100 francs "Ruins of Angkor" type 1931

An unprecedented proof sold at Stack's Bowers in January 2020!

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A proof of a 100 francs "Ruins of Angkor" type 1931 (Ref. Pick: # 10bp) was sold for $ 1100 at Stack's Bowers & Ponterio, during the January 2020 NYINC Auction on January 17-18, 2020 (lot: # 30344). Without date, without numbering and without signatures, this proof note is completely new and unknown to the reference books.

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Graduated PMG 66 Gem Uncirculated EPQ, this note has the particularity to include the Type I overprint in red on a “New Hebrides” line. The dimensions of this overprint are: 68L x 3H mm. It is therefore a proof note issued for Noumea Type 1931 from the Bank of Indochina (BIC), indicated in the work of MM. Muszynski and Kolsky under Ref. # K719 and with the signatures of Émile Minost and François de la Motte Ango de Flers.

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Notes

Banknotes from Indochina are not yet listed in the Numizon catalog!


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