1942 Egypt One Pound Banknote National Bank of Egypt Pick 22c, Large Nixon Signature Nice Very Fine or Better
Description: A nice very fine or better banknote from Egypt. This is the 18th March 1942 one pound currency note. The banknote, which was issued by the "National Bank of Egypt" and printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden Surrey, England, has a blue design on multicolored background on the front. The front also has a brown circle to the right with the image of Tutankhamen. The back of the note is green with a design showing a mosque in the center. The note is signed N. Nixon and displays the large Nixon signature. The note has the denomination spelled out in the center of the front and in numerals to the left of the back. This particular note has the serial number 154001 displayed three times on the front and is series J/53. The note has one signature displayed on the front center near the bottom. It is dated 18th March 1942. The banknote has a watermark depicting the head of the sphinx. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 18th March 1942.
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., New Malden Surrey, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/4" by ~3 3/8".
Pick Number: P 22c and is listed in the Banknote Book as B121c.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as a good very fine or better with all the details being well preserved. The note is lightly soiled but has no objectionable stains. The note has a vertical and a horizontal fold. Its corners are intact with minor rounding and minimum bumps. It retains some of its original stiffness and crispiness. Its edges are intact but show some signs of roughness, especially along the top edge. It has no pinholes, no graffiti, no tears, and no splits. A nice note worthy of a spot in your collection. Please see the scans for additional condition information.