Irish Banknotes (12 March 2020)

Date of Auction: 12th March 2020

Sold for £500

Estimate: £150 - £200

Cork Bank, for Sir Thomas Roberts Bart, James Bonwell & John Leslie, 1 Guinea, 15 September 1806, serial number 455, payable by Bank of Ireland note, signed by John Leslie, an 80mm tear in right side partly pinned together, several small holes, edge damage and missing some small pieces, otherwise good and very scarce
PMI PB 92 £150-£200

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