Archives International Auctions Sale 61 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera and Historic Ephemera October 4 & 5, 2020

Archives International Auctions - Sale 61 185 October 4-5,2020 Archives International Auctions 1239 1239 U.S.A., War with Spain - Invalid Pension - Department of the Interior, ca. 1898-1900 Proof Bond or Document Header. Washington, D.C., Black printing on india paper, 7 x 4 Inches, Battleship I middle under title flanked by American flags, Plate # 3-196 b, Uncirculated with very minor foxing, BEP.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 1240 1240 United States Government 4% Loan, Scrip for $100, 1895 Specimen Bond. U.S. & England. $100, Specimen $100 Series D, Ochre-brown text and borders, Black “00000” Serial Numbers, POC’s, Payable in Pounds Sterling. AU condition, BW&C. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $600-1200 Colonial Bonds, Fiscal Paper & Historic Documents Maryland 1241 1241 Principio Company 1769 Colonial Bill of Exchange. Kingsbury Furnace, Maryland.... 1769. 180 Pounds Stg, 1st of Exchange, for the account of North East Forge. William Russell, one of the founders of this early Colonial Maryland iron company is listed on the front of the exchange. Endorsed and signed on the back by W. Baxter, G. Russell and others. VF+ condition. Serial # 34. The Principio Company formed as a joint stock company in 1720 to take advantage of new laws passed in Maryland to encourage the early iron industry. By 1729, one of the partners was Augustine Washington, father of George Washington. In 1735, the Principio Company established a refining forge at North East to expand processing capacity which this bill of exchange refers to. The Principio Forge deteriorated, and in spite of repairs in 1772, it was no longer in operation by 1776. Historic Maryland Iron Company Bill of Exchange.Est. $350-600 U.S. Obsolete Banknotes Georgia 1242 1242 Bank of Whitfield, 1862 Issued Obsolete Scrip Note. Dalton, GA. $1,GA-155-G24, Issued obsolete, Black with red protectors, multiple pin holes, Fine condition with small tears and folds, but scarce note in any condition. ����������������� Est. $85-170 1243 1243 City Council of Brunswick, 1860’s (Reprinted in 1895) Uncut Proprietary Progress Proof Sheet. Brunswick, Georgia, Uncut sheet of 4 notes, 1995 Early Spring Convention, $1-$2-$3-$5, (Haxby Unlisted), Modern “Proprietary Proof”, The $1 note has train at station middle top and left with cotton boll LR; the $2 note has sailing ships in rough water in middle with Georgia Arms LL and seated reaper LR; the $3 note has happy sailor at left, workers harvesting tree sap with man on horseback top center and wide eyed horse on LR; the $5 note has impressive steamship in middle, allegorical plenty with cornucopia on LR and standing young girl or cherub on pedestal on left, Black printing with green border and underprint printed on thin white card, CU to Gem Uncirculated condition. Signerd by the printer on the back, “Milton Teichman”. ABNC. Rare as uncut sheet. ��������������������������������������� Est. $300-500