About #NL2 - 100 pounds Type 1938 Proof
Palestine. Palestine Currency Board. 1927-1945 Issues. 100 pounds Type 1938 Face Proof. Date: March 18, 1938 (ink date handwritten in low right margin). Dimensions: 191 x 102 mm. Watermark: Olive sprig. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited (TDLR), London, England. Front: Polychrome printing predominantly green, orange and purple. Description of the front: Border frame with rosettes and guilloche patterns. View of the Al-Jazzar Mosque at left (The White Mosque), built by Ahmad Pasha. Value at centre and at each corner. No series and s/n. Texts in Arabic, English and Hebrew. No signatures. No back: Face Proof. The photo note was sold £42,000 in April 2018 by Spink, Auction # 18018, The Shlomo Tepper Collection of Palestine (lot # 74). Other reference: Dabbah P.319. PCGS holder 63 Choice New. This is the Dabbah plate note.