s.p.t.a.
Robert Murray
5 & 6 Inverleith Gardens, Ferry Road,
Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5PU

Tel. 0131 552 1220 or 0131 478 7021
U.K. Local Rate Number 0845 0500 886

p.t.s.

BANKNOTE AUCTION

 Monday 29 September 2008
at 5.00 pm
(Stamps and Collectables at 7.00pm)


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Catalogue of Banknotes to be sold by Public Auction, within the
STEWART’S-MELVILLE CLUB PAVILION, 523 FERRY ROAD, EDINBURGH
On view at Pavilion on afternoon of sale (see details later),
and at Shop during business hours (Tue, Thu, Fri 10am-6pm, Wed 2pm-9pm,
and Sat 10am-7pm) for one week prior to sale, or by appointment.
Stewarts-melville pavilion
The auction venue

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The sale is arranged in the following order;
     Lots 1-161 are Banknotes (see separate catalogue)
    Lots 162-577 is the Stamps and Collectables Auction
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The figure at the end of each description is our estimate, in pounds sterling. Bids are accepted above or below this figure, although bids below about 75% or 80% estimate only have a tiny chance of success. Estimates are in Pounds Sterling do not include the 10% buyer's premium.

After the main listings you will find various information and instructions. This is followed by a sample bid form, and a copy of the the notes that appear on the reverse of our bid forms.

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Banknotes 29 September 2008                                Page 2                                   Estimate.

This auction will start at 5pm, in advance of the main Stamps and Collectables Auction which begins at 7pm. The Banknotes Auction will take place in the upstairs bar area.
There are no reserves, other than our general rule of not starting the bidding below about two-thirds of
the estimate. However, on any UK lots where two-thirds would be less than face value, the bidding will start at face value.
All notes, rules, instructions etc. appearing in the Stamps and Collectables Auction catalogue apply also to this auction. The same bid form can be used for either or both auctions, as numbers run straight through.

Reference numbers for U.K. notes are from "The Banknote Yearbook" (2007, Token Publishing). Grading of condition is based on the descriptions given there, which are given here in a précis form.
Condition is of course subjective, and sometimes a decision has to be made to put a note into a particular grading even though is doesn't strictly match (for example and Unc. note with a pinhole might be EF).
In some cases we have quoted catalogue prices with a question mark. This is where the catalogue does not quote a price for that grade, and we have interpolated or extrapolated.

Uncirculated (Unc.)                  Entirely as issued with absolutely no marks, folds, etc.
About Uncirculated (AU)         Uncirculated though with perhaps the tiniest of marks or dents from handling
                                                in the bank. The grade most people would call "Unc." but the very fussy
                                               might not.
Extremely Fine (EF)                 Clean, fresh, firm paper, square corners, but some light folds or perhaps just
                                               one stronger crease.
Very Fine (VF)                        Quite crisp, slight marks/dirt, several folds, no tears, corners not rounded but
                                               not quite the sharp square. Should still be very attractive.
Fine (F)                                   Obviously handled, with folds (but not causing central hole), creases, some
                                               dirt/grubbiness (though not ugly), tears in the marginal area (not into design).
                                               Looks ok but numerous signs of age and handling.
Very Good (VG)                     The note will be all in one piece, but might have tears into the design, a
                                               central hole, rounded corners, pinholes, stains or dirty marks.
Good (G)                                As VG but with even more wear, staining, writing, etc.
Fair, Poor, etc.                        Worse than anything above, with numerous serious faults.


VIEWING; Handling of individual notes will not be allowed. All notes that are being sold individually will be displayed in plastic wallets. Any customer wishing to see notes outside these wallets will be assisted by a member of staff, but this on a limited basis. If you have any queries on this, please ask in advance.
Viewing of all lots in our shop for the week before (times on front cover), and at auction venue only on sale day 3pm to 4.50pm. (If we can be set up a little before 3pm we shall do so.)

