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 61 202 October 4-5,2020 Archives International Auctions Illinois 1339 1339 Chicago Bank Note Co., ND ca.1880-1900 Intaglio Printed Business Card. IL. 5 x 3 inches, Located at 407 to 425 Dearborn St., Chicago, Charles Shober, President and Treasurer listed on top, Rare security printer business card. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $60-120 New York 1340 1340 ABNC, Unfolded 1988 Proof National Geographic Hologram Covers, “Fragile Earth” With Vintage Holographic McDonalds Ad on Back. December, 1988, Unfolded proof of front cover and back cover with blank back, XF condition. ABNC. Rare in this form.������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 1341 1341 Rawdon Wright, Hatch & Edison ca.1855 to 1859 Advertising Sheet and Letterheads. New York.... Lot of 3 pieces, Includes 1855 Letterhead with young woman on top left, Invoice for Printing 500 drafts for Ilion Bank, NY, printed on light blue paper, VF; 1859 handwritten letter with Neptune, sea horses and allegorical woman on top left, letter addressed to the casher of the Ilion bank discussing paper samples; and a 1 page Advertising vignette sheet with printed letter describing their products. Includes numeral counters on left and right, train and ship vignettes on bottom and allegorical women on top, with Red underprint of security protectors, printed on thin parchment type of semi-translucent paper, VF condition with 2 small areas of nibbled edges on left excess border. RWEH&E (3).��������������������������������� Est. $200-400 1342 1342 Obsolete Banknote Proof Vignette “Bubbles” ca.1850-60 by National BNC. “Bubbles” Large Die Proof vignette. Black on india paper on partially cut down large card, charming image of young girl blowing bubbles with flowers in her hair, the vignette is titles “Bubbles - National Bank Note Co”. Uncirculated condition. NBNC. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $120-240 1343 1343 ABNC Security Printer Progress engraving of Portrait of a gentleman, ca.1870-80’s. Progress Intaglio portrait engravings, one [partially engraved and the second complete. India paper mounted on thin card. Not signed or identified. 2 pieces. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $90-160 1344 1344 American Bank Note Company Ephemera Group Lot NY and Washington, D.C....Lot includes several pieces: 1969 100 Shares I/C Stock Certificate for Fund of Letters, Inc. in Fine condition with POCs throughout; Engraving of Justice for the Federal Managers Association Chapter 216; Souvenir Card for the American Numismatic Association 88th Anniversary Convention, 1979 in St. Louis, MO; Engraving & Printing booklet with George Washington’s face featured; Souvenir Card from a visit to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, D.C. Unique group lot related to printing and engraving in the United States. The American Bank Note Company was originally a major worldwide engraver of national currency and postage stamps. Today it is ABCorp, an American corporation providing secure payment, retail and ID cards, vital record and transaction documents, systems and services to governments and financial institutions, and is one of the largest producers of plastic transaction cards in the world. (Ex. John E. Herzog Collection)��������������������������� Est. $100-200 1345 1345 Group of 6 American Bank Note Co. Printing Ephemera Lot includes 6 pieces: 3 Intaglio Vignettes depicting a the figure of “Freedom” that is atop the Capitol Building, the United States Capitol Building, and another prominent building; 3 American Bank Note production materials for commemorative cards depicting The Story of Freedom - Part I; The Story of Freedom - Part II; The Story of Freedom - Part I with production edits. All 6 pieces include some notations in pencil made during production. A rare and unique lot of commemorative ABNC printing items.����� Est. $150-300