British and World Banknotes (26 February 2020)

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Date of Auction: 26th February 2020

Sold for £3,800

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Bank of England, Matthew Marshall, specimen £5, ND, manuscript date ‘30 December 1854’, no serial number, manuscript ‘specimen Marshall Bank of England’ in low right corner, this is a specimen from the second series with the larger vignette of Britannia, the notes were made payable ‘to the Bearer on demand’ and not to the Chief Cashier by name, three pinholes in top left margin and two low centre, small light stain at top, stain at right, about very fine, an Exceptional note!
EPM B203as £4,000-£5,000