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The 2019 Fantasy Kingdom of Great Britain 10 Pound Banknote

The 2019 Fantasy Kingdom of Great Britain 10 Pound Banknote

“No living man could tell a Prescott from a Bank of England …”

– The Adventure of The Three Garridebs (3GAR)

The fifth different “edition” of the fantasy Kingdom of Great Britain 10 pound banknotes has recently been issued. You can read about the 2015 version HERE and the 2016-2018 editions HERE.

In the upper right corner of the front of the banknote is the 2019 date to differentiate from the previous year’s limited editions.

You can find this year’s note, as well as the previous years, on a major online auction service.  We refer you to our earlier posts for details about the design and designer.

HolmeWork Assignment: The Imperial Theatre $5 Advertising Note

HolmeWork Assignment: The Imperial Theatre $5 Advertising Note

“We were to go to the theatre.” – The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans (BRUC) In the late 19th and early 20th century, it was somewhat common to see advertisements on what seemed at first glance to be an old Confederate States of America banknote. Our next HolmeWork assignment is one of those examples and was… Continue Reading

Sherlockian Themed Jerry Lewis Enjoyment Certificates

Sherlockian Themed Jerry Lewis Enjoyment Certificates

“You are a funny one …” – The Man with the Twisted Lip (TWIS) Two years ago, we discussed Jerry Lewis being awarded the French Legion of Honour and briefly discussed his work in the movie It’s Only Money. For some of the marketing items for that movie, Jerry Lewis is very clearly seen wearing a… Continue Reading

Monetary & Numismatic Mentions: The Dancing Men

Monetary & Numismatic Mentions: The Dancing Men

“Your cheque-book is locked in my drawer …” – The Adventure of The Dancing Men (DANC) In this post, we peruse The Adventure of The Dancing Men looking for mention of monetary transactions and numismatic items. As always, the page numbers [seen here in brackets] refer to the relevant pages in The Complete Sherlock Holmes published by… Continue Reading