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    Stunning Waterlow & Sons Color Trial Specimen

    Hong Kong Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China 50 Dollars 1.7.1931 Pick 56cts KNB36 Color Trial Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.
    Waterlow & Sons has yet again prepared a stunning, Color Trial Specimen in blue, green, and tan hues as a marketing strategy to lure prospective clients. As was the norm, serial numbers and the manuscript signature were omitted. Hole punched cancellations and overprints were applied. The eye appeal is simply excellent. Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China banknotes were printed and issued at smaller quantities than their HSBC contemporaries, which explains the rarity of this design. At the time of cataloging, there are no sales records for Color Trial Specimen. Assuredly, this is one of only a few pieces extant. Totally original paper is easily discerned through the third party holder. We have not offered this type in this format. It may be quite some time before another appears. An important opportunity to acquire a seriously rare and popular design in the most pleasing format.


    1931年印度新金山中國渣打銀行伍拾員「火燭鬼」,試色樣票。PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ。
    當時的華德路父子公司再次呈現了一款由藍色,綠色和棕褐色為主調的試色樣票以吸引潛在客戶。按照慣例省略了序列號和手稿簽名,並應用打孔注消和樣票加蓋代替,整體設計可謂精美絕倫。該銀行的紙幣印刷和發行的數量少於匯豐銀行同期的數量,更突顯了這種設計的稀有性。 截至編目時,仍沒有此試色樣票的銷售記錄,可以肯定這是現存的僅有幾張。 此枚原始紙質, 亦是我們首次經手,錯過了可能要過一段很久的時間才會再出現。 本次拍賣為頂級紙幣藏家提供一個重要的機會以獲得此極罕見和流行的設計,值得期待。

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