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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 53 42 June 20,2019 Archives International Auctions Hong Kong 303 303 Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC). 1954. Sequential Pair of Issued Notes. Hong Kong….. Sequential pair of issued 1954, $5, P-180, S/N BH 897078 and 897079. Choice XF+ to About Unc.������������� Est. $120-240 Iceland 304 304 Landsbanki Islands, 1928 (1949) Specimen Banknote. Iceland, 1949, 100 Kronur, P-35s, Specimen Blue on m/c, blue with portrait of gentleman on left, back blue, S/N 2,300,001-2,400,000, Pin-punch Specimen bottom middle, Archival notation on top center. PMG graded About Uncirculated 55, BWC. ���������������������������������� Est. $250-400 India 305 305 Government of India. 1918. Issued Banknote. India. Issued 5 Rupees, dated 13.11.1918, P-A6g, S/N PD63 854262, PCGS Currency Very Fine 25 with comment “small splits” and “internal tear”. Lovely original King George V note.Est. $450-750 306 306 Government of India, ND (1940) Sequential Banknote Pair. India, ND (1940), Lot of 2 sequential notes. 1 Rupee, P-25a, Jhun1.1A, Issued banknote, King George VI on right, left with George VI Watermark, Black Signature, Signature of C.E. Jones, S/N’s X/27 810262-817263, Both are PMG graded About Uncirculated 55EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality). ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $140-280 307 307 Government of India. 1940. Issued Note. India... Issued 1 Rupee, ND (1940), P-25a, black serial number, Extremely Fine with staple holes.��������������������� Est. $55-100 308 308 Punjab BankingCo. Ltd. 19xx (ca.1910’s).Trio ofWaterlow&Sons Proof Checks. India. Set of 3 Proof checks from Waterlow & Sons Archives. All are denominated in Rupees, two for Punjab Banking Co. Ltd. and one with references to Calcutta/Rangoon but no references to a specific bank or entity, apparently used as reference samples, with printer annotations. Some heavy staining and small holes on one of the two Punjab checks, the other checks in VF-XF condition. W&S. ��������������� Est. $200-300 India - Princely States 309 309 India - Princely States / Hyderabad, ND (1945-46) Issued Banknote. India - Princely States, 100 Rupees, P-S275e, Jhun7.11.5, Issued banknote, face is blue on light blue and brown with seals and arms on top, Z. Hussain signature, the back is blue and red, S/N QV54477, PMG graded Very Fine 30 with note of internal tears and ink as usually found on left middle side, Scarce note. �������������������������� Est. $500-1000 India, Burma & Ceylon 310 310 Thomas Cook & Son Ltd. 1925 Specimen Traveler’s Cheque. India, Burma & Ceylon. Traveler’s Cheque for 100 Rupees, intended for use in India, Burma & Ceylon, s/n 3608501 but CANCELLED perforated, vignette of men riding elephant at right, printer’s annotations in top margin, XF, BWC.��������������������������������������������� Est. $200-300