1970 Elections Sangabodhi Bank
Sri Lanka - UNP Fantasy bill

UNP Hand bill printed for the 1970 May 27th General Elections by Thowfeek Stores, Colombo The UNP hand bill is printed in approxomate size of Rs 100 currency notes in circulation around that time.

Predominant Colors: Green & Red  |  Size : 165 x 84 mm
Numeral : 2513  |  Print : 100 dpi Block
Printer : Thowfeek Stores, Colombo, Sri Lanka
FRONT: Landscape
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 Elephant political symbol of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (UNP). On right within frame portrait photograph of Dudley Senanayake facing forward left former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Geometric and floral designs printed in Green party color of UNP with red overprint in central vertical band.


BACK: Landscape
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 Green party color of UNP with red in central vertical band.

See also similar rival political party SLFP hand bill.

The note 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% higer by two color 100 dpi block printing.

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.