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GB King George VI

COS:
GB King
GEORGE VI
11.12.1936 - 6.2.1952
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Gov:
Sir Arthur F.
Richards
28.11.1936 - 16.9.1938


Gov:
Sir Harry Charles
Luke
16.9.1938 - 1942

FIJI Provisional Banknotes, ND(1940-42) Issues

Colony of Fiji

Printer: Thomas de la Rue (NZ Banknotes)
Government Printer, NZ (Overprint)

Government of Fiji Overprints

N.342, RC.57, SB.1375, P.36  10 Shillings One piece known - Images Needed
FjiN.340aP.37a1PoundND1940.jpg
N.343a, RC.58a, SB.1376a, P.37a  1 Pound
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FjiN.340bP37b1PoundND1940.jpg
N.343b, RC.58b, SB.1376b, P37b 1 Pound
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FjiN.340cP.37c1PoundND1940.jpg
N.343c, RC.58c, SB.1376c, P.37c 1 Pound
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FjiN.340cP.37c1PoundND1940FI_O_015086.JPG
N.343c,RC.58c, SB.1376c, P.37c 1 Pound
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FjiN.340cP.37c1PoundND1940FI_O_040449.jpg
N.343c, RC.58c, SB.1376c, P.37c  1 Pound
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N.344a, RC.59a, SB.1377, P.38  5 Pounds 4K Serial Prefix - Images Needed
FjiN.342bRC.59bSB.1377P.385Pounds.jpg
N.344b, RC.59b, SB.1377, P.38  5 Pounds *
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BACKGROUNDER *

The above series are overprints on New Zealand P.154 - P.156. All are difficult to find especially in top condition. The 10/- is unique with only one piece known to have survived and currently being housed in the Reserve Bank of Fiji Museum.

The 5 Pounds notes are very rare and difficult to find in any condition with a total of 8 pieces reported to have survived.
 

QUANTITIES ISSUED/REPORTED
NZL 1 With Fiji Overprint

Prefix 1D

50,000

Prefix 6D

125,000

Prefix F1/O

 324,000

NZL 5 With Fiji Overprint

Jan-Nov 1942

30,997

Prefix 4K

2 Known(1)

Prefix 5K

6 Known(1)


(1)
WW II Remembered list 7 copies of the 5 reported. An additional 5K prefix was discovered since its publication.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

* We gratefully acknowledge Neville Cuthbert who provided images and background information used in this section.


We gratefully acknowledge Don Cleveland, IBNS Assistant General Secretary & Assistant Treasurer for Australasia who provided assistance with this section.