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1928 Lavery notes

Post by billyf1 » 24 Oct 2019 08:10

I’m not sure this warrants a whole topic by itself, but here is a £5 note from 1928.

I don’t see them often at all, myself.

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If you have any other examples of these early date notes, I’d love to see them.

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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by DOC » 24 Oct 2019 20:07

Nice note. It appears to be part of a short run. Here is the previous number !
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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by billyf1 » 24 Oct 2019 21:05

That's brilliant! Does that note have pinholes too (not that it would bother anyone too much - but would be interesting if they were stored together for some time). Interesting and funny that they're in sequence!

Sold to me by a chap in Spain.

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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by DOC » 24 Oct 2019 22:42

Not sure about the pinholes as I don't own the note :)

The first date, 10.9.28, is also sought after by collectors.
Difficult to obtain in high grade. The example attached is interesting as it bears the first prefix, T/01.
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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by Mac » 27 Oct 2019 20:01

There is a small run in sequence of the 23.10.28 fivers with the two pin holes.
I have one in my own set, and a scan of at least one other example. I'll dig out pics of both and post them.
They are nice examples of the note, among the best I have seen for the date.

There is also a small sequential run of 10.9.28 fivers in AU-UNC condition, without pin holes. At least one of them has been pressed (can't imagine why some cretin would press an AU grade note), and another example which has mulberry serials is a fresh original note.

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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by Mac » 27 Oct 2019 20:21

Here are two of the 10.9.28 notes.
T04 009005 has been washed and ironed.
T04 009001 is probably ok as its corners appear to be slightly grubby.

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I'll have to look for the scans of the other notes.

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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by Mac » 27 Oct 2019 21:00

£5 note 23.10.28, number 067909. this note was in a US auction in 2007.
It is (or was then) a fresh original example.
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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by DOC » 28 Oct 2019 15:13

That looks like a really nice fresh note.

Interesting to hear that you have observed a 1928 £5 with mulberry serials. That is an unusual and rare note !

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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by billyf1 » 28 Oct 2019 22:23

Mac wrote:
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£5 note 23.10.28, number 067909. this note was in a US auction in 2007.
It is (or was then) a fresh original example.
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This looks like the note that I have. I.e. the very same one. The links to the 2007 auction would hardly exist today?
Thanks!

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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by Mac » 29 Oct 2019 10:39

Heh, I didn't notice that it was your one!
It was likely in Heritage Auctions or Lynn Knight back in 2007.

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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by DOC » 08 Dec 2019 13:16

Lady Lavery banknotes were first introduced in 1928 and as such the 1928 dates are very popular with collectors. Two dates are known for the 10 Shillings notes, 10.9.28 and 23.10.28, both with fractional prefix. Here is a nice example of a first date, first prefix (A/01) 10 Shillings note which adds further to the collector interest.
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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by DOC » 04 Jan 2020 17:21

Here is an example of a Lady Lavery 10 shillings note with the date, 23.10.28. This second date of the Series appears to be of higher scarcity than the first date, 10.9.28.
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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by DOC » 19 Jan 2020 10:59

If you are looking for an example of a 1928 Lady Lavery note, the £1 denomination is probably the most affordable. The prefix range for the first date, 10.9.28, is H/01 to H/30. The first prefix seldom turns up for sale and is very difficult to obtain.
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Re: 1928 Lavery notes

Post by Mac » 22 Jan 2020 16:49

That's a nice pair of 10.9.28 £1 notes!

Here is £5 note 23.10.28, number T/09 067910. That gives us three in sequence: 067908; 67909; 067910.
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