An article in Bulletin Numismatique No. 225, December 2022 announces a new catalog of notes issued by the Railway Administration of the Occupied Territories (Rhineland).
Found via Notes & Notes from the Society of Paper Money Collectors (Volume VIII, Number 24, November 29, 2022).
We will never repeat it enough, even if the Internet
provides a mass of useful information, the book of
reference is essential for a collection theme to live and evolve.
It is still necessary that the work be well written, well structured,
practical and brings new data.
Until today, the broadcasts of the R.C.F.T.O. had
not the chance to benefit from a complete analysis. It is now done.
It was Yann Noël Hénon who embarked on this study. After
his two publications Un Collectionneur… Un billet (generalist) and Les Billets d'urgence of 1940 (the reference on the subject),
he therefore tackled this small series of ten banknotes issued there
exactly a century ago.
In 1923, the German mark collapsed, banknotes were constantly replaced and their value no longer made sense. The head of the Régie des Chemins de Fer - based in the Rhineland
after the first war - decides to issue a series of banknotes
in francs in order to be able to continue the exchanges without using
Ten values, from 5 centimes to 100 francs, specimens, fakes, series, all the elements are
present so that a collection theme is born.
Yann Noël Hénon has done a lot of work listing the specimens found and the known archive data. These researches lead today to a booklet of 60 pages very
complete and perfectly presented which references and
Finally rating this show.
Published on the author's account, with a sale price at
15 euros, there is no doubt that the 300 copies available will quickly find their place in the
Request your copy now directly from Mr.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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