RCNA Sale Ottawa

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We are thrilled to have been awarded the RCNA auction, the second of our “triplet” sales for 2016. Ottawa is full of history and we have attempted to make this offering an historic event to suit the venue. There are numismatic treasures not seen for generations and you are invited to participate. We thank our many consignors who have placed their trust in us once again.


Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out following the RCNA Convention. Visit gbellauctions.com to view a digital copy of the catalogue for this sale.
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Banque Canadienne Nationale $20, 19251542 - Banque Canadienne Nationale $20, 1925
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Banque Canadienne Nationale $20, 1925 - CH 85-10-06. Faces up like a nice fine. BCS VG10. S/N: 215641/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Bank of Clifton $1, 18591543 - Bank of Clifton $1, 1859
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Bank of Clifton $1, 1859 - CH 125-10-04-02. Unc. 60, original. S/N: 8114/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Commercial Bank $2 (10 Shillings), 18371544 - Commercial Bank $2 (10 Shillings), 1837
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Commercial Bank $2 (10 Shillings), 1837 - CH 145-10-02-04. A spurious bank. PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ. S/N:121/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Dominion Bank $5, 19051545 - Dominion Bank $5, 1905
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Dominion Bank $5, 1905 - CH 220-16-08. Pressed Fine. S/N: 367299/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Dominion Bank $5, 19051546 - Dominion Bank $5, 1905
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Dominion Bank $5, 1905 - CH 220-16-10. F+ with rust stain on back. A pleasing example of an earlier issue from this Toronto bank with lovely vignettes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Dominion Bank $10, 19311547 - Dominion Bank $10, 1931
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Dominion Bank $10, 1931 - CH 220-24-08. Amazing Colours with the map of Canada on back, difficult to improve upon. S/N: 140816/A.
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Dominion Bank $10, 19311548 - Dominion Bank $10, 1931
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Dominion Bank $10, 1931 - CH 220-24-08. Although not comparable to the last, better than most. S/N: 146168/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Dominion Bank $100, 1931 - Trophy Note1549 - Dominion Bank $100, 1931 - Trophy Note
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Dominion Bank $100, 1931 - Trophy Note - CH 220-24-14. EF. The finest example available. Charlton states "The $100 is quite rare with only seve...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold for (12,000.00 + 2,400.00) x 1 = 14,400.00
 
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Exchange Bank of Canada $5 - Aylmer O/P, 18721550 - Exchange Bank of Canada $5 - Aylmer O/P, 1872
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Exchange Bank of Canada $5 - Aylmer O/P, 1872 - CH 245-10-04b. "AYLMER" overprinted twice in blue. Very rare with only 2 on the registry. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (3,100.00 + 620.00) x 1 = 3,720.00
 
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The Farmers J.S. Banking Co. $10, 18_1551 - The Farmers J.S. Banking Co. $10, 18_
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The Farmers J.S. Banking Co. $10, 18_ - CH 285-10-02R. A Remainder. AU, previously mounted.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (145.00 + 29.00) x 1 = 174.00
 
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The Halifax Banking Co. $5, 1887 Issue1552 - The Halifax Banking Co. $5, 1887 Issue
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The Halifax Banking Co. $5, 1887 Issue - CH 325-22-02-02BP. A Back Proof in brown tint on card. 1/3" off the lower right corner.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Bank of Hamilton $5, 19041553 - Bank of Hamilton $5, 1904
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Bank of Hamilton $5, 1904 - CH 340-18-02. Afine, half inch tear at left and little graffiti on back. Queen Alexandra seated on throne. Only 18 on the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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Banque Hochelaga $5, 1874 - Unique Trophy Note1554 - Banque Hochelaga $5, 1874 - Unique Trophy Note
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Banque Hochelaga $5, 1874 - Unique Trophy Note - CH 360-10-06. PMG Very Fine 25 NET, noted previously mounted, tear. S/N: E10575/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 35,000.00 | Estimates : 35,000.00 - 40,000.00
 
 
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Imperial Bank $10, 19101555 - Imperial Bank $10, 1910
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Imperial Bank $10, 1910 - CH 375-12-10. Impressive Queen Alexandra vignette with yellow-brown back variation. Bold signatures, difficult to improve up
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold for (6,000.00 + 1,200.00) x 1 = 7,200.00
 
