About #41 - 5000 francs type 1939
New Caledonia. Bank of Indochina. 1939 Emergency Bearer Check Issues. Dimensions: 208 x 112 mm. Printer: Unknown. Watermark: Unknown. Two dates of issue: 1939 and 1943. Single-sided monochrome printing, predominantly blue. Texts in French. Description of the front: On the upper left edge, the words "CHECK" is crossed out and replaced by "Billet" handwritten in black. Banknote number in black. Value on the left “B.P.Frs 5000”. In the center, the wording “BANQUE DE L'INDOCHINE” in dark blue. Below, the words "Pay against this check (check crossed out and replaced by the word Billet)" to the bearer. The sum of "Five thousand francs" is written by hand. Monogram of the Bank in the center "BI". The banknote is payable to “NOUMÉA” in purple. Two combinations of handwritten signatures. Uniface note, no back.