Archives International Auctions Auction 81 December 15th & 16th 2022

Archives International Auctions - Sale 81 40 December 15, 2022 Archives International Auctions Japan 191 191 Great Imperial Japanese Government. 1918-19 “Top Pop” Issue Banknote. Japan......, 1918-19. 50 Sen, P-48b, Issued Banknote. Black on pink underprint with red seal at left and denomination numeral at right. Block 106. PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. Only 3 examples graded in the PMG census, this is the only uncirculated graded example. The second example is only grades VF. This will be impossible to improve upon. (From the Allen Berk Collection) ����������������������� Est. $250-500 192 192 Japan Military WWII Savings Bond Trio, ca., 1930s Japan, ca. 1930s. Group of 3 Military WWII Savings Bonds with Japanese print, in green, red, and orange, all featuring vignettes of planes, tanks, and other various battle scenes. VF to AU condition. (3) ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-150 Japanese Military 193 193 Russo-Japanese War Military Currency, 1904, Issued Banknote Japan, 1904. 10 Sen, P-M1b, Issued Banknote, Black on light red-brown underprint, No S/N, PMG graded Very Fine 25 with comment “tears.” ���������������������������������������� Est. $200-350 Jersey 194 194 States of Jersey. ND (1989), “Top Pop” Specimen Banknote. Jersey...., ND (1989). 20 Pounds, P-18s, Specimen Banknote. Blue on m/c underprint with birds to the left and mature portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at right. Watermark of Jersey cow. Printer: TDLR. PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. Tied with 6 other notes as highest graded out of 54 graded in the PMG census, none grading higher. This is the highest graded example to be offered at auction in 8 years. (From the Allen Berk Collection) ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $100-200 Liberia 195 195 National Bank of Liberia, 1985 Photo-Copy Proof Sheet of Essay Designs & Intaglio Printed Vignette Pair Liberia, 1985. Lot of 3 items, Includes: Photo-Copy Front and Back Progress Proof Note designs for $1 and $5 Banknotes belonging to the National Bank of Liberia issue, features wide margins; Lot also includes Proof Vignette, featuring S.K. Doe, black intaglio printing, used on $10 Liberia Note, “DIE 19373” underprint; and a Proof Vignette in brown intaglio printing, featuring a large building used on the essay designs. All are in AU to Uncirculated condition. (3) ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $230-450