Archives International Auctions Sale 56 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily and Security Printing Ephemera November 21, 2019

Archives International Auctions - Sale 56 8 November 21,2019 Archives International Auctions 51 51 Bank of China & Bank of Communications Issue, 1944 Savings Bond Issue. China, 1944, 100 Yan, P-Unlisted, Blue on light blue, AU-Uncirculated. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $40-80 52 52 Central Bank of China, ND (1931) Issued banknote. China, 25 cents, P-204a, issued banknote, Red, Commemorative Archway at left, back blue, S/N A281944H, PCGS Very Choice Uncirculated 64PPQ, scarce note rarely seen this nice. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $120-240 53 53 Central Bank of China and Bank of Communications Pair, 1914 and 1936 China, Lot of 2 notes, Includes 1936, Central Bank of China, 100 Yuan, P-220a, AU; and 1914, Bank of Communications, 100 Yuan, Shanghai Issue, P-120c, Choice VF. W&S and ABNC����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 54 54 Central Bank of China, 1941 Trial Color Specimen/Proof Banknote Block of 4. China, Uncut Block of 4 Trial Color proof banknotes, 100 Yuan, P-243 Unlisted Color Trial Specimen/Proof, Printed on light orange-beige paper, Uncut block of 4 notes. Printed on both sides, The face has SUS at left without overprints or serial numbers, the back is printed in blue instead of listed purple, Archivally reinforced and repaired where paper was folded and split, still extremely rare in this format. SBNC. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-300 55 55 Central Bank of China, 1941 Uncut Progress Specimen/Proof Sheet of 3 Notes. China, Uncut vertical sheet of 3 notes, 100 Yuan, P-243 Specimen / Proof printed on beige paper, no signatures or overprints and no underprint, Face with SYS at left, printed in gray-green, back printed in blue. The top 2 notes would grade Choice AU and the bottom note would grade XF to Choice XF but there is archival reinforcing tape on the back middle part of the note. SBNC. Scarce in this format.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-400 56 56 Central Bank of China, 1945 (1948) Specimen Banknote Rarity. China, 1945 (1948), 5 Yuan, P-389s, Uniface back specimen, Blue on back with junk in center flanked by National Sunbursts, Specimen overprint on back, POC’s. The face is PCGS graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 PPQ. Rare note in any form. SBNC. Only available as a specimen or proof, no issued examples known. ������������������������������� Est. $200-300 57 57 Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Issue. China. 1949. 5,000 Gold Yuan. Series 1A. P-Unlisted S/M#C302-. Uniface front specimen banknote in green. CKS in center. Face with Red Chinese specimen overprint, “00000” serial numbers and POC with back with “Approved for Production” and blank space. PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ, Rare essay banknote in superb grade. SBNC.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $600-1000 58 58 Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Specimen/Proof Banknote, 1949 Gold ChinYuan Issue. China, 1949. 500,000 Gold Yuan, (PMG designated P-425pef), P-Unlisted. Uniface front specimen “Printers Essay” banknote in green, CKS in center. POC’s, No overprints or serial numbers on face, back with text “Approved for Production: L-4, COLOR O.K. 5-2-49”. PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 63 with note of light toning on left side. Rare note. SBNC.�������������������������������������������������������� Est. $300-600