Auction 79: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET
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Auction 79 Features 676 Lots of U.S., Chinese, and World Banknotes, Scripophily, U.S. Fiscal Documents, Historic Ephemera and Security Printing Ephemera
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Auction 79 Highlights
Lot 8. Bahamas. Government of the Bahamas, 1936 (ND 1963), £5, P-16d, Issued banknote, Light blue on light yellow and orange underprint, S/N A/2 005758, Sign. W.H. Sweeting, G.W.K. Roberts, PMG graded Choice Very Fine 35. Printer: TDLR.
Lot 62. China. Central Bank of China, 1945 “Top Pop” Color Trial Specimen Banknote. 1000 Yuan, P-289s (It is a Color Trial but incorrectly attributed) S/M#C300-265, Specimen banknote, Reddish Brown, S/N 1-A 000000, Top right margin has printed in small red letters ” DB3-LB1-9-16-45″ which refers to the order number and shade selection as well as date printed. PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 68 EPQ. Printer: SBNC. This is the highest graded example either as a Specimen or Color Trial Specimen in the PMG census.
Lot 140. Government of the Falkland Islands, 1975 “Top Pop” Issued Banknote. Falkland Islands/British Administration, 1975. 10 Pounds, P-11a, Issued banknote, Green on multicolor underprint, S/N A03742, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. Printer: TDLR. Tied for highest graded out of 54 graded in the PMG census.
Lot 164. Gambia Currency Board, ND (1965-70), 10/- Shillings, P-1a, Issued banknote, Green on multicolor underprint, S/N A300227, Watermark: Crocodile’s Head, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. Printer: BWC.
Lot 265. Lebanon, Banque de Syrie et du Grand-Liban, 1925 Issued Banknote Rarity. 25 Piastres, P-1, PCLB 21a, Issued banknote, Blue and red on multicolor underprint, S/N W.19 513, Watermark: Wheat Stalk, PMG graded Very Fine 20.
Lot 288. Mali. Banque Centrale du Mali, ND(1970-84), 10,000 Francs, P-15f, Issued Banknote, M/c printing with man at left and building at right, S/N K.6 49201, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64
Lot 307. Oman Currency Board, ND(1973), Issued Banknote. 1 Rials Omani, P-10a, Issued Banknote, Red and olive-green on m/c underprint with arms at right, S/N B/3 420035, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. Only 2 notes grade higher out of 130 graded in the PMG census.
Lot 365. Banque Nationale du Rwanda, 1981 “Top Pop” Issued Banknote. 1000 Francs, P-17a, Issued banknote, Blue on multicolor underprint, S/N 3400869, Watermark: Crowned Crane’s Head, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. This is the highest graded note out of 9 graded in the PMG census.
Lot 460. Columbia, SC. State of South Carolina, 1872 Issued Banknote. $10, SCCR6, Issued Obsolete Banknote, Black on green underprint, S/N 1778 pp A, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. High grade.
Lot 462. Washington. Puget Sound Co-operative Colony, ND (1887-1904) Obsolete Remainder Banknote. $20 Remainder Banknote, Black text on gold underprint, Signed by Nellie Wood as Treasurer, PMG graded Choice About Uncirculated 58 EPQ. The Puget Sound Co-operative Colony was established in 1887 as a Utopian collective colony.
Lot 643. Central Railroad Co. of New Jersey, 1887 Specimen Bond. New Jersey, 1887. $1000 Specimen 5% Registered General Mortgage Gold Bond, Black text with green border and underprint, Men loading a ship at top left, Man with an anvil at top right. Red specimen overprints, 00000 serial numbers, and POCs. VF condition, ABNC.
Auction 79 Schedule
Tuesday, September 6, 2022: Lots 1 to 676 in 2 Sessions
Session 1 – Lots 1 to 314 beginning at 11:00 AM EST:
- Chinese Banknotes, Chinese Scripophily, and World Banknotes from Angola to Qatar & Dubai
Session 2 – Lots 315 to 676 beginning no earlier than 2:00 PM EST after Session 1 is Complete:
- World Banknotes from Romania to Zambia, U.S. Colonial Fiscal Documents, U.S. Banknotes, Historic Ephemera, Security Printing Ephemera, and U.S. & Worldwide Scripophily
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