About #20C - 1 franc Type 1890
Bank of Guadeloupe. Check issued between 1870 and 1900. (B.P.F. 1). Work of Claverie and engraving of Bescherer. Dimensions: 133 x 97 mm. Check with watermark "GUADELOUPE" oblique. Number printed in black at 5 or 6 digits with a letter. Printer: Ve Ethiou Peru, Paris or Hemmerle et Cie, Paris. Blue print on yellow paper. Front: vignette composed of tropical plants, foliage and birds in flight. No back. Check without signatures. The signature is materialized by the stamp of the issuing company. No known specimen. Copies encountered: B 099,080 (blue bottomless and watermarked bill), D 011,235, D 026,803, H 017,883, H 090,640, I 24,366, I 29,717 and E 040,505.