About #19 - 10 francs Colbert type 1946
Saint-Pierre-and-Miquelon. No date and no territory name (1946). Work of Pierre Munier. Dimensions: 122 x 66 mm. Printer: Banque de France and Desfossés printing office in Paris. Seamless watermark composed of small boats and anchors. Front and back: Multicolored printing. Front: The value "10" in letters and numbers is printed in brown. 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 and 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 cartouche. No known specimens. Range of banknotes numbers issued: 2,520,001 to 2,550,000 or 30,000 banknotes printed by Defossés in Paris and 19,100,001 to 19,200,000 or 100,000 banknotes printed by the Bank of France. This very rare note has never been offered for sale. Few known copies!