Here is the press release for the May 23, 2018 sale by Archives International Auctions. Some great paper money here. -Editor
U.S., CHINESE AND WORLDWIDE BANKNOTES, SCRIPOPHILY AND COINS WILL BE OFFERED IN 2 SESSIONS AT PUBLIC AUCTION ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 23rd , 2018
The auction will be held by Archives International Auctions, at their offices in Fort Lee, N.J.
The May 23rd auction will feature an extensive collection of over 990 lots of U.S., Chinese and worldwide banknote rarities; a desirable collection of U.S. Obsolete Banknotes and Small Type Nevada National
Banknotes as well as hundreds of additional banknotes, stocks, bonds, and historic autographs.
Included in the sale are consignments from numerous estates and longtime collections with many items having never been previously offered at auction. The sale is broken into two sessions, the first includes U.S., Chinese
and Worldwide Banknotes, Chinese Scripophily, and Coins; the second session begins with Colonial and Obsolete banknotes, Large and small type, Confederate, and Security Printing Ephemera and ends with U.S. and Worldwide
The auction will include over 540 lots of Chinese and Worldwide banknotes with a significant number of group lots that include dozens if not hundreds of desirable notes. We also have an exciting collection of Replacement
notes from a serious collector covering literally the entire globe with many interesting and rare issues. Also included in the auction is a large Queen Elizabeth II collection put together by a serious New York collector
over the last 30 years. Included are many desirable notes that will enhance any British Colony collection and includes many elusive issues.
Chinese-American Bank of Commerce, 1920 "Harbin" Branch Issue Rarity
Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907, "Tsingtau" Branch Issue Rarity
We are offering over 100 lots of Chinese Banknotes and Scripophily highlighted by a discovery 1920, Chinese-American Bank of Commerce, $5 "Harbin" Branch Issue Rarity that is very possibly unique and a
Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907, "Tsingtau, Kiau Chau" issued $1 Branch Issue Rarity. Numerous desirable and rare notes fill out the Chinese section of the auction. Chile is highlighted by a Banco De Santiago, 1886
Issued 20 Pesos note that rarely is seen at auction and is offered by us for the first time. An extremely attractive and high-grade Kuwait Currency Board, 1960-1961, Complete First Issue Set of 5 Banknotes is offered and
rarely seen is this high of condition; as well as Mexico, which is highlighted by a 500 Pesos, Banco De San Luis Potosi, ND (1897-1913), Face and Back Proofs, both PMG grading Gem Unc 66 EPQ.
Citizens' Bank of Louisiana $1000 note
State Bank, Lecompton, K.T., 1856 Issued Obsolete Banknote
The second session includes U.S. Banknotes, Scripophily, Historic Ephemera and Security Printing Ephemera. Highlights include an attractive collection of over 50 obsolete banknotes including a desirable selection of
Louisiana obsoletes featuring a $1000, Citizens Bank of Louisiana; a Kansas Territory, State Bank, Lecompton, K.T., 1856, $2, KS-55 G4a, Whitfield 334 issued obsolete; and dozens of attractive notes. U.S. Type Notes are
highlighted by a National Banknote Collection including a Mechanics National Bank of Philadelphia, 1875, $1, Ch#610; and a small collection of 5 different 1929 Nevada Nationals including notes from Ely, Eureka, Reno and
Winnemucca, Nevada; as well as dozens of additional rare and attractive notes.
Mechanics NB Philadelphia $1 National Currency
First NB of Winnemucca $5 National Bank Note
Scripophily is represented by over 300 lots including banking, mining, navigation, foreign and U.S. issued and specimen stocks and bonds that includes many desirable and rare issues rarely offered at auction.
The auction will feature hundreds of additional rare and desirable banknotes, coins, and scripophily in every price range, for the beginner to the advanced collector. Previews will be held at Archives International
Auctions offices Monday, May 21 st ; Tuesday, May 22 nd and by Appointment. For an appointment call 201-944- 4806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The online catalog for the May 23 rd sale is on Archives International Auctions’ website and can be viewed via the Archives International live bidding platform. It can also be viewed as a virtual catalog or downloadable
.pdf on their website. To pre-register for live internet bidding, log on to the Archives International Auctions website, at www.ArchivesInternational.com.
We are now working on our Summer and Fall 2018 auctions and are seeking quality consignments for future auctions or outright purchase including U.S. and worldwide banknotes, coins, stocks, bonds, stamps, postal history,
historic ephemera, and autographs. To sell or consign one piece or an entire collection, please call AIA at (201) 944-4800; or e-mail them at email@example.com.
We are also offering hundreds of interesting and rare banknotes, Bonds and Shares and historic ephemera in 7-day sales on eBay under our eBay ID: ArchivesOnline.
You may also write to Archives International Auctions, at 1580 Lemoine Ave., Suite #7, Fort Lee, NJ 07024 U.S.A. To learn more about Archives International Auctions and the auctions planned for November 16th, log on to
Wayne Homren, Editor
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