About #32 - 10 francs Colbert type 1946
Bank of Guadeloupe. No date (1946). Issued note in 1946. Work of Pierre Munier. Dimensions: 122 x 66 mm. Seamless watermark composed of small boats and anchors. Front and back: multicolored printing. Front: The word "GUADELOUPE" repeated three times in the margin and the value "10" are printed in red. Numbering and signature printed in black. Left, portrait of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Minister of Finance and Secretary of State of the Navy of Louis XIV and right a fleet of commercial boats on the ocean. One signature: The Director General: A. Postel-Vinay. Back: lush exotic landscape with a view of a river on which a pirogue sails. At the bottom of the back right, article 139 of the Penal Code printed in a light blue cartridge. Specimen of issued note numbered O.00 - 00000 with "SPECIMEN" diagonally perforated at the center of the banknote and two vertical wet stamps on the sides. Uniface proof of the front unsigned or numbered. Number range of issued notes: 20.000.001 to 26.000.000. The picture note also illustrates the book of Dr. Kolsky: "The D.O.M-T.O.M Banknotes", published in 2006, 280 pages.