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Auction 173
English Banknotes s (8) B212 issued 1928 prefix F56, pressed GVF, B225 prefix 25 EF or better, B226, (4) B238 prefix 21Y EF, B239 prefix B07A VF, Mauve (2) B249 prefix A15D VF and W81H GVF, B258 prefix R46A EF, B260 prefix Z85A EF
£150 London Coins : A173 : Lot 30 : One Pounds (8) Mahon B212 issued 1928 prefix F56, pressed GVF, Catterns B225 prefix 25 EF or better,... London Coins : A173 : Lot 30 : One Pounds (8) Mahon B212 issued 1928 prefix F56, pressed GVF, Catterns B225 prefix 25 EF or better,...

Auction 173
English Banknotes s (3) B239 prefix K70A AU (light centre fold), B249 blue (2) prefix B29E EF and K81E EF
£55 London Coins : A173 : Lot 39 : One Pounds (3) Peppiatt B239 prefix K70A AU (light centre fold), B249 blue (2) prefix B29E EF and K8... London Coins : A173 : Lot 39 : One Pounds (3) Peppiatt B239 prefix K70A AU (light centre fold), B249 blue (2) prefix B29E EF and K8...

Auction 172
English Banknotes s B238 41S VF, B239 H38A AU, blues (3) B249 generally EF-Unc, B258 R37A Fine B260 F-VF (5), VF (3) including S44A first series, AU (2) Y16A and last series H09B, B269 S22S 272530 VF, O'Brien B273 (2) GVF and Unc, B282 VF (3) and last series 67Z Unc, B292 AU along with Royal Bank One Pound 30.3.1999 VF
£160 London Coins : A172 : Lot 25 : One Pounds Peppiatt B238 41S VF,  B239 H38A AU,  blues (3) B249 generally EF-Unc, B258 R37A Fine B26... London Coins : A172 : Lot 25 : One Pounds Peppiatt B238 41S VF,  B239 H38A AU,  blues (3) B249 generally EF-Unc, B258 R37A Fine B26...

Auction 171
English Banknotes s (6) comprising different period examples in VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC including B239 Pre-war First Period Unthreaded issue 1934 serial number H85A 212334. B249 World War II Blue/Pink Emergency issues 1940 (4) including a pair serial numbers W89H 242357 & W89H 242358 along with E91E 739285 and U50H 870549. And B258 Post-war Third Period Unthreaded issue 1948 serial number S11A 724761. An attractive and collectible group
£130 London Coins : A171 : Lot 44 : One Pounds Peppiatt (6) comprising different period examples in VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC including ... London Coins : A171 : Lot 44 : One Pounds Peppiatt (6) comprising different period examples in VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC including ...

Auction 170
English Banknotes s (12) Green B239, Blue B249 (3), Green B260 (6), B268 (2), 10/- Peppiatt Mauve B251 generally VF-Unc
£70 London Coins : A170 : Lot 41 : One Pounds (12) Peppiatt Green B239, Blue B249 (3), Green B260 (6), Beale B268 (2), 10/- Peppiatt Ma... London Coins : A170 : Lot 41 : One Pounds (12) Peppiatt Green B239, Blue B249 (3), Green B260 (6), Beale B268 (2), 10/- Peppiatt Ma...

Auction 169
English Banknotes (37) 10 Shillings and 1 Pounds an attractive in an album of Britannia medallion issues with examples of every cashier late 1920's to mid-1950's issues to O'Brien all in mixed grades including GEF-about UNC examples and comprising scarcer earlier notes as the Mahon 1 Pound B212 series E87 876848. 1 Pound B225 series Y95 591918. (26) consisting of 10 Shillings B251 Mauve WW2 Emergency issues (3) prefixes W93D, S31D and X06E. Along with various period examples of the 1 Pounds (23) including First Pre-war period Unthreaded examples (7) consisting of B238 (6) prefixes 39M, 74O, 06U, 95Y, 62D and 93E together with the B239 LAST series prefix L36A. Second Period B249 WW2 Blue/Pink Emergency issues (11) prefixes B80E, E57E, O14E, R55D, Y30D, A27H, A07H, A06H, H54E, D96E and E01D. Third Post-war Period Unthreaded continued example B258 prefix R95A. Along with Fourth Post-war Period Threaded issues (4) prefixes including a FIRST series S82A together with W92A, X06A and Y27A. (6) including 10 Shillings B266 (3) prefixes Y05Z, M46Z and X01Z. Along with 1 Pounds B268 (3) prefixes A91J, B21J and J26J. And O'Brien 10 Shillings B271 (3) prefixes B06Y, C92Y and D01Y.
£400 London Coins : A169 : Lot 14 : Bank of England  (37) 10 Shillings and 1 Pounds an attractive collection in an album of Britannia me... London Coins : A169 : Lot 14 : Bank of England  (37) 10 Shillings and 1 Pounds an attractive collection in an album of Britannia me...

