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Archives International Auctions Sale 37 – US, Chinese & World Banknotes, Scripophily & Coins


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More than 1,100 lots of U.S., Chinese and Worldwide banknotes, scripophily (the collecting of stock and bond certificates), Security Printing Ephemera and Coins will be sold at a two-session public auction on Tuesday, December 6 and Tuesday, December 13 at our offices at 1580 Lemoine Avenue in Fort Lee, New Jersey. The auction will start at 10:30 A.M. Eastern time for both days.

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Included in the sale is a large and varied group of Banknotes, Scripophily and Security Printing Ephemera from numerous estates and longtime collections with many items having never been offered privately or by auction in over 30 to 50 years or are estate discovery pieces new to the collecting community.

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The sale begins on Tuesday, December 6 with an offering of over 480 lots of desirable U.S. banknotes, Liberty Loans, Scripophily and security printing ephemera.

The second session on Tuesday, December 13 begins with the offering of over 200 Chinese banknotes followed by the balance of the world of another 470 lots of worldwide banknotes. Some of the many foreign highlights of the auction include over 200 lots of China banknotes including a discovery collection of early 1930s Communist Chinese issue rarities; a Bank of Communications 1913 “Hunan” Branch Issue Discovery Note and possibly unique issued; a 5 Tael, Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907 “Peking” Branch High Grade Rarity; a £10 Commonwealth of Australia, ND (1954-59) Specimen Banknote Rarity; a Banco De La Compania De Credito De Puerto Plata, 1886 Issued Banknote Rarity previously only known as a remainder; Imperial Bank of Persia, Specimen and Issued Banknote trio; a Government of Iraq, 10 Dinars, L. 1931 Issued Banknote; and literally dozens of rare and desirable notes rarely seen at auction.

U.S. Highlights include a United States, $100, Act of October 12, 1837 Interest Bearing Proof Treasury Note from the Silver City Collection, one of three discovered; two lots of First Liberty Loan Bonds of 1917; a U.S. Department of the Interior – Federal Related Cherokee Nation, 1894 Specimen Bond; over 50 lots of U.S. Obsolete banknotes and hundreds of desirable and attractive stocks and bonds.

Auction Schedule


SESSION 1 (Lots 1 to 484):

U.S. Banknotes & Worldwide Scripophily
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, beginning at 10:30 AM Local Time


SESSION 2 (Lots 1001 to 1674):

Chinese, Asian & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily and Coins
Tuesday, December 13, 2016, beginning at 10:30 AM Local Time

Sale 37 Auction Highlights

Lot 1079: Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907 “Peking” Branch High Grade Rarity

Lot 1406: Imperial Bank of Persia, ND (1912) Specimen Banknote

Lot 1236: Commonwealth of Australia, ND (1954-59) Specimen Banknote Rarity

Lot 1297: Banco De La Compania De Credito De Puerto Plata, 1886 Issued Banknote Rarity

Lot 1530: Bank of New Zealand, 1918 Specimen Banknote

Lot 1609: Banco De Espana, 1902 Issue Proof or Progress Specimen Banknote Rarity

Lot 1459: Board of Commissioners of Currency, Malaya, 1942 Issue Banknote

Lot 1416: Government of Iraq, L. 1931 Issued Banknote

Lot 1130: National Bank of the Soviet Republic of China, 2 Jiao 1932

Lot 1124: Hunan-Kiangsi Branch of National Bank of the Soviet Republic of China, 1 Yuan 1934

Lot 1614: Government of the Straits Settlements, 1929 Issue Banknote

Lot 1041: Ningpo Commercial Bank, 1925 “Shanghai” Issue Banknote Rarity

Lot 1302: National Bank of Egypt, 1942 Specimen Banknote

Upcoming Auctions & Shows

January 12-14: We will be attending the New York International Numismatic Coin Convention taking place at the Waldorf Astoria with our table located in the Gramercy Suite. Please drop by to visit. We will be accepting consignments at this show.

January 27-28: We will be attending the National Stock & Bond Certificate

Early February, 2017: Chinese, U.S. & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, Coins, Security Printing Ephemera and Historic Ephemera. Featuring The Alexander I. Pogrebetsky Family Archives of rare Chinese Banknotes – Part 2

We are constantly seeking consignments of U.S., Chinese and Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily, Security Printing Ephemera, Historic Documents and Ephemera and Philatelic material including Postal History for our upcoming 2017 auctions. Please contact us to discuss your participation in our future sale.

Bidding Information and Auction Registration

Please do not wait to register for online bidding in case you need additional help with the registration process. We can also accept Absentee bid sheets directly or you may place your bids through our website on Archives International Live’s Internet Bidding Portal and either participate live during the sale or leave bids ahead of time to be executed when your lot comes up for bidding.

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