Several of the notes from the Lou Manzi collection that were graded recently by PMG were sold rapidly at the Spink auction on Thursday May 9. The Lou Manzi collection is made up of United Kingdom banknotes, some of them dating back to the 18th century.
Besides the Lou Manzi collection, PMG has graded the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes Part I and the Michel Muszynski Collection of Sub-Saharan African Notes.
The note that claimed the top sale was the 1829-35 £100 Manchester graded VF20 by PMG. It realized $70,000 USD.
The 1929-25 £1,000 – London graded Choice VF 35 by PMG took second with a sale of $52,000 USD.
In all, ten lots were sold from the Lou Manzi collection and Spink plans to offer the rest at the next auction that will be held in the fall on Oct. 10.
For more information and prices realized, visit www.pmgnotes.com