Auction CSS103A  10 Apr 2024
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Lot 194

Estimate: 200 000 HKD
Price realized: 220 000 HKD
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Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China, Hong Kong, remainder $500, partial date 190-, no serial numbers, pink and green, no manager signatures, perforated cancelled,(Pick 40r), At the time of issued, $500 was the equivalent of 390 ounces of silver which was the yearly salary for an average worker in Hong Kong. This example bears the \190\\ date indicating that this was used before 1910. Currently all other examples known bear the partial \"19\" date. This was the highest denomination from the Chartered Bank for over 80 years. Iconic note and important for Hong Kong collectors. PMG 50 About Uncirculated, selvage included, cancelled, toning.

Estimate: HK$200,000.00 - HK$300,000.00 ""
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