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International Bank of Canada $5, 18581556 - International Bank of Canada $5, 1858
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International Bank of Canada $5, 1858 - CH 380-10-08-16. Brown Protector. AU, paper clip rust stain. Signed J.R. Fitch. Ink through paper at signature
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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International Bank of Canada $5, 18581557 - International Bank of Canada $5, 1858
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International Bank of Canada $5, 1858 - CH 380-10-10-16. Red Protector. AU, paper clip rust stain. Signed J.R. Fitch. Small Blue S/N: 11668/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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The Kingston Bank $5, 18__1558 - The Kingston Bank $5, 18__
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The Kingston Bank $5, 18__ - CH 395-10-02R. BCS VF25. Remainder with blue signatures, this is a phantom bank.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Molsons Bank $20, 1904 - Trophy Note1559 - Molsons Bank $20, 1904 - Trophy Note
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Molsons Bank $20, 1904 - Trophy Note - CH 490-26-10. PMG Choice Unc. 64 EPQ. Beautiful Steam Sailing Ship Vignette. 19 on the CPMS registry and none b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 18,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold for (16,000.00 + 3,200.00) x 1 = 19,200.00
 
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Molsons Bank $5, 19081560 - Molsons Bank $5, 1908
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Molsons Bank $5, 1908 - CH 490-30-02. Pressed Fine. S/N: 103741/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $1, 1859 - Discovery Note1561 - Bank of Montreal $1, 1859 - Discovery Note
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Bank of Montreal $1, 1859 - Discovery Note - CH 505-30-04-02. A rare specimen that attracts those willing to sacrifice grade for scarcity,  Afi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold for (5,250.00 + 1,050.00) x 1 = 6,300.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5, 19231562 - Bank of Montreal $5, 1923
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1923 - CH 505-56-02. Bold VF, paper has lots of crispness. S/N: 3897543/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5, 19231563 - Bank of Montreal $5, 1923
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1923 - CH 505-56-02. Solid VF, lightly pressed, few stains. S/N: 3701113/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 19231564 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1923
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1923 - CH 505-56-04. Fresh VF, nice match for above lot. S/N: 479991/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 180.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $20, 19231565 - Bank of Montreal $20, 1923
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Bank of Montreal $20, 1923 - CH 505-56-06. VF, graffiti "M" on front. S/N: 530442/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 180.00
Sold for (115.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 138.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5, 19311566 - Bank of Montreal $5, 1931
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Bank of Montreal $5, 1931 - CH 505-58-02. Pressed EF. S/N: 319213/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 19311567 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1931
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1931 - CH 505-58-04. Lightly pressed VF. S/N: 058238/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 19351568 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1935
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1935 - CH 505-60-04. CCCS EF-40. S/N: 046903/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 180.00
Sold for (105.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 126.00
 
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Lot of Two 1938 Bank of Montreal $5 & $20 Notes1569 - Lot of Two 1938 Bank of Montreal $5 & $20 Notes
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Lot of Two 1938 Bank of Montreal $5 & $20 Notes - CH 505-62-02 & 505-62-06. Both are lightly pressed but retain firmness to the paper. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. One Pound. Issues of 1838-18591570 - The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. One Pound. Issues of 1838-1859
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. One Pound. Issues of 1838-1859 - CH-515-12-22P. AU. Black and White Face Proof on card. Two circular punch holes a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (625.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Two Pounds. Issues of 1838-18591571 - The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Two Pounds. Issues of 1838-1859
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Two Pounds. Issues of 1838-1859 - CH-515-12-32P. AU. Black and White Face Proof and a Back Proof, both on cards. T
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Ten Pounds. Issues of 1838-18591572 - The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Ten Pounds. Issues of 1838-1859
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Ten Pounds. Issues of 1838-1859 - CH-515-12-50P. AU. Black and White Face Proof and a Back Proof, both on cards.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Twenty Five Pounds. Issues of 1838-18591573 - The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Twenty Five Pounds. Issues of 1838-1859
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The Bank of New Brunswick St. John. Twenty Five Pounds. Issues of 1838-1859 - CH-515-12-60P. AU. Black and White Face Proof and a Back Proof on cards.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,550.00 + 310.00) x 1 = 1,860.00
 
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Bank of Nova Scotia $5, 19081574 - Bank of Nova Scotia $5, 1908
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Bank of Nova Scotia $5, 1908 - CH 550-28-12. Nice Fine, paper still retains a bit of firmness. S/N:1681686/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 19181575 - Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 1918
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Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 1918 - CH 550-28-16.Pressed F/VF. Fabulous Dory Vignette. Only 36 on the registry. S/N: 185757/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (675.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 810.00
 
