Irish Banknotes (12 March 2020)

Date of Auction: 12th March 2020

Sold for £220

Estimate: £300 - £400

First Trust Bank, a group comprising a specimen £20, 1 March 1996, serial number PC000000, Harvey signature, unusual without any cancellation holes or specimen overprint, also two printers booklets for the £20, booklet including two proofs: one proof with obverse and reverse fully printed, dated 1 January 1996, second proof obverse litho underprint, reverse as issued, cut deliberately with adjacent notes, two preliminary printers proof booklets containing progressive proofs showing various stages of the litho underprints, one with complete underprint design on both sides, four obverse underprints, two/three reverse underprints, all with paper cover and printers annotations, the specimen is separate from cover, uncirculated, the booklets are all stapled at top, otherwise uncirculated (5 pieces)
PMI FT 4, TBB B802b, Pick 133 £300-£400