Pick: #17 , The Banknote Book: B222 , Other: #K319
Bank of Martinique. No date (1942). First issue in 1943. Printed in black on a yellow background with the mention "Bank of Martinique" reproduced continuously and printed in dark green on the back. Dimensions: 154 x 87 mm. Banknote without watermark. Printer: E.A Wright Banknote Co. of Philadelphia Printing Company. Front: Black and white frame consisting of graphic lines with the value "25" in white repeated in the four angles. On the right, a symbolic representation of Agriculture with a seated woman holding a sheaf of wheat around her arm. The numbering, the alphabet, Article 139 of Penal Code and the signatures are printed in black. Three variants of signatures with The Director, The Cashier and A Censor. Back: A graphic composition of complex lines with the value "25" repeated twice. In a circle in the center, an exotic nature and a commercial boat at anchor in a bay. Unsigned specimen, numbered 0000-0000 with several "SPECIMEN" surcharges in red on the front and back.