Spring Sale 2020

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Welcome to the exciting Spring Sale 2020!

The Auction takes place at 6pm on Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings, April 30th, May 1st & May 2nd, with lot viewing taking place during the day, 10am-4:30pm, by Appointment.

Internet, Phone, Fax, eMail, Mail, and Living Online Bidding.

Contact us to order your copy of the beautiful catalogue of items in this sale.

Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out after all sessions of the Spring Sale have concluded.

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Alberta Prosperity Certificate $1, 1936956 - Alberta Prosperity Certificate $1, 1936
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CH-A1. Fine with four stamps. S/N:A106759.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Municipal Depression Scrip - Lot of 6957 - Municipal Depression Scrip - Lot of 6
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Chicoutimi Quebec. Includes: DE-020-1c, VF. Secours Directs, .25 Bon pour Vetements, nourriture or chauffage. S/N:12216. DE-020-5e, VF with some damag
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 465.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Municipal Depression Scrip - Town of Orillia958 - Municipal Depression Scrip - Town of Orillia
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CH DE-130-1a. VF. Good for Five Cents. Co-operative purchasing relief scrip. S/N:1683.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (105.00 + 21.00) x 1 = 126.00
 
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Champlain & St. Lawrence Rail Road Remainder Set.959 - Champlain & St. Lawrence Rail Road Remainder Set.
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CH-QC80-12-02R, QC80-12-04R, QC80-12-06R. All three are AU.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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CUVILLIER & SONS. Montreal, Lower Canada. 3 Pence/Six Sous960 - CUVILLIER & SONS. Montreal, Lower Canada. 3 Pence/Six Sous
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CH-QC105-10-02R. Remainder in uncirculated condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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CUVILLIER & SONS. Montreal, Lower Canada, 18_ $5, Cinq Piastres961 - CUVILLIER & SONS. Montreal, Lower Canada, 18_ $5, Cinq Piastres
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CH QC105-14-06R. EF. Remainder.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Board of Police, Cobourg Ten Shillings, 1848962 - Board of Police, Cobourg Ten Shillings, 1848
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CH MU-5. AU. S/N:1233.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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District of Wellington Guelph, $1/5 shillings, 1848963 - District of Wellington Guelph, $1/5 shillings, 1848
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CH MU-6. Nice AU. S/N:505.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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District of Wellington Guelph, $1/5 shillings, 1848964 - District of Wellington Guelph, $1/5 shillings, 1848
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CH MU-6. Nice AU with stain at bottom. S/N:575.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Canadian Scrip - Lot of 3965 - Canadian Scrip - Lot of 3
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Clifton, New Brunswick, Read, Stevenson & Co, dated March 1st, 1876. One Dollar, VF. Shannon Livingstone & Co., St. John's, Newfoundland...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Schumann Piano Advertising Scrip966 - Schumann Piano Advertising Scrip
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Attractive Indian standing in a canoe vignette, produced in green by Sun Lith Co., Toronto. Stating "The Schumann Piano, The standard of excell...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Miscellaneous Scrip Lot967 - Miscellaneous Scrip Lot
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7 Pieces.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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The Bank of New Brunswick Wallet968 - The Bank of New Brunswick Wallet
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A real nice piece of New Brunswick banking history. We've only had one other in the past thirty years.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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Agricultural Bank $1, 1835969 - Agricultural Bank $1, 1835
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CH 20-12-02-02. VG with some pinholes. S/N:999/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Agricultural Bank $1, 1836970 - Agricultural Bank $1, 1836
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CH 20-12-02-04. VG, B in black stamped. S/N:450/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Agricultural Bank $2, 1837971 - Agricultural Bank $2, 1837
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CH 20-12-04-04. Fine. S/N:667/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Agricultural Bank $2, 1837972 - Agricultural Bank $2, 1837
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CH 20-12-04-04. VG. S/N:571/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Barclays Bank (Canada) $5, 1935973 - Barclays Bank (Canada) $5, 1935
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CH 30-12-20. Stevenson-Borden, VG/F. Top and bottom center splits, but overall a firm note. Ex. Jared Stapleton. S/N:D127754.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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Bank of Canada $5, 1 June 1823, Counterfeit974 - Bank of Canada $5, 1 June 1823, Counterfeit
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CH 70-13-30c. EF. All notes of this early bank are very scarce, with not more than ten examples of this counterfeit known at present. Reed & Sti...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1912, Black Check Letter975 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1912, Black Check Letter
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CH 75-14-14, Walker-Ireland, PCGS Very Fine 20. Ex Jared Stapleton. S/N:830159/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1917976 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1917
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CH 75-16-04-06a. "GENERAL MANAGER", Small Logan, Aird-Logan, PCGS Very Fine 30 PPQ. Ex Jared Stapleton. S/N:A044178/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold for (255.00 + 51.00) x 1 = 306.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1917977 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1917
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CH 75-16-04-06a. "GENERAL MANAGER", Small Logan, Aird-Logan, PCGS Very Fine 35 PPQ. Ex Jared Stapleton. S/N:780872/D
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 475.00 - 575.00
Sold for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1917978 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1917
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CH 75-16-04-12. "General Manager", Small Logan, Aird-Logan, Fine. Ex Jared Stapleton. S/N:484490/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 725.00
Sold for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1917979 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1917
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CH 75-16-04-12a. "GENERAL MANAGER", Small Logan, Aird-Logan, PCGS Very Fine 30. Ex Jared Stapleton. S/N:959555.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1917980 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $20, 1917
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CH 75-16-04-20a. "GENERAL MANAGER", Small Logan, Aird-Logan, VG edge splits and pencil. Ex Jared Stapleton. S/N:176657/B
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 275.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1935981 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $10, 1935
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CH 75-18-06. Fine. S/N:613350/D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1922. Barbados982 - Canadian Bank of Commerce $5, 1922. Barbados
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CH 75-20-04. Aird-various, PMG Choice Fine 15. A very attractive note with the green and salmon tint. 24 notes are known from an as yet unpublished CP
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (2,200.00) x 1 = 2,200.00
 
