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 20 April 23, 2021 Archives International Auctions 138 138 Pongpu “Currency” Note, 1927. Remainder Fantasy Issue With Misspelling of “Currency”. China. Fantasy Issue, 1927, 20 Coppers, P-Unlisted, S/M#P40-1r, Remainder banknote, Blue on light green underprint, Junks at top, back brown, Misspelling of “Currency”, S/N 17108. PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64. 8 Character Chinese Printer. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $280-550 139 139 Shanghai,The SincereCo. Ltd, MerchandiseCoupon or Scrip Note Group of 3. Shanghai, China. Lot of 3 notes, all are (ca.1930’s) “The Sincere Co. Ltd”, National Currency 1 Cent, P-Unlisted, black on light green with blue overprint, two are sequential serial numbers S/N 24343 and 24344. Choice XF to AU and a third copy in VG. (3) (From the Allen Berk Collection) ��������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-400 140 140 Sheng I Feng, ND (ca.1900-1920) Private Bank Remainder Note with Coin Vignette Fukien, China. ND (ca.1900-20) Private Banknote, 1 Dollar, P-Unlisted, S/M#S651r, Remainder banknote, brown on light green underprint on face, back purple with coin in middle, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. None have been offered previously at auction. Attractive note. ����������������������������������������������� Est. $250-500 141 141 Wan I Ch’Uan Bank, 1905 Private “Coin” Issue Banknote. Tientsin, China, 1905, $10, P-Unlisted (S/M#13-13r), Remainder, Black and blue on light blue underprint with facing dragons at top, back in orange with 10 “29th Year of Kuang His - Pei Yang” silver dollars, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64, Attractive and rare note in any grade, with this condition difficult if not impossible to improve upon. PYOG, printer. Only 3 have been offered at auction with this example being in the far higher grade designation. (From the Allen Berk Collection) ������������������������������������������� Est. $650-1000 142 142 Wan I Ch’uan Bank, ND (1905) Remainder Private Banknote. China, ND (1905), $5, P-Unlisted (S/M#W13-12), Remainder, Black text with orange border and underprint, back purple with 5 Silver dollars, PMG graded About Uncirculated 55, Rare and very attractive private coin note. Printer: PYOG, This is the highest and only example graded in the PMG census.(From the Allen Berk Collection) ����������������� Est. $500-800 143 143 Xiangjugong Bank 3 Jiao 1929 Issued Banknote. 祥聚公銀號1929 年三角 Chowchun, China. 1929, A private banknote issued by the Xiangjugong (Hsian Shu Kun) bank in Zhoucun (Chowchun) with a rare denomination of 3 jiao. No other information about the location available. The face depicts scenery of a park, which might be the White Pagoda of North Sea Park in Beijing. The serial number is 00950. Text below the picture says “ten of such notes could be exchanged into 3 yuan of national currency. No exchanging for loose notes”. Text at the bottom shows the issuing year of 1929. The two red seals are of the managers. The back side shows bank name and address in English, and a picture of the Front Gate in Beijing. PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. Rare private banknote and one of the highest graded for this issue .. 周村祥聚公銀號於1929年印行之三角紙幣。無更多地點信息。流水 號為00950.正面圖景為北海公園白塔。下方文字為“叁角票拾張兌國幣叁圓 零角不兌”。紅色印章為銀號經理章。背面有英文行名、地址,主景為北京 前門城樓。 ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $350-500