Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

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Apr 12, 2014 Asia/Hong_Kong

Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

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Lot 1501 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1501 - foreign banknotes

Government of Brunei, ND (1972-88) Color Trial Specimen Banknote.Brunei, 1 Ringgit, P-6cts, Specimen Color trial, Brown on purple underprint with portrait of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah I at right, back is same colors, the issued note was printed in blue on m/c, Specimen overprint, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ, tied with one other note as finest known out of 5 graded in the PMG census.

Lot 1502 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1502 - foreign banknotes

Government of Brunei, ND (1972-88) Specimen Banknote.Brunei, 10 Ringgit, P-10s, Specimen banknote, blue on m/c underprint, portrait of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah I at right, back purple, Specimen overprint, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ, tied with one other note as finest known out of 5 graded in the PMG census.

Lot 1503 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1503 - foreign banknotes

Banque Nationale Du Cambodia, ND (1955) Issue Specimen.Cambodia, 10 Riels, P-3s, Specimen, Bhudda Watermark, Specimen overprint in black TDLR oval on upper left and lower right, Specimen No.45 on lower left margin, Only listed with red TDLR Oval overprint. PMG graded Choice About Uncirculated 58 NET with note of previously mounted, Rare as specimen.

Lot 1504 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1504 - foreign banknotes

Banque de L'Indo-Chine, ND (1932-35) Issue Banknote.French Indo-China, issued note, 100 Piastres, P-51c, Signature #8, S/N N.91 267, PMG graded Very Fine 20 NET with note of rust and pin holes, still a very attractive note, VF.

Lot 1505 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1505 - foreign banknotes

Banque de L'Indo-Chine, ND (1936-39) Issue Banknote.French Indo-China, issued note, 100 Piastres, P-51d, Signature #9, S/N U.192 531, PMG graded Very Fine 30, very attractive note and premium for the grade, VF.

Lot 1506 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1506 - foreign banknotes

Banque De L'Indochine, ND (1951) Issue Specimen.French Indo-China, 5 Piastres, P-75s Unlisted Specimen variety with English "Specimen" overprints instead of Mi-Hon overprints, "0000000" Serial numbers, Block "W", 2 signatures, 1 POC, PMG graded Choice About Uncirculated 58 EPQ and appears virtually Choice Uncirculated. Rare note and this is an unreported variety.

Lot 1507 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1507 - foreign banknotes

French Indo-China, ND (1953) Issue Banknote.200 Piastres = 200 Dong, P-109, Issued banknote, Elephants and water buffalo on front, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 NET with note of rust spots at the usual staple holes on the left border, Very attractive for the issue.

Lot 1508 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1508 - foreign banknotes

Republik Indonesia, 1948 Essay Banknote Specimen.Indonesia, 1948. 25 Rupiah, Series 1-A. P-Unlisted (Unlisted25a), Essay specimen banknote by Security BNC of a proposed and never issued 1948 Indonesia banknote Series. Red specimen overprints, POC's and “00000” serial numbers. Small red printing on upper right margin of face reads “ 11-9-48 FA” and back “11-9-48 BC”. Front is brown with portrait of Sukarno in middle, back is brown...

Lot 1509 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1509 - foreign banknotes

Republik Indonesia Unlisted 1948 Issue Essay Specimen Banknote.Indonesia, P-Unlisted, 1948, 50 Rupiah. Essay specimen banknote of a Security BNC proposed and never issued 1948 Indonesia banknote Series. Note is dated September 1, 1948; Series 1-A. Red specimen overprints, POC's and "00000" serial numbers. Front is purple, back is indigo. Back of note has farmer plowing with oxen. PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. Tied for...

Lot 1510 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1510 - foreign banknotes

Republik Indonesia Unlisted 1948 Issue Essay Specimen Banknote.Indonesia, P-Unlisted, 1948, 100 Rupiah. Essay specimen banknote of a Security BNC proposed and never issued 1948 Indonesia banknote Series. Note is dated September 1, 1948; Series 1-A. Front is maroon, back is maroon. Back of note has farmer plowing with oxen. Evidently Indonesia did not accept this issue. PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64. Rare essay note. SBNC.

