Here is the press release for the March 19, 2019 sale by Archives International Auctions. -Editor
U.S., CHINESE, MIDDLE EAST & WORLDWIDE BANKNOTES AND SCRIPOPHILY WILL BE OFFERED IN 3 SESSIONS AT PUBLIC AUCTION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 19th,
The auction will be held by Archives International Auctions at their new offices in River Edge, N.J.
The March 19th auction consists of three sessions beginning with 311 lots of Chinese and Worldwide Banknotes, Coins and Chinese
Scripophily. The second session features over 240 lots of Islamic banknotes in the premier banknote offering from Archives International Middle East
Auctions, a new division of Archives International Auctions. The third session features U.S. Banknotes, U.S. & World Scripophily, Autographs
& Security Printing Ephemera in over 330 lots.
"We are excited to introduce our new division of our company, Archives International Middle East Auctions, which will specialize in Islamic
banknotes, coins, medals and related numismatic collectibles", stated Dr. Robert Schwartz, president of Archives International Auctions.
"Our current 51st auction will offer over 890 lots of rare and desirable U.S. & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, and Scripophily with many rare
and desirable banknotes seldom offered at auction including items for the beginner to the advanced collector".
Included in the sale are consignments from numerous estates and longtime collections with many items having never been offered previously at
auction. A few of the many World highlights include:
Lot 202, a
1912, Government of the East Africa Protectorate,
Color Trial Specimen rarity; Lot 269, Banco Espanol De Puerto Rico, ND (1894) Specimen Banknote Rarity;
Lot 342, India - Princely States / Hyderabad, FE 1333 (1922), 10 Rupees Color Trial Specimen;
Lot 385, a Government of Iraq. L.1931
(1934), 1 Dinar, King Ghazi rarity;
Lot 399, a Jordan Currency Board. L.1949 (1952). Specimen 10 Dinars Banknote;
Lot 456, a Sultanate of Muscat
& Oman, ND (1970), First Issue Specimen Set of 6 Notes; and hundreds of other amazing Worldwide and Islamic banknotes.
U.S. banknotes and Federal Bonds are highlighted by Lot 574, a Bank of Jersey City,
18xx (ca.1850's) $20 Proof Obsolete Banknote rarity;
Lot 585, U.S. Legal Tender, Fr. 123 $10 Series of 1923, PMG CU 64 EPQ; Lot 589, Santa Ana, CA. The Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Santa Ana, $20,
1902 DB Ch#7980 P, California National Banknote rarity; Two amazing and extremely rare Federal bonds,
611, U.S. of America. Act of June 13, 1898, 3% Percent Loan of 1898. $5000 3% Registered Bond; and Lot 612, Consol of 1867, $10,000 6% Registered
Consol of 1867; Over 20 Obsolete and Vignette printing plates will also be included as well as dozens of other outstanding notes and rarities. The
auction ends with over 250 lots of U.S. and World Scripophily highlighted by
Lot 777, an Alaska Gold &
Silver Mining Company, 1878 Stock Certificate Rarity and possibly one of the earliest Alaska related stock certificates known.
Lot 778, The Gold Mining Company, 1888 Issued Stock Certificate, an amazing and classic early Arizona stock certificate; and hundreds of
outstanding Bonds and Shares including dozens of topics including railroads, mining, technology, banking, automobile, autographed certificates and
dozens of other topics.
Previews will be held at Archives International Auctions offices beginning Wednesday, March 13 th to Friday, March 15 th and Monday March 18 th
between 10 AM and 5 PM and by appointment.
For an appointment call 201-944-4800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The online catalog for the March 19 th 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.
Archives International is now working on their Spring and Summer 2019 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
You may also write to Archives International Auctions, at 1060 Main Street, River Edge, NJ 07661, U.S.A. To learn more about Archives
International Auctions and the auctions planned for March 19th, log on to www.ArchivesInternational.com.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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