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 61 200 October 4-5,2020 Archives International Auctions Ephemera - Military Aviation United States 1328 1328 WorldWar II Photograph of B-29 Bomber after Hard Landing with Damage Estimate. No Location, Date: Oct. 29 (1950?), J.A.B., 5x4 inches, Real photo with imprint on bottom, “284-3G Base Photo Lab 20 Oct. 50 j.A.B/”, photo of B-29 46854 (nose art painted “Southern” with attractive young woman), with estimate of damage costs and man hours to repair. Estimated to cost $121,631.97 and take 750 man hours to repair including new engines, props, new nose gear, and other itemized items. Evidently a bomber used in the Korean war. Rare military and U.S. Air Force related items. (2) ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-160 Ephemera - Navigation & Shipping New York 1329 1329 NewYork Steamboat License 1897 Specimen Certificate New York, 1897, Specimen license. “NY State Steamboat Inspectors’ License to Masters”. New York Arms on top and small steamboat on bottom. Blue border. Counterfoil on left with text relating to license and warranties by licensee. VF condition with light toning in areas. ABNC. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $100-200 Ephemera - Railroads MA. MI. PA 1330 1330 Various US Railroad Company Brochures & Specimen 1884 Railroad Pass. 1878-1884. Ephemera Trio. Lot of 3 items, includes an 1878 summer schedule for the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway; an 1881 local time table for the Boston, Barre and Gardner Railroad; and a Unique Approval Specimen 1884 pass for the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Co., ABNC., with printer annotations indicating November 1883. VF to XF, or slightly better. (3)����������������� Est. $75-120 Ephemera - Slavery Documents Virginia 1331 1331 Virginia Central Railroad, 1855 Issued Slave Document For Payment to owner of Slave to be used on the Railroad.. Richmond, Virginia. Issued Slave agreement for $110, payable January 1856, “For the hire of 1 Negro Charles for the year 1855”, “To be employed on the Virginia Central Railroad, and to be returned well clothed in the usual way, and with hat and Blanket”, Signed by Col. E. Fontaine as president, Black on thin light blue paper mounted on black paper, 5.5 x 3.75 inches, Fine. Rare slave document. �������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $325-650 Ephemera - U.S. Civil War New York 1332 1332 New York and Washington City, 1861 Soldier’s Civil War Era Farewell Letter. New York, May 29, 1861. A personal handwritten letter dated May 29, 1861, about two months into the Civil War form a soldier who will be stationed in the 9th Regiment in Washington City. Written on Ninth Regiment NY State Militia official company orders sheet dated May 23, 1861. Company orders contains orders by Captain Allan Rutherford instructing troops to assemble at the Armory in full gear for inspection by the Union Defence Committee. He bids farewell to friends and declares that he is serving because he loves freedom and that he might fight and die in battle nobly. Fine with stains. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-160 Ephemera - U.S. Political Pennsylvania 1333 1333 Whig Committee of Northern Liberties, 1844 Payment for Services Rendered. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lot includes 2 pieces, both from Philadelphia in 1844 and related to the Whig Committee of Northern Liberties. One is a document, possibly a receipt, of purchases made of items such as 20 lbs of Rope, stating that payment is owed to a W. Brown; The other document is a repayment for services rendered on the day of the Presidential Election in 1844. The 1844 United States presidential election was the 15th presidential election, held from Friday, November 1 to Wednesday, December 4, 1844. Democrat James K. Polk defeated Whig Henry Clay in a close contest turning on the controversial issues of slavery and the annexation of the Republic of Texas. Northern Liberties District is now known as the Northern Liberties, and is still a neighborhood in Philadelphia. Unique and rare documents relating to mid- 1800s American political history.�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $50-80