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Pretorius, Mathinus Wessel

Z.A.R. Paper Money Note SIGNED by Marthinus Wessel Pretorius

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A printed paper money note value 2s.6d. Stg., No. 1957, dated Pretoria, 6 January 1869, Hand signed by M.W. Pretorius, Staats President, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek. Pretorius was a famous Voortrekker, son of the Voortrekker leader Andries Pretorius. He was the first President of the Transvaal from 1857 - 1860 and served a second term from 1864 - 1871. He founded the city of Pretoria in 1855 and named it after his father & uncles. A single sheet printed, with the coat of arms of the Z.A.R., signed by Pretorius,C.F. Joubert (Lid der Commissie) & another (Unknown - Lid v.d. Uitv. Raad). See \"AFRICANA CURIOSITIES [1973]\" edited by Anna H.M. Smith, the chapter on South African paper money, pages 80 - 84, written by R.F. Kennedy. This item comes from the fourth issue of bank notes for the Z.A.R. described on page 82/83 of Kennedy\'s article. Folded, age-toned & with some edge-wear & wear at folds.
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: ABC Bookshop
  • Contact Person: Dennis Slotow
  • Country: South Africa
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