Switzerland. Swiss National Bank (Schweizerische Nationalbank). Second issue (1910-1955). Banknote identical to Pick: # 7 and # 29 but with different law text (Gesetzgebung über die Schweizerische Nationalbank). First series dated 04-10-1928. Permanently removed from circulation on 01-10-1958. Work of Eugene Burnand. Printer: Waterlow & Sons Ltd., London. Dimensions: 200 x 125 mm. No watermark. No security thread. Front and back: print in red, brown and orange. Front: vignette composed of rosettes and ornaments. The numbering, the alphabet, the labels, the place and date of issue and the signatures are printed in black. The value "500" is repeated three times in the corners of the thumbnail. The texts are printed in three languages: French, German and Italian. On the left at the bottom, a medallion portrait of a young "Appenzell" living in the Swiss canton of Appenzell. Seven issue dates and ten signature variants with The Cashier, The President of the Bank Council and The Director. Back: frame composed of rosettes and ornaments with the value "500" repeated four times in medallion in the corners. In the center, a composition of the painter Eugene Burnand representing the interior of a habitat where three sitting embroiderers work on their work near a window. In the context around, the texts in three languages: French, German and Italian. Other Reference: TBB (The Banknote Book): B318.
Signatures #14 : K. Bornhauser / Alfred Sarasin / Gottlieb Bachmann.
Signatures #15 : K. Bornhauser / Alfred Sarasin / Charles Schnyder Von Wartensee.
Signatures #17 : K. Bornhauser / Alfred Sarasin / Ernst Weber.
Signatures #27 : Erich Blumer / Gottlieb Bachmann / Fritz Schnorf.
Signatures #28 : Erich Blumer / Gottlieb Bachmann / Paul Rossy.
Signatures #29 : Erich Blumer / Gottlieb Bachmann / Ernst Weber.
Signatures #30 : Erich Blumer / Gottlieb Bachmann / Alfred Hirs.
Signatures #31 : Erich Blumer / Alfred Müller / Alfred Hirs.
Signatures #32 : Erich Blumer / Alfred Müller / Paul Rossy.
Signatures #33 : Erich Blumer / Alfred Müller / Paul Keller.