AIA Hong Kong IV January 2015

Auction Details

On behalf of the entire Archives International Auctions team, I would like to personally welcome you to our fourth Hong Kong auction. We are offering over 370 lots of Chinese and Asian Banknotes, Scripophily and Coins in association with Kelleher & Rogers Fine Asian Auctions Ltd., on January 10th, 2015 in Hong Kong. We are privileged to have exciting consignments that include hundreds of notes as well as major rarities in our upcoming sale including two new discovery notes, one from Hong Kong, The Mercantile Bank of India, 1948 $500 high grade specimen and the other a 1907 Deutsch-Asiatische $1 Issued Peking Branch rarity previously known only as a specimen and unreported issued, both being discovery notes and never offered previously at auction. Also included will be many desirable banknotes that are rarely seen at auction in addition to a large assortment of specialized issues from many areas.
Additional highlights include 47 lots of Chinese and Asian scripophily, many in group lots; An ICG graded Very Fine 30, Ming note begins the Empire issues and also includes a number of early Ch’ing notes; An attractive and rare group of Commercial Bank of China, 1920 issues are followed by Bank of China, Bank of Communications and Central Bank of China issues in single and group lots with many rare notes; Taiwan is represented by a number of scarce and rare varieties and is sure to please the discriminating collector; a Hunan Government Bank, Official Mint Hunan, Yr.32 (1906) Issued Banknote with “Teals” Spelling Error is offered by us for the first time; Numerous Provincial Banks are offered with many specimens and issued notes; Hong Kong is highlighted by an amazing Mercantile Bank of India, 1948 $500 Specimen PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 which no other examples of this early date having been at auction previously. A large variety of issued and specimen Asian banknotes follow with many desirable issues present.
We are offering over 60 lots of Asian coins including Empire and Republic China coins, Japanese coins and many others. A majority of the coins come from the Hamtramck Collection, acquired by a U.S. Army Officer spanning 4 decades from the 1940’s to the 1980’s and numerous countries.
Lai Yang Credit Cooperative Limited Stock Certificate, Possibly Unissued.2001Lai Yang Credit Cooperative Limited Stock Certificate, Possibly Unissued.
Shantung, China, Odd Shares, the Cooperative was established on May 1, 1930, the year of issue is not listed, 10 Yuan per share, Dark blue with Star
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation ca.1960-70's Specimen Stock Certificate.2002Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation ca.1960-70's Specimen Stock Certificate.
Hong Kong, ND (ca.1960-70's), Odd Shares, Specimen American Depositary Receipt, black with red border, Issued by Citibank in the U.S., Specimen overpr
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,100.00 - 2,200.00
Hong Kong Specimen Stock Certificate Assortment.2003Hong Kong Specimen Stock Certificate Assortment.
Hong Kong, China, Lot of 5 specimen ADR Stock certificates., all are ca.1970-80's, Includes Guangdong Investment Limited; Wheelock Marden and Co., Lim
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,100.00 - 2,200.00
HongKongBank (HSBC) Issued Shares. 1986.2004HongKongBank (HSBC) Issued Shares. 1986.
Hong Kong. 1986, 400 shares, red, EF.
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Republic of China, 1919, $1000 I/U Bond with addition of  May 1, 1939 page of 32 new coupons.2005Republic of China, 1919, $1000 I/U Bond with addition of May 1, 1939 page of 32 new coupons.
China, 1919, $1000 6% 2 Year Secured Gold Loan, #2692, Black on orange border and underprint, Vignette of pagoda on hillside top center, VF condition,
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 12,000.00
Chinese Engineering and Mining Co., Ltd. 1921, 5 Shares, Issued and Uncancelled stock.2006Chinese Engineering and Mining Co., Ltd. 1921, 5 Shares, Issued and Uncancelled stock.
China. Coupons attached, Uncancelled, Attractive and scarce certificate.
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,200.00
Chinese Bond Trio ca.1913 & 1914.2007Chinese Bond Trio ca.1913 & 1914.
China. Lot of 3 bonds. Includes 2 examples of 1913, Chinese Government, £20, 5% Reorg. Gold Loans of 1913, one issued by Deutsch-Asiatische Ban...
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,100.00 - 2,200.00
Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bond Varieties.2008Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bond Varieties.
China, 1) blue, 20 Pound, British & International Investment Trust. 2)Similar, green, 100 Pound. Both VF-EF. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bond Varieties.2009Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bond Varieties.
China, 1-2) blue, 20 Pound, British & International Investment Trust. 3-4) Similar, green, 100 Pound. Both VF-EF. [4]
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,200.00 - 3,800.00
Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bonds (2).2010Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bonds (2).
