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£1 Bank of Scotland – BA 89e (VF) 98/AP 3155 – 15th May 1924

£1 Bank of Scotland – BA 89e (VF) 98/AP 3155 – 15th May 1924

The popularity of Scottish notes remains very strong with collectors from all over the world. The design of Bank of Scotland banknotes remained fairly constant for many years from around 1880 to 1932. However, the rarity of the Scottish notes makes them quite hard to find. The above £20 note has a book price of £500 and is a superb note to add to the collection. It is on offer at a very competitive price. This is a brilliant note to add to the Scottish collection. There are notes to cater for all tastes and wallets. If you have notes to sell, to discuss or to have valued, do contact me by phone and/or email. I will always respond in a timely manner. If you want to buy notes then regardless of whether the note(s) are worth a few pounds or hundreds of pounds, you will receive the same professional service. I do try to keep my prices lower than those of other sellers. Collecting banknotes is a great interest so do browse the website and you will find a good selection of English, Scottish and Provincial notes on offer.

Featured Bank Notes

British banknotes, paper money, has a long history dating back to 1695, the year after the founding of the Bank of England. Over the centuries, banknotes have developed in face value even though for most people until 1914, banknotes were rarely seen or used.

It was after the outbreak of WW1 banknotes were produced with lower values, 10/- and £1. These are ‘Treasury Notes’, signed by the Chief Cashier of the Bank of England, John Bradbury. ‘Bradburys’ and ‘Warren Fisher’ notes are very collectible. Some notes are rare and of great value. Collectors of British banknotes are attracted by their design, rarity, currency history and can be seen also as an investment.

For most, it is an interest, focussing upon a particular area such as Treasury Notes, White Banknotes, Replacement Notes, Experimental Notes, Errors, Low serial numbers, Debdens, First and Last runs. Amongst the British and World banknotes on offer here, I hope you will find banknotes to enhance your collection. Have a look also at the Provincial Notes on offer.

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