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Found this while surfing on the net oneday. Is this note for real?

 

 

It looks real to me. It is probably from the 1950's or so. I don't have my reference books handy but I do not doubt that it is real from the scan. If you look closely, it shows the "Thomas de la Rue" name on the bottom as the printer.

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Well, here is an example from 1935 in a lovely shade of orange: Link 1

 

And the Green Version from 1939: Link 2

 

It is a pretty nice note with a lot of symbolism in it. Curiously, I have two 1963 notes from Paraguay that went from a version of Orange to Green as well in the 1960's. Must've been a sale on green ink at the printers or something. :ninja:

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