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Passport Printing Pays for De La Rue

Could Brexit factor be boosting De La Rue’s passport printing business?

Passport control image by 1000Words (via Shutterstock).

A Licence to Print Passports: authentication and identity related products have paid dividends for De La Rue. London Heathrow airport passport control image by 1000 Words (via Shutterstock).

Over the last year, the results of June 2016’s EU Membership referendum have made for an uncertain time for businesses. For some companies, Brexit hasn’t been about doom and gloom. De La Rue have had a pretty good 2016 – 17, especially in the field of passport printing.

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These Engraved £5 Notes Can Be Worth Up To £50,000

New five pound notes (front and back).There has been much talk about the new plastic £5 notes which have been introduced across the country. The interests that have been spoken about a lot of these notes is the immunity to liquids and the certain serial numbers which are being sought after by collectors. It is said some collectors have been paying 40 times the value of the fiver with the serial number ‘AA01′ being the most highly prized.

In the latest development, 4 of these brand new fivers could cash in at a whopping £50,000. A micro-engraver who goes by the name of Graham Short has surprised people by putting 4 fivers into circulation which contain a mini engraving of Jane Austen.

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