Pick: #NL4 , Other: P286
Palestine. Palestine Currency Board. 1927-1945 Issues. 5 pounds Type 1934 Essay/proof. Date: June 29, 1934 (ink date handwritten in low right margin). Dimensions: Unknown, large margins. Watermark: Olive sprig. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited (TDLR), London, England. Front: Polychrome printing predominantly orange-red and pale green. Description of the front: Border frame with guilloche patterns and mauve guilloche at center. At left, a view of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Value at centre and at each corner. No series and s/n. Texts in Arabic, English and Hebrew. No signatures (Members of the Palestine Currency Board). No back: Face Proof. The photo note was sold £14,000 in April 2018 by Spink, Auction # 18018, The Shlomo Tepper Collection of Palestine (lot # 71). Pick unrecorded, Banknote Book unrecorded, other reference: Dabbah P.286. Graded PCGS 58 Choice About New. Unissued. Very rare.