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National Bank of Scotland £1 1879 enamel badge

Posted: 16 Oct 2016 18:56
by Mac
Enamel pin badge featuring £1 note National Bank of Scotland, 11 Nov 1879.
Three attachment varieties known.
Two image varieties known.

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Re: National Bank of Scotland £1 1879 enamel badge

Posted: 10 Dec 2016 23:43
by Mac
I found an image of an actual note depicted on the badge. I have been looking for one for a while.
Although dated a bit later, this note is of a similar design. The actual note is worth around £1,500.

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National Bank of Scotland One Pound 15 May 1890

Re: National Bank of Scotland £1 1879 enamel badge

Posted: 19 Aug 2020 21:12
by Mac
National Bank of Scotland enamel cufflinks.
These were made in France ca1880.

A pair of these appeared recently, offered as cufflinks. They have a fastener similar to that on other enamel banknotes, notably the pair of enamel US banknotes which were also seen recently.

As more enamel banknotes are recorded, we learn more about them.
They appear to have been used as brooches/badges, cuff links and pendants, though the examples seen as pendants may have been later modifications of brooches.

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