IMPORTATNT SMYTHE PAPER MONEY & COIN AUCTION On Wednesday April 11, 2007 through Friday April 13, 2007 Smythe will hold its Spring Auction at its offices in New York City. It includes Part 10 of the Herb and Martha Schingoethe Collection.
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - New York – March 15, 2007 – R. M. Smythe & Co. announced that their Spring Paper Money & Coin Auctions will be held at their offices in New York City on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 through Friday, April 13, 2007. Included will be Part 10 of the Herb and Martha Schingoethe Collection, the largest Obsolete Paper Money collection ever to be offered at auction, and the Confederate Collection of the Western Reserve Historical Society, one of the most complete collections of Confederate Paper Money and Bonds to be sold at auction. Also included in this sale is the Western Reserve Historical Society’s Collection of Postage Stamp Envelopes, consisting of over 50 high quality examples. The sale will also include International Currency, Federal Paper Money, a Fractional Currency Shield, Colonial and Continental Currency, Stocks and Bonds, and U. S. and International Coins.
The Spring Paper Money Sale begins at 5pm on Wednesday, April 11 with an offering of International Currency. This is followed by U. S. Large Size Currency, including an 1882 $50 Gold Certificate Fr.1192 in VG-Fine, one of only 17 known, and a selection of five 1900 $10,000 Gold Certificates. The Fractional Currency section features a beautiful Fractional Currency Shield in a handsome contemporary frame, and a unique “Postally Used’’ 5 Cent Fr.1230. Better Nationals are the 1929 $100 American National Bank of Indianapolis, AU, and a First National Bank of New Castle, Indiana, $10 Brown Back, which is the first recorded on this bank. This session also contains a $5 Newburyport Brown Back, EF-AU; a $10 First National Bank of the City of Brooklyn 1902 Plain Back Red Seal Serial Number 1 in Choice-Gem Uncirculated; and the first reported $5 Brown Seal from this same bank. An offering of Small Size U. S. includes a $1 1981A FRN serial number D22222222B, and a $20 1974 star note, serial number G100000000*. The error note selection features a Federal Reserve Note with overprints only, printed on a piece of plain white paper, and over fifty other error notes. Highlights of the Colonial offering are the New York April 18, 1786 One Pound note, the Vermont 1781 One Shilling, and the Colonial Canada, May 1, 1790 Montreal 15 Livres in Choice CU.
On Thursday, April 12, at 1pm, Smythe will offer Confederate and Obsolete Paper Money from general consignors, as well as stocks and bonds. Included in the Obsoletes is a prominent offering of Republic of Texas notes, a group of scarce Monomonie, Wisconsin Knapp, Stout & Co. notes, and some popular Obsolete uncut sheets.
The April 12 stock and bond section features an extensive offering of the best of scripophily. To be auctioned are a wide variety of Aviation, Automobile, Mining, Oil, Railroad, State, Colonial, Shipping and other fine certificates. Among these items are a Colorado Central Railroad stock signed by Sidney Dillon; a graphic Spanish certificate dated 1758 from the Real Compania de Commercio Establecida en Barcelona; a fine grouping of state bonds including an 1861 color bond