Archives International Auctions Auction 78 July 27, 2022 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, Colonial Banknotes, Colonial Fiscal Documents, Historic Ephemera and Security Printing Ephemera

Archives International Auctions - Sale 78 110 July 27, 2022 Archives International Auctions 579 579 Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson Bank Note Engravers, 1851 Printing Invoice New York, 1851. Original Printing Invoice from Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson on blue paper, Black printing with dark brown handwriting, Allegorical woman in frame at top left corner. Invoice total was $226.30 for various printing services ordered by the Lonsdale Company. VF condition. The Lonsdale Company was one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers of the late 1800s. Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson (RWH&E) was one of the most prominent printing and engraving firms in nineteenth-century America. It was also the first to receive a government contract for designing and printing U.S. postage stamps. ���������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-350 CHECKS, DRAFTS & EXCHANGES California 580 580 Northern California Checks, Drafts and Receipts Collection, ca. 1860-1920s Sacramento, CA., ca.1860-1920s. Lot of 75 Issued checks, drafts and receipts, highlights include: Carson City Savings Bank; Adams Booth Co.; M.W. Hodkins Co.; Mebius & Drescher Co.; Crandall & McKillican, General Merchandise; Holbrook, Merrill & Stetson; and Bank of Auburn. Some have adhesive or imprinted revenue stamps. Choice VG to XF condition. (75) “SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS ACCEPTED”. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $60-120 Illinois 581 581 Bowen, Hunt & Winslow. 1871 I/C Check with Brown Imprinted Revenue RN-C2. Chicago, Illinois, 1870. I/C Draft for $86.09. Distinguished gentleman at left, farmer, woman and wheat at right, Imprinted Revenue RN-C2 in brown in middle, Draft payable at the German American Bank in NY, Cut cancelled, VF condition. WBNC. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $120-200 Kentucky 582 582 Western Insurance & Banking Co., ND (ca.1860s). Proof Check with Imprinted Revenue RN-B1. Louisville, Kentucky. 1860’s Progress Proof check printed on india paper with archival notes at top changing title of company. Punched out cancelled. Dog resting on safe top right and Franklin with young boy looking at bust of Washington at left. Imprinted revenue RN-B1 in middle . XF condition. ABNC. Rarely seen ABN archival proof with imprinted revenues. ������ Est. $325-650 Massachusetts 583 583 Atlas Bank, 1861 I/C Draft by RWH&E and NE-BNC Boston, Massachusetts, 1861. $3000 I/C Check, S/N 222, Black text, Sailor depicted at left, Allegorical Atlas at top center, Ship at bottom center. VF condition with toning and ink bleed from back, RWH&E and New England Bank Note Co. �������������������������������� Est. $90-180