Important Collection of Irish Paper Money formed by Bob Blake (Part I) (2 October 2008)

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2008

Sold for £300

Estimate: £300 - £400

Co Cork, Cork, Cork Bank, Thirty Shillings, 2 January 1807, no. 915, payable by a Bank of Ireland Note, for Sir Thomas Roberts Bt, James Bonwell and John Leslie, signed by John Leslie. Heavily circulated with worn edges, holes at lower centre and bottom right and many small holes in body, otherwise intact, good to very good (£300-400)


Established in 1786; evolved as Leslie & Co in 1819. The bank was located in St Patrick’s street. Sir Thomas Roberts, 1st Bt (1738-1817), Brightfieldstown, co Cork; James Bonwell (1732-1810), Sunday-Wells, Cork