AIA Sale 41 - U.S. & Worldwide Scripophily, Banknotes, Historic Ephemera & Security Printing Epheme

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On behalf of the entire Archives International Auctions team, I would like to personally welcome you to our May 2017 Live Internet and Absentee Bidding auction. We are offering over 1100 lots of rare U.S. & Worldwide scripophily, banknotes, historic ephemera and security printing ephemera, and will feature an impressive selection of scripophily from the American Bank Note Archives with many rare items rarely offered at auction.
We are in the process of completing our June sale of U.S., Chinese and Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily and Security Printing Ephemera. We are still accepting consignments for this auction, so please contact us if you would like to participate or consign to our upcoming auctions
I would like to thank everyone who has participated in our past auctions and has helped make this auction series a resounding success as well as welcome new participants. Please contact us anytime if we can be of help, resolve a problem or discuss your auction needs.

Best of Luck,
Bob Schwartz
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationArmy of the Confederate States - Furlough by Surgeon, ca.1861-64.1 - Army of the Confederate States - Furlough by Surgeon, ca.1861-64.
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Guyton, Georgia/ 186x, Unissued furlough, "In accordance with General Orders No.69, Current Series….VF condition. Rare form.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 35.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Book Plates ca.1700-19002 - Collection of Book Plates ca.1700-1900
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Hundreds of book plates ranging from Fine-XF condition.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHampden Federalist, September 10th, 1812, Newspaper With War of 1812 Content.3 - Hampden Federalist, September 10th, 1812, Newspaper With War of 1812 Content.
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Massachusetts, 1812, Vol.VII, No. 37, Issued during the War of 1812, One article discusses America declaring war on Britain as well as numerous other
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Start Price : 55.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNew York Life Insurance Co., 1881 Letter written to Helena, Montana.4 - New York Life Insurance Co., 1881 Letter written to Helena, Montana.
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Montana and New York. Letter head and letter, eagle feeding young on top, letter discusses insurance business. VF condition.
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNew York Roof Repairing Co., 1913 illustrated Catalog with all of the date leaves included on bottom5 - New York Roof Repairing Co., 1913 illustrated Catalog with all of the date leaves included on bottom
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9. 9 Shares 9 Stock Specimen Certificate, 9, 9, 9 condition, 9.
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHistorical 1869 Map of Nantucket.6 - Historical 1869 Map of Nantucket.
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Massachusetts, 1869, "Historical Map of Nantucket Surveyed and Drawn by the Rev. F.C. Ewer D.D." Map incudes a list of historical events t...
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Start Price : 95.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCommanding Officer of the 104th Regiment 1862 Promotion Certificate7 - Commanding Officer of the 104th Regiment 1862 Promotion Certificate
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Pennsylvania. Certificate stating promotion of Samuel F. Ball to Sergeant. Printed on brown paper with an American Bald Eagle at top. Fine-VF conditio
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationLetters Dated 1814 Includes Stampless Letter.8 - Letters Dated 1814 Includes Stampless Letter.
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Letter pertaining to War of 1812. Very interesting read. VF condition.
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Spanish American War Company L 6th Regiment Infantry Penna Vols. Muster Roll with Individual Signatures.
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHawaiian Hair Dressing Laboratory, 1917  Diploma10 - Hawaiian Hair Dressing Laboratory, 1917 Diploma
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Hawaii and Indianapolis, Indiana. 1917, Issued Diploma by Mme. T.G. Bramlette, President of the Hawaiian Hair Dressing Laboratory, Black text with pho
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 110.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Letters ca.1800-190011 - Collection of Letters ca.1800-1900
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Collection of letters and drawings from regular people to their families and loved ones. Great representation of what America was like 100+ years ago.
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 110.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Letters ca.1800-190012 - Collection of Letters ca.1800-1900
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Collection of letters and drawings from regular people to their families and loved ones. Great representation of what America was like 100+ years ago.
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 110.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPost Cards Regarding Past Presidents13 - Post Cards Regarding Past Presidents
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Post cards with drawings and names of Presidents of the United States and letters marking important dates n history. 16 pieces in total.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 15.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationThe Repertory. June 28, 1811.14 - The Repertory. June 28, 1811.
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Massachusetts. Boston. 4-page newspaper. Inked subscriber name in top left. Formerly in a bound volume as evident from left end.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationThe Sun, 1833 - Issue #1.15 - The Sun, 1833 - Issue #1.
