Books

Books by Mick Vort-Ronald

Cover Description
Australian Decimal Banknotes Australian Decimal Banknotes: Paper Issues

Paper Issues 1966–1999
2nd edition (2000)

A detailed study of the paper decimal notes including unused designs and printing errors

416 pages, 482 pictures

Hard cover $49

Soft cover $39

plus $12 postage

Australian Specimen Banknotes

144 pages

$40 posted

Australian Banknote Errors

A detailed study of virtually all the banknote errors seen in circulation in the last 35 years.

3rd printing – updated to end 2012

Most images improved by scanning.

 

200 pages

$56 posted

Australian Banknotes

Concentrating on Australian notes from 1913 to 1966

 

344 pages, 309 illustrations

Hard cover $35

Soft cover $20

plus $12 postage

Australian Colonial Currency and Promissory Notes

 

Now published – Australian Colonial Currency and Promissory Notes, 2nd edition.

Note information and scans from the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and listings of notes in Museum Victoria now added to those from the Dixson and Mitchell Libraries in Sydney, as well as virtually all recorded sales in auctions fro 1975 to 2012.

Contains 136 A4 pages with over 180 large illustrations.

$40 posted

Australian Superscribed Banknotes

1st Published in 2008
When the Commonwealth Treasury took over the issue of Australian banknotes from the individual banks it overprinted notes of 15 banks and the Queensland Government. These were known as Superscribed notes. Today they are rare and very valuable. This book tells the story and records all sales.

 

108 A–4 pages

$26 posted

9780980690422 Australian Private Banknote Pedigrees

A result of recording 40 years of auction and dealer lists, and recent websites. Research from over 3,500 photographs taken from catalogues, lists and websites. Collated information and illustrations from collectors and auctions in Australia and UK.

A record of notes seen on the market by the writer over the last forty years … the time span covered is from 1817 when the Bank of New South Wales first issued notes in pounds, Spanish dollars and back to pounds, to 1910 when the Australian Government assumed control of the issue of banknotes in Australia

Often described as “Pre–federation” notes, private banknotes were issued over a period of more than 90 years. They form a very interesting and attractive part of Australian Colonial life. This new book is a unique and valuable reference for all who own, or wish to collect these notes and anyone interested in Australian history.

 

268 A–4 size pages

$61 posted

Australian Banknote Pedigrees

1st edition (2005)

Auction and sales results for the past 30 years of pre–decimal, superscribed and decimal star notes by serial number.

Australian Banknote Pedigrees by Mick Vort Ronald, lists in serial number sequence virtually all of the pre–decimal notes that have appeared in auctions and on dealers lists in the last 30 years, as well as superscribed notes,decimal specimen and star notes, where serial numbers are stated, shown or known.

Have you ever wanted to know the past history of notes you have purchased , or what notes still exist, or how many have been sold? This illustrated book of 508 A4 size pages will most likely show you when and by whom they were sold, their condition and price, and how many times they have been offered or sold. Essential reference book for every collector, investor and dealer.

N.B. This is a Limited edition of only 500 copies produced worldwide.

508 pages

Hard cover $69

Soft cover $89

plus $12 postage

Banks of Issue in Australia

1st Published in 1982
The definitive reference book on the currency used in Australia between settlement and the early 1900’s. Michael Vort–Ronald is without peer when it comes to researching and writing about Australian banknotes. His passion for this area of our numismatic history has seen him unearth a huge amount of information on the background of all of Australia’s banknotes, from the time before Federation to the present day. Banks of Issue was his third book and a must for collectors of Australian banknotes

331 pages, 313 illustrations

Hard cover $30

Soft cover $20

plus $12 postage

Postage anywhere in Australia for one or two books (except Australian Private Banknote Pedigrees) by Australia Post satchel for $10Registration and insurance by parcel post at rates depending on destination
Payment Details for Books by Mick Vort–Ronald

Please pay by cheque or money order to

M.P. Vort–Ronald
PO Box 653
Willaston
SA 5118

or by EFT to

ANZ
BSB: 015 590
ACC: 5807 85528

with surname or postcode

Australian Banknote Serial Number Studies

A record by serial number of Australian notes sold or offered during 2005.
First annual update to Australian Banknote Pedigrees.
Hammer prices for superscribed notes, pre–decimal notes, selected decimal notes and selected private notes offered in major auctions where serial numbers are listed or known by the author, including prices advertised in some dealer lists where serial numbers are stated or shown.

124 A–4 size pages

$21 posted

Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 2, 2006

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2006. A must for collectors and investors.

128 A–4 size pages

$26 posted

Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 3, 2007

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2007. A must for collectors and investors.

116 A–4 size pages

$26 posted

Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 4, 2008

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2008. A must for collectors and investors.

116 A–4 size pages

$31 posted

Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 5, 2009

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2009. A must for collectors and investors.

112 pages

$31 posted

Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 6, 2010

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2010. A must for collectors and investors.

110pages

$31 posted

Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 7, 2011

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2011. A must for collectors and investors.

110 pages

$31 posted

Australian Banknote Sales 2012 by Mick Vort-Ronald Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 8, 2012

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2012. A must for collectors and investors.

104 pages

$31 posted

Australian Banknote Sales 2012 by Mick Vort-Ronald Australian Banknote Sales

Volume 11, 2015

The 2015 volume is now available at $27 plus $5 post (thanks to APO increases).

My article about notes sold in 2015 will appear in the February edition of CAB.

 

Find out what notes appeared on the market, what they brought at auction, and

what prices the dealers are asking for notes.

 

If you want to keep up with what market trends are doing to assess the value of your collection, or you want a guide to what you might get at auction, or have to pay to add to your collection, there books are essential.

 

The big Pedigrees book (500 pages) from 1972-2004 is still available at $69 plus $15 post and there are a couple of hard covers left at $89 each plus post.

 

UPDATES,  (all plus $5 post) each

 

2005, 2006 and 2007 $22 each.  2008 and 2009 out of print.  2010 to 2015, $27 each.

 

CONSOLIDATIONS  of the 10 updates from 2005-2014 were printed last year, the ₤ series sold out and there is only one left of the decimal at $42 plus $15 post.   If there is further sufficient demand for these consolidated volumes I will consider reprints.

 

Visit my updated website at yp-connect.net/~vortronald for info. about other books.

 

Payment by cheque, money order or EFT to M. P.Vort-Ronald, POB 653 Willaston SA 5118 or by EFT to vortronald@yp-connect.net stating surname or postcode.

EFT to 015 590 5807 85528.  Enquiries (08) 8522 4490 or 0417 212 906

(please do not leave texts or phone messages – try again later)

Happy New Year, regards,  Mick Vort-Ronald.

Records of private, superscribed, pre–decimal and selected decimal notes sold in auctions or on dealers lists during 2012. A must for collectors and investors.

104 pages

$31 posted

Contact Details for Mick Vort–Ronald

Email: vortronald@yp–connect.net

Web Site: www.yp-connect.net/~vortronald

Phone: (08) 8522 4490

Mobile: 0417 212 906