South African banknote, $10,620, Archives Int’l
Gavels ‘n’ Paddles
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
An early 20th century South African color trial specimen banknote in a 20-pound denomination, printed in blue with gold underprint and in Choice AU condition, sold for $10,620 at an auction held Apr. 16 by Archives International Auctions, based in Fort Lee, N.J. Also, a 1918 Australian 10-Shilling issued banknote, one of only five known, climbed to $7,080; a 1930 issued banknote from the Bahamas in Choice VF35 condition realized $5,610; and an unusual 1919 Kingdom of Yugoslavian 10 Dinara note hit $5,190. Prices include an 18 percent buyer’s premium.