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 78 111 July 27, 2022 Archives International Auctions New York 584 584 Drexel, Morgan &Co., 1894, Second of ExchangeQuartet New York, 1894. Lot of 4, 2nd of Exchange Drafts for Drexel, Morgan & Co. Company would eventually be known as J.P. Morgan. Certificates are XF condition. The original Drexel Morgan & Co. was founded in the mid-1800s by Anthony J. Drexel with his protégé and partner, J. Pierpont Morgan. After Drexel’s death, the company reorganized in 1895 and became J.P. Morgan & Co., one of the original predecessors of what is today JPMorgan Chase. These Exchange Drafts were issued in 1894, the year before Drexel’s death. There is a possibility of the signatures on the lower right face are from J.P. Morgan, but this deserves further research and these are not being sold as autographs. NBNC (4) Est. $160-280 Ohio 585 585 National Exchange Bank, ca.1860s Proof Check With I.R. RN-B1 by ABNC. Tiffon, Ohio, ca.1860s. Proof check, Black text with a portrait of soldier at left, Eagle at top right corner, and an U.S.I.R. RN-B1 imprinted revenue stamp at center. “Sample” written in red at center and bottom right, Writing in green on back, and shading over American Exchange National Bank, New York at bottom center. VF condition with toning and a pair of stains at bottom margin. Rare specimen check with imprinted revenue. ABNC. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-450 U.S. & Peru 586 586 United States Navy Bill of Exchange, 1870 I/C Historic First Exchange Issued off of Callao, Peru. Callao, Peru and U.S., February 25th, 1870. $2000 I/C First of Exchange from USS ‘Onward.’ Portrait of George Washington at bottom and sailing ship at top with sailor along left side margin. Written Cancelled across face. Onward was launched 3 July 1852 by James O. Curtis at Medford, Massachusetts, for Reed, Wade, and Co., of Boston, Massachusetts, and operated in the merchant service between New York City, Boston, and San Francisco. Purchased by the U.S. Navy at New York City from John Ogden on 9 September 1861, for service in the American Civil War, Onward commissioned at New York Navy Yard on 11 January 1862, Acting Volunteer Lieutenant J. Frederick Nickels in command. The exchange was issued to Commander Milton Haxton and signed by him on the back on Feb, 25th, 1870 where it was evidently issued and endorsed to the Pacific Steam & Navigation Company on February, 1870 who then deposited it at the Bank of Liverpool in in England on April 2nd, 1870. The exchange also has a 1 Pound English “Foreign Bill” adhesive revenue stamp on the back. The corresponding bank of the Exchange-draft listed on the face was Baring Brothers in London. Commander Haxton was in charge of the U.S. steamer Mercedita and part of the North Atlantic Blockading fleet during the Civil War in 1865. Rare U.S. Navy bill of exchange. ABNC. �������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $800-1200 Various 587 587 U.S. Engraved & Litho Checks ca.1855 to 1878, All I/C and 2 With I.R. Various States, Includes engraved checks from NY and Kentucky, including 1877, National Bank of Somerset, KY with I.R. RN-G1 by NBNC; 1855, NY. Ilion Bank, Draft by RWH&E; 1874, Lynchburg, VA. Banking House of Miller & Franklin with RN- D1; CA. 1878, Bank of Napa, 1st of Exchange payable in Gold Coin and many others. Attractive assortment, Mostly Choice Fine to VF. (6) ���������������������������������������������� Est. $70-110 ABN SOUVENIR CARDS Connecticut ABN Souvenir Cards 588 588 Shetucket Bank of Connecticut, 1860’s Bank Draft With 2 Santa Claus Vignettes, 1993 ABN Reprint Lot of 50. Norwich, Connecticut. Ca.1860’s Shetucket Bank Draft with Santa Claus vignette as part of a “Seasons Greetings/Happy New Year” Souvenir card reprinted in 1993 by ABNC. The 2 vignettes were originally engraved circa 1845-1850 for Toppan, Carpenter & Co. 1993 reprint. All Uncirculated as made, ABNC. 50 Pieces. ����������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $60-120