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WORLD BANKNOTES : FRANCE
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8670
5000 Francs 2-1-1918. Multicolor design by Flameng, large format 255 x 127mm. The highest denomination of the time & equivalent in value to 200 gold sovereigns, and thus made with special security edge at right. P-76. Very fresh gVF-aEF, usual pinholes at left. One of the iconic rarities of French banknotes. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
8671
500 Francs 6-2-1941. P-95b. Near EF. Attractive.
 AVAILABLE at A$140
8672
1918-20s Sower 5c orange (SG 380) 'Encased stamp' produced during a shortage of coins, with aluminium coin-like reverse inscribed 'Nouveautes-Chemiserie Troyes / a la Ville de Paris 15 R de la Republique', with stamp under a cellulose film on red background. Superb UNC. Rare type! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
8673
1918-20s Sower 5c orange (SG 380) 'Encased stamp' produced during a shortage of coins, with aluminium coin-like reverse inscribed 'Nouveautes-Chemiserie Troyes / a la Ville de Paris 15 R de la Republique', with stamp under a cellulose film on white background. aUNC. Rare type! (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$160
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