Gavels n Paddles: Palestine £5 banknote, $12,980, Archives Int'l

Gavels n Paddles: Palestine £5 banknote, $12,980, Archives Int'l

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A 1944 Palestine Currency Board  £5 note dated 1944, with rare F prefix, sold for $12,980 at a sale of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, Federal bonds and documents and security printing ephemera held March 10 by Archives International Auctions in Fort Lee, N.J. (www.ArchivesInternational.com). Also, a 1945 Lebanon Banque de Syrie et do Liban specimen for 25 Livres brought $2,950; and two Imperial Bank of Persia notes, for 1 Toman and 20 Toman, went for $3,304 and $7,965, respectively. Prices include an 18 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels n Paddles: Palestine  £5 banknote, $12,980, Archives Int’l