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1 Pound - British Armed Forces 2nd series

1 Pound - British Armed Forces (2nd series) -  obverse1 Pound - British Armed Forces (2nd series) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Local banknote
Year 1948
Value 1 Pound (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 139 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# M22
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Central denomination.

Lettering:
BRITISH ARMED FORCES
SPECIAL VOUCHER
FOR USE ONLY AS DETAILED ON THE REVERSE
£1
ONE POUND
2ND SERIES
ISSUED BY COMMAND OF THE ARMY COUNCIL

Reverse

Denomination above terms and conditions.

Lettering:
ONE POUND
£1
THIS NOTE IS VALID ONLY FOR TRANSACTIONS WITHIN OFFICIAL CANTEENS AND ORGANISATIONS LAID DOWN IN G.R.Os. OF THE THEATRE. EXCEPT AS MAY BE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN G.R.Os. IT MUST IN NO CIRCUMSTANCES BE OFFERED TO ANY PERSON WHO IS NOT ENTITLED TO USE BRITISH SERVICE CANTEENS. IMPROPER USE OF THIS NOTE IS A DISCIPLINARY OFFENCE AND MAY RENDER THE OFFENDER LIABLE TO PENALTIES.

Comments

For use by British troops in Germany, Austria, Japan and Singapore.
Printer: Thomas De La Rue and Company Ltd.
Image below shows location of security strip on P#M22a:

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1948)  4.04 81% P#M22a - paper with metal security strip
ND (1948)  22% P#M22b - watermark paper

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