           COLLECTIONS AND MIXED LOTS
        1     Selection of 48 obsolete but negotiable notes in mixed condition totalling Austria 150s,
              Canada $95, Denmark 50kr, Germany 30dm, Greece 11,100dr, Hong Kong $130, Israel
              170ns, Italy 14,000 lire, Netherlands 35g, New Zealand $46., Singapore $68, USA $1.           £100.
        2     Mixed quite modern collection in album ("sticky" photo type, therefore need moved out)
              and in several packets. Includes India to 500r, Korea to 10,000w, Thailand to 1,000b, Sri
              Lanka to 1,000r, a few Germany notgeld, many Poland, etc. Some dupl. (c.230) 75.
        3     Small cheap mix, mainly Germany inflation period, some dupl. (c.60)      ..              8.

           BANKNOTE LITERATURE
        4     Krause Standard Catalog of World Paper Money Vol.2 (General Issues 1368-1960), 10th
              edition, 2003.            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
        5     Krause Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern Issues (“1961-date”), 11th
              edition, 2005.            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    10.
        6     20th Century Scottish Banknotes Vol.1 by James Douglas, 1984, and Vol.2 by Douglas and
              Pringle, 1986.            ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.
                  
           FOREIGN COUNTRIES
              Catalogue Numbers and prices (in US Dollars) are from the Krause Publications Standard
               Catalog of Paper Money
.
        7     Brunei; 1996 50r, 10r, 5r, and 1r, all Unc. (23-25, $79
½).                  ..               ..                    20.
        8     Canada; 1988 $100 with Thiessen & Crow signatures, Unc. (99a, $175.), and 1991 $20
              signed Thiessen & Crow, EF (97a, $25 ?).      ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
        9     Israel; 1958-60 set of five notes 50 lirot (green serial), 10 lirot (brown), 5 lirot, 1 lira
              (brown serial),
½ lira, and 1978 four notes 50 sheqalim to 1 sheqel, all Unc. (29-33, $50½,
              and 43-46a, $12), also 1979 100s VF (47, $1½)             ..                   ..               ..                    15.
      10     Singapore; 1972 $500 Unc. (7, $1,100.)       ..               ..                   ..               ..                £240.
      11     --; 1967 $100 with Lim Kim San signature Unc. (6a, $350.)                  ..               ..                    50.
      12     --; 1970-73 both types of $10 note with the red seals, and 1967 $5 (Lim Kim San), all Unc.
               (2a $90, 3b $100, 3d $50).          ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    40.


           SCOTLAND
              SCOTLAND – mixed lots
      13     Folder of notes from an old hoard, 1928-69, generally in about average circulated condition.
               Comprises National Bank 1932-42 £5 (5), B.o.S. 1960 £20., Br. Linen Bk. 1953 £20, North
               of Scot. 1928 £5, RBS 1965 £5, National Commercial 1959-69 £20 (9), Commercial
               1934-55 £5 (12), 1958 £20, Clydesdale and N. of S. 1955-60 £5 (3), 1962 £20, and
               Clydesdale 1964 £20 (2). Also seven Bank of England 10/-. Total face value £413½               £500.
      14     1924-55 slightly duplicated selection of circulated £1 notes of Clydesdale & North of
               Scotland Bank, Commercial Bank, and Union Bank - between 1 and 4 each of 12 different
               notes/dates in varied condition. (28)                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
      15     --; a similar lot (28)    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
      16     --; a similar lot (28)    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.

              BANK OF SCOTLAND - individual notes
      17     £100 note dated 22 Nov. 1962, EF. (SC173b, cat.£900.) ..                  ..               ..                £200.
      18     £20 note dated 16 Nov. 1950, EF. (SC142c, cat.£350.)  ..                   ..               ..                £120.
      19     £20 note dated 12 Jun. 1956, about VF (would be EF but for tiny staple holes at right).
              (SC143a, cat.£100.) ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      20     £20 note dated 12 Jun. 1956, about VF (moderate folds, two tiny staple holes at right).
              (SC143a, cat.£100.) ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      21     £20 note dated 12 Sep. 1960, VF. (SC143b, cat.£75.)    ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      22     £20 note dated 2 Oct. 1963, VF. (SC143b, cat.£75.)      ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      23     £20 note dated 1 May 1995 with a paper fold error at the lower left corner - area of sheet
              margin attached to note, and the vertical serial number is missing the last two digits. VF.
              (SC147a)                  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      24     £10 note dated 27 Sep. 1963, VF/EF. (SC133, cat.£220./£360.)         ..               ..                    60.
      25     £10 note dated 27 Sep. 1963, about VF. (SC133, cat.£220.)               ..               ..                    60.
      26     £5 note dated 22 Nov. 1930, EF. (SC111c, cat.£380. for VF, therefore possibly cat.
              c.£600. ?)                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £150.
      27     £5 note dated 16 Apr. 1935, VF. (SC112a, cat.£160.)    ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      28     £5 note dated 3 Jan 1940, Unc. (SC112b, cat.£260. for EF, therefore possibly cat.
              c.£400. ?)                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
      29     £5 note dated 6 Nov. 1952, Unc. (SC115a, cat.£100. for EF, therefore possibly cat. c.£175. ?)  50.
      30     £5 note dated 4 Dec. 1953, Unc. (SC115b, cat.£100 for EF)               ..               ..                    45.
      31     £5 note dated 12 Apr. 1956, AU. (SC117a, cat.£70. for EF)                ..               ..                    24.
      32     £5 note dated 21 Nov. 1977, with ZA prefix (replacement note), Unc. (SC121c, cat.£70.)           20.
      33     A similar item, but EF (£50.)         ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.

