### Lavery Irish Free State pre-production proofs

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**06 May 2017 18:30**A few partial proof printings of the first run of Irish Free State Legal Tender Notes.

There are few examples of proofs of early Irish Government notes to be found in collecting circles. De La Rue printer's specimens are relatively common, but actual production proofs like those shown below are quite scarce.

Irish Free State Lady Lavery One Pound proof.

Currency Commission Irish Free State Five Pound proof ca1928.

Currency Commission Irish Free State £10 note proof ca1928.

There are few examples of proofs of early Irish Government notes to be found in collecting circles. De La Rue printer's specimens are relatively common, but actual production proofs like those shown below are quite scarce.

Irish Free State Lady Lavery One Pound proof.

Currency Commission Irish Free State Five Pound proof ca1928.

Currency Commission Irish Free State £10 note proof ca1928.