Pick: #367 , The Banknote Book: B176
England. Bank of England. 1940 "Emergency Wartime" Issue. 1 pound type 1940. Date: No date (1940). Dimensions: 150 x 84 mm. Watermark: Helmet head of Britannia and wavy line pattern. Material: Paper. Security thread: Varieties. Printer: Bank of England Works. Front and back: polychrome printing predominantly blue, brown and green. Description of the front: Ornate crowned vignette of Britannia top left. Series and numbering printed in red. Texts in English: "Promise to pay to Bearer on Demand the sum of One Pound" in text at centre. Signature: K. O. Peppiatt (Chief Cashier). Description of the back: Bank of England building. Saint George on horse slaying dragon. Acanthus leaf swirls. Replacement notes with prefix S. For notes with vertical Withdrawn from / Circulation overprints, see Guernsey.