A pair of notes that were issued in 1939 by the Palestine Currency
Board, denominated as 10 Palestine pounds and with sequential serial
numbers, sold individually for a total of $66,080 at a Nov. 4 auction
by Archives International Auctions.
Both notes were graded Choice Uncirculated 64 by Paper Money Guaranty.
The note offered as Lot 759, bearing serial number B416717, sold for
$31,860. The note sold as Lot 760, bearing serial number B416718,
realized $34,220. The prices include an 18 percent buyer’s fee.
The Nov. 4 auction was held at AIA’s offices in Fort Lee, N.J.
The firm is planning its fourth Hong Kong auction in January 2015,
as well as a late February 2015 auction at its New Jersey office.
For more information, telephone the firm at 201-944-4800, email
it or visit its website.
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