Smythe’s Memphis Sale Should Be Their Best Ever On July 5, 6 & 7, 2007, R. M. Smythe & Co., Official Auctioneers for the 31st Annual Memphis International Paper Money Show, will conduct an extraordinary auction of paper money, stocks, bonds, and re
highest-grade note in the census of the three institutions in this southwestern Idaho region. A PMG66 Gem Uncirculated uncut sheet of $5 1902 PB Douglas NB of Chicago notes should bring $10,000-Up. The only 1882 Date Back known on the First NB of Oregon, Illinois should certainly stir up some interest. The finest known Brown Back on Charter #5157, Lake Charles, Louisiana is new to the census. The first issued $100 Shreveport Ch.13648 is graded PMG64. Michigan National collectors will be pleased to see a $1 1875 Second NB of Lansing, one of only two known. The $20 Ch.2732 Fr.437 Merchants NB of Helena is one of only two notes known on this bank, and is estimated at $15,000-Up. Described as “The Holy Grail” of Jersey Shore notes, the $10 1902 Red Seal Marine NB of Wildwood, New Jersey, Serial #1, is estimated at $50,000-Up. The $20 Series of 1875 Attica National Bank of New York, estimated at $10,000-Up, is the only known survivor from either one of the two National Banks chartered in Attica. Another highlight of this National Bank Note offering is the Serial #1 $10 1902 Red Seal from the First NB of the City of Brooklyn, Choice-Gem Uncirculated, with a $15,000-Up estimate.
Smythe’s Memphis Sale clearly has something for everyone, and it should not be missed. Lots will be available for viewing at Smythe’s offices at 2 Rector Street, in New York City, by appointment only, and in Memphis at the Marriott Downtown Hotel starting Tuesday, July 3rd. For further information on this important sale, or to obtain a catalogue, $25 US ($45 overseas), call R. M. Smythe & Co. at 800-622-1880, or check Smythe’s website at smytheonline.com. This sale is held in conjunction with Unique Antiques and Auction Gallery, Tennessee License #2077; G.A. Bryant, TN License #2372. Sessions will be conducted with eBay Live/LiveAuctioneers.