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Just for luck? and for saving?

There is a premium bond-holder living in London sitting on an unclaimed prize worth £100,000. The value of the premium bonds...? Just £25. There are also prizes of £50,000 and £25,000 amongst 740,000 unclaimed prizes worth a staggering total of £40m. 

Prizes often go unclaimed as the bond-holder has moved house, had them gifted to them as a child or maybe they are the executors of a will.

Thankfully there is no time limit on making a claim as the oldest unclamed prize dates back to 1957. Fortunately you can visit the National Savings and Investment website ( and simply enter your Premium Bond Holders' number to check if you have any unclaimed winnings. Alternatively you can write to them at: Premium Bonds, National Savings and Investment, Glasgow, G58 1WA.

If you have moved house, have some old Premium Bonds and have 5 minutes to spare it might just be worth checking - you never know...

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