Auction 169
English Banknotes s Green Britannia medallion issues circa 1934-55 (3) comprising issues (2) including the First Period B239 Pre-war Unthreaded issue 1934 and a LAST series serial number L21A 382818, GEF and the Fourth Period B260 Post-war Threaded issue 1948 and a last prefix of the FIRST series serial number S99A 155797, VF. Together with the O'Brien B274 Green issue 1955 serial number S73S 981196, EF-GEF and Scarce.
£55 London Coins : A169 : Lot 39 : One Pounds Green Britannia medallion issues circa 1934-55 (3) comprising Peppiatt issues (2) includi... London Coins : A169 : Lot 39 : One Pounds Green Britannia medallion issues circa 1934-55 (3) comprising Peppiatt issues (2) includi...

Auction 168
English Banknotes s Britannia medallion 1930's and World War II period (4) in average VF - GVF and very collectible. Comprising a B225 Green Britannia medallion issued 1930 serial number W04 963407. Together with (3) consisting of a First Period B239 Green Britannia medallion Unthreaded issued 1934 serial number C64A 057395. Along with World War II Emergency issues B249 Blue/Pink Britannia medallion Metal Thread issued 1940 (2) serial numbers C08H 351308 and C08H 351308 the later lightly trimmed at left and right. A pleasing early collectible group
£30

Auction 167
English Banknotes and Forgeries & Training notes (3) in various grades VG to about UNC - UNC comprising a Treasury 1 Pound signature Training note prefix F without serial number, punch-hole and red s NOT VALID and FOR TRAINING USE ONLY. 1 Pound Green Britannia medallion B239 pre-war Unthreaded issue 1934 with a forged Guernsey "Withdrawn from circulation..." overprint and serial number K84A 269068 this the VG note. Along with a forged 1 Pound Bradbury overprint with black FORGED overprint twice and serial number J/44 71335.
£55 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1275 : Treasury and Bank of England Forgeries & Training notes (3) in various grades VG to about UNC - ... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1275 : Treasury and Bank of England Forgeries & Training notes (3) in various grades VG to about UNC - ...

Auction 166
English Banknotes & (82) in mixed grades comprising Treasury 1 Pound T31 issue 1923 serial number J1/96 817403. Along with Bank of England issues comprising 10 Shillings B210 issue 1928 serial number W83 635086. (2) 10 Shillings B223 issue 1930 LAST series K08 927816 and 1 Pound Green B225 issue 1930 LAST series Z21 271136. (7) including 10 Shillings (2) a 1934 issue B236 prefix 27R and an Emergency Mauve issue 1940 prefix K73D along with 1 Pounds (5) including 1934 Pre World War II issues B238 prefix 84L and B239 prefix J15A, an Emergency Blue-Pink issue 1940 prefix A28D and post World War II issues B260 prefixes B50B & LAST series H11B. 10 Shillings B266 issues 1950 (2) prefixes L35Z & O28Z. O'Brien (7) including 10 Shillings (3) B271 issue 1955 prefix B04Z along with QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B286 issues 1961 (2) prefixes J87 & FIRST series A10 and 1 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1960 issues (4) including B282 prefix 29J along with B284 (3) serial numbers B04N 551826, B64N 572320 & B64N 577777. 10 Shillings QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B294 issues 1963 (2) prefixes W61 & Z02. QE2 portrait & seated Britannia 1967 issues (25) including 1 Pound B307&category=1&prm=sr&searchtype=1">B307 prefix U26E 10 Shillings B309 a trio serial numbers 75S 054374 - 75S 054376 and B310 (21) including prefixes A09N,A19N, a consecutive set of 8 notes B64N 838033 - B64N 838040, C42N, a consecutive pair D01N 089037 & D01N 089038, LAST series D15N, D37N and D36N including a consecutive set of 5 notes D36N 033541 - D36N 033541 along with D36N 467950. (14) including 1 Pounds QE2 portrait and seated Britannia 1970 issues (9) issues B323 (2) a consecutive pair MW11 419588 & MW11 419589 along with B322 (7) prefixes include a consecutive pair CY37 462251 CY37 462252, ET66 and a consecutive set of 4 notes HX02 090663 - HX02 090666. 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial and The 1973 L Reverse issues (4) including B334 (2) prefixes 73L & 89R and a consecutive pair B336 series B59 572053 - BT59 572054. 20 Pounds QE2 pictorial & William B328 Purple issue 1970 prefix D24 359556. (14) including 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac B341 W Reverse 1981 issues (9) includes a consecutive set of 5 notes CY56 432207 - 432211 amongst prefixes BY29, DY01, DY02 and LAST RUN DY21 734755. 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial & The Duke of Wellington B343 L Reverse issues 1980 (2) prefixes KX13 & EU15. 10 Pounds (2) including L reverse issue 1984 B348 prefix AY17 and a L reverse Windowed thread (Stardust thread) issue 1987 B349 prefix CT58. 50 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir B352 issue 1981 serial number B30 070658. (3) including 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial & The Duke of Wellington B353 L reverse issues 1988 prefixes SC32 & SC88. 10 Pounds QE2 pictorial & B354 L reverse issue 1988 prefix HS41. 20 Pounds QE2 pictorial & William Shakespeare B355 Purple & Green issue 1988 prefix 14S. (3) including 10 Pounds B360 L reverse issue 1991 prefix KN15 and 50 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Christopher Wren B361 issues 1991 serial numbers E24 902897 & E09 637272. Includes Scotland 1 Pounds (4) from The plc & plc.
£500

