About #12 - 5 pounds Type 1961
Western Samoa. Bank of Western Samoa. 1960-1961 Provional Issues. 5 pounds Type 1961. Date: May 1st, 1961. Watermark: None. Dimensions: 202 x 133 mm. No security thread. Material: Paper. Printer: Bradbury Wilkinson, London. Purple, blue red and black underprint. Front: Boat at lower center. Like Pick # 9 and # 9A. STERLING omitted from center. One combination of Signatures w/ "Minister of Finance" at left, Betham and "Financial Secretary" at right, Heller. Back: English text. Guilloche patterns. Territory of Western Samoa, value. Rare. Red overprint: Bank of Western Samoa / Legal Tender in Western Samoa by virtue of the Bank of Western Samoa Ordinance 1959 on older notes.