1935 Hong Kong One Dollar Banknote Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp Pick Number 172c Nice Very Fine
Description: A nice very fine banknote from Hong Kong. This is The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation one dollar currency note issued on June 1, 1935. The note is blue on yellow and light green underprint and shows the image of a helmeted woman to the left of the front. The back is colored in light purple and has the image of an allegorical woman holding a torch in the center. The banknote was issued by the "The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation" and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. The front of the note displays the denomination as well as two signatures in blue. It also displays the serial number with this particular note having the serial number F618,822 displayed twice in black on the front. The note is dated 1st June, 1935. The banknote has watermark depicting the image of a helmeted woman. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: The note is dated June 1, 1935.
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden - Surrey, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~5 1/4" by ~3 3/4".
Pick Number: P 172c.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that US postal rates for overseas shipping using first class are very high and we are unable to change them. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this banknote as very fine with all the details being well preserved. The note has several vertical folds and a horizontal fold. The note is soiled but has no objectionable stains. It still retains some stiffness and has no tears or splits. The note shows some wear and roughness along the edges with minor nicks at the ends of the folds. The corners have wear, minor rounding, some creasing but no losses. The note has a dark line parallel to the right edge on the back which looks like a fold or crease, but is not obvious on the front leading us to thing the note may have been hinged, but we do not see residue of glue, so we are not certain. Be that as it may, this is a nice note to add to your collection. Please see the scan for additional condition information.
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