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Smythe Sale of World and U.S. Bank Notes!

R.M. Smythe will be holding a World and U.S. Paper Money sale in their NY Offices Thursday March 20th.

A total of 889 lots will be offered. Catalogs can be had by calling 212-943-1880, or the listings are viewable and bidable from their website at

. It is sale #278.

The sale starts with 279 lots of World Paper Money, including many specialized runs of British Commonwealth nations in very nice condition. A highlight is a selection of Siam examples of S101, 102, 103, 104 all as specimens, and a wonderful example of S127r2 as a cancelled note. In addition a Thomas de la Rue Bank of Thailand presentation book from the 1953 series is offered.

The U.S. Section includes a nice offering of Large Size and Small size issues, with a nice run of star notes, Fractional Currency, National Bank Notes, Colonial Currency, Obsolete notes and some errors.

For the first time the World note section, and part of the US notes in the sale are illustrated in color.