Proofs of B Series banknotes

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Proofs of B Series banknotes

Post by Mac » 26 Aug 2018 17:47

Here is a Series B Twenty Pound partial proof, which will be in the October DNW auction.

B Series proofs are seldom seen.
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Ireland 20 Pounds Yeats proof

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Re: Proofs of B Series banknotes

Post by DOC » 28 Aug 2018 22:30

Interesting to see the initial design with the 1979 date and without the underprint. I wonder if they ever experimented with colour trials?

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Re: Proofs of B Series banknotes

Post by Mac » 29 Aug 2018 00:04

I think the colours may have been chosen early on for Series B notes, as far back as 1973 when the first designs were submitted.

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Re: Proofs of B Series banknotes

Post by ThePloughman » 04 Sep 2018 00:06

Nice.
There's something wierd going on with the color of the signatures and the £20 on the face. It's lighter than normal.

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