Auction 166
English Banknotes (54) in mixed grades comprising 1 Pounds (5) including a First Period Green B239 issue 1934 prefix K71A along with World War II Emergency B249 Blue/Pink issues 1940 (4) prefixes C36D, C84D, T26E and R37H. (3) including 10 Shillings B266 issues 1950 (2) prefixes K01Z and R28Z along with 5 Pounds note B270 dated 23rd September 1949 serial number O50 079958. O'Brien (3) including 10 Shillings B271 issues 1955 (2) prefixes O84Y & Y11X along with 1 Pound Green B273 issue 1955 prefix Z10K. QE2 Portrait & seated Britannia issues (32) including 10 Shillings B310 issue 1967 prefix A87N. 1 Pounds 1967 issues (31) including B301 (23) including FIRST series prefixes B30Y, B36Y, B49Y and B75Y amongst others as C04Y, C51Y, D02Y, D21Y, D33Y, H28Y, K14Y, A28Z, A64Z, B22Z, C77Z, D55Z, D64Z, E53Z, E85Z, E90Z, H06Z, H88Z and J75Z. B303 G reverse issue prefix E91Y. B305 issues (7) prefixes N23B, N26B, N37E, N30J, N99J, N15K and N89K. 1 Pound QE2 Pictorial & Sir Isaac B337 issue 1978 prefix Y11. 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac Newton B341 W reverse issues 1981 (9) including a FIRST RUN serial number AN01 453602 amongst prefixes AY24, AZ69, BT65, CN51, DR72, DT19, DT42 and DT64. 10 Pounds QE2 pictorial & B354 L reverse issue 1988 serial number HS17 102486.
£120

Auction 166
English Banknotes (16) in mostly high grades to VF-GVF to UNC comprising Pre World War II 1 Pound Green B239 Unthreaded issue 1934 serial number C35A 800167. 5 Pounds QE2 portrait & seated child Britannia B297 issue 1963 serial number J33 4231015. (14) comprising 1 Pounds (12) including QE2 portrait & seated Britannia B322 issues 1970 (7) in 2 ly numbered sets - a set of 5 serial numbers CY17 243342 through CY17 243345 and a trio serial numbers BX62 927144 - BX62 92746. 1 Pounds QE2 pictorial & Sir Isaac B339 issues 1978 (5) in a consecutively numbered set 78R 672535 - 78R 672539. 5 Pounds QE2 pictorial & The 1973 L Reverse issues (2) including B334 serial number 78D 968263 and B336 serial number AT29 468437.
£40 London Coins : A166 : Lot 41 : Bank of England (16) in mostly high grades to VF-GVF to UNC comprising Peppiatt Pre World War II 1 P... London Coins : A166 : Lot 41 : Bank of England (16) in mostly high grades to VF-GVF to UNC comprising Peppiatt Pre World War II 1 P...

