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Bank: The Union Bank of Australasia.
Denomination: One Pound.
Year of Issue: 1877.
Banknote Type: Uniface B&W Specimen, Unadopted issue.Chalon portrait of Queen Victoria of the obverse left side. Printer Skipper&East. London.
This is the only specimen in the Union Bank history 1837-1951, that was an Unadopted specimen, the rarity of the banknote includes this fact, in addition to being totally untrimmed, as this banknote was rejected on design and meant only for the Union Bank archives.
Source Renniks 25th edition Banknote/Coin Catalogue 2014 Page 175. MVR-
A wonderful addition to a collector or investor, it is a standalone banknote, due to these specific historical facts, In Renniks 25th edition it is given its own individual segment. Of course one only in stock.
Historical information can be viewed @ Renniks 25th edition Banknote/Coin Catalogue 2014. Page 175. MRV2c. or Books of Issue a complete glossary of the history of Australian Pre Federation Banknotes-author M Vort Ronald @ www.therightnote.com.au home page-Books for Sale Price $65.00. while stocks last.
Pre-Federation Notes On Sale