About #24A - 1 Dollar Type 1898
Canada. Dominion of Canada. 1878-1898 issues. 1 Dollar Type 1898. Date: March 31, 1898. In 1897, the Canadian government stopped ordering banknotes from the British American Banknote Company and turned to the American Bank Note Company in New York, which had a branch in Ottawa. Dimensions: 186 x 84 mm. Watermark: unknown. No security thread. Note printed by sheet of four copies with an identical sheet number. The banknote number is repeated twice and printed in red. The note has a letter of control positioned next to the portraits. Front: print in black and yellow. Frame composed of rosettes with the value "ONE" printed twice below the portraits and the value "ONE 1" printed twice above the portraits. On the left, a portrait of the Countess of Aberdeen and on the right, a portrait of Earl of Aberdeen, the Governor General. In the center, a scene of lumberjacks working on a Canadian river. "The Dominion of Canada" is printed in black above the central drawing. Two handwritten signatures: on the left, the bill is countersigned by an officer of the Department of Finance and on the right the signature of J.M Courtney or that of Boville (The Deputy Minister of Finance). Back: background composed of rosettes printed in green monochrome. The value "ONE 1" is printed in the corners. In the center, a view of the Ottawa Parliament with the main door in the foreground. "Dominion of Canada" is printed above the drawing. This version of the note features the words "ONE" printed vertically and curved outward. The photo note was sold in Choice About Uncirculated at $ 4,312.50 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 15942, from The Halton Lake Collection, 2006.