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 9 July 27, 2022 Archives International Auctions Chad 45 45 Banque des Etats de l’AfriqueCentrale, 1985-90, “Top Pop” Issued Banknote Chad, 1985-90. 1000 Francs, P-10Aa, Issued Banknote, Dull violet-blue on m/c underprint, Animal carving at lower left with map at center and starburst at lower right, Complete outline to map of Chad at top center, S/N K.02 103066, PMG graded Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ. Tied with 4 others as highest graded out of 12 graded in the PMG census. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $130-260 China - Empire 46 46 Ch’ing Dynasty, 1858, High-grade 5000 Cash Issue. China. (Year 8), 1858, 5000 Cash, P-A5c (S/M#T6-52), Issued, The usual Spindle holes on top margin, Blue printing with red seals and ink overprints and graffiti, Choice VF to XF condition. Attractive and fresh appearing note. �������������������������������������������������������������������Est. $2500-4000 China - Republic 47 47 Agricultural Bank of the Four Provinces, “Top Pop” 1 Yuan 1929 (ND 1933) with Overprint as an Unlisted Military Note, Possibly Unique. 1929年湖北省銀行一元加蓋豫鄂皖贛四省農民銀行軍票 Hankow, China. Agricultural Bank of the Four Provinces overprinted on the Provincial Bank of Hupeh, 1 Yuan, P-A88 S/M#S110-20, (overprinted on P-S2104), Issued in 1933 with red very small imprints on the face. The imprint indicated that this is a military note. The main figure on the face is a tower. The serial number is 925922A. The red text imprinted is: “to be cashed by the Four-Provinces Farmers Bank or Provincial Bank of Hubei in Hankou, Hubei province.” The back side shows the bank name, denomination, serial number, date and issuing city Hankow. PMG graded Good 6 with note of tape repair, still extremely rare. ABNC. This is the only graded example in the PMG census with no previous examples offered at auction . 湖北省銀行於1929年發行之壹圓紙 幣,加蓋軍票。加蓋文字為“此券由漢口豫鄂皖贛四省農民銀行/湖北省銀行 公庫兌現”。正面主景為寶塔,流水號為925922A,下方有年號。背面有銀 行名之英文,流水號,面值,年代及發行地漢口。 ................................................. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $650-1000 48 48 China & South Sea Bank, Limited, 1921 Shanghai Branch Issue. Shanghai, China, 1 Yuan, P-A121a (S/M#C295-1a), Issued banknote, “Chairman” on lower left corner, S/N AN756710, PMG graded Very Good 8, one of 3 graded by PMG. ABNC. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $230-450 49 49 China & South Sea Bank, Ltd., 1924, Issued Banknote Trio China, 1924. Lot of 3 Issued Banknotes, all are varieties of 10 Yuan, P-125. Includes: 10 Yuan, P-A125a, Shanghai Branch, S/M#C295-11a, S/N CM290395, PMG graded Fine 12, only 5 graded in the PMG census and 2 have been seen at auction in 12 years; 10 Yuan, P-A125b, S/M#C295-11b, Tientsin Branch, S/N CM642613, PMG graded Very Good 8 with comment “rust”, Only 1 graded in the PMG census (this one) and only 4 previous auction appearance; and, 10 Yuan, P-A125d, S/M#C295-11d, Amoy Banknote, S/N CM994184, PMG graded Very Good 10 with comment “tape repaired”, only 2 graded in the PMG census and only 1 previous auction appearance. All are Printed by ABNC. (3). All are rare in any condition and rarely seen in any form. ����������������������������������� Est. $850-1500