Archives International Auctions Sale 55 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera October 10, 2019

Archives International Auctions - Sale 55 14 October 10,2019 Archives International Auctions 108 108 East Hupeh Bank, 1931 Communist Issue Banknote. Hupeh, China. 2 Ch’uan, Issued banknote, P-Unlisted, Black on light brown paper, possibly an image of Lenin at right, building at left, back with black text in Chinese, VF-XF with a small stain on the back. Rare note. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $400-800 CHINA - Military Banks 109 109 Kwangsi Military (Provisional), 1922 High Grade Banknote Rarity. Kwangsi, China. 2 Chiao = 20 Cents, P-S3900J S/M#K31.5-10, Issued banknote, Red with steam locomotive in middle, back green, the note appears Choice to Gem Uncirculated condition with large even margins, bright colors and sharp corners with a little bit of light green offset on the face. Only 2 previous notes were auctioned since 2014, with one auctioned by our firm but in a lesser grade in 2017 for $2,400, this example is significantly nicer and possibly the finest known.��������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $750-1500 110 110 National Army, Military Note, 1927 ND Provisional Issued Banknote Rarity. China, 2 Yuan, P-S3915 S/M#K102-11, Violet on light orange underprint, Pagoda at center, Back light green, XF condition with 3 vertical folds, 3 red overprint seals on face, rare note and first time we have offered this variety. ������� Est. $400-800 111 111 Provincial Army-Note of Shantung, 1926 Issue Banknote. China, 1 Yuan, P-S3939 S/M#S44-20, Issued banknote, Gray on m/c, wooded roadway, gateway at center, back gray, S/N C0420690, Choice AU to CU condition. Rare in high grade. BEPP. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-500 112 112 Provincial Army of Shantung, 1926 Issued Banknote. China, 5 Yuan, P-S3940 S/M#S44-20, Issued banknote, red on m/c. wooded roadway and gateway center, back red, S/N B0192302, Choice VF to XF condition, Attractive and rare note. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-400 China - Private Banks & Local Issues 113 113 Farmers & industrialists Bank of Honan, 1937 Issued Private Banknote. China, 50 cts, S/M#H57-22, issued banknote, Red, SYS on upper right, building with flag in middle, back brown, blue and green, S/N 1816424, PCGS graded Gem Unc 65PPQ, first time seen by us, amazing note with large even margins, bright colors and sharp corners. Only one previous example has been offered in auction and it was a lower grade. Rare banknote in any condition. No examples of this note have been graded by PMG or listed in their census. ��������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-400 114 114 Farmers Bank of China Savings Note 100 Yuan Dated 1944. Sezchuan, China. A savings note issued by the Wan County Branch (Sichuan Province) of Farmers Bank of China in 1944, with the amount of 100 yuan. The front and back side show signatures and seals of the managers. 民國33年中國農民銀行節約建國儲 蓄券100圓甲種券,萬縣辦事處發行,上有主管人員簽章。 ���������������������� Est. $100-200