About #56 - 1000 Dollars Type 1935 "English"
Canada. Bank of Canada. 1935 Regular Issues. 1000 Dollars Type 1935. Texts in English. Date of issue: 11-03-1935. Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited (CBNC). Series A: 66,500 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: printing in black and olive green. Front: black and white frame decorated with abstract shapes and rosettes with the value "1000" printed in the corners. Above, the text of the issuing institute "The BANK OF CANADA, will pay to the bearer on demand" 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 "1000" is printed in a large rosette. Below, the value "ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS" is printed in a black cartridge. In an oval on the left, a portrait of Sir Henry Charles Wilfrid Laurier, statesman, seventh Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911 and first francophone to access this position. 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: frame composed of ornaments and rosettes printed in monochrome olive green. The value "1000" is printed in very big numbers on the sides in rosettes and another four times in smaller ones. Above, the text of the issuing institute "BANK OF CANADA" is printed in the center curved. In the middle, an allegory of Security with a helmeted young woman, armed with a sword and a shield, protecting a scared young boy. The photo note (Ref: # BC-19) was sold in About Uncirculated at $ 8,050.00 by Heritage Auctions, Auction # 418, Lot # 16119, from The Halton Lake Collection, 2006.
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