Auction 165
English Banknotes in an album (56) mostly in mixed circulated grades comprises s Note B270 dated 25th November 1949 series P05 090648. s T12.2 De La Rue Red issue 1915 series D1/3 01409. Ten Shillings (2) T26 Red Dash in No. First issue 1919 last series H38 112465 and T30 Second Issue Red No. omitted prefix P77. s Lion & Key B327 Brown issue 1971 first series M01 693529. (7) Ten Shillings to s includes s and One Pound Green B239 First Period issued 1934 first series prefix A52A. Beale (12) Ten Shillings to One Pounds. O'Brien (12) Ten Shillings to Five Pounds includes Lion & Key 1957 issues (2) B277 Shaded Symbols prefix D41 and B280 White Symbols first series prefix H22. (4) Ten Shillings and a Five Pounds. (7) 10 Shillings and One Pounds. One Pounds Page (4). s prefix AA08. Along with (2) and Jersey (2).
£260

Auction 165
English Banknotes (90) - s Red/Brown QE2 & seated Britannia (60) & s Green (30) in mixed circulated grades, different cashiers. The Ten Shillings comprised of O'Brien (9) B286 prefixes B27, B32, B60, D83, E03, H06, last series K55 & K58, (17) B294 (3) prefixes S06, L08 & Z28, B295(14) prefixes 46B, 66B, 88B, 97B, 95C, 30D, 71D, 72D, 46E, 60H, 01J, 37K, 99K, 23L, (34) includes B311 Issue series M63 365320, B309 (8) prefixes 84W, 47X, 87X, 06Y, 63Y, 96Y, 93Z, B310 (25) prefixes B08N, B31N, B65N, B75N, B81N, B84N, B86N, B89N, C12N, C31N, C45N, C47N, C72N, C81N, C83N, C85N, C88N, C92N, C96N, D03 & D36N. One Pounds Green comprised of (4) B239 First Period 1934, prefixes - first series A66A, B66A, C70A and B260 Fourth Period 1948 prefix C27B, (17) B268 issued 1950, prefixes - X40B, Y47B, B55C, B57C, J11C, K49C, M64C, S24C, U51C, Y30C, A30J, C92J, D94J, E64J, H75J, J28J, O'Brien(9) B273 issued 1955, prefixes - M22J, T63J, Z54J, B43K, O99K, U45K, X25K, E54L and J54L.
£160

Auction 165
English Banknotes s (34) in mixed grades to about UNC some pressed & washed comprising One Pounds Green (11) O'Brien (3) B274 issue prefix S73S and B273 issued 1955 (2) prefixes J89K & E28L. B268 issued 1950 (5) prefixes D26C, H35C, H13C, J85C and J30J. (3) B239 First Period Unthreaded prefix H02A and B260 Fourth period Threaded issues (2) prefixes C06B and C07B. Along with One Pounds QE2 portrait & seated Britannia (23) comprising O'Brien (2) prefixes D31 and 30T. (6) prefixes D95T, L11T, E79T and a set of 3 L29N 130980 - 130982. B305 issue series R51D 184812. B322 issues (14) prefixes EW56, consecutive trio CZ04, consecutive set of 5 HX17 and another consecutive set of 5 HY39.
£120

Auction 165
English Banknotes s Green (9) a group of 3 sets in mixed grades GVF - EF comprising (6) the first set being a pair B239 First Period Unthreaded issue 1934 (2) series H38A 229649 & H38A 229650. The second set being B260 Fourth period Threaded issue 1949 (4) series T48A 256671 through T48A 256674. The last set being a trio B268 Threaded issue 1950 (3) series J41C 060501 through J41C 060503
£70 London Coins : A165 : Lot 71 : One Pounds Green (9) a group of 3 consecutive sets in mixed grades GVF - EF comprising Peppiatt (6) ... London Coins : A165 : Lot 71 : One Pounds Green (9) a group of 3 consecutive sets in mixed grades GVF - EF comprising Peppiatt (6) ...

Auction 165
English Banknotes Green , B239 Unthreaded issue 1934, last series L35A 977097, GEF looks better
£55 London Coins : A165 : Lot 327 : One Pound Green Peppiatt, B239 Unthreaded issue 1934, last series L35A 977097, GEF looks better London Coins : A165 : Lot 327 : One Pound Green Peppiatt, B239 Unthreaded issue 1934, last series L35A 977097, GEF looks better

Auction 163
English Banknotes (17), 10 Shillings B235 LAST Series A94 828842, 1 Pound B238 FIRST series 78B 326866, 1 Pound B239 FIRST series A74A 887658, 1 Pound B260 scarce LAST run first series Z99A 407783, 1 Pound B261 REPLACEMENT note series S03S 983433, 1 Pound B250 REPLACEMENT note series S04H 930752, plus other 10 Shillings and 1 Pound notes various issues, some ly numbered notes seen, mixed grades, veiwing recommended
£240 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1327 : Peppiatt (17), 10 Shillings B235 LAST Series A94 828842, 1 Pound B238 FIRST series 78B 326866, 1 Pou... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1327 : Peppiatt (17), 10 Shillings B235 LAST Series A94 828842, 1 Pound B238 FIRST series 78B 326866, 1 Pou...

