Archives International Auctions Auction 83 February 28, 2023

Archives International Auctions - Sale 83 86 February 28, 2023 Archives International Auctions Massachusetts 421 421 Post Office Department, Boston, Massachusetts, 1895 I/U Transfer Draft Boston, Massachusetts, 1895, Transfer Draft for $1.97 by the Post Office Department, S/N 10075, Issued to the Postmaster at Boston, Massachusetts, F.E. Barrett. Black text on pink paper, Benjamin Franklin portrait at left, Post Office Department seal at right with man on horseback and bags of mail bottom middle. Choice VF condition with some toning at fold lines. Printer: BEP ������������������������ Est. $350-700 New Jersey 422 422 Post Office Department, Newark, NJ, 1860 I/C “Transportation of the Mails” Warrant Newark, New Jersey, 1860. Warrant for $36.69 Issued to Charles T. Gray, Postmaster of Newark, New Jersey, Black text with black border, Eagle with shield at top center flanked by ships at sea, “Transportation of the Mails,” at left, Paid handstamp at center bottom. Fine condition with staining, toning, ink bleeding and ink burn. Bald, Cousland & Co. Also signed by Third Assistant Postmaster General A.N. Zevely who helped innovate railway Post office service. Rarely seen Post Office Draft in any condition ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $250-400 Washington, D.C. 423 423 U.S. Bond Detector Plates from Bond Detector Counterfeit Book, ND (ca.1860s), Proof Bond Headers Washington, D.C., Lot of 5 Proof Bond Header pages from Bond Detector Book, Printed on cardstock, VF-XF condition. (5). Sold “AS IS” no returns accepted. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $130-260 424 424 U.S. Coupon Treasury Receipt, 1988 Specimen Washington, D.C., U.S. Coupon Treasury Receipt Specimen 11 1/8% 1988 $-Odd. U.S. Federal Government Related Bond. Intaglio printed U.S. Bald eagle with shield on bottom. Turquoise, XF, SC-USBN ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 425 425 U.S. Savings Bond, 1968, “Freedom Share” Savings Note. Washington, D.C. (Issued in Cleveland, OH). March 1968, $25, I/C, Minute Man on left, Printed in black on light yellow underprint on IBM punch card, back has blue printing with redemption information and room for endorsements, Facsimile signature of the Secretary of the Treasury, Henry H. Fowler. Rare. ����������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 Checks, Drafts & Exchanges Delaware, Rhode Island & New York 426 426 Delaware, NewYork and Rhode Island Checks & Drafts ca.1850’s to 1880’s. Delaware, Rhode Island and New York. Lot includes close to 120 pieces including 16 First National Bank of Hopkinton, RI drafts with attractive vignettes by ABNC, ca.1879 to 1882; highlights from financial institutions also include Nassau National Bank of Brooklyn; Mechanics’ Bank inNewYork; National Bank of Wilmington & Brandywine, Delaware; Wagner Palace Car Co.; National Bank of Delaware; and the Bank of New York; a Fernando Wood signed New York City check and others. VG to XF condition. Close to 120 pieces. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-150