Archives International to Auction Banknotes, Stocks, Bonds and Security Printing Ephemera

Archives International Auctions and Dr.Robert Schwartz announce the auction of rare and historic worldwide banknotes, security printing ephemera, stocks and bonds from the American Bank Note Company archives to take place in Englewood, New Jersey April 15th and 16th, 2010.

Dr.Robert Schwartz, President of Archives International Auctions, originated the well received American Bank Note Company Archives Auction series and was the cataloger of the previous four auctions. “I am proud of this auction series and I look forward to many more interesting and historic auctions over the years of American Bank Note and related Security Printers Archival material. It Is evident that there is a wide spread interest for rare and esoteric material that collectors, even during the mid 1980’s, never had an opportunity to collect or even realize was available. We anticipate two to four auctions per year of World Wide Banknotes, stocks & bonds as well as specialized auctions of wide ranging interests.”

There are over 1,000 lots of U.S. and Worldwide proof, specimen and issued banknotes and related security printing production material in this auction including many rarities seen for the first time. Also included are over 600 lots of Stocks & Bonds including railroads, mining, worldwide and many other topics. High lights include:

• A 600+ year old China banknote, 1 Kuan “Ming Note”, the oldest, printed paper money available to collectors dating from 14th century China.

• A series of three Kingdom of Hawaii Proof Banknotes including the $500 “King” of Hawaiian banknotes

• Imperial Bank of Persia, 1 to 100 Tomans, 8 different Specimens,

• Russia banknote collection of 100 + Imperial, Provisional and Soviet Era banknotes

• Rare Polish Banknote Specimens

• 50+ Lots of U.S. Obsolete Banknotes and Scrip Notes

• Mexico, Bono De Caja and other issued and specimen banknotes

• Over 600 Issued and Specimen Stocks and Bonds including World Wide, U.S., Railroads, Mining, Aviation and other topics

• New Zealand, South Africa and Italy Specimens from the Bradbury, Wilkinson Archive

For more information on this auction and to view it on our website, visit WWW.ARCHIVESINTERNATIONAL.COM . This is a live auction including phone; Fax and internet bidding on Archives International Live. The auction takes place Thursday, April 15th and Friday, April 16th, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Englewood, New Jersey. Viewing will take place April 12th to 16th, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza.

Dr.Robert Schwartz, President of Archives International Auctions, has been active in the fields of numismatics and philatelics for over 25 years and is actively auctioning, buying, selling and consulting in the fields of historical documents, paper money, stocks, bonds, stamps and security printing ephemera. Schwartz continues, “My goal is to add to the collector and specialist knowledge base and offer rare and unique numismatic and philatelic material to enhance the collections of the beginning collector to the most advanced specialist.”

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