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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 55 81 October 10,2019 Archives International Auctions U.S. and Brazil 601 601 ABN Experimental Advertising Banknote Modeled After Brazil Banknote, ca.1900-20’s. New York, 100 Denom. A look-alike advertising banknote of the same design, colors and layout, but with different vignette and titled “West Shore Railroad and “100 Per Cent” denomination. Uniface. Blue engraved Specimen overprint and serial # 00005. “CEMMIL REIS” undertint is present under the vignette on the lower right, blank back, AU Condition. ABNC.���������������������������� Est. $300-500 United States 602 602 Crane’s Emporium #2 paper with bold intaglio print. 11 x 6-1/4 inch paper stock sample with bold intaglio imprint, with addition descriptive sheet attached to back and visible at bottom.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $65-120 Washington, D.C. 603 603 Bureau of Engraving & Printing, ca.1980-1990 Proof Advertising Note. Washington, D.C., B.E.P. Test Note, Patriotic eagle and shield middle right and portrait of Distinguished gentleman (President?) at left, blank back, printed on white unwatermarked paper. Choice AU to CU condition. Intaglio printed. Scarce government ad or test note. B.E.P. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-300 604 604 Baldwin & Gleason Co. Engravers Printers on Celluloid, ca.1880- 90’s Advertising Stock Certificate. Stock Certificate Ad sheet. Black on green border and underprint, green, four small portraits, steam engine vignettes “first mortgage bond”. VF with small split in left margin, otherwise a very attractive ad sheet. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $500-1000 605 605 Fairman, Draper, Underwood & Company Proof Sheet of Obsolete Banknote Counterfoils ca. 1820-30’s. Proof Vignette Sheet, ca.1820-30’s, consisting mainly of Obsolete Banknote Counterfoils of 18 different designs, each with different notable portraits in the middles for most with two only exhibiting denominations, 11 x 7 inches, printed in black on india paper, cut close on bottom and right, most of the portraits are identified in pencil on the back, slight foxing, VF condition, possibly cut from a larger sheet to be used as samples. FDU&Co. Est. $400-600 606 606 Fairman, Draper, Underwood &Company Proof Sheet ofObsolete Banknote Numeral Counters with a FewVignettes, ca. 1820-30’s. Proof Vignette Sheet, ca.1820-30’s, 8 x 10 inches (a small section cut out of the bottom right corner), consisting 47 different Obsolete Banknote numeral counters of different denominations and designs, also included are 8 vignettes of animals, allegorical women and other designs, printed in black on india paper, slight foxing, VF condition, possibly cut from a larger sheet to be used as samples. FDU&Co. ������������������������������������� Est. $400-600 Checks, Drafts & Exchanges California 607 607 Express & Banking Office of Rhodes & Co. 1855 Weaverville Gold Rush Era Draft. Weaverville, California, 1855, $200, Issued and spindle cancelled check or draft, Black on light blue paper with Native American on left, early California Gold Rush related fiscal item. XF condition. Lith by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200