The Peter Stanton Collection of Paper Money of Guernsey

Date of Auction: 1st October 2009

Sold for £520

Estimate: £500 - £600

The Guernsey Banking Co, One Pound, 25 March 1873, uniface proof on paper, ‘To This March 20th/73’ pencilled at bottom right (McCammon GN 4; Pick S181). Mounting residue on backs of two corners, otherwise about extremely fine £500-600


The Guernsey Banking Co was established in 1827 by Thomas Priaulx, John Le Marchant and Hilary Rougier; for a few years it was the only bank on the island. Note issue commenced in 1827 and continued until 1924 when the bank was taken over by the National Provincial & Union Bank