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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 53 27 June 20,2019 Archives International Auctions 192 192 Yong Xiang Private Bank, 1847, 100 cash Early Banknote Rarity. China. A 100 cash, P-Unlisted, private banknote issued by Yong Xiang Bank in 27th year of Daoguang Emperor (1847). Printed in blue with red overprints. VF condition with numerous markings, graffiti and notes on front and back. Extremely rare with high quality printing for the era. Rare note. First time seen by cataloger. 清代道光二十七 年(1847)永祥錢莊發行之憑票支錢壹百員,少見品種。 ���������������������Est. $2000-4000 China - Private and Local Banks 193 193 Chil Feng Bank, 1909 & 1910 Private Banknote Duo. China, Lot of 2 notes, Includes 1909, 5 Taels, P-Unlisted, S/M#C216-1, black printing on light blue border with red seals and overprints, back blank with numerous notations, VF, with overprint of Hsuan T’ung over Kuang Hsu; and, 1910, 2 Taels, P-Unlisted, S/M#C216-31, similar design and coloring as previous item, back with red overprints and black notations, VF to VF+, Scarce Empire Issue private banknotes.������������� Est. $200-350 194 194 Kansu Provincial Local Industrial Bank, 1923 Private Banknote. Kansu Province, China, 1923, 1000 Wen (Cash), P-Unlisted, Blue with black text and red overprints and seals, portraits of 2 men on left and right, back red, Uncirculated with light toning on margins. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-150 195 195 NanYang Brothers Tobacco Co., 1926 Specimen Tobacco Coupon or Scrip Note. China, 1926, 1 Yuan, P-Unlisted, Black on light green and m/c underprint, Pagoda in middle by river, back green with tobacco plant, Specimen overprints, POC’s, Choice AU condition due to an extremely light horizontal fold on the bottom margin that keeps this note from CU condition. Scarce and attractive ABNC. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $130-260 196 196 Local Bank of Layang, 1943 Private Banknote. China, 10 Yuan, P-Unlisted, Red, horse on left, back blue on light green, gazebo on back, S/N 0544871, Fine to Choice Fine. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $55-100 China - Miscellaneous 197 197 Oberlin Shanxi Memorial School ND (ca.1900-20) Coupon Scrip Note. Taigu County, Shanxi Province, China. 10 Cash, P-Unlisted, Dark blue on very thin beige paper, Uncirculated to CU condition. The school was founded by Kung Hsioing-His. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $100-200 China & India - Empire 198 198 Oriental Bank Corporation, 1853 Stock Certificate & 1872 Third of Exchange Duo. China & India. lot of 2 items, Includes 1853, 1 Share, Stock Certificate, Blue seal with arms at top, the 1872, 3rd of Exchange is payable in Paris, 2 Mauritius revenue stamps are on the top left face, both are in VF condition or better. The Oriental Bank Corporation, or “OBC”, was a British imperial bank founded in India in 1842 which grew to be prominent throughout the Far East. As an Exchange bank, the OBC was primarily concerned with the finance of trade and exchanges of different currencies. It was the first bank in Hong Kong and the first bank to issue banknotes in Hong Kong. Rare Hong Kong and China bank related fiscal documents. (2)�������� Est. $200-400