1948-1949 Great Britain One Pound Seated Britannia Signed Peppiatt Banknote
Description: A nice very fine or better one English Pound banknote. This banknote was issued in the period 1948 through 1949 and is green on pink background in color. It shows Britannia seated within a frame top left corner of the front. The back is light green and brown in color with medallions on the right and left with the image of Saint George on his horse slaying the dragon and a wide structure on top. The banknote has a watermark showing the head of Britannia in the white circle bottom center. The note is signed by K. O. Peppiatt the Chief Cashier the Bank of England at the time and has the prefix C09H. This particular note has the serial number 627199 and has a security thread which is vertical and is located left of center if you look at the front of the note. Please carefully review the scan as it is part and parcel of our description.
Printer: Bank of England.
Size: Measures ~5 15/16" by ~3 5/16.
Pick Number: P 369a.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this banknote as very fine or much better with all the details being very well preserved. The note has two vertical folds. It is lightly soiled with some light staining along the folds on the back. The paper of the note retains quite a bit of its original stiffness and crispiness. Its corners are intact, well squared, with minimum rounding. The note has no graffiti, no pinholes, no tears, and no splits. The edges show minimum roughness at the ends of the folds. A beautiful note to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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