A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.

Banknotes, 29 September 2008                 Page 6                                       Estimate.
                  
           SCOTLAND, continued.

              BANK OF SCOTLAND - individual notes, continued

      34     "Square" £1 note dated 4 Dec 1908 in notably good condition. Should grade about EF (one
              light horizontal and vertical fold - possibly ironed - a couple of very small marks). (SC101a,
              cat.£850. for VF).     ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £300.

      35     £1 note dated 2 Dec. 1913, F (though very small central hole). (SC101a, cat.£450. for F.)       £100.
      36     "Square" £1 note dated 10 Oct. 1927, about F (very good appearance, but tear at left
              almost into design, two small central holes, mark and small graffiti on reverse). (SC101c,
              cat.£180. for F.)        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      37     £1 note ("B" size) dated 11 Mar. 1930, EF. (SC102, £160.)                 ..               ..                    50.
              BANK OF SCOTLAND - groups of notes
      38     £100, £20, £10, £5, £1 set dated 1975-85 (the £20 is the later smaller version dated 1992),
              VF/Unc. (Cat.£567.) ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..        £170.
      39     £100, £50, £20, £10, £5 set dated January to July 1995, all with AA prefixes, generally
              EF/AU. (Cat.£435.)  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £240.
      40     Fine collection of five different £5 notes dated 1955-67, viz. 1.3.55 EF, 17.6.58 EF, 22.9.61
              Unc., 7.10.63 AU, and 2.2.67 EF.                  ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      41     Excellent collection on pages of £1 notes dated 1929-69, generally in VF/EF/Unc. quality.
              (17)        ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £160.
      42     Four different £1 notes, dated 16 Oct. 1943 (SC103c EF, £70.), 5 Jan. 1948 (SC105a EF,
              £30.), 3 Mar. 1955 (SC106a VF, £20 ?), and 6 Dec. 1962 (SC107a VF/EF, £15 ?).                 40.
      43     1967-96 selection of £1 (2, one of these encased in plastic) and £5 (6). Mainly VF to Unc.          45.

