PMG Highlights in January Hong Kong Auction

PMG-certified Chinese notes will highlight Spink China's Hong Kong auction, which will be held on January 16. Results Posted!

The Spink Hong Kong Auction will be held on January 16, 2016 at the Spink China Offices in Hong Kong. The sale features a number of impressive PMG-certified banknotes, including the following:

  • Lot 403 - Bank of China, 1914 Yuan P-33, PMG 64 EPQ Choice. Estimate HK $15,000 - HK $20,000. Realized HK $56,000 (US $7,184).
  • Lot 424 - Bank of Communications, 1914 Yuan Specimen P-116s1, Serial Number 000000 Brown, PMG 65 EPQ Gem Uncirculated. Estimate HK $2,400 - HK $3,000. Realized HK $2,800 (US$359).
  • Lot 494 (pictured below) - Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907 Dollar Handsigned P-S272, PMG 25 Very Fine. Estimate HK $30,000 - HK $40,000. Realized HK $50,000 (US $6,414).

  • Lot 502 - Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, 1930 Tientsin 5 Dollars without serial number P-S215cts, PMG 66 EPQ Gem Uncirculated. Estimate HK $18,000 - HK $20,000. Realized HK $26,000 (US $3,335).
  • Lot 507 - Russo- Chinese Bank, 1909 10 Mexican Dollars P-S543s, PMG 35 Choice. Estimate HK $45,000 - HK $50,000. Realized HK $60,000 (US $7,697).
  • Lot 918- The Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London and China, 18xx 100 Dollars Uniface Proof Penang P-S136pd, PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated. Estimate HK $60,000 - HK $80,000. Realized HK $60,000 (US $7,697).
  • Lot 1129 - The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, 50 Dollars 1.11.1934 P-56, PMG 25 Very Fine. Estimate HK $30,000 - HK $40,000. Realized HK $40,000 (US $5,132).
  • Lot 1252 - The HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, 1990 20 Dollars lucky number set of 11 from BR000001 to BR1000000, P-197, all PMG 66 EPQ and PMG 67 EPQ. Estimate HK $100,000 - HK $120,000. Realized HK $100,000 (US $12,829).
  • Lot 1429 - Mercantile Bank of India, 1912 5 Dollars Specimen without Serial Numbers P-235s, PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated. Estimate HK $40,000 - HK $50,000. Realized HK $58,000 (US $7,441).
  • Lot 1430 - Mercantile Bank of India, 1912 10 Dollars Specimen without Serial Numbers P-236s, PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated.Estimate HK $40,000 - HK $50,000. Realized HK $60,000 (US $7,697).
  • Lot 1431 (pictured below) - Mercantile Bank of India, 1912 25 Dollars Specimen without Serial Numbers P-237s, PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated. Estimate HK $200,000 - HK $240,000. Realized HK $400,000 (US $51,315).

  • Lot 1432 - Mercantile Bank of India, 1912 50 Dollars Specimen without Serial Numbers P-238s, PMG 65 EPQ Choice Uncirculated. Estimate HK $200,000 - HK $240,000. Realized HK $170,000 (US $21,809).
  • Lot 1433 - Mercantile Bank of India, 1912 100 Dollars Specimen without Serial Numbers P-239s, PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated. Estimate HK $60,000 - HK $80,000. Realized HK $80,000 (US $10,263).
  • Lot 1443 - Mercantile Bank of India, 1948 500 Dollars Specimen without Serial Numbers P-241s, PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated. Estimate HK $100,000 - HK $120,000. Realized HK $180,000 (US $23,092).

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