Buy My Banknotes

I am asked quite often if I want to buy someone’s banknotes. it seems there are quite of lot British Banknote Collections, big and small, out there. If you want banknotes valued or an opinion on the value of the banknotes, do contact me. An email and/or a phone call will always meet with a… Read more »

What is the Value of This Banknote Collection?

If you come into possession of a banknote collection of British or World banknotes, do contact me regarding a valuation and/or what to do with the notes. If I cannot assist directly I have contacts who will assist and who will NOT rip you off!

Banknotes and Christmas

I wish all readers a very Happy Christmas. In the coming year I hope to continue to offer good prices for the British banknotes. If you have noes for sale or collections to be valued, just let me know. I shall be talking to a number of Women’s Institutes this coming year – should be… Read more »

The 1000000 Banknote Appears Again

The Beale B271 is a note I sold last year. It ended up in a London Auction and was bought by a collector or dealer. It appeared a few days ago at another auction so I bought it back again. Pam West has this listed in her million pound serial numbers. It is a great… Read more »


I have catalogued my collection on to a spreadsheet. My daughter has opened to me the vista of Excel which has helped to collate the notes into some order. I have found notes I had thought had ‘disappeared’ so this has been an added bonus.

Value and Buy a Collection

I bought a collection of Kentfield B377 £50 notes recently. They were stated to be UNC but the grading was EF to AUNC, most being EF. I will always give an honest opinion on any notes or collections. Banknotes may be worth a great deal or simply the face value. Always feel free to email… Read more »

Buying, Selling and Valuations

Over the past weeks I have had a lot of enquiries about banknotes. Some collections have been offered and bought and others declined. A number of people have asked about a single note from a relative’s possessions. Whatever you may have, feel free to contact me. I shall always give an opinion on the value… Read more »

Ian McKay – British Banknote Collector and Seller

Ten years ago I never imagined I would have my own web site and be selling banknotes. It all shows that collecting banknotes is a dangerous business. I started with postcards and stamps but moved into banknotes and still remain a collector as well as a seller. I recently acquired a Somerset B343a in UNC… Read more »

British Banknote Errors Coming Soon

I bought a small collection today. Four major banknote errors including a UNC Somerset £5 B343a. These notes are now becoming very hard to find so keep your eyes peeled. Errors have a very strong appeal and I think the other three errors are all different and very collectible….should be listed early next week. Keep… Read more »

Are Old Pound Notes Worth Anything?

I have had several enquiries these past few days regarding banknotes, most found in a deceased relative’s estate. The truth is that most of the notes are tatty, well-used and not worth very much at all. However, a couple of collections were in very good nick and a couple were 1st Runs, Replacement Notes and… Read more »