Warwick and Warwick Banknotes Auction Report 17th April 2019

23rd April 2019

The warmer weather signified that spring had sprung in our second Banknotes auction of the year! There were 107 lots to keep our keen bidders happy.

We began with the English banknotes section. Highlights included this Bradbury 1914 10 shillings, graded as good fine, which realised £228.


This Nairne 1913 (28 Apr) £5, graded as nearly very fine, sold for £408.


This Peppiatt Hull Branch 1935 (2 May) £5, graded as very fine, achieved £720.


And this Somerset 1984 £20 dramatic error note with extra paper realised £144.


In the world section an extremely good range of Egyptian banknotes were offered. Highlights include this National Bank of Egypt, Nixon, 1945 (2 May) £50, graded nearly very fine, which sold for £288.


This National Bank of Egypt, Hornsby 1924 £1, graded as fair, achieved £264.


And this Egyptian Government Currency Note, Law 50/1940 issue, 5 piastres, with extremely low serial number and graded as about uncirculated, realised £396.


Our next banknote auction will be held on Wednesday 19th June 2019. Look out for the full catalogue for this sale, which will appear on our website in the next few weeks. Also keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook pages which will include updates of our latest auction news.

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