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 61 188 October 4-5,2020 Archives International Auctions 1256 1256 Union Bank of the State of Tennessee, ca.1830’s Proof Stock Certificate. Nashville, Tennessee. 18xx (ca.1830’s), Proof stock certificate, black on india paper on thin card, patriotic eagles at left and right with standing allegorical figures in middle and steamboat at bottom. XF with light glue stains at corners frommounting, rare and attractive stock certificate. Cha.Toppan & Co. ��������������������������������������� Est. $250-500 Vermont 1257 1257 Sheldon, VT- Missisquoi Bank, $10, July 1, 1852, G18, Issued Obsolete Banknote. Sheldon, VT.... $10, Issued Obsolete banknote. Black without underprint, Seated allegorical man on left and standing man on right, Large “X” middle right, listed as SENC in Haxby. VG with edge faults and small internal tears. This is the only example we could find that has been offered in the last 17 years. Rare and desirable Vermont note. NEBNC. ������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $120-200 Washington, D.C. 1258 1258 Citizens Bank, 1852 Issued Obsolete Banknote Pair. Washington, D.C….. Lot of 2 notes, Includes $5; and, $10 note, G10 both issued, Black printing on thin paper, S/N’s 772 and 573, VF to Choice VF condition,. The $10 is very scarce with this being the only example offered at auction since 2005. WHH&W (2) ������������ Est. $200-400 1259 1259 Merchants’ Bank, 1852 Issued Obsolete Banknote. Washington, D.C., $1, DC275G2, Issued obsolete banknote, Black without underprint, Standing allegorical woman at right, young woman reading in middle and gentleman at left, S/N 2366, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64. RWH&E. ����������������������������������������������������������� Est. $140-280 U.S. Fractional Currency 1260 1260 U.S. Fractional Currency, 25 Cents, Fifth Issue, Fr#1309. U.S. Fractional Currency, 25 Cents, Allison| Spinner signatures, Short Thick Key, Walker at left, back green, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. Attractive note with jumbo large margins. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-180 1261 1261 U.S. Fractional Currency, 5 Cents, 2nd Issue, Fr# 1232. Washington, D.C…., 5 Cents, Fr#1232, Washington in center with gold circle, Uncirculated, 3 large margins and one ample margin at bottom. ������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $75-150 U.S. Large Type Banknotes - Mexico & U.S. 1262 1262 Banco Mercantil Mexicano ca.1882 Production Proof signed by “Thomas F. Morris” Educational Note Engraver.400 Mexico and U.S., Historic proof of an extremely rare Mexican Banknote, ca.1880’s, 1000 Pesos, P-S248p proof printed on india paper mounted on thin white card with the central vignette removed and a smaller numeral counter on the lower right also removed. The back of the mounted proof has hand written “Private Property of Thomas F. Morris”. Besides being an extremely rare banknote in any form, the autograph on the back only enhances this rare note. Morris was intimately involved in the design and engraving of the 1896 Educational Silver Certificate Issue. he also engraved and designed stamps, banknotes for the U.S. and other countries. He has signed the back of this note and it is possible he was involved in the design and engraving of this lovely note. Unique in the archives and a historic item for the U.S. as well as Mexican Banknote collector. ABNC.��������� Est. $600-1200