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george pictorial 1950s
george pictorial 1950s  

George pictorial 1940s
George pictorial 1940s  
I purchased several rupee notes on eBay and they seems pretty good and original. but they don't match with the dates in your catalog .please can you give me a reply on this topic by looking at the pictures . i have attached pictures of them. the purpose is educational and i am a student of one of  government universities. Thank you

I don't understand. These are known dates.
Both dates are listed in

Your serial number A/42 852775 perforated on left is within the range from A/40 945001 A/42 945000
for the 2 Million Notes issued in 80,000 booklets of 25 notes each as given on my webpage.   

4TH AUGUST 1943   H.J. Huxham & C.H. Collins   A/34 888001 - A/40 945000   6057   
4TH AUGUST 1943   H.J. Huxham & C.H. Collins   A/40 945001 - A/42 945000   2000   80K
4TH AUGUST 1943   H.J. Huxham & C.H. Collins   A/42 945001 - A/42 995000   500  

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Dr Kavan Ratnatunga


I can only answer any question regarding Paper Money, coins and Tokens that circulated in Ceylon/Sri Lanka of any era which extends back to 300 BCE. I maintain website and which may help you identify your banknote or coin. If Country is any other or unknown, coin should have been found in Sri Lanka. Please Do not ask questions about any coins or currency of other countries including USA. Thank You.


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