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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 53 77 June 20,2019 Archives International Auctions 567 567 Postal Savings System, 1911 Specimen Certificate of Deposit Washington, D.C., Issue of 1911. $100. Specimen Postal Savings Certificate of Deposit. Rare early Postal Savings Certificate printed by ABNC. Black border with light yellow undertint. U.S. Arms in middle, Red specimen overprints, POC’s and “00000” serial numbers. Blank excess tab on left. Back has yearly dates up to 10 years and amount of accrued interest. Choice to Gem Uncirculated condition. Rare specimen Postal Savings Certificate. ABNC ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-500 568 568 Federal Home Loan Banks, 1974 Specimen Bond Washington, D.C. Federal Home Loan Banks, 1974 $10,000 Specimen 9.15% Coupon Bond, Red, XF. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-150 CHECK, DRAFTS & EXCHANGES California 569 569 Page, Bacon &Co. Check 1855 California. Second check for Page, Bacon & Co. from Sacramento City California on their St. Louis office account. Fine. ��������������� Est. $75-120 CHECKS, DRAFTS & EXCHANGES Australia 570 570 Colonial Bank of Australasia. 1870 First of Exchange Drafts. Australia. 1860’s 1st of Exchange form with 1870 date handwritten. City of issue written next to date including Sanhurst and Geelong. Both are payable in London. Numerous endorsements and hand stamps. POCs, English Revenue Bill stamps on back of each. Top right corners removed intentionally by bank, possibly as a from of cancellation. Fine to VF condition. 2 pieces.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $70-130 California 571 571 Bank of California 1913 Specimen Bill of Exchange Pair Used as Models with Corrections. New York (California), Specimen Uncut 1st and 2nd of exchange pair. Vignette of seated allegorical woman on dock with steamship at sea. Date lined New York and payable at “the Joint Stock Bank, Ltd., London”. Black border, vignette and text over orange undertint. Archival corrections are made on the exchange and on the counterfoil on the left with production department handstamps on the back. Red specimen overprints and POC’s. VF to Choice VF condition. Old exchange design from the 1860’s reused at a later date. Unique exchange in archive. �������������������� Est. $600-1200 Pennsylvania 572 572 Lot of 2 Classic Checks, 1807 Bank of North America and 1829 Schuylkill Bank Signed by William Meridith. Philadelphia, PA. Lot of 2 checks. Both checks are signed by Wm. Meridith. William Morris Meredith (June 8, 1799 – August 17, 1873) was an American lawyer and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served as the United States Secretary of the Treasury, during President Zachary Taylor’s Administration. Meredith’s portrait is depicted on the 5th issue 10-cent Fractional currency note. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $50-100 Various 573 573 Lot of 15 different Issued and Unissued Checks from Mid-West to East Coast. Attractive assortment of checks and drafts, issued and unissued, Includes uncut pair of First of Exchange Sight Drafts, A U.S. Treasury receipt from St. Louis for the purchase of Revenue stamps, from 1881; and numerous other items. VG to XF condition. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $70-120 574 574 U.S. Revenue Imprinted Checks & Drafts, ca.1870-1880’s from North Eastern States. Lot of 16 revenue imprinted checks. Includes a wide variety of types and colors. Includes railroad, banking and related topics. VG to XF condition. Attractive assortment. (16) �������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200