Lot 1511 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1511 - foreign banknotes

Republik Indonesia Serikat, ND (1949) Essay Specimen Banknote.Indonesia, ND, (ca.1949). 50 Rupiah, Series 1-A. P-Unlisted, Essay specimen banknote of a proposed and never issued 1948-49 Indonesia banknote Series. Red specimen overprints, POC's and "00000" serial numbers. Small red printing on upper right margin of face reads " 12-21-49 FP and back "12-21-49 BB. Front is purple, back is olive indigo. Back of note has farmer plowing with...

Lot 1512 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1512 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1915) Convertible Gold Note Issue Banknote.Japan, 10 Yen, P-36, Issued banknote, Portrait #5 at left, Goo Shrine at right, Block 18, S/N 329661, PMG graded Very Fine 25, attractive banknote for grade.

Lot 1513 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1513 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1915) Convertible Gold Note Issue Banknote.Japan, 10 Yen, P-36, Issued banknote, Portrait #5 at left, Goo Shrine at right, Block 241, S/N 661363, PMG graded Very Fine 25, attractive banknote for grade.

Lot 1514 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1514 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, 1931 and 1945 ND Issues Banknote Pair.Japan, Lot of 2 notes, Includes 1931 ND, 20 Yen, P-41a, VF and 200 Yen, P-44a, Issued banknote, Black on gray and green underprint, S/N 455922, Block 30, Appears VF to Choice VF but there are two small areas of tape reinforcement on the back, on the lower left corner and the top middle margin, attractive for issue. Nice Japan banknote pair.

Lot 1515 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1515 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1945) Issued Banknote. Japan, 200 Yen, P-44a, issued banknote, Choice XF. Attractive note with fresh appearance.

Lot 1516 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1516 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1945) Specimen Banknote.Japan, 200 Yen, P-44s3, SB163s3j, Specimen overprint, Red Mi-hon overprint, Regular S/N 435888, Block 36, PMG graded About Uncirculated 55, Rare note in any form.

Lot 1517 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1517 - foreign banknotes

Great Imperial Japanese Government, 1917 "Paper Money" Issue. Japan, Lot of 3 notes. ND (1931). 10 Sen, P-46, Fine to Fine+; 20 Sen, P-47, VG+ to Fine; 50 Yen. P-48, VG to VG+ condition. All are black on different color under prints with red seals on left. Issued banknotes.

Lot 1518 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1518 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1946) Issue Specimen Banknote.Japan, 10 Yen, P-87s2, Specimen banknote, S/N 123113, Overprint Red Mi-Hon twice on face and back, 4 POC's, Choice Uncirculated to Gem Uncirculated.

Lot 1519 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1519 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1946) Issue Specimen.Japan, 10 Yen, P-87s2, Specimen, small red Mi-Hon with regular block or serial number 123113, 4 POC's, Gem Uncirculated. Scarce as specimen.

Lot 1520 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1520 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1946) Issue Specimen.Japan, 10 Yen, P-87s2, Specimen, small red Mi-Hon with regular block or serial number 123113, 4 POC's, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ, extremely high grade and the finest out of 2 graded in the PMG census.

Lot 1521 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1521 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1946) Issue Specimen.Japan, 100 Yen, P-89s2, Specimen, small red Mi-Hon with regular block# 1312 and serial number296280, 4 POC's, Choice to Gem Uncirculated. Scarce as specimen.

Lot 1522 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1522 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1946) Issue Specimen.Japan, 100 Yen, P-89s2, Specimen, small red Mi-Hon with regular block# 1312 and serial number296289, 4 POC's, Choice to Gem Uncirculated. Scarce as specimen.

Lot 1523 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1523 - foreign banknotes

Bank of Japan, ND (1946) Issue Specimen Banknote.Japan, 100 Yen, P-89s2, Specimen banknote, S/N 296287 Block 1312, Overprint Red Mi-Hon twice on face and back, 4 POC's, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

Lot 1524 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1524 - foreign banknotes

Kokitte, Foreign Merchant ca.1880-1890's, Private Banknote.Japan, 1 Yen, purple with red seal on English side with small Japanese text in middle, back with black text on light purple, S/N 151, Extremely rare 19th century Foreign Merchant Scrip. Notice the misspelling of "One". Choice Fine with a rough left edge.

Lot 1525 - foreign banknotes  -  Archives International Auctions Second Hong Kong Auction, Part XVIII

Lot #1525 - foreign banknotes

Wu Navy Factory, ca.1900-1920 Private Scrip Note.Japan, 20 Yen (Yuan), P-Unlisted, black on gold-brown underprint, back purple, XF. Scarce early Japanese Military related note.

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