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Paper mould, for manufacturing banknotes of Perth Banking Company

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Paper mould, for manufacturing banknotes of Perth Banking Company
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This mould, (pictured here with the wooden frame detached), is for the manufacturing of hand made paper banknotes. The design is for the watermark for the Perth Banking Company.

Mould for the manufacture of handmade paper with design for watermark for the Perth Bank Company

Founded in 1787, the Perth Banking Company was contracted to trade for 21 years. It then had to pass into voluntary liquidation and a new bank was formed, using identical establishment procedures. In 1857 the bank merged with the Union Bank of Scotland.

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