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Auction: CSS41 - The Numismatic Collectors' Series sale
Lot: 340

Mercantile Bank of India, $25, colour trial specimen, undated (1912), without serial numbers, brown and black on light green and orange, dockside scene at left, denomination at each corner, printed manuscript of Macdonald at lower right, reverse green and black, Mercury with winged helmet at centre, 'SPECIMEN NO VALUE' overprinted in red twice, a blue Waterlow seal and hole punch cancelled,

(Pick 237cts), PMG 64NET Choice Uncirculated (Previously Mounted). The Mercantile $25 is THE INCONIC note of Hong Kong issues. Only issued for one year in 1912 it extremely rare in any form. A 'once in a blue moon' opportunity for the collector to obtain this type

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