Paper Money (27 April 2015)

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Date of Auction: 27th April 2015

Sold for £5,000

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

One Pound, 18 April 1839, no. 14/873, Brodie-Risk signatures, engraved by Joseph Swan, Glasgow, stamped paid at centre (Douglas 1; Pick –). Missing a couple of tiny pieces from top edge and bottom right corner tip, otherwise good fine, rare £2,500-3,000

Footnote

The bank opened for business in 1838, but within six years it had merged with the Western Bank of Scotland