About #1 - 5 francs Type 1943
New Hebrides. French National Administration of the New Hebrides. 1943 Emergency Issues. No date. Dimensions: 154 x 69 mm. Watermark: no. Printer: unknown. Full-color front and back printing, predominantly green, blue and black. Description of the front: frame composed of lines and curves in repetition. Safety background with the text "NOUVELLESHEBRIDES" repeated continuously. In the center at the top edge, the Lorraine cross. Below, the value "5 Frs" framed by two large palms branches. All texts are printed in dark blue. The numbering is printed twice at the bottom. Two combinations of signatures with the French Resident Commissioner and the Accountant Cashier are printed in light blue and are very often illegible. Description of the back: identical security frame and background on the front. The letters "N. H." are printed in a cartridge in the center at the top border. Below, an empty oval shape with a green background. The value "5 Frs" is printed in the background on the left and right. No specimen known for the Type. 40,000 issued notes.