Archives International Auctions Sale 59 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera and Historic Ephemera May 7, 2020

Archives International Auctions - Sale 59 8 May 7,2020 Archives International Auctions 44 44 Kiangsu Farmers Bank, 1940 Issue Bank Note. China, 1 Yuan, P-S1202 S/M#C115-30, Issued banknote, Green, farmer plowing in top middle, back brown, S/N 9C46636, Choice Fine to VF with 2 small pieces missing from the top middle and left top margins away from design. Printer: YSCL. Scarce note.������������������������������ Est. $80-140 45 45 Pongpu “Currency” Note, 1927. Remainder Fantasy Issue With Misspelling of “Currency”. China. Fantasy Issue 20 Coppers, 1927, remainder note, P-Unlisted, S/M#P40-1r, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. Misspelling of “Currency”, S/N 17104. 8 Character Chinese Printer. �������������������������������������� Est. $300-500 46 46 Provincial Bank of Kiangsi, 1925 Banknote Issue Nanchang, China. $10, P-S2233, S/M#K2-22, Issued banknote, blue vignette, purple border and light green underprint, Green back, VG but the back vertical middle fold has been reinforced with paper. Scarce note in any condition and only the second example we have seen in over 10 years and only the third to be offered at auction over that same time period.������� Est. $300-600 47 47 Provincial Bank of Three Eastern Provinces - 1929 “Tientsin” Branch Issue Specimen Rarity. Tientsin, China, 1929, 1 Yuan, P-S2962s2, Tientsin (S/M #T214-190), Black on m/c with pavilion by pool at center, back black, Specimen overprints, S/N 00000, POC’s, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality). Rare branch variety and very possibly one of the finest known. ABNC. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $600-1200 China - Communist Banks 48 48 Farmers Bank of Northwest China, 1947 Issue Banknote. China, 5000 Yuan, P-S3316, S/M#H76-45, Issued banknote, Blue with sheep, back red, S/N 249277 Block BC, PMG graded Very Fine 20, Rare note in any condition. ������������������������ Est. $75-150 China - Private Banks & Local Issues 49 49 Jianyang County 1881 Rice tax receipt. Fujian Province, China. A receipt issued by Jianyang County, Fujian Province in 1881 about tax collection in the form of 6 bushels of rice. The front side shows the name of the governor of the county as well as the seal of the office. 光緒七年福建建陽縣米串執照,完米六合。正面有縣令名 字及大印。 ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $45-90