Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Palestine banknotes, $66,080, Archives Int’l
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A pair of rare and high-grade 1939 sequential banknotes from the Palestine Currency Board, each in the amount of 10 Palestine Pounds, sold for a combined $66,080 (34,220 and $31,860, one shown) at a two-day, three-session auction held Oct. 25 (in New York City) and Nov. 4 (in Fort Lee, N.J.) by Archives International Auctions, based in Fort Lee. Also, an 1862 uncut pair of Assistant Treasurer of the U.S. gold coin certificates went for $16,815; and a Grover Cleveland Indian Peace Medal hit $2,950. Prices include an 18 percent buyer’s premium.