24th Oct, 2023 12:00

Bank Note Auction - Part One

  Lot 194


Palestine Currency Board

Sold for £32,000
Estimated at £800 - £1,200

Palestine Currency Board, an original hand drawn design essay for the face of a £50 note, dated 1927 on the design, produced by Bradbury Wilkinson, the design in pencil, ink and watercolour measures 10.2cms x 19.2cms, on paper applied to card and framed by a card overlay, the card also has a tracing paper design overlay to the front that was never used, the card frame also bears a Bradbury Wilkinson & Co Ltd Label to the bottom left corner, and some print to the bottom right corner stating ''ROUGH DESIGN'' DAMASCUS GATE, the back of the frame is date stamped '14 Dec 1920', overall in very good condition