About #45 - 10 Dollars Type 1935 "French"
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1935 Jubilee Issue. 10 Dollars Type 1935. Texts in French. Series "F" has been assigned to all French translated notes. Date of issue: 11-03-1935. Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC). Series F: 1,550,000 issued notes. Dimensions: 152 x 73 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Note printed by sheet of four copies with an identical sheet number. To distinguish the four banknotes from the sheet, two small Check Letters "A, B, C or D" were printed in black under the numbers. Front and back: black and purple printing. Front: Black and white frame decorated with abstract shapes and rosettes with the values "10" and "DIX" printed in the corners. Above, the text of the issuing institute "LA BANQUE DU CANADA, paiera au porteur sur demande" is printed in black on two lines in the center. The banknote number is printed in red and repeated twice at the top. The serial letter is printed in red on the left of the number. In the center, the value "10" is printed in a large rosette. Below, the value "DIX DOLLARS" is printed in a cartridge. In an oval on the left, a portrait of the Princess Mary. On the right, the official seal of the Bank of Canada and the group number of the bill. The notes have been delivered to the Bank without signatures and without seal. These were printed in black ink typography by the internal services of the Bank of Canada. Two types of signatures: Deputy Governor John Arundel Caulfield Osborne and Governor Graham Ford Towers. Back: a frame with ornaments and a rosette composition printed in purple monochrome. The value "10" is printed in very large numbers on the sides in rosettes and six times in smaller numbers in the corners of the drawing and the frame. At the top, the text of the issuing institute "BANQUE DU CANADA" is printed in the center curved. In the middle, an allegory of the harvest with a seated woman holding a billhook in her hand. In the background, bunches of grapes and fruits come out of a cornucopia. The photo note (Ref: # BC-8) was sold in Crisp Uncirculated at $ 1,495.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 16094, from The Halton Lake Collection, 2006.