Northern Banking Company Notes Pre-1929

Banknotes issued by Joint Stock Banks prior to 1929
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That's a nice find! It is the second example of this date that has turned up. A few of these have surfaced over the past decade or so.
I will add this one to the Northern Listing on the main web site.
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Here is a £5 Northern Banking Company Ltd. proof note from 1892 with Belfast and Dublin as principal offices. Issued £5 notes of this type are known but rare. Reverse side printing was introduced for the £5 notes in 1908.
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One example of a uniface Northern Banking Company Limited £10 note with principal offices Belfast and Dublin has been reported. The note from 1905 and signed by M. Edwards is attached. The first date for reverse side printing of these notes was 1st July 1910.
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I remember this note coming up in auction around 20 years ago - Spink I think.
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Yes, I believe it was at a Spink auction and no sign of another example turning up since then !
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Duh, I see that I have it in the wrong place on the main website. Must move it...
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No example of an issued uniface £20 note with principal offices Belfast and Dublin, has been reported to date. However, proof notes are known; an example from ca. 1888 is attached. Although the switchover date to reverse printing for £20 notes cannot be determined from issued notes, a reverse proof with the date, 7th May 1909, suggests that the first date for reverse printing is 1st June 1909.
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