Bank of England £1000 note dated October 15, 1935 – £32,000 at Spink.

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Among the last notes of this denomination issued by the Bank of England, at the time it would have bought a semi-detached house in suburban London with some change left over.

Graded ‘about uncirculated’, it formed the centrepiece of the Drs Joanne and Edward Dauer collection of English banknotes sold by Spink on April 28 where it took £32,000.