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The first show of 2010.....

/ Phil Mussell

For the token Team at least will be the York Stamp and Coin Fair (there are medals there too!) on January 15 and 16 at the tried and tested venue of the Knavesmire Stand at York Racecourse. We love York, the show is great, the city is wonderful and the people are always friendly - if you haven't...

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Christmas deliveries

/ Phil Mussell

By the end of play today (Tuesday 22 December) all orders received will have been posted out, the only exceptions being those items not in stock which all customers should have been informed about. We have been exceptionally busy this year but all Alyson has done sterling work in getting...

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Christmas opening hours

/ Phil Mussell

We can't quite believe it but Christmas is upon us already and, nice employers that we are, we're giving our staff a bit of a break over the festive period. We'll be closing on Wednesday 23 December at 1.00pm and will be back full of turkey (or in the case of the vegetarians in the company some...

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Postal Strike

/ Phil Mussell

Whatever your thoughts on the looming industrial action by postal workers are the fact is that a strike will inconvenience most of us - those of us trying to run a mail order business most of all. In order to minimise the impact of the strikes we are looking at alternative means of getting books...

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Making money

/ Phil Mussell

Following the success of the "Totnes" and Lewes £s it seems that other areas are cottoning on to the idea of making money in the recession....   Brixton, an area not immediately associated with private banking has produced its own "Brixton pounds" in an attempt to keep money within the local...

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A brand new edition (The 12th) of "the standard catalog of World Paper Money Volume III 1961-date" is available now! It came into us this week and is hot off the press - order your copy today

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New faces for the £50 note!

/ Phil Mussell

Further to the design of a new £20 two years ago the Bank of England has just announced that the £50 is also due an overhaul with not one but two historical figures featuring on it. The Bank of England issued the Following press release on May 29 "The renowned 18th century business partnership of...

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Banknote Yearbook - it's here!

/ Phil Mussell

And it's already selling fast - be sure to secure your copy....! Still only £19.95- not everything goes up (although a lot of the banknote prices listed in the book certainly have....!)

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Banknote yearbook 6th edition

/ Phil Mussell

Is almost upon us! The book will be in to us within 24hours and will be immediately posted out to everyone who has pre-ordered. We've had our "preview" copy and even though I say so myself it does look pretty good.....!!

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Banknote yearbook 6th edition

/ Phil Mussell

The eagerly awaited new BANKNOTE YEARBOOK is at the printers now - ready for launch at the Maastricht Papermoney fair in April. Once again it's hardback and retails at a very modest £19.95 - We're offering it post free if you pre-order! Check our "books" section now

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Banknotes at Valkenburg

/ Phil Mussell

Don't forget the "Maastricht" Paper Money show in Valkenberg, the Netherlands this weekend (April 2-5). The event is one of the biggest banknote and paper money fairs in the world and is attended by dealers from across the globe. Whatever your banknote interests Valkenberg will cater for you! ...

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Local notes

/ Phil Mussell

Following the success of the "Totnes pound" and other local currency schemes it seems that Lewes in East Sussex is the latest town to go back to the days of Provincial banking and issue their own notes more details can be found here

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Scottish banknotes move south...?

/ Phil Mussell

A new bid has been launched to force English retailers to take Scottish Banknotes in the same way they do bank of England ones! Apparently no English retailer is obliged to take a Scottish note as they are not backed by the force of Law - Bank of England ones are. This new bid, by Shadow Scottish...

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Thanks a trillion

/ Phil Mussell

Zimbabwe, already the producer of the biggest denomination banknotes in history is going one better - with the printing of a one hundred trillion dollar note! Last year the Zimbabwe Government lopped ten zeroes off of the currency in an attempt to make the banknotes more realistic but with...

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