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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 50 80 December 3-4,2018 Archives International Auctions 526 526 Bank of Canada, 1937 Sequential Banknote Pair. Ottawa, Canada, Lot of 2 sequential examples of $1, P-58d, BC-21c, Issued, Black on green underprint, back green, S/N W/A 3403271 and 3403272, PMG graded Choice AU 58 PPQ and PMG graded Very Choice Uncirculated 64PPQ. Canadian BNC.������������������������������������ Est. $150-250 Ceylon 527 527 Ceylon Savings Certificate, ND ca.1940-60 Specimen Postal Savings Certificate. Ceylon, 5 Rupees, Black text on olive green, POC’s, S/N A/1 000,001-220,000. AU condition. BW&C.������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-120 CHINA - MILITARY NOTES 528 528 Provincial Bank of Hupeh, 1 Yuan 1929 with imprints used as a Military Note. 1929年湖北省銀行一元加蓋豫鄂皖贛四省農民銀 行軍票 Hankow, China. 1 Yuan, P-A88 S/M#S110-20, (A Provincial Bank of Hupeh 1 yuan banknote overprinted on P-S2104), issued in 1929, with red imprints on the face. The imprint indicated that this is a military note. The main figure on the face is a tower. The serial number is 925922A. The red text imprinted is: “to be cashed by the Four-Provinces Farmers Bank or Provincial Bank of Hubei in Hankou, Hubei province.” The back side shows the bank name, denomination, serial number, date and issuing city Hankow. Good to GVG with faults, splits, high wear, but still extremely rare and first time offered by us. ABNC. 湖北省銀行於1929年發行之壹圓紙幣,加蓋軍票。加 蓋文字為“此券由漢口豫鄂皖贛四省農民銀行/湖北省銀行公庫兌現”。正面 主景為寶塔,流水號為925922A,下方有年號。背面有銀行名之英文,流水 號,面值,年代及發行地漢口。 ���������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-500 CHINA - REPUBLIC 529 529 China & South Sea Bank, 1927 “Shanghai” Issue Banknote. Shanghai, China, 5 Yuan, P-A127b S/M#C295-21a, Issued banknote, red on m/c, monument at left, back blue, multiple handstamps and chop marks on back. Fine to Fine+, ABNC. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-375 530 530 Bank of Communications, 1914 “Shanghai” Issue Banknote. Shanghai, China, 1914, 100 Yuan, P-120c, Issued banknote, Purple on m/c, small train traveling over bridge in middle, back purple, S/N 370704, PCGS Choice Uncirculated 63, scarce in high grade. ABNC.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $260-375 531 531 Central Bank ofChina, 1941, Progress Proof &MatchingSpecimen Note. China. Lot of 2 items, includes proof 100 Yuan, 1941, P-243, no underprint on obverse, wide margins, with pencil annotation by printer in lower reverse margin, XF to AU. Also included is a matching specimen note with no serial numbers, Gem Unc. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $140-250 532 532 Central Bank of China, 1948 Issue Uniface Front & Back Progress Proofs. China, 1948, 5,000 Yuan, P-360 Unlisted Uniface front and back proofs, Vertical note, Blue on face with SYS at center, back blue with bank building, Printed on thin white paper. Notations on back. AU to Uncirculated. SBNC. Rare in this format. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-400 533 533 FixedTerm, Interest BearingTreasuryNotes, 1919-1920 Banknote Issue Trio. China, Lot of 3 notes, Includes 1/2 Yuan, P-626, S/M#T185-1-, Blue, AU with a pin hole on the lower right; 1 Yuan, P-627, S/M#T185-01-, Orange, Fine with a hinge remnant on the back; and 5 Yuan, P-628, S/M#T185-11-, Green, AU. Attractive trio of note. BEPP.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $85-170