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Estimate: 5'000 USD   |   Starting price: 2'500 USD Price realized: 8'400 USD
East Africa Currency Board 10,000 Shillings = 500 Pounds 15.12.1921 Pick 19 Face Proof Essay Design and Back Artist Essay. ... (Total: 2 notes)
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Choice Uncirculated 64
East Africa Currency Board 10,000 Shillings = 500 Pounds 15.12.1921 Pick 19 Face Proof Essay Design and Back Artist Essay. These very rare Face and Back Thomas de la Rue Essays are of the highest denomination for the Mombasa first issue. The face grades PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 and it is partially hand drawn and colored. The back is PMG About Uncirculated 55 and sports a vignette of a lion on the prowl. Both sides are mounted separately on board within recessed windows. Only a couple of auction appearances have occurred for this Pick number in all forms that we know about and those were both in 2013. A pair of Face and Back Essays brought almost $5,900 and a Specimen closed at almost $21,400 during that year. That makes us confident in our estimate of... From the Feeling Good CollectionHID07501242017

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