Archives International Auctions Sale 58 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera and Historic Ephemera April 7 & 8, 2020

Archives International Auctions - Sale 58 119 April 7-8,2020 Archives International Auctions 730 730 United States Postal Service 1972 Specimen Bond. Washington, D.C., Specimen Bond. Feb.1, 1972. $500,000 Series A, 6 7/8%, Due 1997, Coupon Bond. Red- brown border and logo. Post Office Logo in middle with eagle on top of “U.S.Mail”. Red “Specimen” overprint, POC’s. Uncirculated. Rare U.S. Government Federally related Bond for this well known institution. Federated BNC. ����������������������������������������� Est. $110-220 Scripophily - Fire Fighting Maine 731 731 Shaw Fire Escape Ladder Mfg. Co. 1883 I/UStockCertificate. Maine, 1883, 100 Shares, I/U Stock, Black on black border and underprint, Vignette top center of Maine’s arms surrounded by agriculture and shipping, VF-XF condition. ������ Est. $70-120 Scripophily - Foreign Amsterdam Historic Netherlands 1836 1000 Rubles 6% Coupon Bond. 732 732 General Ledger of Public Debt of the Imperial Depreciation Commission 1836 Issued Bond Payable in Rubles. Amsterdam, 1836 I/U 1000 Rubles 6% Coupon Bond, Black text in both French and Dutch, VF condition with splitting along margins. Very rare and historic piece with signatures from directors of the General Office of Administration at Amsterdam. ��������������������������������������� Est. $120-240 Argentina 733 733 Argentine Great Western Railway Co. Ltd. 1899 Specimen Stock Certificate. Argentina. Specimen bond. 1---, (ca.1890-1900’s). Odd Shares. Ordinary stock certificate. Arms of Argentina with joined hands and cap on stick. Pin punch SPECIMEN overprint and POC. XF Condition. Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. Ltd., Engravers, London. Rare Argentine railroad.����������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-140 Austria 734 734 Austrian Government 1923 Pair of Specimen Bonds Austria, 1923 Specimen $100 and $500 Sinking Fund 7% Gold Coupon Bonds, one with blue border and undertint, the other green, Allegorical women at top above Austrian shield on both. Red specimen overprints, “00000” serial numbers and POC’s, VF condition, ABNC, 2 pieces.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $90-180 Bolivia 735 735 Bolivia Railway Co. 1907 Specimen Bond Rarity Bolivia, 1907. £20 Pounds Sterling = U.S. $97.20 = 503.60 Francs. Multi-currency bond Specimen 5% First Mortgage Gold Coupon Bond, Black text with blue border and undertint, At top is an allegorical woman reclining near harbor. Red specimen overprints, POC’s, “00000” serial numbers, Fine-VF condition with signs of wear along fold lines and at top fold, Printed ABNC. Unlisted railroad in Cox.����������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $180-280