Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale 2020

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Welcome to another exciting Toronto Coin Expo Fall Sale, normally held in conjunction with the Toronto Coin Expo.

The Auction starts at 6pm on Thursday October 1st, and Friday October 2nd, with lot viewing by appointment. Lot pickup will be available at our headquarters in Moncton, NB.

Due to current Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions Toronto Coin Expo has been cancelled, therefore the auction will be taking place at our Moncton, NB location and live streamed online.

As always - Internet, Phone, Fax, eMail, Mail, and Living Online Bidding.

Join us for this exciting sale that we've put together!!

Buyer’s Premiums will be added on all items as per the Terms & Conditions of the sale. Invoices will be emailed out after The Toronto Coin Expo.

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H. Don Allen Collection - Ontario Private Bank Cheques833 - H. Don Allen Collection - Ontario Private Bank Cheques
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
includes S. Barfoot, Chatham, 1884; Vaughn & Fairbank, Petrolia, 1898; three Rowland & Co. Strathroy cheques, 1915, 1917, 1930. Also a &quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (155.00 + 31.00) x 1 = 186.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Three Early Canadian Cheques834 - H. Don Allen Collection - Three Early Canadian Cheques
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
People's Bank (Banque du Peuple), Montreal, 1843; Bank of Nova Scotia, New Glasgow, 1866; Bank of Toronto,1867. The last appears to have been d...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - A Quartet of Early New Brunswick Cheques835 - H. Don Allen Collection - A Quartet of Early New Brunswick Cheques
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Bank of British North America, Fredericton, 1840; Central Bank of New Brunswick, 1841, drawn by a director of the bank, Oliver Smith; Bank of New Brun
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques on Quebec-Based Banks836 - H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques on Quebec-Based Banks
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Banque Nationale (4), 1920-25; Banque d'Hochelaga (1), 1921; Banque Canadienne Nationale (7), 1932-43 including one from M. Mendelson, buyer of ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Lot of Five Better Cheques837 - H. Don Allen Collection - Lot of Five Better Cheques
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Eastern Townships Bank, Stanstead, two different, 1875, 1898; People's Bank (Banque du Peuple), Montreal, 1843; Bank of New Brunswick, Sussex, 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Royal Bank of Canada Cheques838 - H. Don Allen Collection - Royal Bank of Canada Cheques
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Branch. 88 cheques give or take, 1936. Good lot for flea market or eBay vendor.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Bank of British North America Cheques839 - H. Don Allen Collection - Bank of British North America Cheques
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San Francisco Branch, 1899; Dawson, Yukon, 1906; St. John, N.B. 1901; St. Stephen, 1910; also Bank of Montreal, Fredericton, 4 cheques 1919-1922, two
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques on Nova Scotia Banks840 - H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques on Nova Scotia Banks
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Halifax Banking Company, Saint John, 1887; Peoples Bank of Halifax, Lunenburg, 2 different, 1898 and 1904; Merchants Bank of Halifax, Truro, 1894. Al
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Maritime Bank of the Dominion of Canada Documents841 - H. Don Allen Collection - Maritime Bank of the Dominion of Canada Documents
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entirely hand-written cheque, 1885, paid at Woodstock N. B. agency; a receipt for funds paid by the bank's liquidators, 1888; 9 cheques, 1878 to...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques, Canadian Bank of Commerce Group842 - H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques, Canadian Bank of Commerce Group
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Canadian Bank of Commerce (18), a few are drafts, 1889-1951; Imperial Bank of Canada (12), 1888-1937; Standard Bank of Canada (13, and a debit slip),
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Very Scarce Cheques on Southern Branches, plus other interest843 - H. Don Allen Collection - Very Scarce Cheques on Southern Branches, plus other interest
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Bank of Nova Scotia, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 1921; Royal Bank of Canada, Bridgetown, Barbados, 1964; Bank of British Columbia (taken over by HSBC Canada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Union Bank of Canada844 - H. Don Allen Collection - Union Bank of Canada
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
7 cheques (and an eighth on which ink has run, not counted), 1918-1924, another 1927 stamped Royal Bank of Canada above, following amalgamation; also
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Edinburgh, 184_, Promissory Note for £50845 - H. Don Allen Collection - Edinburgh, 184_, Promissory Note for £50
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under powers granted by heirs of Sir William Alexander of Menstrie, to be paid three months after said heirs established their claim to Nova Scotia an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Financial Documents846 - H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Financial Documents
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Union Bank of Australia: Bill of Exchange, first and second, on a single sheet, the lower with rubber stamp date Feb 18 1935; Draft, 19__, both prin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - British Financial Documents847 - H. Don Allen Collection - British Financial Documents
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Margate Isle of Thanet Bank, draft, signed by Fr. Cobb & Son, 1797, central hole cancellation; Hand written promissory note, 1854, and receipt, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques848 - H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques
