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Chefoo 1922 HSBC Specimen in December Hong Kong CCO Auction

Chefoo 1922 HSBC Specimen in December Hong Kong CCO Auction

By Christopher Dahncke, Paper Money Researcher & Cataloger

Author: Christopher Dahncke / Wednesday, November 24, 2021 / Categories: Paper Money of the Week

​Our December Hong Kong CCO for World Paper Money is available at StacksBowers.com for viewing and bidding. We are pleased to feature lot 50446​, a China Foreign Banks P-S317s 10 Dollars Specimen Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation note in PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. (S/M#Y13). Printed by TDLR. Specimen. Chefoo. 

At the time of cataloging, PMG has encapsulated just four examples of this Specimen variety, with the offered note being the second finest graded by their service. At left on the obverse is a woman making lace, with arms at top center. The reverse of the note depicts the two bank buildings, with intricate lathe work comprising the border design. The back is printed in dark gray-purple ink, while the front displays purple, green and yellow coloring. Red specimen overprint is found diagonally across the face, with black solid zero serial numbers. Scarcely encountered or offered in public auctions, collectors should bid strongly to own this treasure. PMG Pop 1/1 Finer.

We are currently taking consignments for our April 2022 Hong Kong sale. To consign your U.S. paper money and world paper money to a future sale, contact a consignment specialist at 800-458-4646 or visit StacksBowers.com​. For more information on viewing lots or for assistance in registering to bid, email your inquiry to: [email protected]