Union Bank £10 Printer’s Proof Sept 1877


Union Bank of Australia.
Black and White Uniface Printer Proof.
Bank of Issue: Melbourne.
Denomination: Ten Pounds. 

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This banknote is a UNIFACE black and White Printers Proof. Printed by Bacon and Wheeler London England circa 1877 on plain paper. Signed by The Manger of the day in Sydney Australia in the bottom right corner of the obverse of the banknote for approval of printing.

The banknote is pristine condition, has no signs of any glue marks on the reverse, as would be expected, having been stored in the Union Bank archives, until merging with the ANZ Banking Corporation in 1951; then being released for sale in the early 1950’s.

Historical Notation.

The Union Bank of Australia Limited was established on London England in 1837. The first Australian branch was opened in Launceston Tasmania in 1838. It was merged with The Bank of Australasia in 1951 to form the Australian and New Bank Limited.

Branches of Issue were Adelaide, Ballarat,  Bathurst, Brisbane, Geelong, Hobart(Town), Launceston, Melbourne, and Sydney.

We proudly offer this rare and unique Union Bank Pre Federation in the high denomination of Ten Pound for the price of $3500.00. Price comparisons can be viewed at McDonalds 20th edition Page 421. Our vendor is willing to sell this banknote at the price of $3500.00.

The banknote comes with all letters of guarantee, provinence and deeds of ownership. This unique banknote will appeal to both investor and collector alike, due to our SALE PRICE, and high annual capital returns.


Interested parties can direct your inquiries to Kate Webster Technical Manger on 02 9949 6527.

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