Auction 162
English Banknotes 1 Pound B239 issued 1934 scarce LAST RUN series L39A 586475, (Pick363c), good EF and very rare
£280 London Coins : A162 : Lot 123 : Peppiatt 1 Pound B239 issued 1934 scarce LAST RUN series L39A 586475, (Pick363c), good EF and very r... London Coins : A162 : Lot 123 : Peppiatt 1 Pound B239 issued 1934 scarce LAST RUN series L39A 586475, (Pick363c), good EF and very r...

Auction 161
English Banknotes (17) & O'Brien, Peppiatt (5) B238 & B239 including a first and last series, O'Brien (12) B273 & B274 including a pair and a note, high grade , EF to Uncirculated
£95

Auction 160
English Banknotes (7), 1 Pound B225 issued 1930 series S07 403141, (Pick363b) EF, 1 Pound B239 issued 1934 series L32A 702331, (Pick363c) Fine, 1 Pound Peppiatt B258 issued 1948 series R12A 524289, (Pick363d) good Fine, 1 Pound (3) Peppiatt B249 war issue 1940, (Pick367a) two notes about UNC the other good VF, 10 Shillings Peppiatt B251 war issue 1940 series A28D 475119, (Pick366) good EF
£85 London Coins : A160 : Lot 26 : Bank of England (7), 1 Pound Catterns B225 issued 1930 series S07 403141, (Pick363b) EF, 1 Pound Pep... London Coins : A160 : Lot 26 : Bank of England (7), 1 Pound Catterns B225 issued 1930 series S07 403141, (Pick363b) EF, 1 Pound Pep...

Auction 158
English Banknotes (2) B239 issued 1934, a ly numbered last series pair L20A 927247 & L20A 927248, unthreaded issue, about UNC to UNC
£75 London Coins : A158 : Lot 43 : One Pound Peppiatt (2) B239 issued 1934, a consecutively numbered last series pair L20A 927247 &... London Coins : A158 : Lot 43 : One Pound Peppiatt (2) B239 issued 1934, a consecutively numbered last series pair L20A 927247 &...

Auction 158
English Banknotes (4) B239 issued 1934, 2 ly numbered pairs D90A 927930 & D90A 927931, J95A 339851 & J95A 339852 unthreaded issue, about UNC & good EF
£55 London Coins : A158 : Lot 45 : One Pound Peppiatt (4) B239 issued 1934, 2 consecutively numbered pairs D90A 927930 & D90A 92793... London Coins : A158 : Lot 45 : One Pound Peppiatt (4) B239 issued 1934, 2 consecutively numbered pairs D90A 927930 & D90A 92793...

Auction 158
English Banknotes (3) B239 issued 1934, a ly numbered last series run L14A 809074 to L14A 809076, unthreaded issue, about UNC to UNC
£48 London Coins : A158 : Lot 44 : One Pound Peppiatt (3) B239 issued 1934, a consecutively numbered last series run L14A 809074 to L14... London Coins : A158 : Lot 44 : One Pound Peppiatt (3) B239 issued 1934, a consecutively numbered last series run L14A 809074 to L14...

Auction 157
English Banknotes B238 issued 1934 (12) a numbered series 94Z and B239 (6) series H93A, some consecutives, Pick363c, some with toned corners, EF to GEF
£140 London Coins : A157 : Lot 29 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934 (12) a consecutive numbered series 94Z and B239 (6) series H93A,... London Coins : A157 : Lot 29 : One pound Peppiatt B238 issued 1934 (12) a consecutive numbered series 94Z and B239 (6) series H93A,...

Auction 155
English Banknotes s (2) B223 O18 943402 VF, B251 D04D 559008 VF, (3) Catterns B225 N11 748869 VF, Peppiatt (2) B239 B40A 643415 EF, Blue issue B249 A73H 282615 EF, s B357 C07 334863 UNC with counting flick, s Gill B354 HR84 924502 UNC, s Gill B358 D17 759675 EF
£220

Auction 150
English Banknotes B239 (2) issued 1934, a ly numbered pair series D94A 453515 & D94A 453516, pressed EF
£26 London Coins : A150 : Lot 97 : One pound Peppiatt B239 (2) issued 1934, a consecutively numbered pair series D94A 453515 & D94A... London Coins : A150 : Lot 97 : One pound Peppiatt B239 (2) issued 1934, a consecutively numbered pair series D94A 453515 & D94A...

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