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New York. Issue # 1 of the New York Sun, The Sun became the first successful penny daily, popular with the city’s less affluent, working classes. Its
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Covers ca.1940-196016 - Collection of Covers ca.1940-1960
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Collection of 5 Covers with various pictures with the artists names at the bottom and various stamps. All are VF-XF condition.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 35.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPhotographs - ca. 1860's to 1920's, Western & Entertainment.17 - Photographs - ca. 1860's to 1920's, Western & Entertainment.
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Group of photographs. 3 are images of the same cowboys riding in a large car and over a rickety bridge. Fourth photo is of a group of minstrels, datin
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationExhibition Tickets & Political Pass from 1900.18 - Exhibition Tickets & Political Pass from 1900.
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Pennsylvania. 3 tickets for the International Exhibition dated 1876 in Fine-VF condition and 1 ticket from the Republican National Convention from 19
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Autographs19 - Collection of Autographs
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Autographs on card stock from various Governors and other Political figures. All are VF-XF condition. 27 pieces in total.
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 110.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPolitical Ribbons of General D.A. Hastings 1890-189420 - Political Ribbons of General D.A. Hastings 1890-1894
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Mementos from General D A. Hatings' run for Governor of Pennsylvania in 1890 and again in 1894. Hastings' lost the election in 1890 by 11 vo...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 110.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationRepublican Convention Ribbons ca.1896-190021 - Republican Convention Ribbons ca.1896-1900
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3 Ribbons and 1 Ticket regarding the Republican National Convention. Pieces ranging in Fine-XF condition.
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationUnion Republican Ticket Ribbons ca.1901-190722 - Union Republican Ticket Ribbons ca.1901-1907
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Union Republican Ticket ribbons with politicians portraits and candidates names. Ribbons are VF-XF condition. 3 pieces in total.
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationUnion Republican Ticket Ribbons, ca.1896-189823 - Union Republican Ticket Ribbons, ca.1896-1898
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Union Republican Ticket ribbons with politicians portraits and candidates names. Ribbons are VF-XF condition. 4 pieces in total.
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Post Cards, ca.1940-198024 - Collection of Post Cards, ca.1940-1980
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Lot of 32 post cards with bank notes from different countries currency printed on them. All are VF-XF condition.
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAmerican League Baseball Club 1937 Pair of Score Cards25 - American League Baseball Club 1937 Pair of Score Cards
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New York. Official Yankees score card from 1937. Cards are in Fine-VF condition but are delicate.
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 55.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAmerican League Baseball Club 1939 Pair of Score Cards26 - American League Baseball Club 1939 Pair of Score Cards
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New York. Official Yankees score card from the year of Baseball Centennial, 1939. Cards are in Fine-VF condition but are delicate.
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 55.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNew York National League Official Score Card ca.1920-194027 - New York National League Official Score Card ca.1920-1940
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New York. Official score card sold at baseball games. Card is in fragile condition.
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBoard of Seventh Street Commissioners, 1876 Issued Warrant28 - Board of Seventh Street Commissioners, 1876 Issued Warrant
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San Francisco. California. $25 Issued warrant or check, black on light orange pink paper, Soldier with flag at left, S/N 24, VF. Made or the William B
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 95.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCity Comptroller's Office, 1854 Warrant.29 - City Comptroller's Office, 1854 Warrant.
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San Francisco, California. $250 warrant. Black print with a simple black border. Building at center of certificate. "Copy" written in red ...
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationP.A. Lamping and Co., ca.1860 Unissued Bills of Exchange Pair.30 - P.A. Lamping and Co., ca.1860 Unissued Bills of Exchange Pair.
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California. Uncut sheet of 2 exchanges with Original and Duplicate exchanges. Black print with simple black border. Vignette of seated allegorical fig
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 110.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPage, Bacon & Co. San Francisco, 1854 Issued Bill of Exchange.31 - Page, Bacon & Co. San Francisco, 1854 Issued Bill of Exchange.
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California, 1854, $1000, Issued Bill of Exchange, #2667, Black print with vignette of bank building on left with steamships at sea top center, Fine co
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSeat of Government, State Controller's Office, 1880 Warrant.32 - Seat of Government, State Controller's Office, 1880 Warrant.
