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  • Is a NAME more than just a name................
    on May 13, 2013
    Ever had anyone call you by a different name or wrote an article about you and used the wrong name!!Well, can you imagine to my amazement and amusement that there are people in this part of the world who are so called experts and publishers of c...
  • Is a NAME is more than just a name................
    on May 13, 2013
    Ever had anyone call you by a different name or wrote an article about you and used the wrong name!!Well, can you imagine to my amazement and amusement that there are people in this part of the world who are so called experts and publishers of c...
  • 1942 $50 & $100.... Best,Worst & Very Good?
    on Jan 17, 2013
    Why......Why......the BEST.....because this is the best condition that my budget can buy!! and it cost me thousands of dollars to acquire these two banknotes and over a period of many years of hard savings..............hope me wife does not get to kn...
  • WOW! What a GOOD year 2012 has been for me!!
    on Dec 30, 2012
    Good first and foremost, I wish everyone who is reading and faithfully following my blog,                          " A H...
  • Singapore's 1916 Christmas Buys
    on Nov 24, 2012
    Wow.............the spirit of Christmas is in the air already! How time really flies since my last article in June..............Ever wondered what can you buy in 1916 for $10.00.....................................   Managed to acquire...
  • Plastic Fantastic ~ Singapore's Only $50 Polymer
    on Jun 7, 2012
    How Singapore started her journey into the world of literally plastic money, starting with these articles from The Straits Times dated June 14, 1990........................................The long anticipated date of release, July 24 1990,  f...
  • Multiples of Brunei 1973 Second Series Specimen Banknote ??
    on Mar 3, 2012
    This specimen banknote A/3 000000 was recently acquired from a Malaysian collector, don't know whether it was from the set which came from a 1995 Spink auction in Singapore:Extracted from Spink Singapore Auction catalog of June 1995  Coinci...
  • New Year Greetings again..............................
    on Jan 14, 2012
    Wishing all my Chinese friends and fellow collectors...............................................................                      &nb...
  • Belated Happy New Year!
    on Jan 6, 2012
                A very Belated Happy New Year, 2012 again to all my friends and collectors out there!This year began well for me as I managed to get a rare signed banknote from an American dealer, th...
  • A Singapore Banknote No More Legal Tender!!
    on Dec 23, 2011
    You will be wondering.................what on earth am I talking about!! Seriously, this Singapore banknote existed and was legal tender at one time but not now ..................................Extracted from "Buried Singapore: Michig...
  • My latest Malaya & British Borneo, Sarawak, BNBC & Brunei Banknotes
    on Oct 7, 2011
    These notes are my latest buys after some time on the sideline............................A beautiful piece with slight foxing, crisp paper, clear firm colours and sharp corners...............can you consider this as UNC?The reverse of the...
  • My Prized Goh Keng Swee Orchid Series Banknotes Collection
    on Aug 14, 2011
    After gaining independence on 9th August 1965, the Singapore Government decided to issue her own banknotes and the Orchid series is the first amongst the Bird, Ship, I.T. and Portrait ones. The series signed by the late Dr Goh Keng Swee was issued on...
  • Singapore Orchid Series Currency Notes ~ Lim Kim San ~
    on Jul 9, 2011
    The Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore and subsequently as Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued four series of currency notes for general circulation since 1967. The currency notes of all the four series, known as the "Orchid",...
  • Singapore Bird Series ~ $50 & $100
    on Jun 4, 2011
    Issued on 6th August 1976, this series has nine denominations as in the first except that the $20note(see earlier blog) was introduced to replace the $25 note of the 'Orchid' series.Predominant Colour: BlueSize: 157mmx 75mm   &nbs...
  • Singapore $20 Bird Series Concept to Actual
    on May 14, 2011
    These letters first appeared in the local newspaper, The Straits Times, around about mid December 1973 and it would take another 6 years before the actual note was issued into circulation.          ...
  • Singapore $1 ~ Another Thomas De La Rue Mistake ?
    on Apr 8, 2011
     First, I must say a BIG THANK YOU for your patience and concerns that I have not written a blog for more than a month..........well you asked for it..............a pretty lengthy one though!The Straits Times 10 January 1987   &...
  • Pandemonium Singapore Bird Series Banknotes..................
    on Feb 12, 2011
                                             &nbs...
  • A Happy and Prosperous Chinese New Year Greetings....
    on Feb 2, 2011
    To all my fellow Chinese collectors and friends.................
  • The Straits Dollar Coins...................
    on Jan 28, 2011
      In the early 1900s Silver was the commodity much sought after, thus........................The Straits Times 10 July 1903  The Singapore Free Press & Mercantile Advisor dated 19 July 1903The Straits Times dated 24 J...
  • British Trade Dollars
    on Jan 17, 2011
            This newspaper article announces the proposed minting of the British Trade Dollars.                    &nb...
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