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Colonial Bank of Canada $2, 1859, Two Signatures983 - Colonial Bank of Canada $2, 1859, Two Signatures
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CH 130-10-02-04. Two Signatures Hopkins-Bettes, Serial Number note visible, check letter A, Abt. Good. First note seen by the collector with the Blue
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Commercial Bank of Newfoundland $20, 1888984 - Commercial Bank of Newfoundland $20, 1888
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CH 185-18-10, Carter-Cooke, BCS Fine 12. With only 15 notes recorded on the Canadian Paper Money Registry, this will be a prized addition to your coll
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 7,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold for (5,250.00) x 1 = 5,250.00
 
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Dominion Bank of Canada $10, 1910985 - Dominion Bank of Canada $10, 1910
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CH 220-18-06. PMG VF30. S/N:676788/B.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,800.00 - 1,850.00
Sold for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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The Dominion Bank $20, 1931986 - The Dominion Bank $20, 1931
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CH 220-24-10. Austin-Bogert, Very Fine with pen mark. Portraits of Austin and Bogert on the front of the note. The $20's from 1931 series are mo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,400.00
Sold for (675.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 810.00
 
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The Federal Bank of Canada $5, 1874987 - The Federal Bank of Canada $5, 1874
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CH 300-10-04. various-Nordheimer, Abt. Good with edge pieces missing, with 33 notes known, this could be a desirable note for your collection at a rea
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold for (220.00) x 1 = 220.00
 
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Bank of Hamilton $5, 1909988 - Bank of Hamilton $5, 1909
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CH 345-20-02. Gibson-Various. One of Canada's popular banks to collect. BCS Very Good 8. One of 20 known as per the CPMS registry. S/N:255028.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 375.00
Sold for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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Bank of Hamilton $5, 1914989 - Bank of Hamilton $5, 1914
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CH 345-20-06. Hendrie-Bell, PCGS Very Fine 30PPQ. This is one of 27, recorded by CPMS, of this beautiful seated Britannia notes. Note faces up much be
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (2,900.00) x 1 = 2,900.00
 
