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    Second of Two Consecutive Serial Numbers

    China Bank of China, Fuhkien 1 Dollar 1.6.1912 Pick 25e S/M#C294-30e PMG About Uncirculated 50.
    A portrait of the emperor Haung-ti and vignette of a hillside village grace the front of this rare note. Printed by ABNC, this issue is from the first year of the Republic of China. Amoy (Xiamen) was one of the five treaty ports open to European traders, but the trading scale it handled paled against that of the others, especially nearby Guangzhou. Thus, the Fujian issuance was considerably smaller, but because of trade usage, circulation was still heavy. There are only 8 graded examples in the PMG Population Report at the time of cataloging with this one tied for the second highest grade denoting the scarcity of this issue. Stains are noted on this issue that don't seem to detract from the overall appeal of this remarkable rarity.


    NOTE: This lot was manufactured in China and was sourced from outside the United States for this auction after September 1, 2019. Under the new US tariffs on Chinese goods, collector's items from China will be subject to a 7.5% import tariff. Any clients who wish to take delivery of this item in the United States should be aware of this added charge, and consult their tax adviser with any questions.

    一對連號鈔票中的第二張

    民國元年(1912)中國銀行兌換券壹圓,福建地名。PMG About Uncirculated 50。
    此珍鈔的正面分別印有黃帝肖像和山邊鄉村的圖案。此鈔由美鈔公司印製,於民國元年的發行系列。廈門當時是向歐洲商人開放的五個商埠之一,但其貿易量較其他商埠,尤其是廣州一帶低。故此,福建地名鈔票的發行量遠比其他地方少。但儘管如此,由於商貿頻繁,流通量依然可觀。截至編目時,PMG數量報告中只有八枚例子的評分記錄,而此鈔則位列第二,可見其稀罕程度。鈔票帶有輕微痕跡,但並不影響這張難得珍品的整體品相。


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    December, 2021
    11th Saturday
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