1940-41 Government Of Hong Kong One Dollar Banknote King George V Pick #316 VF++
Description: A nice very fine or better banknote from Hong Kong. This is The Government of Hong Kong Not Dated (ND), but known to have been issued in 1940-1941, one dollar currency note. The banknote which was issued by the "The Government of Hong Kong" and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd. has a dark blue design on multicolored underprint with the image of King George V in an oval frame to the right of the front. The back is blue and displays the denomination in the center as well in all four corners. The front also displays the denomination as well as one signature in black. It also displays the serial number. This particular note has the serial number P/I 138234 displayed twice in black on the front. The note is undated, but is known to have been issued in the period 1940-1941. The banknote has no watermark that we could find. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden Surrey, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~4 7/8" by ~3 1/4". Pick Number: P 316 and is listed in the Banknote Book as B806a.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as a good very fine or much better with all the details being well preserved. The note has three light and barely observable vertical folds but no horizontal folds. The note still retains most of its stiffness and crispiness. The note is clean and has no stains. It has no tears or splits and no roughness along the edges. The note may have been pressed, but we are not certain. Its corners are intact and mostly squared with some bumps and minor rounding. The note has no pinholes, no tears, no graffiti, and no splits. A nice note to add to your collection. Please see the scan for additional condition information.
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