Archives International Auctions Auction 83 February 28, 2023

Archives International Auctions - Sale 83 81 February 28, 2023 Archives International Auctions Ephemera - Political Autographs Massachusetts 402 402 Old Colony Railroad Co., 1871, I/C Stock Certificate signed by Onslow Stearn as President. Boston, Massachusetts, 1871. 1 Share Capital Stock I/C Certificate, Black on black border with wharf scene at top, Cancelled stamp across face, VF condition, ABNC. Onslow Stearns (August 30, 1810 – December 29, 1878) was an American businessman and politician who served as the 32nd governor of New Hampshire. Stearns became active in politics as a Republican, serving in the New Hampshire State Senate from 1862 to 1864. He served as the Senate’s President pro tempore in 1863, and was a Delegate to the 1864 Republican National Convention. Stearns ran successfully for governor in 1869 and was reelected in 1870. During his time in office the state created a board of agriculture, taxes and deficits necessitated by New Hampshire’s participation in the American Civil War were lowered, and the state government continued to promote the development of railroads and manufacturing business. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $55-110 Ephemera - Shoe Related Trade Card Collection Various North Eastern States 403 403 Shoe RelatedTradeCardCollection, ca. 1880-1890s, all Humorous and similar larger format size New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. ND (ca.1880-90s), Lot of 10 different shoe related colorful comic scenes with print ads on backs from various companies and state locations. Cities include East Cambridge; Plattsburgh; Albany; Nashua and others. Condition varies from VG with small faults to VF condition. Various printers. (10). �������������������������������� Est. $150-300 Security Printing Ephemera Great Britain. 404 404 Security Printer Experimental Banknote Specimen/Proof Trial, ca.1920-40 Great Britain. Experimental banknote Specimen/Proof, 6.5 x 3.5 inches. One side features the colorful portrait of a man with allegorical women that appears to be litho printed; The other side has the portrait of an allegorical warrior woman with winged helmet and appears to be intaglio printed in gray-black, possibly depicting Britannia, AU condition. No printer imprint but possibly Bradbury or Waterlow. �� Est. $90-150 Michigan 405 405 Midwest Bank Note Co., 1988, Advertising Letter & Brochure Plymouth, Michigan, 1988. Letter from J. Michael Loy, sales manager for Midwest Bank Note Co. and sales brochure, both with intaglio printed vignettes and cycloid designs. Items are Uncirculated condition. (2) ��������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $120-240