1970 Elections Sangabodhi Bank
SLFP Hand bill printed for the 1970 May 27th General Elections
by Thowfeek Stores, Colombo
The SLFP hand bill is printed in approxomate size and colors of Rs 100
currency notes in circulation around that time.
Sri Lanka - SLFP Fantasy bill
|Predominant Colors||: Blue & Red || |
||Size ||: 165 x 84 mm |
|Numeral ||: 2513 || |
||Print ||: 100 dpi Block |
|Printer ||: Thowfeek Stores, Colombo, Sri Lanka|
SRI SANGABODHI BANK on bottom center Banner, and on top in
Sinhala. Buddhist Era (BE) Year 2513 in four corners.
On left within circle the Hand political symbol of Sri Lanka Freedom
On right within frame portrait photograph of Late
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike facing forward founder of SLFP and Prime
Minister of Sri Lanka who was assassinated on 26th September 1959.
Geometric and floral designs printed in Blue party color of SLFP with
red overprint in central vertical band.
In Sinhala SRI SANGABODHI BANK on top center Banner, and
centered at bottom in English, with Publisher
THOWFEEK STORES COLOMBO in smaller letters below.
Buddhist Era(BE) Year 2513 in four corners.
On right Radiating portrait of Buddha facing forward left.
On left drawing of Lankan king offering flowers facing right.
Geometric and floral designs printed in Blue party color of SLFP
with red in central vertical band.
See also similar rival political party UNP hand
The bill design has been finely drawn by hand with the layout and design
of the dark brown Rs 100 note which had been in circulation since 1952.
Printed about 2% wider and 2% higher by two color 100 dpi
Fantasy bill has been scanned at 300 dpi amd displayed at 75 dpi
The fantasy bill is from the Collection of Priyadarshan and
found by him in 2006.