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1935 South African Reserve Bank One Pound Banknote Sailing Ship P# 84c PMG VF 30

  • $ 187.77

Description: A beautiful very fine Banknote from South Africa. This is the South African Reserve Bank one Pound note issued 28 November,1935. The banknote is black in color over a light red background. The note depicts the image of a sailing ship to the left of the front with people in various activities along the bottom and a factory with multiple chimneys spewing smoke to the right. There is a rising sun next to the ship. The back is brown and red in color and shows the arms of South Africa in the center. The note has a watermark showing the head of J. van Riebeek within the sun's disk. The note is written in English and Afrikaans. The front has one signature, the date and the serial number as well as the denomination. This particular note has the serial number A over 49 446485, which is displayed twice in black on the front. The back only displays the name of the bank and the denomination. The note is graded by PMG as 30 very fine and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. A great looking note to add to your collection. Please carefully review the scans provided as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 28 November 1935.

Printer: St. Lukes Printing Works, London England

Size: The banknote measures 6" by ~3/8".

Pick Number: P 84c and is listed as B712c in The Banknote Book.

Condition: The banknote is graded as 30 very fine by PMG and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The note is all original and shows, in our opinion, minor signs of circulation and minimum wear. It is relatively clean and intact. It is nicely margined with minimum roughness to the edges. The corners are nicely squared and have minimum rounding if any but have some bumps. A nice looking and well margined example of this scarce note to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.


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