Discussion in 'Paper Money' started by Bmagold, Sep 22, 2019.
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It was common pratice to tape the notes end to end and roll them up to slip into your pocket. As Chris stated the tape used did destroy any value to the notes except that they were part of your dad, grand dads life durring the war years.
The old tape did yellow and crack over time leaving the notes ends a mess. Where the center of the note was sometimes like new.
I gave 5he notes back to the wall pilot wife to pass on to family...This is where they need be so everyone remembers his service.
Here's a Cuban short shorter note from 1943
I thought... not another ridiculous name for a Lincoln cent error, or about a small person with (ahem) other problems.
Learned something new eh?
Yep, and very glad it wasn't another cent variety.
Based on the countries you indicated it probably belonged to someone in the Air Transport Command that flew the hump from India to China. The route into theater was US-Caribbean-Brazil-West Africa-East Africa-Iran-India-China.
A rolled bill is called a snorter to sniff drugs. I'm still laughing at that one @Brina, thank you.
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