Pick: #3 , The Banknote Book: B217 , Other: #K164/#K165
Guadeloupe and dependencies. Colonial Treasury. Decree of August 18, 1884. Second Type. Dimensions: 115 x 80 mm. Banknote with watermark "GUADELOUPE". Printing of wavy lines in purple gray on light beige paper. Front: vignette composed of a double frame. The value in letters "DEUX FRANCS" is printed in the center and the "000,000" number of the bill is printed in black horizontally below. Two variants signatures with The Director of the Interior and The Treasurer-Payer. The signatures are handwritten in black, blue or purple. At the bottom, the mention "La contre-valeur en espèces est déposée au Trésor". No back, single note. The banknote is known withvariants of signatures, without signatures and numbered and without signatures and unnumbered. No known specimens. Copies found: 63,660 - 78,352 - 99,712. Banknote very rare!