China, 1) blue, 20 Pound, British & International Investment Trust. 2)Similar, green, 100 Pound. Both VF-EF. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bonds (2).2011Chinese Government 5% Gold Loan of 1912 "Crisp" Bonds (2).
China, 1) blue, 20 Pound, British & International Investment Trust. 2)Similar, green, 100 Pound. Both VF-EF. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds (2).2012Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds (2).
blue, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, 43 coupons, both VF+ but with some minor condition problems.
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 9,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds.2013Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds.
blue, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, 43 coupons, VF+, some pinholes.
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 7,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds.2014Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds.
blue, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, 43 coupons, VF+.
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds.2015Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 100 Pound Bonds.
blue, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, 43 coupons, VF+. Very clean.
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 7,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).2016Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).
China, 1) brown, Bank of Indo-China, Paris. 2) brown, Russo-Asiatic Bank. 3) brown, Hong-Kong & Shanghai Bank. 4) brown. Deutsch-Asiatic Bank. 5) gre
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 10,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).2017Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).
China, 1) brown, Bank of Indo-China, Paris. 2) brown, Russo-Asiatic Bank. 3) brown, Hong-Kong & Shanghai Bank. 4) brown. Deutsch-Asiatic Bank. 5) gre
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 10,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).2018Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).
China, 1) brown, Bank of Indo-China, Paris. 2) brown, Russo-Asiatic Bank. 3) brown, Hong-Kong & Shanghai Bank. 4) brown. Deutsch-Asiatic Bank. 5) gre
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 10,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).2019Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds (5).
China, 1) brown, Bank of Indo-China, Paris. 2) brown, Russo-Asiatic Bank. 3) brown, Hong-Kong & Shanghai Bank. 4) brown. Deutsch-Asiatic Bank. 5) gre
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 10,000.00
Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds. [5]2020Chinese Government 5% Reorganization Gold Loan of 1913 20 Pound Bonds. [5]
China, 1) brown, Bank of Indo-China, Paris. 2) brown, Russo-Asiatic Bank. 3) brown, Hong-Kong & Shanghai Bank. 4) brown. Deutsch-Asiatic Bank. 5) gre
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 10,000.00
Chinese Imperial Government 4 1/2% 1898 Kaiserlich Bonds.2021Chinese Imperial Government 4 1/2% 1898 Kaiserlich Bonds.
1) orange, 50 Pounds, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, VF , minor edge splits. 2) Similar, brown, 100 Pounds. [2 pcs.]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Chinese Imperial Government 4 1/2% 1898 Kaiserlich Bonds.2022Chinese Imperial Government 4 1/2% 1898 Kaiserlich Bonds.
Orange, 50 Pounds, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, VF details, border splits with tape repairs. [2 pcs.]
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Chinese Imperial Government Gold Loan Bonds of 1896 (3).2023Chinese Imperial Government Gold Loan Bonds of 1896 (3).
Issued by the Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, Berlin. April 1st, 1896. 5 % Gold Loans. 25 Pounds, 50 Pounds and 100 Pounds. Issued and cancelled. All VF or so.
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Canton-Kowloon Gold Loan Bonds (3).2024Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Canton-Kowloon Gold Loan Bonds (3).
China, red frame, British & Chinese Corporation, all with 19 coupons, one with a "BOND DRAWN" label, one with minor notations at top, othe...
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Canton-Kowloon Gold Loan Bonds (3).2025Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Canton-Kowloon Gold Loan Bonds (3).
China, red frame, British & Chinese Corporation, one with a light notation in the top margin, otherwise all three VF+. [3]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,900.00 - 3,800.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Shanghai-Nanking Gold Loan Bond.2026Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Shanghai-Nanking Gold Loan Bond.
China, red frame, British & Chinese Corporation, with 35 coupons, VF+, or Better. Exceptionally nice for this issue.
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Shanghai-Nanking Gold Loan Bonds (2).2027Chinese Imperial Railway 1907 5% 100 Pound Shanghai-Nanking Gold Loan Bonds (2).
China, red frame, British & Chinese Corporation, both with 35 coupons, both VF+. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1908 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (2).2028Chinese Imperial Railway 1908 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (2).
China, orange frame, Chinese Central Railways, both complete with all 42 coupons, two with light notations in the top margin, otherwise all three VF+
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,200.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1908 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (3).2029Chinese Imperial Railway 1908 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (3).
