Archives International Auctions Sale 53 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera June 20, 2019

Archives International Auctions - Sale 53 121 June 20,2019 Archives International Auctions Cuba 855 855 Pinar Del Rio Northern Railroad Co., ca.1900-1910 Specimen Stock Cuba (Inc. in Maine). Odd Shares Capitol Stock Specimen Certificate. Black print with a green border and under tint. Vignette of a locomotive at top with passengers standing nearby. Specimen overprints, POC’s, Fine-XF condition. ABNC. Unlisted Cuban railroad in Cox. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $70-120 Florida 856 856 Fernandina & Jacksonville Railroad 1880 Specimen Bond. Florida. 1880, Specimen $1000 First Mortgage Sinking Fund Bond Seven Per Cent Gold Coupon Bond, green “1000” protector, locomotive L-R, The issued bonds were signed by E. H. Harriman, who, at the time of his death controlled the Union Pacific, the Southern Pacific, the Saint Joseph and Grand Island, the Illinois Central, the Central of Georgia, the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, and the Wells Fargo Express Company, ABNC, EF. No signatures, Specimen overprints, POC’s and “0000” Serial Numbers. The bond appears VF but there is archival tape reinforcement on the back due to splitting at folds, still a significant rarity in any form or condition. ABNC.��������������������������������������� Est. $250-500 Florida & New York 857 857 Pair of Cancelled Certificates associated with J.P. Morgan Florida & New York. 1) Florida East Coast Railway Co., 1909 $250,000 Cancelled 4 1/2% 50 Year Registered Gold Bond, Black print on orange border and under tint, Stamped cancelled and punched out cancelled along bottom, Certificate #14, VF-XF condition ABNC. 2) International Mercantile Marine Co., 1906 10 Shares Common Capital Stock Cancelled Certificate, Black print on steel gray border and under tint, Stamped out cancelled and punched out cancelled at bottom, Fine-VF condition with minor toning, ABNC. Florida Railway is signed by J.P. Morgan while the Mercantile Marine Co. has him listed as a trustee. John Pierpont Morgan Sr. (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913)[1] was an American financier and banker who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation in the United States of America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In 1892, Morgan arranged the merger of Edison General Electric and Thomson-Houston Electric Company to form General Electric. He also played important roles in the formation of the United States Steel Corporation, International Harvester and AT&T. At the height of Morgan’s career during the early twentieth century, he and his partners had financial investments in many large corporations and had significant influence over the nation’s high finance and United States Congress members. He directed the banking coalition that stopped the Panic of 1907. He was the leading financier of the Progressive Era, and his dedication to efficiency and modernization helped transform American business. Adrian Wooldridge characterized Morgan as America’s “greatest banker”��������������� Est. $25-50 Georgia 858 858 Central of Georgia Railway Co., 1895 Specimen Bond Georgia. $1000 Specimen 5% 2nd Preferred Income Registered Gold Bond, Black print on a very ornate green border and under tint in a horizontal format, image at top of a locomotive nearly head on at top, Specimen overprints, POC’s, VF-XF condition. FBNC. Only known as a specimen bond, no issued examples known. 4 were found in the ABN archives in 2002. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $180-280 Georgia and North Carolina 859 859 Marietta and North Georgia Railway Co., 1887 Issued Bond Georgia and North Carolina. $1000 I/U 6% First Mortgage Consolidated Gold Coupon Bond. Black print with ornate brown border and under print. Vignette at top of certificate of locomotive pulling into station and people getting on. Two British revenue stamps at bottom of certificate. XF condition with seven coupons missing. HLBNC.������������ Est. $90-150 Illinois 860 860 Chicago andOhio River Railroad Co., 1886 Issued Bond. Illinois, $100 I/U, 6% Mortgage Income coupon Bond, Train over bridge R-L flanked by standing allegorical women, small train on bottom under ornate title, VF, S/N B126, ABNC. Unlisted as a bond in Cox and only one variety and design of stock certificate known. Lovely and rare.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $300-500