Fayette: VF42.2, Pick: M17, Schwan-Boling: 852s
100 Francs (Suez) Specimen Type 1956
French army occupation issues for "Suez Expedition" with Black overprint "FORCES FRANÇAISES EN MÉDITERRANÉE ORIENTALE" along with two black rectangles. Issue of November 1956. Without signature. Description: brown and multicolored design. Front: mercury at left center, value top left and right, red seal at left. Punched cancelled. Reverse: brown and multicolored, maiden at center. Watermark with helmeted head profile. Very RARE. Size: 116x75mm. GJ Collection. This note is very rare in specimen Type! Two examples are known.
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