Rare 1945 200 Yen Note Signed Richard I. Jones Colonel Infantry Released from Rokuroshi Sept 8, 1945
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Rare 1945 200 Yen Note Signed Richard I. Jones Colonel Infantry Released from Rokuroshi Sept 8, 1945

Code: uapg20000tyn-CON

$675.00


Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Rare 1945 200 Yen Note signed "Richard I. Jones Colonel Infantry released from Rokuroshi September 8, 1945". Lieutenant Col. Jones, served with the United States Army 57th Infantry (Philippine Scouts) and was captured at Bacolod, Negros, Philippines. Prisoner 0-292839, Lt. Col. Jones spent three years as a POW. He was first held at Billibid Prison in Manilla, then transferred to Zentsuji, and finally Rokuroshi where he was liberated from in 1945. Lt. Col. Jones was a decorated service man, and was listed as an American Defender of Bataan & Corregidor.

VINTAGE: Circa 1945

SIZE: Approximately 6-1/2" x 3-7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Printed currency

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: "RICHARD L. JONES COLONEL INFANTRY RELEASED FROM ROKUROSHI SEPT 8, 1945", "200 YEN", "718366", "18"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a WWII US Military POW collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay CON-EDK-25-15 LFGEX11/15

CONDITION: 9 (Excellent&emdash;Near Mint): The currency shows mild storage/age wear, light spot of discoloring on edge does not detract (see photo) and light creasing from being folded, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.