Honest Banknote Dealers and Sellers: Bank of England Videos

The bank of England has several You Tube videos on the printing process and security features of the new polymer notes. They are worth a look. There are so many ‘Error’ notes being sold on websites and the reality is that they are forgeries: missing letters, words and holograms, are ‘doctored’. AVOID them and don’t… Read more »

Banknote Dealers and Banknote Buyers near me

The internet means that a banknote dealer is no more than a Google search away! No need to travel far to find a dealer and a seller of notes. Ebay has thousands of sellers. However, it is important to find notes of quality and value so make British Banknote Seller a ‘favourite’ on the laptop,… Read more »

Catterns £5 Liverpool Branch Note: Mahon £5 Manchester Branch Note

I am about to take possession of these two banknotes – both rare Branch notes, B228e and B215f. I hope to list them during the coming days…great notes for the GB banknote seller. Good value. As a banknote seller (banknote dealer?) there are some notes that are utterly outstanding. These two tick the boxes.

B241 First Series Numbers at the Beginning plus 10/ Notes

I have bought a small collection of GB bankotes. The B241 is the First Series with the Prefix 367/J All the other B241 notes except the First Series have the Letters before the number in the Prefix. It is a very rare note – good price. Also have some keenly priced 10/- Catterns, Peppiatt and… Read more »

£20 Bank of England Polymer Forgeries and ‘Errors’

Ebay has a lot of new £20 polymers with missing words, missing holograms, uniface notes and so on. These are 99.9% forgeries, the notes being ‘doctored’. I am told the printing of the new notes involves several processes and the notes are scanned after each process to avoid errors. Avoid these notes until you hear… Read more »

Falkland Islands Banknotes

I have listed three lovely banknotes. One is the rarer £5 note from 1960. To find, type in ‘Falkland Islands’ in the Search box or go to ‘World Banknotes’ and then click on South America….have a peep. Good value.

Value My English Banknotes

I have listed some lovely 10/- notes and a superb B275 in GEF/UNC grade. If you have notes you want valued or need an opinion, do contact me. What is the value of my banknotes? Just ask me and I shall do my best to advise. A British Banknote collection or a single note….no matter… Read more »


We need to follow medical advise and perhaps self-isolation will be necessary at some stage. If in this situation why not have a look a the banknotes on offer? Browse and maybe revisit your collection to look for the gaps to be filled. English and Scottish notes are on offer.

Middle of the Road Banknotes

While it may be great to have the rarest of the rare in a banknote collection it is important, in my opinion, not to neglect the middle of the road notes. Prices are around £20 – £40 for B249s, B251s, some Replacements and First and Last Series. All these help to build up a collection… Read more »