Fine November 11, 1948 Bank of the Belgian Congo Ten Francs Banknote Pick 14E
Description: A nice fine banknote from the Belgian Congo. This is the 11 November 1948 ten Francs currency note issued by the Bank of the Belgian Congo. The banknote is gray blue on pink underprint. The front depicts the Watusi Dancers with trees and a hut in the background to the left of center. The front also has the date, the serial number and two signatures. It also shows the denomination in number and in French. The back, has the same color scheme as the front, is written in Flemish and depicts huts, trees and soldiers on parade to the right and has a watermark depicting Okapi head in circle to the left. The note is dated 11.11.48. This particular note has the serial number U129911, which is displayed twice in black on the front. Please carefully review scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 11.11.48 (November 11, 1948).
Printer: Waterlow & Sons Limited of London England.
Size: The banknote measures ~5 1/16" by ~3 1/4".
Pick Number: P 14E and is listed in the Banknote Book as B214b.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as a fine with all the details being still preserved. The note has several vertical folds and a horizontal fold as well as general wrinkling. The note has general soiling and stains throughout. The note shows general roughness along the edges and some minor losses. The corners are intact but show some rounding. The note is intact with no tears or splits. It has no graffiti and no pinholes. The note may have been pressed. This is a nice example of this rather interesting and scarce note, which would make a nice addition to your collection. Please view the scan presented for additional condition information.
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