May Collectors Choice Sale closing live at StacksBowers.com on May 16, are
featured two important pieces of paper money from South Africa. Lot 72357 is a
Pick 39, South Africa Treasury 1 Pond, with an 1872 date, in a PCGS 62 holder.
Not many issued notes are known, and we have not handled any like this one.
This medium-large sized, green colored piece is in excellent condition for the
type. It has black arms at center, handwritten signatures and partial
72357 is one of the highlights of our May Collectors Choice Online Auction.
This Nationale Bank Pick 48a 1 Pond from 1899 is in a PCGS VF 25 holder. This
important piece is the first of the type we have handled, and there are none on
the PMG population report. This extremely rare note is free of any net
comments, and displays excellent detail overall, especially for the grade.
Manuscript signatures and a partially handwritten date of 1899 can be observed
in the appropriate panels. President Paul Kruger is pictured at left. A
watermark of the bank name can be seen when the note is held against the light.
It carries an estimate of $6,000 to $7,000.
additional information on these or any other items in the sale, or to register
to bid, please contact [email protected]. You may also register
and bid on our website or via our mobile app. The sale will close live on May 16,
beginning at 9:00 AM PDT. To consign to our next World paper money auction,
please contact [email protected].