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Sacramento, California. $155 warrant from the Government of California for work done. Black print with an ornate geometric border. Multiple vignettes
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 130.00
 
 
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St.Louis, MO and California. $50 2nd Exchange Draft payable in Boston, Blue print on white paper. Vignette of a woman next to an American Bald Eagle a
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Hawaii. 4 page letter of credit ABNC specimen with one page letter of credit ID page and four page 1925 specimen signature sheet from the bank. 3 rela
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationState Warrant Controllers, 1881 Issued Warrant35 - State Warrant Controllers, 1881 Issued Warrant
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Carson, Nevada. $24.20, Issued and cancelled Warrant made out to Wells Fargo & Co., Black on light yellow paper with miner on upper left, "...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 45.00 - 65.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationState Warrant Controllers, 1883 Issued Warrant36 - State Warrant Controllers, 1883 Issued Warrant
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Carson, Nevada. $25.50, Issued and cancelled Warrant made out to Wells Fargo & Co., Black on white paper with miner on upper left and building o...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 45.00 - 65.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPennsylvania Checks and Drafts, ca.1790's to 190137 - Pennsylvania Checks and Drafts, ca.1790's to 1901
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Pennsylvania check lot (8) with Nevada and New York checks. Includes Bank of Pennsylvania, 179x remainder check; 1835, Union Canal Co., Promissory not
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationChecks, Receipts and Bills, ca.1802-1814 Trio.38 - Checks, Receipts and Bills, ca.1802-1814 Trio.
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Lot of 3 early fiscal documents, Includes 1802 Providence Bank, R.I. Promissory Note; 1814 R.I. Note and Charleston, South Carolina, 1812 bill of exch
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBanks note and Check 187739 - Banks note and Check 1877
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Check for $100 and 50 cent bank note. All in VF-XF condition.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 15.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAutograph Portrait and Letter from Chogal Palden T. Namgyal, 197840 - Autograph Portrait and Letter from Chogal Palden T. Namgyal, 1978
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Sikkim. Letter addressed to Mr. T. Roberts of Toronto of Chogyal Palden T. Namgyal, the last living King of the Kingdom of Sikkim. The Kingdom of Sikk
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationLetters from Thomas Edison's Laboratory 1911-191441 - Letters from Thomas Edison's Laboratory 1911-1914
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New Jersey. Letters and poetry written by C. A. Van Tassell, one of Thomas Edison's assistants, all written on Thomas Edison's letter head. ...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAutograph of General W_adys_aw Sikorski, ca.1943, Polish Prime Minister in Exile During WW II.42 - Autograph of General W_adys_aw Sikorski, ca.1943, Polish Prime Minister in Exile During WW II.
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Poland. Autographed portrait of Poland's prime Minister, W_adys_aw Sikorski. General Sikorski was a the Prime Minister while in Exile at the sta...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Vermont and New York. Letter written from James Hope to his wife Julia. James Hope was an artist and soldier during the Civil War. He was born in Scot
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWarren G. Harding Signature on 1919 Letter When a U.S. Senator44 - Warren G. Harding Signature on 1919 Letter When a U.S. Senator
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Letter from Warren G. Harding, at the time a United States Senator. Written on Navy Department letter head. Also included portrait of Harding with a p
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Autographed portrait of Greg Boyington. Boyington was an American combat pilot who served during World War 2. Boyington was initially a P-40 War hawk
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Autographs and Drawings from Cartoonists46 - Collection of Autographs and Drawings from Cartoonists
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Collection of Autographs and drawings made by famous cartoonists including: Joe Giella creator of Mary Worth, Jerry Craft creator of Mama's Boyz...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Autographs and Drawings from Cartoonists47 - Collection of Autographs and Drawings from Cartoonists
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Collection of Autographs and drawings made by famous cartoonists including Stan Lee, Craig MacIntosh creator of Sally Forth, and Stan Goldberg creator
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationLetters From Presidents and Political Figures48 - Letters From Presidents and Political Figures
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Group of holiday cards from past Presidents and the Governor of Maine, includes Harry Truman's autograph. VF-XF
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNASA Related First Day Covers and Stamps49 - NASA Related First Day Covers and Stamps
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4 Items marking the 25th anniversary of "America's spectacular conquest of space." Includes an envelope marking the 25th anniversary o...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPolitical Autographs , McGovern, Shriver and Pat Nixon.50 - Political Autographs , McGovern, Shriver and Pat Nixon.
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Autographs of George McGovern a presidential Candidate, Sargent Shriver his Vice President nominee, and Pat Nixon Richard Nixon's wife. All are ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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