Beograd: 1958. 230 leaves, mostly printed on both sides, many with illustrations of both sides of a bank note, and a coin or two, accompanied by descriptive text. Small 8vo, original tan linen folder, lettered in black; original brass bar and screws holding contents together. Covers and title a bit discolored; very good. Item #6199
A useful identification guide issued by the Yugoslavian National Bank for internal use by bank officers to enable them to differentiate between genuine and counterfeit notes. Depicted are genuine, specimen, and counterfeit notes of various denominations and issuing entities, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States of America. Illustrated are notes mostly of the 1950s, some earlier. An extremely rare early pictorial and factual record of widely circulating world paper money in the mid-twentieth century. Ex Kolbe Sale 112, lot 463 (at $600 hammer).