Important British, Irish and World Banknotes including the Bob Blake Collection Part III and Peter Stanton Guernsey Collection Part I (1 October 2009)

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Date of Auction: 1st October 2009

Sold for £17,000

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Southern District Banking Co, Guernsey branch, One Pound, 22 June 1838, no. 2869, signatures of John Betts and Peter Harris (Local Directors) and J. Campbell (Manager) (McCammon GN 6; Pick S1777, this note illustrated). A few pinholes and tiny splits in body, otherwise good fine to about very fine, rare £6,000-8,000


Engraved by Batho & Bingley, London. This branch was opened in 1838, but the Southern District Banking Co failed in 1840 and its business was taken over by the Hampshire Banking Co