China, orange frame, Chinese Central Railways, all three complete with all 42 coupons, two with light notations in the top margin, otherwise all thre
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,900.00 - 3,800.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1908 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (3).2030Chinese Imperial Railway 1908 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (3).
China, orange frame, Chinese Central Railways, all three complete with all 42 coupons, two with light notations in the top margin, otherwise all thre
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,900.00 - 3,800.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1911 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (3).2031Chinese Imperial Railway 1911 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (3).
China, green frame, Chinese Central Railways, all with four coupons, all conditionally challenged, but pretty much intact. [3]
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Chinese Imperial Railway 1911 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (4).2032Chinese Imperial Railway 1911 5% 100 Pound Tientsin-Pukow Gold Loan Bonds (4).
China, green frame, Chinese Central Railways, all with four coupons, three are quite decent, one is conditionally challenged, but pretty much intact.
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,900.00 - 3,800.00
Guangshen Railway Company Limited, Specimen ADR Stock Certificate.2033Guangshen Railway Company Limited, Specimen ADR Stock Certificate.
ND (ca. 1970-80's), Odd Shares, American Depositary Shares, Vignette of train with man and woman on top, Specimen overprints, Uncirculated condition,
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Guangshen Railway Company Limited, Specimen ADR Stock Certificate.2034Guangshen Railway Company Limited, Specimen ADR Stock Certificate.
ND (ca. 1970-80's), Odd Shares, American Depositary Shares, Vignette of train with man and woman on top, Specimen overprints, Uncirculated condition,
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,300.00
Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 100 Pound Bond Trio.2035Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 100 Pound Bond Trio.
1-2) 1911, red, train, Morgan, VF details, but with splits and pinholes. 3) Similar, Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank, VF details, holes and splits. [3]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.2036Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.
China. 1-2) 1911, green, train, Bank of Indo-China, VF+, minor stains and pinholes. [2]
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.2037Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.
China. 1-2) 1911, green, train, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank,, VF+, one with red crayon notation the other with a cancel revenue. [2]
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.2038Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.
China. 1-3) 1911, green, train, Bank of Indo-China, VF+, some minor stains and rough edges. [3]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.2039Imperial Chinese Government 5% Hukuang Railways 20 Pound Bond Trio.
China. 1-3) 1911, green, train, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank,, VF+, red crayon notations, top. [3]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.2040Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.
China. 1-2) 20 Pounds. 3-4) 100 Pounds, brown borders, green tint, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, VF+, minor edge roughness. [4]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,900.00 - 3,800.00
Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.2041Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.
China. 20 and 100 Pounds, brown borders, green tint, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, VF+, minor edge roughness. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.2042Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.
China. 20 and 100 Pounds, brown borders, green tint, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, VF+, minor edge roughness. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.2043Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1908 5% Bonds.
China. 20 and 100 Pounds, brown borders, green tint, Deutsch-Asiatic Bank, VF+, minor edge roughness. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1910 5% 100 Pound Bond.2044Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1910 5% 100 Pound Bond.
China. VF+, nice for this issue.
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1910 5% 100 Pound Bonds (2).2045Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1910 5% 100 Pound Bonds (2).
China. The first is VF+, the second is badly damaged. [2]
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1910 5% 100 Pound Bonds.2046Imperial Chinese Government Tientsin-Pukow 1910 5% 100 Pound Bonds.
China. Both VF+, one with some Scotch tape in the upper right margin, the other with a rusty staple.
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Shanghai- Nanking Railway 1904 Net Profit Sub-Certificates.2047Shanghai- Nanking Railway 1904 Net Profit Sub-Certificates.
China, black borders and print, VF+ on average, some with rough margins. [4]
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Shanghai "IT&T System" Telephone Company2048Shanghai "IT&T System" Telephone Company
Shanghai, China, 1933. $-odd, 6% Registered First Mortgage Series B Bond, Gold border with Shanghai Company, ITT Telephone System Logo. Franklin-Lee-A
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,900.00 - 3,800.00
Shanghai Power Co. 1933, Specimen Registered Bond.2049Shanghai Power Co. 1933, Specimen Registered Bond.
Shanghai, China, 1933, $-Odd (Not More Than $100,000) Chinese Silver Dollars, Specimen Bond, Registered 5 1/2% 1st Mortgage Debenture Dollar Series Du
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,200.00 - 3,800.00
Waterlow & Sons Banknote and Fiscal Document Proof Material.2050Waterlow & Sons Banknote and Fiscal Document Proof Material.
China and Japan. Lot of 6 different proof items from Waterlow archives. Includes proof counterfoil of the Continental Bank in English and Chinese; a c
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00