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Auction: CSS41 - The Numismatic Collectors' Series sale
Lot: 373

The Mercantile Bank of India Limited, $500, 24.8.1948, serial number 1239, blue on green, yellow and black, Mercury at right, '500 Dollars' at each corner, watermark of the same at left, two clear and distinct handsigned signatures at lower centre and right, reverse grey-blue, the Pai Fang at Confucius' Cemetery 'Wan Gu Chang Chun' at left,
(Pick 241), PMG 35NET Choice Very Fine (3mm tear repaired at right border, stains lightened). Overall an extremely rare note with robust colours and very good eye appeal. One of the iconic notes in the Hong Kong series and a must have note. Well above average condition and missing in most collections

HK$500,000 to HK$700,000