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 68 April 7-8,2020 Archives International Auctions Puerto Rico 444 444 Compania De Los Ferro-Carriles De Puerto Rico. ND (ca.1880) Specimen Banknote. Puerto Rico. 5 Pesos ND (ca.1880), PS101s1. Specimen Banknote, Black on orange underprint. Steam passenger train at left. Pin-punch “Specimen - Skipper & East”, PMG graded Choice Very Fine 35 with comments “Tears, Pinholes, Discoloration.” (Cert # 2502740-005). CS&E. No other specimen of this issue has been offered since 2016. Rare in any format or condition. ������������������������������ Est. $500-800 Reunion 445 445 Department de la Reunion, ND (1971) Issue Banknote. Reunion… 10 Nouveaux Francs on 500 Francs, P-54b, Signature A, 2 women at right, sailboat at left, S/N S.1 16329, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64. ����������������������������������������� Est. $350-550 Russia 446 446 Russia, State Bank. 1918. Issued 6 Month Circulating Check. Yekaterinodar, Russia. 1918, 50 Rubles, P-Unlisted. Issued 6 month circulating check, blue on brown underprint. PMG graded About Unc 55 with notation “Toning.” (Cert # 5003603-015). Rarely seen this nice.������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $250-500 447 447 Russian Government, 1918, £500,000 Treasury Bill Specimen. Russia (Issued in London, England), January 29th, 1918. P-Unlisted. £500,000 Specimen Treasury Bill from the Russian Government to either another government or entity. Text states On 28th, January 1919 (without days of grace) the Russian Government promises to pay to________________or order against surrender of this Treasury Bill the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Pounds for value received....London, 29th January 1918, By Delegation of the Ambassador Of Russia In London. Payable at Baring Brothers & Co. Limited, London. Ornate counterfoil engraving on left with Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. imprint. No.01 to No.40. Hand dated 17-1-1918 on upper left. POC’s in signature block. Extremely rare Russian Government financial instrument. BWC. This is the last specimen found. These sold for over $1200 each in 2008-2010������������������������������� Est. $450-900 448 448 Unionof PriamurCooperatives. ND (1919-1920). IssuedBanknote. Priamur Region, Far East, Russia. Issued 1 Ruble credit note, circa 1919-1920, S/N 40102, with circular blue validation handstamp on reverse for used in Vladivostok. Not listed in the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Very Fine. �������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 449 449 USSR Savings Bank. 1989. Trio of Specimen Rouble Savings Certificates. Russia. Lot includes specimen 250 Rubles, 500 Rubles, and 1000 Rubles savings certificates. All dated 1989. All bearing 000000 serial numbers.������������������� Est. $60-100