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World Banknotes : Auction 166 : Lot 268

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 166
World Banknotes Lot
268
World War II Occupation notes (3) in comprising 2 s Pick 18 (BY GU27a) serial number A/D 3629 signed H.E. Marquand titled Treasurer and the note printed on paper in blue with "2'6" in brown at centre in the underprint and the reverse featuring a blue panel at centre with the Guernsey Seal at centre, about Fine Minor Cuts/Tears. 6 Pence Pick 24 (BY GU24b) dated 1st January 1942 serial number X 0456 signature H. E. Marquand and the note printed on blue paper and in black on blue/mauve underprint featuring the Guernsey Seal at centre reverse, VF or near so. 1 Shilling Pick 29 (BY GU25b) dated 1st January 1943 serial number T 0728 signed H.E. Marquand Red on Pick 26 (BY GU26) and printed on white paper in black on yellow and brown underprint on obverse and brown reverse featuring the Guernsey Seal at centre, VF - GVF. The German troops landed in Guernsey by plane on 30 June 1940, after an offensive through and the government decided the islands were not strategically important and left them undefended which resulted in the start of five years of occupation. The islands were turned into an "impregnable fortress" on the express orders of Adolf and a fifth of all the defence works in the Wall were built on the Chanel islands. Scarce and interesting notes
£320
Guernsey Treasurer of The States World War II German Occupation notes (3) in comprising 2 Shillings 6 Pence Pick 18 (BY GU27a) serial number A/D 3629 signed H.E. Marquand titled Treasurer and the note printed on white paper in blue with "2'6" in brown at centre in the underprint and the reverse featuring a blue panel at centre with the Guernsey Seal at centre, about Fine Minor Cuts/Tears. 6 Pence Pick 24 (BY GU24b) dated 1st January 1942 serial number X 0456 signature H. E. Marquand and the note printed on blue paper and in black on blue/mauve underprint featuring the Guernsey Seal at centre reverse, VF or near so. 1 Shilling Pick 29 (BY GU25b) dated 1st January 1943 serial number T 0728 signed H.E. Marquand Red overprint on Pick 26 (BY GU26) and printed on white paper in black on yellow and brown underprint on obverse and brown reverse featuring the Guernsey Seal at centre, VF - GVF. The German troops landed in Guernsey by plane on 30 June 1940, after an offensive race through France and the British government decided the islands were not strategically important and left them undefended which resulted in the start of five years of occupation. The islands were turned into an "impregnable fortress" on the express orders of Adolf Hitler and a fifth of all the defence works in the Atlantic Wall were built on the Chanel islands. Scarce and interesting notes : World Banknotes : Auction 166 : Lot 268
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Guernsey Treasurer of The States World War II German Occupation notes (3) in comprising 2 Shillings 6 Pence Pick 18 (BY GU27a) serial number A/D 3629 signed H.E. Marquand titled Treasurer and the note printed on white paper in blue with "2'6" in brown at centre in the underprint and the reverse featuring a blue panel at centre with the Guernsey Seal at centre, about Fine Minor Cuts/Tears. 6 Pence Pick 24 (BY GU24b) dated 1st January 1942 serial number X 0456 signature H. E. Marquand and the note printed on blue paper and in black on blue/mauve underprint featuring the Guernsey Seal at centre reverse, VF or near so. 1 Shilling Pick 29 (BY GU25b) dated 1st January 1943 serial number T 0728 signed H.E. Marquand Red overprint on Pick 26 (BY GU26) and printed on white paper in black on yellow and brown underprint on obverse and brown reverse featuring the Guernsey Seal at centre, VF - GVF. The German troops landed in Guernsey by plane on 30 June 1940, after an offensive race through France and the British government decided the islands were not strategically important and left them undefended which resulted in the start of five years of occupation. The islands were turned into an "impregnable fortress" on the express orders of Adolf Hitler and a fifth of all the defence works in the Atlantic Wall were built on the Chanel islands. Scarce and interesting notes : World Banknotes : Auction 166 : Lot 268
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