Chinese, U.S. and worldwide banknotes at Archives International's two-session auction, Dec. 6 and 13 A discovery collection of 1930s-era Chinese Communist banknote rarities, acquired by an American collector who spent time in China in the early 1970s, will be sold at a public auction, Dec. 6 and 13.
News-Antique.com - Nov 18,2016 - FORT LEE, N.J. A discovery collection of 1930s-era Chinese Communist banknote rarities, acquired by an American collector who spent time in China in the early 1970s when China was beginning to have a more open policy, will be part of a two-session public auction planned for December 6th and 13th by Archives International Auctions, at 1580 Lemoine Avenue in Fort Lee.
The auction will be packed with over 1,100 lots of rare and highly collectible Chinese, U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily (stock and bond certificates) and coins. The first session, Dec. 6, will have nearly 500 lots of U.S. banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera. The second session, Dec. 13, will include Chinese and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and coins.
Start times both back-to-back Tuesdays will be 10:30 am Eastern time. For those unable to attend in person, online bidding will be available through the website, www.ArchivesInternational.com.
We're proud to be able to offer an outstanding collection of worldwide banknotes featuring many rarities that have not been offered to the general public previously at auction, as well as two advanced collectors' consignments that will be sure to attract serious attention from both collectors and dealers, said Dr. Robert Schwartz, president of Archives International Auctions.
Dr. Schwartz added, We're also looking forward to our first winter auction, slated for February 2017 and Spring 2017. These sales will include the final portion of the Alexander I. Pogrebetsky Family Archives, which we are very excited to offer, plus other offerings in many categories.
The December 6th session will feature 484 lots of U.S. and worldwide banknotes and scripophily, to include a U.S. $100 Act of October 12th, 1837 interest bearing proof Treasury note from the Silver City Collection (one of three discovered); two lots of First Liberty Loan Bonds of 1917; a U.S. Department of the Interior - Federal Related Cherokee Nation, 1894 specimen bond; over 50 lots of U.S. obsolete banknotes; and hundreds of desirable and attractive bonds and shares.
Session 2, on Tuesday, December 13th, will begin with over 200 lots of Chinese banknotes, to include the 1930s-era Communist Chinese issue rarities, plus a Bank of Communications, 1913 'Hunan' branch issue discovery note; a 5 Taels, Deutsch-Asiatische Bank, 1907 "Peking" branch high grade rarity; and a £10 Commonwealth of Australia, ND (1954-59) specimen note rarity.
The session will continue with a Banco De La Compania De Credito De Puerto Plata, 1886 issued banknote rarity, previously only known as a remainder; and an Imperial Bank of Persia, specimen and issued banknote trio; a Government of Iraq, 10 Dinars, L. 1931 issued banknote.
The auction will feature hundreds of additional rare and desirable bonds, shares and banknotes in every price range, for the beginner to the advanced collector. Previews will be held at the Archives International Auctions offices on Thursday, December 1st; Friday, December 2nd; Monday, December 5th; Thursday, December 8th; and Friday, December 9th, from 10-5, or by appointment. For an appointment call 201-944-4800 or email email@example.com.
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