Irish Banknotes (12 March 2020)

Date of Auction: 12th March 2020

Sold for £220

Estimate: £260 - £300

Provincial Bank of Ireland Ltd, a group of £1 proofs from the 1954-1965 issue, the first: a specimen/proof dated 5 July 1961, serial number LN 000000, unknown date, second: two proofs stapled together, one with obverse and reverse fully printed, the other a partial proof, obverse green underprint, reverse as issued, third: a preliminary printers proof, obverse litho underprint, uniface, on large format paper, with numerous printers annotations, the first specimen/proof with a mixture of dirt and smudged ink across face of note, very fine, second small green stain on the fully printed proof, extremely fine, third good very fine (3 pieces)
PMI PR 95, TBB B661, Pick 241 £260-£300