FORT LEE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archives International Auctions will offer 1,070 lots of U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily (the collecting of stock certificates) and security printing ephemera at auction on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at 10 a.m. (EDT) in Fort Lee, N.J.. The auction will offer live gallery, phone and Internet bidding at www.archivesinternational.com.
“We are privileged to offer another amazing collection of numismatic treasures that rarely if ever cross the auction block, including a new discovery banknote from Peru being offered for the first time,” stated Dr. Robert Schwartz, president of Archives International Auctions
The auction is packed with rare and desirable banknotes including 18 rare Chinese banknotes and over 300 different foreign banknotes. Also included are dozens of U.S. obsolete banknotes, including a new find of obsolete proprietary proofs from American Bank Note Commemoratives inventory which is composed of numismatic and philatelic production material and rare Security Printing Ephemera that will be featured in upcoming auctions.
The scripophily section will include 412 lots of stocks and bonds (banking, mining, railroad, foreign, etc.), for every level of collector. Included are a new find of rare and early Michigan Mining stocks as well as over 80 railroad stocks and bonds including many rarities that seldom come to auction.
Previews are scheduled for Thursday, May 10th until the day of the sale and by appointment. To pre-register for live Internet bidding, log on to the Archives International website, at www.archivesinternational.com and go to “Internet Bidding”. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted.
The firm is always looking for U.S. and worldwide banknotes, stocks, bonds, stamps, coins, autographs and postal history from individual better items to large estate collections. To sell or consign a single piece or an entire collection or if you would like to explore your options, you may contact them at (201) 944-4800 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Archives International Auctions|
|1580 Lemoine Ave.|
|Fort Lee, NJ 07024|
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