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Mafeking siege currency 6 years 4 months ago #10449

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Frank, I agree :lol:

Paul :)

Frank Kelley wrote: Oh don't worry you will get them, but, perhaps not at Wakefield!

coldstream wrote: Maybe when I win the lottery Frank :lol:

Paul :)

Frank Kelley wrote: As I suspect you are soon to find out! :(

coldstream wrote: Good point Frank :blink:

Paul :)

Frank Kelley wrote: Hello David,
Yes, very strong, then as now! :)
Kind regards Frank

djb wrote: Frank,

Indeed. Mafeking fever must still have been very strong in those early days?

Regards
David

"From a billow of the rolling veldt we looked back, and black columns were coming up behind us."

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Mafeking siege currency 5 years 8 months ago #17090

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There will be a Spink sale in a few weeks time containing siege currency. I look forward to seeing that.

The next Kaplan auction also contains some items:

Q013
Mafeking Pound note VF for type. Single fold in the centre. Small lift mark on the one penny impression
8000

Q014
Mafeking 3/- note. Has been folded in four and has a small pin hole in the centre. 6 Small staple holes. Good F
1500

Q015
Mafeking 2/- note. Has been folded in four. Split in the centre has been repaired with magic tape. Small 5 mm hole in stamp impression. Poor
200

Q016
Mafeking 1/- has been folded in four. Some staple holes, right lower corner damaged – poor
800

Q017
Govermentsnoot – Vijfpond Te Velde issue. Has a 10 mm punch hole over the A in ZAR. Right hand lower corner damaged. Never been folded. Dated 1/4/1902 – tear in the top edge
EF
1500

Q018
Marshal Hole money card 1/- stamp. Corners of the card cut off otherwise good VF
500

Re Q013, what is a lift mark?
Dr David Biggins

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Mafeking siege currency 1 week 2 days ago #65858

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Some items from the next DNW bank note auction






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