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PRESS RELEASE February 10, 1953

Thirty-Year Bonds of 1951 May Be Exchanged for Definitive Bonds at Fed

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development announces that holders of its Thirty-Year Bonds of 1951, due October 1, 1981, in temporary form, may exchange their bonds for definitive bonds of the same issue at the Federal Reserve Bank or New York on and after February 18, 1953. Definitive bonds will be available in bearer coupon form in the denominations of $1,000, $10,000 and $100,000, and in fully registered form in the denominations of $1,000 or any multiple of $1,000. Holders of temporary bonds may obtain forms requesting such exchange from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 33 Liberty Street, New York 45, New York.