Renniks Number: R21f.
Banknote Description: Australian Pre Decimal Banknote. King George V. Circa: 1918.
Denomination: One Pound.
Circa: 1918. With suffix letters- A-O. Part of the first Australian banknote issues. 1914-1918.
Historical Notation: The last of the large paper banknotes. Originally designed 184BY92mm based on measurement from The English Sterling Pound.
Over the 4 years of printing, Australian consumers disliked the size, the bulk of such banknotes.
The banknotes could only be placed in bill folds if folded BY4, a totally unmanageable sized banknote. They did not pass “ The Pub Test”
A newer and smaller design was introduced in 1923 with signatures Millers/Collins.
RR: $1750.00. Source: Renniks 30th edition.2020.
Sale Price: $1250.00.
Grade: Fine. The banknote has all reasonable edges. The are repairs which are visible from TRN full pictorial scans. As a filler or a first time buyer, I would highly recommend this for purchase.
From the Treasure Trove of TRN in 2021.