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Auction: CSS48 - CSS48 - The Numismatic Collectors' Series sale - conducted behind closed doors
Lot: 687

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1.5.1904, serial number 507109, blue on light orange and multicolour, bank coat of arms at upper centre, '10' at each corner, hand signed manuscript signature at lower left and printed at lower right, reverse red, allegorical figures of Mercury and Minerva at centre, profile of Minerva at left and right,
(Pick 157), PMG 30 Very Fine, trimmed by 1-2mm on the left border. Ex. Northern Collection. An extremely rare type note that was only issued for two years in 1904 and 1905. Only 3 notes notes of this type graded in the PMG population report and this is by far the highest grade. An original note without any repairs or graffiti that will increase its desirability and will be hotly contested. A magnificient note

HK$250,000 to HK$350,000