Archives International Auctions Sale 66 April 23, 2021 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, Historic Financial Ephemera and Security Printing Ephemera

Archives International Auctions - Sale 66 110 April 23, 2021 Archives International Auctions Philatelic - Postal History - Zeppelin Mail Germany and U.S. 789 789 Hindenburg Advertising First flight Cover from Friedrichshafen, Germany to Lakehurst, NJ., Dated April 25, 1936. Hindenburg, 1936, Advertising First flight Cover from Friedrichshafen, Germany to Lakehurst, NJ., Dated April 25, 1936. The advertising postcard was for Tide Water Oil Company, “Whose product was selected to lubricate the giant ship” with a drawing of the Hindenburg floating over the ocean, Red German cancellation handstamps and a black Hamburg circular handstamp dated April 4, 1936 tie a 50 Pfennig Deutsche Luftpost green Zeppelin stamp to the cover. VF condition. ���������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 Checks, Drafts & Exchanges California 790 790 Bank of California 1913 Specimen Bill of Exchange Pair Used as Models with Corrections. New York (California), Specimen Uncut 1st and 2nd of exchange pair. Vignette of seated allegorical woman on dock with steamship at sea. Date lined New York and payable at “the Joint Stock Bank, Ltd., London”. Black border, vignette and text over orange undertint. Archival corrections are made on the exchange and on the counterfoil on the left with production department handstamps on the back. Red specimen overprints and POC’s. VF to Choice VF condition. Old exchange design from the 1860’s reused at a later date. Unique exchange in archive. �������������������� Est. $750-1000 791 791 California Bank Check Assortment with Imprinted Revenues, ca. 1870-1901 California, 1870-1901. Group of 7 checks from California banks, highlights include: Bank of California; Donohoe, Kelly & Co., Bankers; Wells Fargo & Co’s Bank; and Bank of Oroville. All have imprinted revenue stamps. (7) ��������������� Est. $70-120 Illinois 792 792 German National Bank I/C Check Group of 19 from Mc Cormick Reapers, 1876-1877 Chicago, Illinois, 1876-1877. Group of 19 issued checks from the German National Bank. All have green text with green border, with Building at top right, wheat at top left, and Orange imprinted revenue stamp RN-G1. VF to XF condition. (19) ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $130-250 Vermont 793 793 Merchants National Bank of Burlington,Vermont, 1918 I/C Drafts, a Majority Attractive ABN Printed Designs. Burlington, VT. Lot includes of 109 pieces, all I/C checks from Merchants National Bank, located in Burlington, Vermont. Some of the checks have black text with green background, the rest have black text with a large eagle depicted at top center. Fine condition, most dating from 1918. 109 pieces. Merchants Bank was organized in 1849 and took a national charter in 1865 becoming The Merchants National Bank of Burlington, Vermont. (109) ����� Est. $140-250 Scripophily - Autographed Certificates Texas, Kansas, Missouri 794 794 Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Co. 1880 Issued Stock Certificate Signed by Jay Gould as President. Texas, Missouri, Kansas, 1880. 100 Shares I/C Stock Certificate, green border and underprint, POC’s, Gould’s signature is very nice. Jason ( Jay) Gould (May 27, 1836 – December 2, 1892) was an American railroad magnate and financial speculator who is generally identified as one of the Robber barons of the Gilded Age. His sharp and often unscrupulous business practices made him one of the wealthiest men of the late nineteenth century. Gould was an unpopular figure during his life and remains controversial. ABNC. ����������������� Est. $230-350