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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 55 51 October 10,2019 Archives International Auctions U.S. Colonial Banknotes Connecticut 376 376 State of Connecticut, Treasury office 1781 Note for Loan, CT-20, First Document mentioning United States Hartford, CT. November 29th, 1780 issued in 1781 for £24, 5/-, 6 pence, Issued, POC in center, S/N 2100, Issued to Thomas Potioine of East Windsor, Signed by J. Lawrence as Treasurer, Light foxing and toning, Fine to VF, interest paid endorsements on back payable from 1782 until 1789 when cancelled. Rare loan document and one of the first ones issued mentioning the “United States”. “Payable in gold or silver coins....after cessation of hostilities between Great Britain and these United States.” ����������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 U.S. Obsolete Banknotes Louisiana 377 377 Hall & Briscoe, 1862 Issued Obsolete Banknote. New Barrels and baskets on top “Importers and dealers in Wines and Liquors, No. 83 Common Street”. S/N 474, VG to Fine with edge faults, small missing pieces and tears, still a presentable example of this rare note with only previous examples have are in the Heritage Archives that they have auctioned over the last 8 years. ������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 Maryland 378 378 Franklin Bank of Baltimore ca.1820-30’s Obsolete Proof. Franklin Bank of Baltimore ca.1820-30’s Obsolete Proof. Baltimore, Maryland, 18xx (ca.1820- 30’s), $10, Plate C, MD-15-G88, Proof banknote, black on india paper, Franklin facing left flanked by scientific apparatus, quill pens, scrolls and books on top middle, Specimen and Philadelphia written in signature blocks, PMG graded About Uncirculated 55 condition with one light diagonal fold keeping this note from Uncirculated condition. Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co. Imprint. (resilver City Collection, AIA Sale VIII, Lot 1077). ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $450-750 379 379 Merchants Bank, Baltimore, ca.1830’s Obsolete Proof Banknote. Baltimore, Maryland, 18xx (ca.1830’s), $100, Plate B, MD-105-G32, SENC, Only a single damaged example listed in census previous to this discovery Proof banknote, Printed in black on india paper, Topless Allegorical woman seated with large cornucopia with gryphon, men handing her small cornucopia of coins, POC’s, Small areas of staining from previous mounting on back corners, PMG graded About Uncirculated 55 condition. Very possibly the finest example known of this rare note. Rawdon, Wright & Hatch New York imprint.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $450-750 Nevada 380 380 Manhattan Silver Mining Co., 187x “Merchantable Silver” Imprinted Revenue Issue Set of 7 Notes. Austin, Nevada, Lot of 7 remainder Obsolete Western mining Scrip notes, all with Imprinted Revenues RN-D1; Includes $1; $3; $5; $10; $20; $50 and $100 denominations in various colors, The $20 and $50 have matching low serial numbers “14”, All printed with blank backs, All in choice to Gem uncirculated condition with very faint minor mounting spots on the back. Rarely seen as a full set and this nice. Major & Knapp Eng. Rare and early Nevada Scrip notes. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $500-800 New York 381 381 Albany Business College, 1885 Issued Tuition Certificate. Albany, New York, $50, I/U, 6 Month Tuition certificate, Black with no underprint, College building at center under title, signed by Carnell E. Carhart as president, VF condition. First time seen by cataloger. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $85-140 382 382 Bankers’ Association of Buffalo, 1893 $5000 Gold Coin Clearing House Certificate Low Serial #2. Buffalo, New York, 1893, $5000, P-Unlisted, Black on orange underprint, Certificate of Deposit Clearing House Certificate, Issued to the Marine Bank of Buffalo, Low Serial Number “2”, Small punch hole cancelled, VF with a lot of wear on the top right corner from handling. ������������������������������������ Est. $200-350 Session 2 (Lots 376 - 625) Thursday, October 10th, 2019 beginning no earlier than 1:00 pm ET Part 1 of the Highlands Collection of New Jersey Scrip and Obsolete Banknotes.