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Royal Bank of Canada, 20, 50 and 100 West Indies dollars. Printed in green by CBN, with red numbering and SPECIMEN overprints, UNC.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques849 - H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques
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Royal Bank of Canada, $10, $20, $50 and $100, Canadian funds. All have Roman soldier vignette at left. An additional set, $10, $20, $50 and $100, Can
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques850 - H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques
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Canadian Bank of Commerce, $10, $50 and $100, Canadian funds. Printed in black with green backs, no overprint, no vignette on face but head office sh
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques851 - H. Don Allen Collection - Specimen Travellers Cheques
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Imperial Bank of Canada, $10, $20, $50 and $100, Canadian funds. There are no vignettes. Printed in different colours for each denomination, with re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (60.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Non-Canadian Specimen Travellers Cheques852 - H. Don Allen Collection - Non-Canadian Specimen Travellers Cheques
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Bank of Tokyo, $20 US; Thomas Cook $50 US; Republic National Bank of Texas $20 US, also two sets from the same, denominations $10, $20, $50, $100 whic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Early New Brunswick Financial Documents853 - H. Don Allen Collection - Early New Brunswick Financial Documents
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Drafts, promissory notes, bills of exchange drawn in New Brunswick, 1818 - 1860, all pre-decimal (denominated in .s.d). Some of the names in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Early New Brunswick Promissory Notes854 - H. Don Allen Collection - Early New Brunswick Promissory Notes
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Five promissory notes from the beginning of the decimal currency era, 1860 to 1862. All but one have vignettes at left. Another research opportunity
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Early New Brunswick Financial Documents855 - H. Don Allen Collection - Early New Brunswick Financial Documents
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Bank of British North America. Promissory notes (6) and drafts (2), 1852 to 1901, five of the documents are pre-Confederation. The bank name is pri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - New Brunswick Financial Documents856 - H. Don Allen Collection - New Brunswick Financial Documents
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Bank of New Brunswick: promissory notes (7), 1861-1867, a draft,1900, and a cheque on Sussex branch, 1911. St. Stephens Bank, promissory note 1861,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - New Brunswick Bank Drafts857 - H. Don Allen Collection - New Brunswick Bank Drafts
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Canadian Bank of Commerce (2), Bank of Montreal (3, plus a hand written bill of exchange, 1887, with tears; Royal Bank of Canada (8); Bank of Nova Sco
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Twelve Better Drafts858 - H. Don Allen Collection - Twelve Better Drafts
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Bank of British North America, 1906; Molsons Bank 1915; Merchants Bank of Canada, 1921; Salada Tea (Royal Bank of Canada) 1946; Traders Bank of Canada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Bank Drafts Mixture859 - H. Don Allen Collection - Bank Drafts Mixture
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Approximately ninety items, various banks, mostly 1920s and 1930s. Lot includes at least one promissory note and an 1882 Standard Bank of Canada depo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Heavily Duplicated Bank Drafts860 - H. Don Allen Collection - Heavily Duplicated Bank Drafts
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Canadian Bank of Commerce (36), 1920s; Union Bank of Canada (59), 1910s-1920s. Mixed condition, some gummed paper adherences. Red pre-printed war ta
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Unused cheques in books or loose.861 - H. Don Allen Collection - Unused cheques in books or loose.
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Partial books of cheques on Mercantile Bank of Canada, Montreal (merged with National Bank in 1985); Imperial Bank of Canada, Montreal; Canadian Bank
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Unused Cheques, United States862 - H. Don Allen Collection - Unused Cheques, United States
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Collections of blank cheques from Kansas (4); Oklahoma (12); Iowa (9); Colorado (53). Nice clean lot, little duplication, appear to be mainly from th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Unused Cheques, United States863 - H. Don Allen Collection - Unused Cheques, United States
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Collections of blank cheques from Texas (48); Tennessee (13); Minnesota (12); Massachusetts (13), Misc. (9), plus 16 blank or specimen personalized ch
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 30.00
Sold for (1.00) x 1 = 1.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Four Early United States Cheques864 - H. Don Allen Collection - Four Early United States Cheques
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Dates run 1829 to 1849. The earliest is signed by the Mayor of New York City
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - United States Cheques, 1860s - 1870s865 - H. Don Allen Collection - United States Cheques, 1860s - 1870s
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
52 items. Some are quite colourful, with printed revenue stamps, many have vignettes. There is some duplication, particularly from Glens Falls, NY,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - United States Cheques, 1880s - 1890s866 - H. Don Allen Collection - United States Cheques, 1880s - 1890s
