Wirral woman selling new fiver for £1,699 to pay for a dream family Christmas
A Wirral grandmother is hoping to cash in on the new five pound note craze to pay for a dream family Christmas.
Gail Meikle, from Bromborough Pool, has put one of the fivers up for sale on eBay after spotting what she believes is a slight misprint in the banknote.
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The auction ends at 10pm on Friday, and the 51-year-old catering worker has so far had one bid for the asking price of £1,699.
Gail said she hoped it was a genuine buyer, and plans to put the money towards Christmas with her daughter... read more
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