Banknotes of South Africa, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 10th April 2018


Estimate: £900 - £1,200

London & South African Bank, Five Pounds, 4 February 1871, Port Elizabeth, no. 08668, printed by William Brown & Co, London, signature crossed through, ‘Cancelled’ written on back (Hern 229; Pick S106a). Split and rejoined at centre, pinholes and some short splits mostly around centre, otherwise good fine or better, rare; the first Imperial Bank to issue in South Africa £900-1,200