Archives International Auctions Auction 84 April 4, 2023

Archives International Auctions - Sale 84 27 April 4, 2023 Archives International Auctions 145 145 International Banking Corp, 1905, “Shanghai” Branch Issue Specimen Banknote Shanghai, China, 1905 (“Sep 16 1920” stamped date on top excess margin), $10, P-S420s, S/M#M10-3, Specimen Banknote. Brown on m/c underprint with Screaming Eagle flanked by two world globes, back orange-red with same vignette in middle, 2 printed signatures in black, S/N A 000000, Red specimen overprints and POCs, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. Printer: ABNC. ......... ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Est. $1250-2500 146 146 Russo-Asiatic Bank, 1917, Issued Banknote Harbin, China, 1917. 1 Ruble, P-S474a, S/M#O5-101, Issued Banknote, Dark blue on m/c underprint, Printed in Russian, back is brown with locomotive in middle, S/N 936242, PMG graded Choice About Unc 58 EPQ, Printer: ABNC ������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $200-400 147 147 Sino-Scandinavian Bank, 1922 Issued Banknote China. 1922. 10 Yuan - Peking, P-S589A S/M#H192-5b, Issued banknote, Dark blue on multicolor underprint, S/N C0012182, Overprint on China#S593, PMG graded Very Fine 25 with comment “Annotations.” Printer: BEPP. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $230-450 148 148 Sino-Scandinavian Bank, 1922 The First of 2 Sequential Issued Banknotes offered today China. 1922. 5 Yuan - Tientsin, P-S592b S/M#H192- 5a, Issued banknote, Brown on multicolor underprint, S/N P0156419, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64. Printer: BEPP - With Character Ovpt. ���������������������������� Est. $400-800 China - Foreign Banks 144 144 International Banking Corporation, 1905 “High Grade” Issue Specimen Banknote. Shanghai Branch, 1st January, 1905, $5, P-S419s (S/M#M10-2), Specimen banknote, Obverse is green on m/c, Screaming eagle sitting on building flanked by 2 world globes, One printed signature of the manager on the lower right in black, Red specimen overprints, “00000” serial numbers and POC’s, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ with a large margin on top with the date “APR 24 1919”, and plate # F 5953. ABNC. Only one other note grades one increment higher out of 27 graded in the PMG census. This will be almost impossible to improve upon. This is also the highest graded example of this note to be offered at auction in over 4 years. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $2500-5000