About #4 - 5 francs New Hebrides Type 1941
New Hebrides. Bank of Indochina. Provisional Issues (1941-1963). A New Caledonia banknote Type (Pick: # 36) is overprinted in the center of a red oval with a Polynesian coastline, a Lorraine cross and the words "NOUVELLES HÉBRIDES - FRANCE LIBRE". Dimensions: 150 x 92 mm. No date but issued in September 1941. Full color front and back print, predominantly brown, light green and orange. Texts in French. Front description: light green security background made up of intertwined shapes. Ornamental frame composed of repeating floral shapes. In the center of the upper edge, the label "BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE (BANK OF INDO-CHINA)" is printed in a light green cartridge. On the left in a medallion, an allegory of France illustrated by a profile of helmeted Marianne. On the right, a second medallion containing the watermark. Article 139 of the penal code is printed on three lines in an orange cartridge in the center of the lower edge. Values in letters and numbers printed in brown in the center. The numbering and the alphabet are printed in black in cartridges and repeated at the top and bottom in the frame. Two combinations of signatures with the President and the Director General. Description of the back: ornamental frame composed of repeating floral shapes. In the center of the upper edge, the label "BANQUE DE L'INDO-CHINE" printed in a light green cartridge. Article 139 of the penal code is printed in brown in the center between the two medallions, the one on the right contains the value "5" in very large numbers. Printer: Bank of France. 60,000 issued notes.