Pick: #A13 , The Banknote Book: B207 , Other: #K149/#K150
Guadeloupe. Colonial Treasury. Coupons. Three Decrees of April 23, 1855, March 3, 1858 and June 2, 1863. Repayable May 31, 1863. Work of Saunier. Dimensions: 130 x 80 mm. Banknote with "Treasury" watermark? Red print on light beige paper. Front: vignette composed of an exotic floral frame with snakes, horns of plenty, a sailboat three masts left, anchor, barrels at the bottom of the note. The value "1 Fr." is printed obliquely in a medallion on the right and the banknote number "#35,571" is printed in black horizontally on the left. The date is printed in black.Three signatures with The Controller, The Authorizing Officer and The Treasurer. The signatures are handwritten but not identified. Back: uniface. No known specimens. Very rare!