A new discovery of a firm with test/promotional notes, the 261st for the catalog.
Dondorf & Naumann
Founded in 1850 the company Dondorf & Naumann was formed with Dondorf’s former teacher who specialized in the printing of banknotes, securities and postage stamps. In addition to Giesecke & Devrient, it was the leading banknote printer in Germany. The company produced banknotes of the Frankfurter Bank, Württembergische Notenbank, Meininger Bank, Badische Bank and Bayerischen Notenbank. In addition, they printed stamps for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Thurn and Taxis Post. In 1870, Dondorf & Naumann received an order for the Japanese government to produce 200 million banknotes. Circa 1830s, circle machine example