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Live auction - 4440137 - 1000 Francs Épreuve DJIBOUTI 1946 P.20E

1000 Francs Épreuve DJIBOUTI  1946 P.20E AU
1000 Francs Épreuve DJIBOUTI  1946 P.20E AU1000 Francs Épreuve DJIBOUTI  1946 P.20E AU
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Starting price : 600 €
Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : 808 €
Maximum bid : 828 €
End of the sale : 16 February 2021 16:24:48
bidders : 5 bidders
Face Value : 1000 Francs Épreuve
Date: (1946)
Period/Provinces/Banks Banque de l'Indochine
Catalogue reference : P.20E
Predigree : CGB Live février 2021 Archives Armanelli


Épreuve de graveur pour le verso sur papier simple grandes marges, billet complet, ne manque que le texte de loi.

Historical background



The digging of the Suez Canal gave the Gulf of Aden unmatched strategic importance at the end of the Red Sea. The British controlled Aden, the French bought Obock in 1862 while Marseille owners settled in Tadjoura. In 1884, a French protectorate was spent with local potentates. It was the same with the Somali leaders. Colonel Lagarde Djibouti founded in 1888. The transfer of capital became in 1891 Obock in Djibouti. With colonial status in 1894, the area became known as French Somaliland in 1896.

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