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    Ceylon Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London & China 10 Shillings ND (ca. 1864-69) Pick UNL Essay Back Proof PCGS About New 50.
    This simple yet historically important offering is quite rare and as such missing from many collections. Thanks to printer notations, this proof is identified as a working design for the Chartered Mercantile Bank of India, London, & China, to be issued in Ceylon in the mid 1860s. Any paper relic for 19th century Ceylon is a treasure, as examples are so few and far between. Some stains and edge roughness are mentioned for accuracy. Nonetheless, the example is rare and desirable.


    約1864-69年錫蘭印度倫頓中國三處匯理銀行10先令,背面試印票。PCGS About New 50。
    這張設計簡約但歷史意義深遠的鈔票頗為珍罕,正是眾多收藏系列所需的珍品。幸得鈔票上的印刷商批注,可以確定此鈔票是印度倫頓中國三處匯理銀行的設計圖樣,在1860年代中期為在錫蘭發行而準備。由於流傳的例子鳳毛麟角,所有十九世紀的錫蘭紙鈔都是難得的珍寶。票上帶有些微黃點和邊角皺痕,但此鈔仍然是深具魅力的珍品。


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