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$10 dos caritas - Norris Peters

First Norris Peters printing

300,000 notes printed by Norris Peters under the 18 July 1914 contract and dispatched on 30 September 1914. These were Series D, numbered 150001 to 450000, and had circular red Tesorería seal and Type 2 or Type 3a control letters on back.

A-C-L B-LCD C-DIII

Second Norris Peters printing

300,000 notes printed by Norris Peters under the 8 October 1914 contract and dispatched on 10 November 1914. These were Series D, numbered 450001 to 750000, and had circular red Tesorería seal and Type 3b control letters on back.

D-VMIII E-XXMI F-MIIX
F-MIVC (?)

though within this number range are found some counterfeit notes with a red scalloped Tesorería seal and the control U-EA (see Counterfeit $10 Type 2).

Third Norris Peters printing

900,000 notes printed by Norris Peters under the 16 November 1914 contract and dispatched in two consignments: 780,000 notes (Series D, 750001 to 1530000) on 5 December and 120,000 (Series D, 1530001 to 1650000) on 8 December. Within this range were circular red Tesorería seal and Type 3b and Type 3c control letters on back.

G-XMCV H-LXM J-CVIX K-MCN L-MIVC M-CVVI
N-VCDI

and also scalloped black Tesorería seal and horizontal Type 5 control letters on back.

N-CDI O-LDC

and also scalloped black Tesorería seal and vertical Type 5v control letters on back

O-LDC

and, finally, scalloped red Tesorería seal and horizontal Type 5 control letters

O-LDC P-MLI

Fourth Norris Peters printing

200,000 notes, Series J, 1 to 200000, with the date ENERO 1915, printed by Norris Peters under the 21 December 1914 contract and dispatched in four consignments, thus:

2 January 1915 J 1 600000
4 January 1915 J 600001 1000000
22 January 1915 J 1000001 1960000
27 January 1915 J 1960001 2000000

The third consignment was received in Chihuahua on 11 February 1915: on the same day 38,000 notes from the last consignment arrived in Chihuahua whilst the remaining 2,000 notes were sent back to ChicagoLG papers, 2-F-51, letter from S. C. de la Garza, El Paso, to L. de la Garza, Torreón, 19 March 1915; LG papers, 2-F-52/3-H-24, letter from S. Vargas, Chihuahua, to L. de la Garza, El Paso, 8 March 1915.

These mainly had red scalloped Tesorería seal and horizontal Type 5 sans-serif control letters.

E-UMA G-EMA H-ELA I-NMH J-INM K-IML
K-PZY
L-EMN
L-KYU
M-VNR N-MVB O-LDC
O-PTL
P-OTQ
P-MLI
Q-LMR
R-BMI S-EMB
S-RMD
T-CNL
U-EA

and red scalloped Tesorería seal and vertical Type 5v or Type 8v sans-serif control letters.

G-EMA K-PZY S-RMD
20-4-15 Q-LMR

but also included red circular Tesorería seal and horizontal serif control letters P-XDVM, and red scalloped Tesorería seal and horizontal serif control letters P-XDVM in two different typefaces.

There were also counterfeit Series J notes with control O-LDC (see Counterfeit $10 Type 3).

 

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