French Equatorial Africa (FEA). Free French Africa. Type BAO 1936 modified. Banknote issued in 1942 but undated. Work of Sébastien Laurent and engraving by Hourriez. Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co, London. Dimensions: 163 x 95 mm. Watermark with a woman's head in profile. Front and back: Multicolored print predominantly purple, brown and yellow. On the front: a frame composed of repetitive geometric shapes. On a lattice background, two young Aboriginal women wear jewelry and a traditional headdress. Top center in blue, the sending institute "FRENCH FREE AFRICA". The value "100" is printed in blue in the upper left corner. In the opposite corner, a French flag printed all in blue. Numbering and signatures are printed in black. Only one type of signatures: For the Defense Council, Gal de Larminat and the Director of Finance, Pierre Denis. On the back: vegetal composition with in the foreground, a young indigenous woman carrying a basket on her head. On the right, article 139 of the Penal Code is printed in a white cartridge. Specimens on issued notes with a "SPECIMEN" surcharge in red and diagonally front and back and punched "114". 60 copies only according to Maurice Kolsky. Known copies: C265,868, D350,801, E445,193, K975749, Q521,686. Another specimen numbered "A000 001 - Q560 000" with "SPECIMEN" perforated horizontally at the bottom. Three known specimens for Cameroon: series F and G. Other Reference: TBB (The Banknote Book): B203.