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 »

You Tube British Banknote Seller

The You Tube video came on stream a few days ago and with just over 100 ‘hits’ I am pleased. So far so good. Dip in to the collection and enjoy notes from early Treasury to the new polymers.

You Tube

You Tube is live for British Banknote Seller….a five minute presentation. Hope you like it. If not, show it to babies and they might sleep better to the sound of my voice.

B310 Fforde Complete Set First and Last Runs – Alert

Next week I shall be listing a complete set of the Fforde B310 with First and Last Runs. Prefixes A01N, B01N, C01N, D01N and D38N….a brilliant collection…..keep your eyes open towards the middle of September in the ‘Recently Added’ box.

Lowther banknotes

Over the coming days I shall be listing around 25 Lowther banknotes, most in UNC/AUNC grade. I am clearing out stock so these will be offered at a very competitive price, below the EPM value. Keep your eyes open for the £5, £10 and £20 Lowther banknotes. Look in the ‘Recently Added’ on the Home… Read more »

You Tube is Coming

I have had a film made of me speaking about banknotes. It last about three minutes and will be uploaded soon on to You Tube. It will be accessed also via the front page of the site. This is the early notice…..hope it will be good.

Guernsey Overprints and Praise of Pam West

I have taken possession of three Guernsey overprints, a Mahon B212A, a Catterns B225A and a Peppiatt B239A. The Mahon and Catterns are extremely rare banknotes. Pam West on her website outlines the serial numbers and prefixes for all known overprints. It is the most remarkable research done by her and the others she mentions…. Read more »