China 1.6.1912 $5 Emperor Huang-ti Banknote Back-Stamped SHANGHAI P. 26u (S/M C294)
Highly attractive and Extremely Fine example of this scarce note, serial no. B506795 with vivid colors and overall Fresh. There is a light vertical crease which would inhibit a higher grade and the note has been professionally mounted on the edges to a quality stock with a cut out to enable viewing of the reverse, note size approximately 175 x 88 mm. Clearly showing the SHANGHAI marking at center and a small red chop at lower left. A wonderful item which is new to the market from the Archives of the New York Bar Association.
Mrs. Alga Law, wife of notable 19th century railroad magnate George Law (1843-1896), son of financier and collector George Law, an original owner of the SS Central America, its first name was the SS George Law. Reference no. 22 as part of the bequest to the New York Bar Association in 1935.
C The New York City Bar Association
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