               BRITISH LINEN BANK - individual notes
      44     £20 note dated 2 Jul. 1942 EF (unc. but for two vertical folds). (SC234b, £350.) 90.
      45     £20 note dated 4 Aug. 1949, EF (two neat vertical folds, otherwise Unc.). (SC235a, cat.
              £320.)    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
      46     £20 note dated 7 Dec. 1955, EF (two neat vertical folds, otherwise Unc.). (SC235b, cat.
              £250.)    ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.
      47     £20 note dated 14 Feb. 1962, VF+. (SC236, cat.£170.)  ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      48     £5 note dated 13 Apr. 1927, EF (one small spot on reverse). (SC212, cat.£400. for VF)         £200.
      49     £5 note dated 10 Aug. 1949, EF+. (SC214b, cat.£110. for EF)            ..               ..                    40.
      50     £5 note dated 10 Aug. 1949, VF. (SC214b, cat.£55.)      ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      51     £5 note dated 14 May 1954, Unc. (SC214c, cat.£75. for EF)               ..               ..                    50.
      52     £5 note dated 4 Aug. 1959, EF. (SC214c, cat.£75.)        ..                   ..               ..                    26.
      53     £5 note dated 3 Feb. 1961, about VF+. (SC215, cat.£80. for VF)        ..               ..                    30.
      54     £5 note dated 16 Jun. 1964, Unc. (SC216b, cat.£50.)      ..                   ..               ..                    15.
      55     "Square" £1 note dated 19 Mar. 1923, F. (SC202b, cat.£180.)             ..               ..                    60.
      56     £1 note dated 31 Jul. 1924 VG/F (SC202b, £100+ ?)      ..                   ..               ..                    30.
      57     £1 note dated 12 Jun. 1933, AU. (SC203(a), cat.£120. for EF)            ..               ..                    60.
      58     £1 note dated 15 Mar. 1935, Unc. (SC204, cat.£85. for EF)                ..               ..                    40.
      59     £1 note dated 15 Jul. 1949, AU (Unc. but for one small corner crease). (SC205b, cat.£45.
              for EF)   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.
               BRITISH LINEN BANK - groups of notes
      60     £1 4.10.1937 VF (SC205a, £45.), £1 1.7.1963 EF (SC208a, £25.), sequential run of four £1
              notes 20.7.1970 EF (SC210, £24 each), and £5 20.10.1962 VF (SC 216a, £15 ?).                    50.
      61     Three different £5 notes, dated 21.9.1962, 16.6.1964, 23.4.1968, all about EF. (Cat.£96.)          30.
      62     1926-68 selection of 11 different £1 notes (at least by date), F to Unc. ..        £100.

              CLYDESDALE BANK LIMITED - individual notes
      63     £20 note dated 19 Nov. 1964, AU (Unc. but for minor vertical bend). (SC323, cat.£160./
              £240. for EF/Unc.)    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    60.
      64     £20 note dated 19 Nov. 1964 – two sequential notes, about VF/EF. (SC323)        ..                    60.
      65     £20 note dated 1 Dec. 1967, EF. (SC323, cat.£160.)      ..                   ..               ..                    45.
      66     £5 note dated 14 Jun. 1939, F. (SC305d, cat.£280.)        ..                   ..               ..                    60.

      67     £5 note dated 17 Nov. 1943, EF. (SC305d, cat.£480. for VF)             ..               ..                £240.

      68     £5 note dated 1 Mar. 1965, Unc. (SC319a, cat.£75.)      ..                   ..               ..                    20.
      69     £1 note dated 15 Apr. 1931, EF. (SC303a, cat.£140.)     ..                   ..               ..                    40.
      70     £1 note dated 12 Apr. 1933, Unc. (SC303b, cat.£90. for EF)               ..               ..                    50.
      71     £1 note dated 12 Apr. 1933, EF+. (SC303b, cat.£90. for EF)              ..               ..                    40.
      72     £1 note dated 15 Nov. 1944 EF. (SC303b, £90.)            ..                   ..               ..                    24.
              CLYDESDALE BANK - groups of notes
      73     1958-92 seln. (inc. two Clydesdale & N. of Scot.) comprising £1 (5), £5 (2), and £10 (1).
              VF to Unc.                ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    35.
      74     Six £1 notes, dated 19.3.1941 Unc., 1.5.1946 VF, 3.9.1947 Unc., 26.5.1948 Unc., 30.3.1966
              EF, and 11.9.1969.   ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    80.

              CLYDESDALE AND NORTH OF SCOTLAND BANK - individual notes
      75     £20 note dated 2 May 1951, VF. (SC315a, cat.£85.)      ..                   ..               ..                    26.
      76     £20 note dated 1 Feb. 1958, VF. (SC315a, cat.£85.)      ..                   ..               ..                    24.
      77     £20 note dated 1 Aug. 1962, EF. (SC315b, cat.£150.)    ..                   ..               ..                    50.
      78     £20 note dated 1 Jul. 1961, EF. (SC315b, £150.)            ..                   ..               ..                    35.
              CLYDESDALE AND NORTH OF SCOTLAND BANK - groups of notes

      79     Four £5 notes, dated 2.5.1952 Unc., 1.11.1956 VF, 1.3.1960 Unc., and 1.6.1962 EF.               70.
      80     Three £1 notes, dated 1.11.1950 EF, 1.3.1952 AU, and 1.5.1958 Unc.                 ..                    35.

              COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - individual notes
      81     £20 note dated 2 Jan. 1947, about F. (SC424a, cat.£60. ?)                  ..               ..                    30.
      82     £20 note dated 3 Jan. 1952, AU (one tiny mark at top edge). (SC424a, cat.£240. for EF)           80.

      83     £5 note dated 3 January 1916, About Uncirculated. A lovely note in all respects. (SC 412b,
              cat.£700. for VF, therefore probably £1,000+ ?)              ..                   ..               ..                £300.

      84     £5 note dated 6 Aug. 1935, VF. (SC413c, cat.£260.)      ..                   ..               ..                  £75.
      85     £5 note dated 3 Aug. 1940, AU. (SC413d, cat.£220. for VF, therefore possibly £400. ?)            75.
      86     £5 note dated 5 Jan. 1943, Unc. (SC413d, cat.£220. for VF, therefore possibly £400. ?)            75.
      87     £1 note dated 3 Jan. 1922, about VG (general decent appearance but with some graffiti,
              edge tears, and the reverse shiny through storage in plastic). (SC 402b, cat.£100 ?) 24.

      88     First type "square" £1 note dated 4 January 1906 (predates dates listed in catalogue by
              almost a year). About "Fine" condition - reasonable appearance on obverse with obvious
              folds and creases, no serious stains, reasonably square corners, no holes or tears; the reverse
              more clearly shows the general wear. A scarce item. (SC401, priced only as "Rare".)                £200.

      89     "Square" £1 note dated 2 January 1923 in virtually Uncirculated condition (in fact, few
              people would argue if we called it "Unc."). (SC402b, cat.£360. for VF, therefore possibly
              £750. for EF/Unc. ?) ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..        £200.

      90     £1 note dated 30 Nov. 1936, Unc. (SC404c, cat.£80. for EF, therefore possibly £125. ?)           40.
      91     Two examples of £1 note dated 4 Jun. 1941 - the first with prefix Y/24, the second with
              prefix 25C and triangle after number. Both EF. (SC404d, cat.£55. each)                ..                    65.
              COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - groups of notes
      92     Eleven similar £5 notes 1953-56, generally about F/VF. (SC414a-b)                      ..                £100.
      93     Three £5 notes - 2.1.1953 Unc., 2.1.1954 AU, and 2.1.1958 AU.        ..               ..                    70.
      94     Five £1 notes - 2.12.1929 VF, 8.8.1940 EF, 2.1.1947 Unc., 2.1.1953 AU, and 2.1.1954 Unc. 65.
      95     Four £1 notes, dated 1940, 1947, 1951, 1957, F-EF.      ..                   ..               ..                    20.
A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.

              MACKENZIE, J. STEWART
      96     1823 unused £1 note inscribed "STORNAWAY". Unnumbered, unsigned, and with large
              5d revenue stamp on reverse. F/VF.                ..               ..                   ..               ..                    20.

              NATIONAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - individual of notes
      97     £20 note dated 2 Jan. 1945, Unc. (SC522d, cat.£450. for EF)              ..               ..                £150.
      98     £20 note dated 1 Nov. 1949, VF. (SC522e, cat.£350.)   ..                   ..               ..                £100.
      99     £5 note dated 1 Jul. 1936, VF (but only just). (SC512a, cat.£180.)       ..               ..                    50.
    100     £5 note dated 1 Mar. 1941, VF+. (SC512b, cat.£160.)   ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    101     £5 note dated 11 Jan. 1943, VF. (SC512d, cat.£150.)     ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    102     £5 note dated 2 Jan. 1945, Unc. (SC512e, cat.£220. for EF, therefore £300. ?)     ..                    75.
    103     £5 note dated 1 Oct. 1953, Unc. (SC512f, cat.£160. for EF, therefore £250. ?)     ..                    60.
    104     £5 note dated 1 Dec. 1955, EF. (SC512g, cat.£160.)      ..                   ..               ..                    45.
    105     "Square" £1 note dated 11 Nov. 1916, grades as F. but actually looks quite nice. (SC501b,
              cat. "from £170.")      ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.
    106     "Square" £1 note dated 12 Nov. 1917, EF. (SC501b, cat.£320. for VF, therefore possibly
              £500. ?) ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £150.
    107     £1 note dated 2 Jul. 1928, EF. (SC502a, cat.£160.)         ..                   ..               ..                    40.
              NATIONAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - groups of notes
    108     Pair of notes dated 1 Nov. 1957, viz £20 EF (SC523, £220.) and £5 EF (SC513, £90.)              75.
    109     Six £1 notes - 3.5.1938, 24.1.1952, 1.10.1954, 1.3.1955, 1.10.1958, all Unc., plus
              15.6.1946 VF.          ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    110     £1 11.11.1915 VG (SC501b, £75 ?), £5 1.7.1940 F (SC 512b, £80 ?), and £1 1.6.1954 about
              EF (503d, £55.)        ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    50.

              NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - individual notes
    111     £20. note dated 16 Sep. 1959, AU. (SC631, cat.£220.)  ..                   ..               ..                    50.
              NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - groups of notes
    112     1959-68 attractive seln. comprising £5 (4) and £1 (4), all different at least by date, and all
              EF/Unc.                    ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    85.
    113     Three £1 notes; 1959 EF (SC601, £25.), 4.1.1966 about EF (SC602a, £12 ?), and 4.1.1968
              VF (SC603, £12 ?).  ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                    15.

              NORTH OF SCOTLAND & TOWN & COUNTRY BANK - individual notes
    114     £1 note dated 2 Mar. 1914. Complete with quite square corners, several strong folds (more
              obvious on reverse), several marks etc., so about VG/F. (SC 701a, cat. £320 for F.)                   50.

              NORTH OF SCOTLAND BANK LIMITED – individual notes
    115     £20 note dated 1 March 1934, EF. (SC716, cat.£450. for VF, therefore possibly £650. ?)      £200.
    116     £20 note dated 1 Jul. 1940, VF+. (SC717a, cat.£120+)   ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    117     £20 note dated 1 Jul. 1943, EF. (SC717b, cat.£200.)      ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    118     £20 note dated 1 Jul. 1943, VF. (SC717b, cat.£120.)      ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    119     £5 note dated 1 Mar. 1928, VF+. (SC714a, cat.£160.)   ..                   ..               ..                    60.
    120     £5 note dated 1 Mar. 1932, F. (SC714a, cat.£75. ?)        ..                   ..               ..                    20.
    121     £5 note dated 1 Jul. 1943, EF (hint of discolouration along top edge). (SC715b, cat.£240.)          60.
    122     £5 note dated 1 Jul. 1944. EF. (SC715b, cat.£240.)        ..                   ..               ..                    65.
    123     £1 note dated 1 Mar 1926, hand signed p. Accountant, about F. (SC710a, cat.£160.)                 50.
    124     £1 note dated 1 Mar. 1928, VF+. (SC711a, cat.£85.)     ..                   ..               ..                    30.
    125     £1 note dated 1 Mar. 1935, EF. (SC711b, cat.£150.)      ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    126     £1 note dated 1 July 1945, Unc. (SC712b, cat.£60. for EF, therefore possibly £80. ?)                 24.

              NORTH OF SCOTLAND BANK LIMITED - groups of notes
    127     £1 1.3.1932 F (SC711a, £40 ?), and £1 1.7.1940 VF (SC712a, £35.) ..               ..                    20.

    128     Two £1 notes, dated 1.7.1939 AU, and 1.7.1945 EF.      ..                   ..               ..                    30.

              ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND - individual notes
    129     £20 note dated 1 May 1957 (serial G52/358), about EF (two vertical folds and couple of
              other minor creases). (SC811d, cat.£380. for EF)            ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    130     A virtually identical note. (Serial G52/354)       ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    131     £5 note dated 3 Jan. 1938, VF. (SC806b, cat. "from £240.)                 ..               ..                    80.
    132     £5 note dated 1 Jul 1952 Unc. (SC807a, cat.£140.)         ..                   ..               ..                    40.
    133     £5 note dated 1 July 1952, EF+. (SC807a, cat.£90 for EF, £140 for Unc.)            ..                    30.
    134     £5 note dated 1 Feb. 1954, almost EF. (SC807b, cat.£100. for EF)      ..               ..                    20.
    135     £5 note dated 1 Apr. 1955, Unc. (SC807c, cat.£140.)     ..                   ..               ..                    35.
    136     £5 note dated 1 Apr. 1961, AU. (SC807c, cat.£90. for EF, £140. for Unc.)          ..                    30.
    137     £5 note dated 2 Nov. 1964, EF. (SC808a, cat.£90.)        ..                   ..               ..                    24.
    138     £5 note dated 1 Nov. 1966, EF. (SC809, cat.£65.)          ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    139     "Square" £1 note dated 10 March 1917, VF (generally a fine and clean attractive note,
              though with several folds). (SC801b, cat.£180. for F, £360. for EF, therefore possibly
              £270. ?) ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    140     "Square" £1 note dated 24 March 1921, VF (similar condition to the previous lot).
              (SC801c, cat.£160. for F, £320. for EF, therefore possibly £240. ?)     ..               ..                    80.
    141     "Square" £1 note dated 20 Feb. 1922, F. (SC801c, cat.£160.)             ..               ..                    45.
    142     £1 note dated 30 Nov. 1927, EF. (SC802b, cat.£120.)    ..                   ..               ..                    35.
              ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - individual notes
    143     £1 note dated 5 Jan 1972 showing an offset on the reverse of the serial numbers and sig-
              nature, F. (SC815 variety)            ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                      5.
    144     £100 note dated 3 Jan 1985 about EF (SC881 £400.), plus 1977-85 £20, £10, £5, and £1 of
              same design series VF to Unc.      ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £160.
              ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND (and Limited) - groups of notes

    145     1931-99 selection comprising £1 (15), £5 (3), and £10 (3), F to Unc.   ..            90.
    146     1935-67 fine selection of twelve £1 notes, all of different dates, mainly EF or Unc. 80.
    147     Two of £1 notes 19.3.1969 (one Unc., other EF), plus one £5 note 19.3.1969 Unc.                     20.

              UNION BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - individual notes.
    148     £20 note dated 19 Jun. 1951, VF. (SC933, cat.£350.)     ..                   ..               ..                    90.
    149     £5 note dated 1 August 1914, VF+ (fine and fresh, no physical faults, clean, several folds
              and creases mainly vertical but none unsightly). (SC911, cat.£850. for VF.              ..                £240.
    150     £5 note dated 30 January 1943, EF. (SC912e, cat.£350.) ..                   ..               ..                £100.
    151     £5 note dated 3 May 1949, EF (Unc. but for two small corner creases). (SC912f, cat.£350.
              for EF)   ..                 ..                 ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £120.
    152     £5 note dated 3 Nov. 1952, Unc. (SC913a, cat.£130. for EF, therefore perhaps £180. ?)            45.
    153     £1 note dated 10 Jul. 1939, Unc. (SC903d, cat.£55. for EF, therefore possibly £80. ?)                24.
    154     £1 note dated 1 Jun. 1948, EF. (SC903e, cat.£55.)          ..                   ..               ..                    15.
    155     £1 note dated 1 Jun. 1954, VF+. (SC904b, cat.£80. for VF)                ..               ..                    22.
              UNION BANK OF SCOTLAND LIMITED - groups of notes.
    156     Three £1 notes (1933, 1945, 1950), two £5 (1947, 1953), and one £20 (1951). Poor to VF.      65.
    157     Three £1 notes - 2.4.1930 VF, 5.10.1934 VF/EF, and 17.10.1949 EF.                 ..                    40.

There are more illustrations available through our website at www.stamp-shop.com/images.html, and we are willing to consider adding more images of selected lots if requested.

A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.

               
           OTHER BRITISH ISLES
              BANK OF ENGLAND - groups of notes
    158     Approx. 1961-88 selection comprising 10/- (2), £1 (10), £5 (5), £10 (2), and £20 (2). Mainly
              EF/Unc., some a little poorer.       ..                 ..               ..                   ..               ..                £110.
              BANK OF ENGLAND - individual notes
    159     "White Fiver" £5 note dated 14 Jan. 1956, prefix B84A, generally EF (horizontal, and two
              vertical, folds, otherwise almost Unc.). (BE96b, £120.)     ..                   ..               ..                    30.
              JERSEY
    160     Three different £1 notes and one 10/-, approx. 1963-93.  ..                   ..               ..                      6.
              TREASURY NOTES
    161     February 1923 Second Fisher Issue £1 note, prefix M1 over 42 followed by "No." (round
              dot) and six digit serial, VF/EF. (TR18b, cat.£65./£130.)  ..                   ..            26.

