Important British, Irish and World Banknotes (27 September 2006)
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Date of Auction: 27th September 2006
Sold for £430
Estimate: £300 - £400
FootnoteThis note is illustrated in Clay’s Manx Coinage, 1869.
The Douglas Bank Co, the proprietors of which were William Scarlett Littler, Revd Robert Littler and James Dove, opened for business in Fort street, Douglas, on 29 November 1811, shortly afterwards removing to Duke street. Unfortunately the partnership, which also issued silver and copper tokens, was extremely short-lived because Robert Littler found himself in dispute with Dove, unsuccessfully challenged him for damages in the Chancery Court on 3 January 1812 and then fled the island