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Banque D’Hochelaga $5, 1917990 - Banque D’Hochelaga $5, 1917
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CH 360-24-02. Graded VF-25, by PMG. There is a comment, Minor Paper Pull, almost unnoticeable, at top centre. S/N:385273A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,700.00
Sold for (825.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 990.00
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1910991 - Imperial Bank of Canada $10, 1910
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CH 375-12-10a. Pressed VF, Red Brown Back. One of the cataloguer's favorite notes. S/N:B1141301. Ex: Harry Eisenhauer.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 4,750.00
Sold for (2,900.00 + 580.00) x 1 = 3,480.00
 
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Imperial Bank of Canada $50, 1907 - Specimen992 - Imperial Bank of Canada $50, 1907 - Specimen
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CH 375-12-16S. A stunning double size note printed by Waterlow & Sons, London. The face features a fabulous large portrait of Queen Alexandra. T...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sold for (20,000.00 + 4,000.00) x 1 = 24,000.00
 
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The Mechanics Bank $4, 1872. Rare "L" Overprint993 - The Mechanics Bank $4, 1872. Rare "L" Overprint
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CH 430-10-04a. Menzies-Brydges, PMG Very Good 8. This is a RARE example, and the ONLY L overprint known on a $4 note outside of the National Currency
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (625.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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The Molsons Bank $5, 1912994 - The Molsons Bank $5, 1912
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CH 490-32-02. Graded by PMG VF30. A lovely, bright note that looks like it should have graded EF. Bold colour and remaining embossing. S/N 276959E.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 2,200.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Molsons Bank $10, 1916995 - Molsons Bank $10, 1916
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CH 490-36-02. PMG F12. S/N:128799/H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,250.00 - 1,350.00
Sold for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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The Bank of Montreal, Essay, Ten Shillings, $2, 1851996 - The Bank of Montreal, Essay, Ten Shillings, $2, 1851
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CH 505-26-40-04E. AU, spotting, pinholes at left margin. Printed on card stock. From the collection of Samuel J. Berngard, Lot 3694, Stacks
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10 1904997 - Bank of Montreal $10 1904
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CH 505-48-04. Strathcona-various, PCGS Fine 12. Portraits of E.S. Clouston and Donald Smith. One of 28 known to have survived on the CPMS registry. E
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 425.00 - 475.00
Sold for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $20, 1904998 - Bank of Montreal $20, 1904
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CH 505-48-06. Fine. There are only 4 known in private hands, including this one (CPMS Registry). S/N:56695/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold for (2,400.00 + 480.00) x 1 = 2,880.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5 1912999 - Bank of Montreal $5 1912
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CH 505-52-02. Angus-various, PCGS Very Good 10. Note features Vincent Meredith-R.B. Angus. One of 18 known. Ex. Jared Stapleton. S/N:093931/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,350.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (625.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5 1914, ms. Signature1000 - Bank of Montreal $5 1914, ms. Signature
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CH 505-54-02. Various-Meredith, PCGS Very Fine 35. Portraying Sir Frederick Williams-Taylor and Vincent Meredith. Ex. Jared Stapleton. S/N:1025668/C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5 1914, Typed Signature1001 - Bank of Montreal $5 1914, Typed Signature
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CH 505-54-04. Williams-Taylor-Meredith, PCGS Very Fine 35 PPQ. Portraying Sir Frederick Williams-Taylor and Vincent Meredith. Ex. Jared Stapleton. S/N
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 1914, ms. Signature1002 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1914, ms. Signature
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CH 505-54-06. Various Meredith, PCGS Very Fine 30PPQ. Portraying Sir Frederick Williams-Taylor and Vincent Meredith. Ex. Jared Stapleton. S/N:1101877/
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 450.00
Sold for (300.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $20, 19141003 - Bank of Montreal $20, 1914
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CH 505-54-12. Typed Signature. G/VG. S/N:185023/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Bank of Montreal $5 19231004 - Bank of Montreal $5 1923
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CH 505-56-02. Williams-Taylor Meredith, PCGS Very Fine 35. Ex Jared Stapleton. S/N:1157005/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Bank of Montreal $10, 19231005 - Bank of Montreal $10, 1923
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CH 505-56-04. Williams-Taylor Meredith, PCGS Extremely Fine 40. Ex. Jared Stapleton. S/N:201831/A.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 450.00 - 500.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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