Scarce 1943 Banknote India Ten Rupees King George VI Pick# 19b Fine or Better
Description: A beautiful fine or much better banknote from India. This is the no date 10 Rupees currency note issued by The Reserve Bank of India in 1943-1944. The note blue, brown, purple and orange. The front of the note shows the bust of King George VI facing left within an oval frame and the image of a lake, mountains, and a banana tree in the center. The back, which is blue, has the image of two elephants being ridden by handlers flanking a seal with a tiger in the center of the note. The note shows the denomination on the front and back in writing with the front also having the denomination in numerals, one signature, and the serial number. in multiple locations throughout. The banknote has a watermark depicting the crowned bust of King George VI facing left. This particular note has the serial number 888408 with the series H over 17. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: The note has no date but was issued in 1941-1944.
Printer: India Security Press.
Size: Measures ~5 3/4" by ~3 1/4".
Pick Number: P19a and is listed in the Banknote Book as B203b.
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 a nice fine or better. The note has many folds and rounded corners. It is soiled, has some light stains, has a pinhole, has general roughness along the edges, has minor losses, has three short tears or splits along the edge near the left corner, and has nicks at the ends of the folds. Be that as it may, the note is still a desirable piece to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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