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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 55 77 October 10,2019 Archives International Auctions Security Printing Ephemera Illinois We have a spectacular offering of Security Printing Ephemera with many items being seen for the first time in decades. Additional selections from the John E. Herzog collection are offered as well as many items rarely seen in auction. 573 573 NorthernBankNoteCo., ca.1950-1960SpecimenStockCertificate Illinois. Odd Shares Specimen Stock Certificate, Black print on red border, Company title at top with Bald Eagle above, Specimen overprints and POC’s, VF-XF condition, NBNC. Northern Bank Note company was one of the largest printers of municipal bonds in the U.S.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $100-200 574 574 Western Bank Note Company Engraved Advertising Business Card. Illinois. ND ca.1890-1920, Micro engraving on business card of the Declaration of Independence; AU condition. Attractive. WBNC.��������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 Mexico & U.S. 575 575 Banco Mercantil Mexicano ca.1882 Production Proof signed by “Thomas F. Morris” Educational Note Engraver. Mexico and U.S., Historic proof of an extremely rare Mexican Banknote, ca.1880’s, 1000 Pesos, P-S248p proof printed on india paper mounted on thin white card with the central vignette removed and a smaller numeral counter on the lower right also removed. The back of the mounted proof has hand written “Private Property of Thomas F. Morris”. Besides being an extremely rare banknote in any form, the autograph on the back only enhances this rare note. Morris was intimately involved in the design and engraving of the 1896 Educational Silver Certificate Issue. he also engraved and designed stamps, banknotes for the U.S. and other countries. He has signed the back of this note and it is possible he was involved in the design and engraving of this lovely note. Unique in the archives and a historic item for the U.S. as well as Mexican Banknote collector. ABNC. ��������� Est. $600-1200 New York 576 576 American Bank Note Co. Annual Reports, 1974-1976 New York. American Bank Note Co. Annual Reports, All reports have beautiful intaglio engraved vignettes on cover, 1974 in Green, 1975 in blue, and 1976 in blue. VF-XF condition. Great addition to any serious collector of ABNC ephemera illustrating their financial history through the late 70’s. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $55-110 577 577 American Bank Note Co., 1859-61 Anti-Photographic Advertising Note Proof. New York, NY. ND (ca.1859-61) Proof Advertising note, Black on “Patent Green Tint & Black Carbon Ink”, 5 & 10 Counters, reclining allegorical woman at top center, Washington and Jefferson LL and LR corners, Printed on india paper, 8 x 3.5 inches, Cut close to top right border, Top right corner reinforced and missing the lower right corner, possibly when removed from mounting. Extremely attractive note. Text states “Anti-Photographic and Unalterable Banknotes Printed in Two Permanent Inks by ABNC, NY”. Also lists offices in Montreal, Boston, Cincinnati, New Orleans and Philadelphia. Choice AU condition other than the small corner tip missing. Rare note. Last offered in the 3rd Annual Strasburg Paper money show in 1998. (Ex. John E. Herzog Collection)������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $500-1000 578 578 American Bank Note Co., 1920 (ca.1960-70) Advertising “Specimen Bank Note” Pair. New York, Uncut Vertical Pair of notes, 20 denomination, George Washington in center, Black on yellow paper, Cut unevenly on top, 1 vertical and 1 horizontal fold keeps this pair of notes from AU condition. Rare variety, ABNC.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $140-280