Set of five 1970s-era United Arab Emirates banknotes hits $29,500 at Archives International Auctions Five 1970s-era banknotes from the United Arab Emirates, in denominations ranging from 1-to-100 Dirhams, sold for $29,500 at a June 4th auction held by Archives International Auctions in New Jersey.
in the auction. A Banco Do Brasil 1923 issue proof banknote (Estampa 1A), in the amount of 200 Mil Reis, fetched $1,770; an Imperial Do Brasil 1874 issue proof banknote (Estampa 7A), for 5 Mil Reis, breezed to $1,530; and an Imperial Do Brasil 1882 issue color trial essay proof banknote, 2 Mil Reis, made $1,480.
A pair of Commonwealth of Australia replacement star issued banknotes, each in the amount of $2 and both from 1966, brought $1,300 and $1,240. Also, a Brooklyn, Bushwick & Queens County Railroad 1886 1st Mortgage specimen bond in the amount of $1,000 (6%), showing a dog bottom center and a ship at dock top left, commanded $530.
Archives International Auctions’ next big auction will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, on the final day of the third annual Wall Street Coin, Currency & Collectibles Show, to be held Oct. 17-19 at the Museum of American Finance, at 48 Wall Street in New York City. Offered will be hundreds of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and historic artifacts and documents.
Quality consignments are being sought. Already consigned, and expected to attract great attention, is a 1792 Federal Bond signed by George Washington, one of only two known (the other one is in a museum).
Archives International Auctions is always looking for quality U.S. and worldwide banknotes, stocks, bonds, stamps, coins and postal history, from better individual items to large collections (for auction or purchase). To sell or consign a single item or a collection, you may call them at (201) 944-4800, or you can inquire via e-mail at email@example.com.
To learn more about Archives International Auctions and the firm’s upcoming Oct. 19, 2013 auction, please log on to www.archivesinternational.com.