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The E-Sylum: Volume 23, Number 25, June 21, 2020, Article 23

ARCHIVES INTERNATIONAL AUCTION 60 SELECTIONS

Here's a selection of items that caught my eye in the July 2020 Archives International Auction 60. -Editor

Lot 29: 1871 Barbados Colonial Bank Note

1871 Barbados Colonial Bank Note

Barbados, 1871 Colonial Bank, 2nd of Exchange, I/U, 72 Pounds, Arms Left, VF condition. PB Printer.

To read the complete lot description, see:
Colonial Bank, 1871, 2nd of Exchange I/U Bill of Exchange. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/Colonial-Bank-1871-2nd-of-Exchange-I-U-Bill-of-Exchange_i37583456)

Lot 61: 1917 Canadian Bank of Commerce Proof

1917 Canadian Bank of Commerce Proof

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2nd January, 1917, $100, 75160212P1, Proof face printed on india on cut down thin card banknote, Black with no seal or undertint, Foringer design with nude men and women and allegorical figures, No back. PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 63, very attractive high denomination note with popular Foringer design. Canadian BNC, Ltd, Ottawa, 1924.

Nice artwork. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
Canadian Bank of Commerce, 1917 (1924 imprint on bottom), Proof Obverse Banknote. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/Canadian-Bank-of-Commerce-1917-1924-imprint-on-bottom-Proof-Obverse-Banknote_i37583488)

Lot 248: 1803 Copenhagen Exchange & Mortgage Bank Note

1803 Copenhagen Exchange & Mortgage Bank Note

Copenhagen, Denmark. Issued 1 Rigsdaler Courant, 1803, P-A28. S/N 659041, PMG graded Very Fine 20 with comment "Split" (Cert # 8072412-051).

Interesting plain early banknote. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
Exchange & Mortgage Bank (Copenhagen). 1803. Issued Banknote. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/Exchange-Mortgage-Bank-Copenhagen-1803-Issued-Banknote_i37583675)

Lot 257: 1930 Bank of Egypt Color Trial

1930 Bank of Egypt Color Trial

Egypt, ND (ca.1930), Uniface Front and Back Color Trial Proof Pair, 1 Egyptian Pound, P-22ct Unlisted color trial proofs, portrait of Tutankhamen at right in blue instead of issued brown, brown border with light green and peach underprint, back brown instead of issued green, Both are attached back to back on the same thin card. Extremely rare as a trial color. Both would grade choice to Gem Uncirculated or better if removed. BWC.

Colorful note. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
National Bank of Egypt, ND (ca.1930) Color Trial Uniface Front & Back Proofs. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/National-Bank-of-Egypt-ND-ca-1930-Color-Trial-Uniface-Front-Back-Proofs_i37583684)

Lot 502: 1930 Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Note

1930 Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Note

Hongkong. 1st October, 1930. $10, P-178a., Issued banknote. Green on m/c with allegorical woman on upper left, back green and m/c with 4 serial numbers on top and bottom margins. 1 Printed signature and 1 handwritten signature, Note appears VF with great colors and sharp corners that on first appearance gives the impression of XF condition. BWC.

Beautiful colors. Nice note. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, 1930 Issue Banknote. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/Hongkong-Shanghai-Banking-Corporation-1930-Issue-Banknote_i37583929)

Lot 551: Hawaii Wailuku Female Seminary Note

Hawaii Wailuku Female Seminary Note

Kingdom of Hawaii. Hapaumi (1/10), P-Unlisted, 2PE-5, issued scrip note-banknote. 1.75 c 2.5 inches, This piece of scrip is printed in vermilion ink on thin cardboard. PMG graded Choice About Uncirculated 58. Only seven of these were reportedly given to the Hawaii State Archives. An extremely rare and desirable piece of Hawaiian numismatic history. We could only find a record of it last being offered in 2009.

Fantastic note, rarely offered. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
Wailuku Female Seminary, (ND (1844) Hapaumi (1/10) Issued Scrip-Banknote. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/Wailuku-Female-Seminary-ND-1844-Hapaumi-1-10-Issued-Scrip-Banknote_i37583978)

Lot 645: Transcaucasian Railroad Tokens

Transcaucasian Railroad Tokens

Russia, Lot of 5 notes, Includes 5000; 10,000; 25,000; 50,000 and 100,000 Rubles, P-S641 to P-S645, All IN Choice XF to Unc., Printed in various colors, the 100,000 Rubles as 2 stamp hinges on the back that can be removed. Scarce set and rarely seen in high grade. (5)

Colorful set. I'd never seen these before. -Editor

To read the complete lot description, see:
Transcaucasian S.S.R.R. Railroad, 1920 ND Exchange Tokens Issue Group. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/Transcaucasian-S-S-R-R-Railroad-1920-ND-Exchange-Tokens-Issue-Group_i37584072)

Lot 1369: 1882 Gold Certificate

1882 Gold Certificate

Washington, D.C., $20, 1882 Gold Certificate, Fr#1178, S/N C5181576, pp D, PMG graded Very Fine 20.

To read the complete lot description, see:
U.S. Gold Certificate, $20, 1882, Fr#1178, Lyons | Roberts Sigs. (https://auction.archivesinternational.com/U-S-Gold-Certificate-20-1882-Fr-1178-Lyons-Roberts-Sigs_i37583273)

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