|Banknotes - Currency|
Archives International Auctions / AIA Sale 56 - U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily and Security Printing Ephemera - 21/11/2019 / Coins & Paper Money / Paper Money - World Currency / Lot 94
International Banking Corporation, 1918 Specimen "Tientsin" Branch Issue. - Tientsin Branch, China. 1918. $10, P-S431s (S/M#M10-42b). Black face and olive-green back. Specimen banknote. Red specimen overprints, "00000" serial numbers and POC's. 2 signatures. PMG graded Gem uncirculated 66 EPQ, Rare and lovely note in high grade. ABNC. Tied with 6 other notes in the PMG census with none grading higher. Only 6 examples have been offered previously over the last 5 years with this tied with the highest graded.