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

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2008

Sold for £1,000

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Co Cork, Mallow, Mallow Bank, One Pound Sterling, 1 October 1833, no. 3024, for Robert De La Cour, signed by him. Pinholes and a few spots, otherwise very fine (£800-1,000)


This was the last private bank outside Dublin; it was taken over by the Provincial Bank of Ireland in 1835. Robert De La Cour, together with his son, conducted the treasurer’s business for co Cork