Archives International Auctions Sale 47 March 13, 2018

Archives International Auctions - Sale 47 93 March 13,2018 Archives International Auctions Canada & New York 689 689 DuraNote Predecessor Polymer Banknote Advertising Note Specimens. ND, ca.1980-90’s, Lot of 7 different polymer sample notes with different security elements added. All are 100 Denomination notes with oil platform on front and back with oil wagon being pulled by horses, Includes security elements with colorful and ornate designs, all with variations of the translucent silver and gold security windows on the counterfoil margins and one with Beethoven. The notes were part of a project fromMobil Oil for testing petroleum based hydrocarbon polymer paper for printing banknotes. All are in Choice to Gem Uncirculated condition. Scarce and attractive.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $600-1000 New York 690 690 James Smillie Proof Engraving of Lion at Home with small Self Portrait of Smillie With His Autograph, ca.1885. Lion at home proof from ABNC with additional autograph engraved in plate, date November 6 1885, and 3/4 portrait of Smillie added at lower portions. Very nice. ����������������������������������� Est. $200-300 AUTOGRAPHS - CIVIL WAR GENERALS Virginia 691 691 Bradley Tyler Johnson, Confederate General fromMaryland, 1871 Autographed Fiscal Document. Richmond, Virginia, Autographed financial document for Payment of coupons from Orange & Alexandria RR Co. for $3400 in Coupons. He participated in battles at Front Royal; Winchester; Harrisonburg, 2nd Bull Run; Antietam; Led Maryland Calvary under wade Hampton and many others, in 1864 he became commandant of Prisons at Salisbury, N.C.. Scarce Confederate signature. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-140 AUTOGRAPHS - NOTABLE PEOPLE New York 692 692 Benjamin Altman Signed 1904 Check from Chemical Bank. New York, NY. 1904, $10, I/C check made out to Dr. Charles H. May. Signed by Benjamin Altman. Benjamin Altman opened a small store on Attorney Street in New York City. In 1865, Altman founded B. Altman & Co., a dry goods store located on Third Avenue and 10th Street in New York City. The store grew to several other locations. In 1877, a large storefront opened on Sixth Avenue. Dubbed the “Palace of Trade” for its lavish architecture, Altman’s store was one of the first to display clothing for different ages in different areas.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 AUTOGRAPHS - POLITICAL 693 693 Francis E. Spinner 1855 Handwritten and Signed Letter from Mohawk Valley Bank. Francis Elias Spinner was an American politician from New York. He was Treasurer of the United States from 1861 to 1875. He was the first administrator in the federal government to use women for clerical jobs. Written and signed banking letter. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-350 Various States 694 694 Political Autographs , McGovern, Shriver and Pat Nixon. Autographs of George McGovern a presidential Candidate, Sargent Shriver his Vice President nominee, and Pat Nixon Richard Nixon’s wife. All are on post cards and are in VF-XF condition. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $45-80