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
26 items plus a blank receipt form. Some of these have interesting and attractive vignettes - one from Helena MT shows a geyser spouting. A number o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - United States Cheques, 1900 - 1928867 - H. Don Allen Collection - United States Cheques, 1900 - 1928
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
25 items, some still have the tax payment overprint, some have portraits, one has a battleship vignette, etc.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15.00 - 25.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Later United States Cheques, 1887 - 1982.868 - H. Don Allen Collection - Later United States Cheques, 1887 - 1982.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Large collection of more recent cheques, with some duplication. There are some with numismatic connections, including a 1929 cheque issued by B. Max
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Four Early Private Bank Cheques, England and Australia.869 - H. Don Allen Collection - Four Early Private Bank Cheques, England and Australia.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Inkersole, Goddard & Goddard, Harborough, 1829; Bartlett, Nelson & Bartlett, Buckingham, 1830; Monmouthshire & Glamorganshire Bank, Chep...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques from United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia and various870 - H. Don Allen Collection - Cheques from United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia and various
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Cheques from United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia and various others. About 75 cheques, most are used, some are unused. Most are dated 1930s-1970s b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15.00 - 25.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - United States Financial Documents871 - H. Don Allen Collection - United States Financial Documents
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Promissory note, Boston, 1860; three other promissory notes 1916 - 1923; Drafts, 1856, 1881 and three others 1899 - 1924; certificate of deposit 1898;
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15.00 - 25.00
Sold for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Money Orders872 - H. Don Allen Collection - Money Orders
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
A nice group of money orders from short-lived Canadian banks: Continental Bank of Canada, 1980, typewritten "Specimen Only"; Lloyds Bank ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 50.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Travellers Cheques, Canada873 - H. Don Allen Collection - Travellers Cheques, Canada
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Bank of Nova Scotia, collection of eleven used travellers cheques, 1955 - 1961. All are different, although a few differ only in the printed general
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Travellers Cheques, Great Britain874 - H. Don Allen Collection - Travellers Cheques, Great Britain
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Barclays Bank (16), Royal Bank of Scotland (4), District Bank, Manchester (5), National Provincial Bank Ltd. (3); Thos. Cook & Son, unused 50 ru...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Depression Scrip/Emergency Money875 - H. Don Allen Collection - Depression Scrip/Emergency Money
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
France Revolutionary Money, Mandat Territorial, 25 Francs, L'an 4 (1796), Fine with some edge damage and small repairs on back; France, 10 centi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Reversible Money Concept Notes876 - H. Don Allen Collection - Reversible Money Concept Notes
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Top, bottom, face and back are all identical, to save time in arranging notes in a wallet. Design concept by Rene Laflamme, Hull, 1961: notes adorned
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Canada, Political and Satirical Notes.877 - H. Don Allen Collection - Canada, Political and Satirical Notes.
Geoffrey Bell Auctions
Diefendollar, J. E. Coyne crossed out, "under new management" (3) copies; in response, 100% Stable Dollar, 1962 (2); Maritime Buck, 1981, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Australia, Political and Satirical Notes.878 - H. Don Allen Collection - Australia, Political and Satirical Notes.
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55 items, extensive duplication, generally in support of the Labor Party, plus an additional 4 United States items. Generally UNC condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Coin and Stamp Clubs, Shops, etc.879 - H. Don Allen Collection - Coin and Stamp Clubs, Shops, etc.
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Arcade Coins $1 1976 (2); Jim's Coin Shop, Newcastle, N. B. 1971 5% discount (2); Monnaie Louis Chevrier, $5 coupon; Miramichi Coin Club $1, 198...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Disney Dollars880 - H. Don Allen Collection - Disney Dollars
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$1 1987 (two consecutive), 1988, 2005, 2007; $5 1987 (two consecutive), 2007; $10 1997, 1998, 2002. 10 notes, all nice UNC+, almost all are very nic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Department Store Coupons, Gift Certificates881 - H. Don Allen Collection - Department Store Coupons, Gift Certificates
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Brookfield Brothers, Halifax, 25, EF; A. Gold & Sons, $5 1974; Simpson's $1, solid radar A11111, printed by BABN; Woolco $1, also printed by
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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H. Don Allen Collection - Restaurants, Convenience Stores Coupons882 - H. Don Allen Collection - Restaurants, Convenience Stores Coupons
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Manitou Concession, Spirit Shinplaster 1986, bilingual Greco Buck $1 on pizza (9); La Vieille Fabrique du Spaghetti Spag Dollar, exp. 1979, inspired b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) x 1 = 252.00
 
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