Auction Date:2011 May 13 @ 10:00 (UTC-4 : AST/EDT)
Location:3 WEST CLUB, 3 W. 51st Street, New York, New York, 10019, United States
Hanchou Province, Szechuan Portrait Engraving of People Crossing Bridge Over River Used or Prepared for Banknotes..China, ND (ca.1910-30), Proof portrait of building on water with people crossing bridge, Purple on india paper, 3.5 by 3.5 inches, Bottom imprint has Hanchou Prov. Szechuan - V-57050 - American Bank Note Company, Uncirculated condition. Attractive and scarce design and an excellent example of the banknote engravers art at its best. Extremely rare with only 3 different colors found of this vignette. ABNC.