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1 Cent 1945, Hong Kong

in Krause book Number: 321
Years of issue: 1945
Signatures: For the government of Hongkong: Mr. Henry Robert Butters
Serie: 1945 - 1949 Issue
Specimen of: 1941
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 89 х 42
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Company Limited, New Malden

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1 Cent 1945




1 Cent 1945

HM The King George VI.

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George, 14 December 1895 - 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.

Photo by Dorothy Wilding, HM The King George VI after the Coronation Day, 1937

This engraving is done from the portrait by photographer Dorothy Wilding, made ​​in 1937, after the Coronation Day of His Majesty. The original portrait is now in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Chinese characters on the left, apparently indicating the denomination.


1 Cent 1945

White. Uniface.


These notes were made on the orders of the Hong Kong Planning Unit in the UK before the end of the war, and flown to the Colony shortly after the Japanese Surrender.