Archives International Auctions Sale 50 The Milestone Auction U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, Autographs and Security Printing Ephemera

Archives International Auctions - Sale 50 75 December 3-4,2018 Archives International Auctions HONG KONG 470 470 Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China, 1929 Issue Banknote. Hong Kong, 1st August, 1929. $10, P-50, KNB26, Issued banknote, Black on purple with red underprint, Boats and pagoda at left, boats in cove at right, Large red TEN in middle, back brown purple with bank building and seals in corners, S/N N/B 980256, PMG graded Very Fine 25 with note of very small tears on top middle. Rare note in any condition and this is a very attractive example with large margins, bright colors and sharp corners. W&S. This is one of the nicest examples offered in auction in over 4 years. Most offered previously had significant faults or were in lower grade. This is an opportunity to acquire a lovely example of this note in premium condition for grade. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Est. $5000-7500 471 471 Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China, 1955 Issue Banknote. Hong Kong, 1955, $10, P-55c, KNB35a-e, Issued banknote, black and red on light green underprint with helmeted warrior on left, back red on m/c, S/N T/G 3661851, PMG graded Very Fine 30, W&S. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $450-750 472 472 Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp., 1913 Specimen Banknote. Hong Kong, 1st July, 1913, $1, P-155s, Specimen banknote, Black on light blue and m/c underprint, Arms lower right, helmeted woman on lower left, back red, Pin punch Cancelled, S/N 1476001-1776000, archival notations on top margin 5/3474, dated 16.4.(19)18, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 NET with note of printer’s annotation and an extremely small rust spot. Attractive and rare note. BW&C. Possibly one of the top 3 notes known. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Est. $2700-3500 473 473 Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corp., 1968 Issued Banknote. Hong Kong. $500, P-179e, issued banknote, Navy blue and brown on m/c, Sir Thomas Jackson at right, back blue, S/M J 126435, WBG graded Very Fine Choice 35 TOP, original and attractive note with sharp corners and bright fresh colors that will be impossible to improve upon for the grade. BWC��������������������������������������������������� Est. $400-500 474 474 Mercantile Bank of India, 1941 Issue Banknote Rarity. Hong Kong, 29th November, 1941, $5. P-235d, Issued Banknote, Olive green on m/c underprint, boats at center with buildings and tower behind, back dark red and black, 2 Serial Numbers on back, S/N 172110, PMG graded Choice Very Fine 35, Amazing note the appears in almost XF condition. Large even margins, bright colors, sharp corners and excellent paper body enhance this lovely note. This is one of the nicest examples to be offered in auction in many years. W&S.��������������������������������������������������������������Est. $4500-6000