Archives International Auctions Live and Online Fall Sale 5 - September 27,2018

Archives International Auctions - Online Fall Sale #5 42 September 27,2018 Archives International Auctions EPHEMERA - MILITARY Antarctic 311 311 Original “Airdevron Six” Uniform Patch from Historic Antarctic Navy Air Squadron ca. 1955. Cloth Patch, 3 x 4 inches, black, white, red, blue and yellow with image of penguin drinking booze and smoking a cigar with “Puckered Penguin” listed below and “Airdevron Six on top. Rough on the edges where removed and a few very small stains, still a historic military item. Air Development Squadron Six (VX-6 or AIRDEVRON SIX, commonly referred to by its nickname, “puckered penguins” was a United States Navy Air Development Squadron based at McMurdo Station, Antarctica. Established at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland on 17 January 1955, the squadron’s mission was to conduct operations in support of Operation Deep Freeze, the operational component of the United States Antarctic Program.Est. $70-120 EPHEMERA - NATURAL HISTORY New York 312 312 AmericanMuseumof Natural History 1883SpecimenMembership Certificate. New York, NY, 18xx (Jan. 1883, Specimen membership certificate, Black printing without underprint, Title on top over vignette of buffalo, eagle feeding young in nest and beaver at right, U.S. & N.Y arms on left and right, seal at bottom, POC’s, Specimen overprints, and purple archival handstamp on upper right, vertical fold has some separation on top and bottom borders archivally reinforced, extremely attractive certificate that should attract attention of Zoo collectors and natural history collectors. VF condition, ABNC.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $400-600 EPHEMERA - POLITICAL Washington, D.C. 313 313 Republican National Committee Headquarters, 1889, Contribution Certificate Washington, DC. Series B, black on green underprint, printed on thin card stock, Abraham Lincoln, X and 10 in top corners, stub at left, S/N 2603, Series B, Homer Lee Bank Note Company, Uncirculated. �������������������������� Est. $110-200 EPHEMERA - RAILROAD TICKETS & PASSES Pennsylvania 314 314 Citizens Passenger Railway Co., ND (ca.1880’s) Uncut Quartet of Pairs of Tickets by Hamilton BNC. Pittsburgh, PA., Lot of 8 tickets (4 uncut pairs), All with similar designs but different colors, blank backs, printed on thin card, all Uncirculated, scarce tickets, possibly proofs. HBNC.����������������������������������������������� Est. $60-100 U.S. MILITARY EPHEMERA Italy 315 315 NATO Forces, Italy. ID Document proof. Italy. Document for NATO security card. Lion of St. Mark at center. Red intaglio imprint. As made, irregular cut paper.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $160-250 U.S. COINS - MISCELLANEOUS 316 316 Lincoln Cent Assortment & 2017 Enhanced Silver Proof Set. Miscellaneous coin assortment. Lot of 1 2017 Silver Mint Set and 1909 P VDB, Unc; 1937 D (5) Unc, Red-Brown and other coins. ����������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-140 U.S. TOKENS & MEDALS Various States 317 317 Merchants Exchange Token Pair ca. 1840 & 1941-45 U.S. Treasury Award. U.S., Lot of 3 tokens, Includes 2 examples of 1840, Merchant Exchange, No.6 Tontine Building, Wall Street, Both in VG to Choice Fine condition, copper; and U.S. Treasury Award Silver color coin 1941-45. VF. ������������������������������������������������������ Est. $110-200 WORLD MEDALS & TOKENS France 318 318 Compagnie Agents de Change & Agents De Change De Paris, Silver Medal Pair. {Paris, France, ca.1910-30s Pair of octagonal silver coins, One CU and the second AU. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-130