Lot 3: South Africa: Barry & Nephews Swellendam Five Pounds Note

Lot 3:

South Africa: Barry & Nephews Swellendam Five Pounds Note.
Joseph Barry (later Chairman of the Swellendam Bank) founded this firm and issues notes in the 1850’s. These notes were used as currency in the Swellendam area. (Viz. Bredasdorp, Fort Beufort, Riversdale & Montagu)
After the death of Barry in 1865 the firm went into liquidation.
Hern’s Price EF: R1,500.
Sold @ R1,300.

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