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    Incredibly Scarce 50 Dollar Color Trial from the Mercantile Bank of India

    Hong Kong Mercantile Bank of India, Ltd. 50 Dollars ND (1912-30) Pick 238cts KNB14 Color Trial Specimen PMG About Uncirculated 53.
    As rare as it is stunning, this elusive denomination from the Mercantile Bank of India is seldom encountered in any format, in any grade. An iconic early 20th century Hong Kong note, of which only a few examples are known in Specimen and Color Trial Form. The printed signature at right is indicative of 1912 Mercantile Bank issues, which suggests that this Color Trial was created during the early run of this note's tenure. Deep blue hues create for a striking appearance on this trial, which contrasts the issued type, which was printed with mostly brown and orange color schemes. A handsome Waterlow & Sons engraving, with red overprints and seven hole punched cancellations. An important offering which should entice collectors with a variety of specialties. The first we have offered.


    極罕有利銀行伍拾圓試色樣票

    1912-30年香港有利銀行伍拾圓,試色樣票。PMG About Uncirculated 53。
    來自有利銀行的一張試色樣票,罕見、美麗,該面值非常少見。20世紀早期香港的一款標志性紙幣,極少見其試色樣票。右下角的簽名代表1912年有利銀行發行,表明這種試色在紙幣使用初期進行。深藍色調極爲引人注目,而發行款主要以棕色和橙色的配色方案印刷。可見華德路父子有限公司壓花,紅色加印和七個注銷孔。重要的一件拍品,受各藏家關注。也是我們首次經手拍賣。




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