6 Pence German Occupation, Blue paper, 'Withdrawn' Overprint

Features

Issuer Guernsey
Issuing entity Treasury and Resources Department
Period German occupation (1940-1945)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1942
Value 6 Pence = 1⁄40 Pound
Currency Pound (1827-1971)
Composition Paper
Size 92 × 60 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 296484
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 28,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.
BYB# GU24a, GU24c
John W. Mussell; 2021. The Banknote Yearbook : The only comprehensive price guide to banknotes of the British Isles (11th edition). Token Publishing, Exeter.

Series: World War 2 issues

Obverse

Printed on blue paper.
Overprint added in red on face and reverse.

Lettering:
STATES OF GUERNSEY
PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND SIX PENCE
VALUE RECEIVED
BY AUTHORITY OF THE STATES

[Overprinted] “Withdrawn from Circulation, July 22nd, 1942.”

Reverse

Arms at centre

Overprint in red

Lettering:
S'BALLIVIE INSULE DERGENERYE

[Overprinted] “Withdrawn from Circulation, July 22nd, 1942.”

Comments

Examples of the wartime issues with the 'withdrawn' overprint are rare.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
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1942-Jan-01 

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