Fayette: VF46.2, Pick: 5s, Schwan-Boling: 1903s, Rosenberg: 869s
5 Mark (French occupation of Saar) Type 1947
This issue, which was prepared in France for use in Saarland, has no indication of issuing authority. It was issued 16 June 1947 through 20 November 1947. Description: violet, blue and pink, classical bearded male bust at centre. Back same with woman holding flowers and fruits in her hands at centre. No watermark. Perforated SPECIMEN horizontally at centre. Size: 82x52mm. FBOW Collection. A similar was sold for €410 by cgb.fr in october 2016, eBillet #8 Live Auction, (lot #4080358). Go to the page: here. Very RARE!
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