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Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 19181576 - Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 1918
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Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 1918 - CH 550-28-16. Bottom left corner removed, otherwise a good. 36 on the registry. S/N: 365025/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 19291577 - Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 1929
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Bank of Nova Scotia $20, 1929 - CH 550-28-22. PMG Very Fine 20. Popular Dory Vignette. S/N: 479205/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,400.00 - 1,600.00
Sold for (675.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 810.00
 
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Bank of Nova Scotia $5, 19351578 - Bank of Nova Scotia $5, 1935
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Bank of Nova Scotia $5, 1935 - CH 550-36-02. Lighlty pressed VF, nice crisp note with bold colours, appears better. S/N: 1660584.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 225.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Bank of Nova Scotia $10, 19351579 - Bank of Nova Scotia $10, 1935
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Bank of Nova Scotia $10, 1935 - CH 550-36-02. BCS UNC 60 Original. S/N: 930036.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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La Banque du Peuple $5, 18381580 - La Banque du Peuple $5, 1838
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La Banque du Peuple $5, 1838 - CH-575-12-02BP. An uncut sheet of two Back Proofs. (The top two of a sheet of four). On Card. Large upper margin with n
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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La Banque du Peuple Five Shillings. One Pound. 184_1581 - La Banque du Peuple Five Shillings. One Pound. 184_
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La Banque du Peuple Five Shillings. One Pound. 184_ - CH-575-16-02-04P. Chip at top center, stained. EF. Black and White Face Proof on card. Four circ
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Pictou Bank $10 Remainder, 18821582 - Pictou Bank $10 Remainder, 1882
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Pictou Bank $10 Remainder, 1882 - CH 595-10-10R. G/VG, graffiti on back. Mining and sailing ship scene. Rarely seen issued or remaider. S/N: 24998/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 600.00
Sold for (825.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 990.00
 
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La Banque Provinciale du Canada $5, 19001583 - La Banque Provinciale du Canada $5, 1900
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La Banque Provinciale du Canada $5, 1900 - CH 615-10-02. G/VG. La Banque Provinciale Du Canada originally opened under the name La Banque Jacques Cart
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (5,250.00 + 1,050.00) x 1 = 6,300.00
 
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Royal Bank of Canada $5, 19131584 - Royal Bank of Canada $5, 1913
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Royal Bank of Canada $5, 1913 - CH 630-12-04. EF, some soiling on back. Signed Neill, left. CBNC imprint. S/N: 4248030/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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Royal Bank of Canada $10, 19131585 - Royal Bank of Canada $10, 1913
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Royal Bank of Canada $10, 1913 - CH 630-12-08. Fine. Popular Battleship note. S/N:1687520/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 750.00
Sold for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Royal Bank of Canada $10, 19131586 - Royal Bank of Canada $10, 1913
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Royal Bank of Canada $10, 1913 - CH 630-12-10. F/VF. Popular Battleship note. S/N: 1148508/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,150.00
Sold for (525.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 630.00
 
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Royal Bank of Canada $20, 19271587 - Royal Bank of Canada $20, 1927
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Royal Bank of Canada $20, 1927 - CH 630-14-12. Fresh VF, nice bold colour. S/N: 461408/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold for (230.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 276.00
 
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Royal Bank of Canada $5 & $10, 19351588 - Royal Bank of Canada $5 & $10, 1935
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Royal Bank of Canada $5 & $10, 1935 - CH 630-18-02a. & 630-18-04a. Both lightly pressed VF. S/N: 2000822/B & S/N:1284735/B respectively....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 275.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Royal Bank of Canada $5, 19431589 - Royal Bank of Canada $5, 1943
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Royal Bank of Canada $5, 1943 - CH 630-20-02. Crisp VF. This series is more difficult than the more common '35 issue. S/N: 094816/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 225.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Summerside Bank $5, 1872 - Unique Trophy Note1590 - Summerside Bank $5, 1872 - Unique Trophy Note
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Summerside Bank $5, 1872 - Unique Trophy Note - CH 705-12-06 PMG VG10. Edge tears. This note is unique - the only known note of its kind. The Summersi
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 34,000.00 | Estimates : 35,000.00 - 45,000.00
 
 
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Bank of Toronto $50, 1920 - Trophy Note1591 - Bank of Toronto $50, 1920 - Trophy Note
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Bank of Toronto $50, 1920 - Trophy Note - CH 715-22-76.  The highest denomination issued by this bank. PCGS Choice New 63PPQ, the finest known....
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 22,000.00 | Estimates : 25,000.00 - 35,000.00
 
 
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