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Lot 2542    Session 8 (2.30pm Wednesday)    World Banknotes A-J

Estimate $500
SOLD $3,000

FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA, Gouvernement General De L'Afrique Equatoriale Francaise, 1940 Emergency WWII issue, one thousand francs (P.4; Schwan & Boling 1161) Series C No.02262, at right side perforated 114, stamp endorsed on back, 'Tresorerie.....Brazzaville 28 Oct 1940 Vu Buna Payer'. Tape repaired on back, some edge paper loss but with a fresh colour appearance, very good and very rare.

In Schwan & Boling it states only three examples of this note have been recorded but lists four, Series O number 14555, O/14559-60 consecutive pair and H/07369 (illustrated in book). Pick has an illustration of note O/14599 but has no value for this note type in any condition. This note is Series C and it must be regarded as very rare.

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