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Keep your options open when bidding. Remember other people probably like the same items ! 
So don't set your heart on the one fine and scarce note, find yourself outbid, without having considered
the purchase of the "second-best" example.
Remember that if you cannot attend in person, you can still give alternative bids, or state an overall spending limit.

All notes, comments, and instructions in the Stamps and Collectables Auction catalogue for the same date also refer to this sale.

A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.

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A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (vat-inclusive) will be added to all sale prices.

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NORMAL BIDDING STEPS
We list here our normal bid steps for your information. This may be of help to bidders who are unable to
attend the sale, as any written bids received which do not fit our normal pattern would usually be taken
down to the next normal step. (We keep to these increments as much as possible, but do sometimes
change if circumstances make it desirable.)
Up to £20, bids are in £1 steps.                From £20 to £30, bids are in £2 steps.
>From £30 to £50, bids are in £2 or £3 steps (i.e. £30, £32, £35, £38, £40, £42, £45, £48, £50).
>From £50 to £100 in £5 steps.                           From £100 to £200, bids are in £10 steps.
>From £200 to £300, bids are in £20 steps.
>From £300 to £500, bids are in £20 or £30, and above this in 5% to 10% steps.

Abbreviations; a list of abbreviations and symbols used is from time to time included in the auction catalogue. We suggest that you keep a copy for future reference.
m./u.m. mounted/unmounted mint                                  accum.             accumulation
l.m.m.               lightly mounted mint                              colln.                collection

g./f.u.                good/fine used                                      seln.                 selection
v.f.u.                 very fine used                                       pmk.                postmark
FDC                first day cover                                       cat.                   catalogue price

PSB                 prestige stamp booklet                           PNC               philatelic numismatic cover
s.t.c.                 stated to catalogue (by vendor)             m.s.                  miniature sheet
S.o.W.             “Stamps of the World” catalogue          inc.                   including
                    Smaller bid steps accepted                    PTSA               priced to sell at
c.d.s.                circular datestamp                                 bkt.                  booklet               
Ä   lot not being taken to auction room
lvs.                   album leaves                                         p.stat.               postal stationery
c.                     circa (usually approximate quantity)       
o or þ or þ     earlier viewing of lot on auction day

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            In Person. This is a public auction, and bids are made in the traditional manners.
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            We normally confirm receipt of email bids within 24 hours (not on the Sunday before the auction,
and usually within one hour on the auction day)

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We have negotiated good rates with our bank, and are able to absorb the bank charges for this service ourselves, and therefore there is no additional charge for the use of this facility, as long as postal bidders give us their details in advance of posting. Only for postal buyers where card details are given after posting, we will charge 1.9% extra (Visa/MasterCard) or 18p (Maestro and Delta), plus cost of posting receipt slip.



VIEWING
; please note that lots can normally be viewed in our shop during the one week prior to the auction. It is sometimes possible to view auction lots outside the normal times, but this must be by special arrangement.
 
 


BID FORM - Sale Date 29 September 2008

to Robert Murray,
 5 & 6 Inverleith Gardens,
 Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5PU

Please bid on my behalf for the undermentioned lots, up to the limits stated. I understand that lots will be purchased as cheaply as other bids, or reserves, if any, permit. My bids are in pounds sterling, and exclude the buyer's premium of 10%, which will be added to any purchases.

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FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS; Our next stamp auction will be on 10 November 2008. 
This auction is conducted according to the "Philatelic Auctioneers Standard Terms and Conditions of Sale" (available if requested).
A Buyer’s Premium of 10% (inclusive of global v.a.t.) will be added to the sale price of all lots.
Postal Bidders should remember that they may give alternative bids, or state a total spending limit.
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Successful postal bidders should note that postage stamps are not an acceptable means of paying your account.
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The telephone number at the Stewart’s-Melville Pavilion is  0131 551 2331 (mobile 07974 962649).
 Open Bids ("Buy Bids") are not normally accepted. If such bids are made, they will be taken to mean a bid of ten times the printed estimate.
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