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

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2008

Sold for £380

Estimate: £250 - £350

Co Kerry, Killarney, William Murphy, One British Shilling, 7 March 1797, S 176, signed by William Murphy, 145 x 30mm. A few tiny holes, otherwise fine (£250-350)

Footnote

Although the note states 'I will give a Guinea Bank Note for Twenty one of these', contemporary reports suggest this would have been most unlikely in practise