Small but desirable Mexican scrip note dated 1913 fetches $4,130 at Archives International Auctions More than 1,000 lots of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera were offered at a live and internet auction held March 11th by Archives International Auctions.
few of the highlights from the scripophily offerings featured a Pabst Brewing Co. stock certificate from 1889 ($590); an 1850ís specimen stock certificate from Crescent Mutual Insurance Co. of New Orleans ($944); an 1806 Rennselear Glass (Co.) stock certificate ($767); a Submarine Boat & Torpedo Co., 1889 stock certificate ($1,888) and a 1909 Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad Co. specimen bond ($885).
Archives International Auctions will hold its second Hong Kong auction on Saturday, April 12th. The event will be held in association with Dynasty Auctions Co., Ltd., a large Hong Kong-based philatelic company. Over 400 lots of Chinese and Asian banknotes, coins and scripophily will be offered. These will include many rare and desirable banknotes. Catalogs are now available and also online. Check the AIA website for details and information: www.archivesinternational.com.
Archives International Auction will also hold another U.S. & Worldwide Banknote, Scripophily, Historic Document and Ephemera auction on Tuesday, May 20th, at its Fort Lee, N.J., offices. Featured will be U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily, historic documents and ephemera, coins and the balance of the Scarsdale Collection of modern African banknotes.
AIA is always looking for quality U.S. and worldwide banknotes, stocks, bonds, stamps, coins, autographs and postal history, from better individual items to large estate collections. To sell or consign a single item or a collection, you may write to them at 1580 Lemoine Ave., Ste. #7, Fort Lee, NJ 07024; e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org; or call them at (201) 944-4800.