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1943 South African Reserve Bank Ten Pounds Banknote PMG Choice Very Fine 35 P 87

  • $ 327.77

Description: A beautiful choice very fine Banknote from South Africa. This is the South African Reserve Bank ten Pounds note issued 14 April 1943. The banknote is brown on multi-colored underprint. The front displays a ship with its sails fully open and full of air in the harbor, boats ferrying goods to the shore, men carrying goods, a woman tending a fire, men herding cattle, railroad crossing a bridge and a factory with smoking stacks. There are mountains in the background and a sun with rays emanating from it. The back is also brown in color and the South African arms. The note is written in English above Afrikaans with the first line, on the front for the name of the bank and denomination, being in English. The front has one signature, that of Postumus, the date, and the serial number as well as the denomination. This particular note has the serial number F over 1 488768, which is displayed twice on the front in black. The back only displays the name of the bank and the denomination. The note has a watermark displaying the portrait of Jan Van Riebeeck. The banknote is graded choice very fine 35 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.

Date: 14 April 1943.

Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co.

Size: The banknote measures ~7" by ~3 7/8". 

Pick Number: P 87 and is listed in the banknote book as B715a.

Condition: The banknote is graded choice very fine 35 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The note has several folds, both vertical and horizontal. It is lightly soiled and has some minor stains but no large objectionable stains. the corners are intact and squared with some minor rounding and bumps. The edges are intact and show minimum roughness. The note has no graffiti, no pinholes, no tears, and no splits. A very nice note in choice very fine condition to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.

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