comprising 50 Kurus (2) Pick 133 L. 1930 President Mustafa İsmet İnönü at rig... London Coins : A165 : Lot 1269 : Turkey (3) comprising 50 Kurus (2) Pick 133 L. 1930 President Mustafa İsmet İnönü at rig...

Auction 165
World Banknotes (113) in mixed grades includes about UNC - UNC comprising & (101) includes Gold Customs Issues, Japanese China Occupation Currency, Bank of China and of China issues, and more. (12) including Government of Hong Kong George V and issues along with The Hong Kong & Banking Corporation (3)
£160

Auction 159
World Banknotes (13), including Bank of 1929, Chungking 1914, small of banknotes in mixed grades, needs viewing
£160 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1623 : China (13), including 10 Dollars Bank of Kwangsi 1929, 50 Yuan Bank of Communications Chungking 1914... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1623 : China (13), including 10 Dollars Bank of Kwangsi 1929, 50 Yuan Bank of Communications Chungking 1914...

Auction 156
World Banknotes in a collector's album (25) includes mostly and with others from of China, Amoy and Chinan, in mixed grades
£240

Auction 152
World Banknotes (10) issued Tientsin 1927 series A090842T, Pick147Ca, Fine, issued 1942 series Q985779, train and ship, Pick165, edge dirt reverse, VF+, 2 issued 1941 series D370168, Pick160a, Fine with a small ABNC original black & print of the centre vignette showing a Zeppelin, ship, train etc. 5 yuan issued 1927 series B015199S, Pick146B, Fine, 5 yuan issued 1927 series C118084L, Pick146Ca, about Fine, 5 yuan issued Tientsin 1927 series A340921T, Pick146D, ink marks, pressed Fine, obverse proof issued 1931, Specimen in black & perforated in English and , serial number S000336A, uniface, mount marks reverse, Pick148s1 for type, about EF, obverse proof issued SHANTUNG 1927, Specimen overprint in black & perforated in English and Chinese, uniface with red overprint No.1985 on reverse and some ink smudges, 2 punch holes, Pick145Bs for type, about UNC, reverse Specimen proof issued FENGTIEN 1927,uniface with overprint SPECIMEN No.1559 on the front side, 2 punch holes, Pick145s for type, faint stains, GEF, issued 1942 seriesM490815, steam train at left, Pick164a, edge wear, Fine
£240

Auction 151
World Banknotes , , issued in HARBIN December 1st 1920, No.000000, 2 punch holes, Pick129s, about UNC to UNC
£600 London Coins : A151 : Lot 252 : China, Bank of Communications 5 yuan SPECIMEN, issued in HARBIN December 1st 1920, No.000000, 2 punc... London Coins : A151 : Lot 252 : China, Bank of Communications 5 yuan SPECIMEN, issued in HARBIN December 1st 1920, No.000000, 2 punc...

Auction 151
World Banknotes , , issued in HARBIN December 1st 1920, No.000000, 2 punch holes, Pick130s, UNC
£500 London Coins : A151 : Lot 246 : China, Bank of Communications 10 yuan SPECIMEN, issued in HARBIN December 1st 1920, No.000000, 2 pun... London Coins : A151 : Lot 246 : China, Bank of Communications 10 yuan SPECIMEN, issued in HARBIN December 1st 1920, No.000000, 2 pun...

Auction 151
World Banknotes , (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, 1 dated 1914, perforated in English & , (Specimen No.1076 in red on reverse of both notes with C.P.R. Jul-9 1937 in green), small faint stains, Pick116 (not listed), about UNC
£180 London Coins : A151 : Lot 242 : China, Bank of Communications (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, 1 yuan dated 1914, perforat... London Coins : A151 : Lot 242 : China, Bank of Communications (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, 1 yuan dated 1914, perforat...

Auction 151
World Banknotes , (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, dated 1914, perforated in English & , (Specimen No.0993 in red on reverse of both notes), Pick118 unlisted, about UNC to UNC
£180 London Coins : A151 : Lot 243 : China, Bank of Communications (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, 10 yuan dated 1914, perfora... London Coins : A151 : Lot 243 : China, Bank of Communications (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, 10 yuan dated 1914, perfora...

Auction 151
World Banknotes , (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, dated 1914, perforated in English & , (Specimen No.1113 in red on reverse of both notes with C.P.R. Jul-9 1937 in green), Pick117 unlisted, about UNC
£170 London Coins : A151 : Lot 244 : China, Bank of Communications (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, 5 yuan dated 1914, perforat... London Coins : A151 : Lot 244 : China, Bank of Communications (2) obverse & reverse Specimen proofs, 5 yuan dated 1914, perforat...

Auction 151
World Banknotes (6) of China 20 yuan 1941 and 1936, 100 yuan 1941, Mengchiang Bank 100 yuan (2) PickJ110 & PickJ111, 1 yuan 1944 PickJ135, various grades from Fine to aUNC
£70 London Coins : A151 : Lot 216 : China (6) Central Bank of China 20 yuan 1941 and 100 yuan 1936, Bank of Communications 100 yuan 1941... London Coins : A151 : Lot 216 : China (6) Central Bank of China 20 yuan 1941 and 100 yuan 1936, Bank of Communications 100 yuan 1941...

Auction 150
World Banknotes 1 yuan 1927 Weihaiwei Pick145Bg rust marks about Fine and 1927 Lungkow Pick146Cc cleaned & pressed, pinholes Fine, both have steam trains in the vignettes
£70

Auction 149
World Banknotes (19) 1 yuan, 1-10-14, , P116n, Unc: 1 yuan, 1-10-14, Tientsin, P116r.1, Unc; , 1-10-14, P117n (3); 5 yuan, 1-10-14, Tientsin, P117t, EF; , 1-10-14, Shanghai, P118o, Unc (3); 10 yuan, 1-10-14, Tientsin, red colour – not listed? EF; P118 for type; , 1-10-14, Shanghai, P120c, Unc; 10 yuan, 1-11-27; , P147Ba, VF; 5 yuan, 1935, P154, Unc; 5 yuan, 1945, P157a, Unc (2); 1 yuan, 1935, P153, Unc (3); 10yuan, 1941, 159a, Unc
£160

Auction 146
World Banknotes (32) a mixed lot includes Bank of China, , , Central , mostly 1930-40s, some earlier, mixed grades but mostly VF to EF some better
£55

Auction 120
World Banknotes 1914 Issue (100) Pick 118u constive numbers EF with some edge damage
£90

Auction 118
World Banknotes one dated 1935 prefix E, Pick152 ( on P.534), horse on front, light edge toning, GEF
£90

Auction 116
World Banknotes (100) a constive run of Pick118q, dated 1914 , issue, slight wear & some mildew on outer notes, avera
£100

Auction 107
World Banknotes 1914 (37) P117n , , train on front, about UNC to UNC
£20

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