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    Rare British Colonial Gilbert and Ellice Islands £1

    Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony £1 1.1.1942 Pick 5
    A very rare type issued as an emergency effort by the British administration during World War II. We last handled an example like this in 2005, where a Fine note sold for $5,750. This note with its much better embossed seal is expected to bring more, but will keep a lower estimate for the benefit of collectors. PCGS Apparent Extremely Fine 40, small tear.
    From The Ruth W. Hill Collection


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    24th-28th Thursday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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