Archives International Auctions Sale 65 Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, World Coins,

Archives International Auctions - Sale 65 190 March 26,2021 Archives International Auctions CHECKS, DRAFTS & EXCHANGES British East Africa and India 1156 1156National Bank of India, Ltd. - Mombasa, 1902 Bank Check Assortment. British East Africa. Lot includes over 40 pieces, all the same: I/C Checks, Black text printed on gray paper, ornate seal depicted at left margin. All have 1 Anna, BEA adhesive revenue stamps on the back with Queen Victoria’s portrait, All are in VF to XF condition. Many are sequential. 40+ pieces. ����������������������������������������� Est. $80-150 California 1157 1157North Pacific Transportation Company - Bank of California, 1869- 1870 I/C Check Group of 15 All with RN-B16 or RN-B17 Imprinted Revenues. San Francisco, CA. Lot of 15 pieces, all the same: 1869-1870; all have various denominations, I/C Checks, Black text with black border, North Pacific Transportation Company with ship in counterfoil at left, Imprinted Orange Revenue, RN-B-16 (1 example) and RN-B17 (14 examples). All are in Fine to VF condition. Each check has an advertising philatelic ad for purchasing world stamps probably printed on the backs of the checks sometime in the 1920’s or 1930’s. The Bank of California was opened in San Francisco, California, on July 4, 1864, by William Chapman Ralston and Darius Ogden Mills. It was the first commercial bank in the Western United States, the second-richest bank in the nation, and considered instrumental in developing the American Old West. (15) ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $55-110 Colorado 1158 1158Bank of Ruby City (Over Crossed Out German National Bank of Denver), 1880 with Specimen Check with Design Edits and Imprinted Revenue RN-G1 Ruby City (Denver Crossed Out), Colorado, 1880. Bank of Ruby City Proof Draft, black text with black border, Allegorical woman with portrait at left, Allegorical woman with helmet at center bottom. Orange internal revenue stamp undertint, Red “Chemical National Bank, New York” overprint. Includes handwritten edits throughout the check. Attractive and rare draft. Fine-VF condition, Continental Bank Note Company. Rare if not unique. ������������������������������������������ Est. $300-600 1159 1159Bank of Ruby City, 1880 Unique Approval Large Die Proof Certificate of Deposit. Ruby City, Colorado, 1880. Proof CD, Black text with black border, Printed on india paper as a single impression on thin card, Men at work in mine at left. Intaglio printed and mounted on cardstock. Includes approval initials, as well as design edits. VF condition. ABNC. ������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-400 1160 1160Bank of Ruby City, 1880 Unique Uncut Proof Sheet of 4 Checks. Ruby City, Colorado, 1880. Uncut Proof sheet of 4 Checks, Black text with black border, Men at work in mine at top right, Stag at left. Writing in color at bottom, also writing on back. Fine to VF condition with small faults and holes due to archival storage. impressive and rare if not unique in this format, ABNC. ������������������������������������������������������ Est. $500-1000 Hawaii, Alaska, California. Colorado 1161 1161West and Northwest Check Group of 7, ca. 1859-1919 HI. AK. CA. CO. Lot of 7 pieces, highlights include: Sacramento, CA., D.O. Mills & Co. Bankers 1859 I/C gold rush era check; San Jose, CA. McLaughlin & Ryland Bankers 1872 I/C check with Imprinted revenue RN-C1; California Street Cable Railroad Co. 1890 I/C check; Denver, Colorado. United States Depositary 1903 I/C check from the War Department; and American Bank of Alaska ND (1910s) U/U check. One has an imprinted revenue stamp. VF to AU condition. (7) �������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-140