British, Irish and World Banknotes (24 February 2021)

Date of Auction: 24th February 2021

Sold for £950

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Bank Indonesia, partially hand executed obverse and reverse composite essay on board for 50 Rupiah, 1965, serial number A000000, obverse almost the same design as the issued notes of 1960-64, but in purple rather than blue, reverse with similar themes but a different design, a beautiful essay, and with craftsmanship of the highest quality, unique (2 pieces)
TBB unlisted, similar to B538, Pick unlisted, similar to 85 £1,000-£1,500

This Essay is almost identical in design to a known specimen 5000 Rupiah of 1960 that was printed but never issued