Auction: CSS41 - The Numismatic Collectors' Series sale
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.1.1909, serial number A024126, orange and black on pale green, bank coat of arms at upper left, tea production scenes at left and right, '100' at each corner, hand signed at lower left, reverse red and black, the old Bank building at centre,
(Pick 163a), PMG 20NET Very Fine (Repaired, Annotations). Colloquially known as the 'Tea House' locally this note in issued formed is extremely rare and this note even more so being the first date of issue with the red reverse. A crown piece that will stand out in any collection of vintage Hong Kong notes.