Archives International Auctions: U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera, 46, FORT LEE,

Auction Details

Auction Date
12/14/2017 - 12/14/2017
Page Size: 531 items in 22 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Jersey City Grammar School in Aid of Poor of Jersey City, NJ, 1858 Program by Children of the School.

1858USD 25.00 - 40.00Unknown

State Central Committee, Democratic-Conservative Party, 1876

1876USD 600.00 - 800.00Unknown

Virginia Central Railroad, 1855 Issued Slave Document.

1855USD 450.00 - 600.00Unknown

Virginia Central Railroad, 1864-1865 Issued Slave Document.

1864-1865 USD 500.00 - 800.00Unknown

Hun of Home? Buy More Liberty Bonds, ca.1916-1918 Patriotic Poster Chicago, Illinois.

ca.1916-1918 USD 120.00 - 200.00Unknown

Great Britain: 1826-1936, Quartet of Silver Coins Great Britain, From George IV issues a Half-crown, 1826, KM# 695, VF; from the Victorian period a Three pence, 1887, KM# 732, XF-AU; and from the George V issues, 1 Florin, 1936, KM# 834, BU, and Half-crow

1936USD 75.00 - 120.00Unknown

Great Britain: Victoria, 1837-1901, Great Britain, 1 Crown, 1887, KM# 765, NGC graded UNC Details w/ comment “Surface Hairlines” (2711811-016); and 1 Shilling, 1887, KM# 761, NGC graded UNC Details w/ comment “Surface Hairlines” (2711811-009).

1837-1901 USD 55.00 - 100.00Unknown

Poland, Grand Duchy of Warszawa, 1811, 1/3 Talara Poland, 1/3 Talara, 1811 IS, C# 86 struck under Frederick Augustus’s rule.

1811USD 95.00 - 140.00Unknown

Poland, Kingdom under Nicholas I of Russia, Silver 10 Groszy Poland, 10 Groszy silver coin issued under Russian authority in 1840.

1840USD 65.00 - 120.00Unknown

Poland, Revolutionary Coinage, 1831, 3 Grosze Poland, 3 Grosze coin issued during the “November Uprising” (1830-1831) when Poland was under Russian occupation.

1831USD 45.00 - 85.00Unknown

Modena: Francesco I d’Este, 1629-1658, Italy, silver 1 Tallero (Levant), Zocca-111, Very Good to About Fine

1629-1658 USD 120.00 - 200.00Unknown

Modena: Rinaldo d’Este, 1706-1737, Italy, silver 1/2 Ducato 1728, Crude Fine+, Var-832/3.

1706-1737 USD 120.00 - 200.00Unknown

Arthur Rubenstein International Piano Master Competition, 1974 Gold Medal.

1974USD 900.00 - 1,200.00Unknown

California Fractional 25c 1859, Octagon Liberty gold PCGS graded MS63 California Fractional 25c, 1859, Octagon Liberty gold PCGS graded MS63, BG-702, Slab# 10529.63..

1859USD 300.00 - 500.00Unknown

California Fractional 25c 1876, Octagon Indian gold, BG-785, NGC graded MS64 California Fractional 25c, 1876, Octagon Indian gold, NGC graded MS64, BG-785, Slab# 3044525-016, last offered in 2008.

1876USD 400.00 - 600.00Unknown

California Fractional 50c 1870, Round liberty gold, BG-1010, NGC graded MS64 California Fractional 50c, 1870, Round liberty gold, NGC graded MS64, BG-1010; + for MS64, Slab# 1904280-001 .

1870USD 230.00 - 325.00Unknown

California Gold Token Octagon 1853, CA Arms, gold, NGC graded MS66 California Gold Token Octagon, 1853, CA Arms, gold, NGC graded MS66, 9.4mm, 0.16gm, Slab# 3098627-001

1853USD 280.00 - 375.00Unknown

Montana 25c, 1914 gold Token, “Hart’s Coins of the West”, NGC graded MS65.

1914USD 280.00 - 400.00Unknown

Louisiana Purchase Expo 25c, 1904 H-61-320, gold Token, NGC graded MS64 Louisiana Purchase Expo 25c, 1904, gold, NGC graded MS64, 1/4g, TOKEN - H-61-320, Slab# 3228795-003, last offered in 2012..

1904USD 325.00 - 450.00Unknown

Indian $2.50, 1913, Eagle Reverse, gold AU Indian $2.50, 1913, Eagle Reverse, gold.

1913USD 300.00 - 400.00Unknown

Indian, $2.50, 1908, Eagle Reverse, gold, AU/UNC Indian $2.50, 1908, Eagle Reverse gold UNC

1908USD 350.00 - 500.00Unknown

Liberty $1 1851, Type I gold, Unc/Choice, UNC Liberty $1, 1851, Type I gold, AU/UNC.

1851USD 180.00 - 280.00Unknown

Liberty $2.50, 1891, Double Die Reverse, gold ANA graded AU55 Liberty $2.50, 1891, Double die Reverse, gold, ANA graded AU55, double die reverse, Slab# 877510.

1891USD 250.00 - 350.00Unknown

Liberty $5 1879, Eagle Reverse, gold, AU/UNC Liberty $5, 1879, Eagle Reverse gold, CH UNC

1879USD 350.00 - 475.00Unknown

Liberty $5 1908 Eagle Reverse, gold, UNC Liberty $5, 1908, Eagle Reverse, gold, CH UNC

1908USD 325.00 - 475.00Unknown
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jacques-Émile Ruhlmann, wallpaper sample book, circa 1919. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Archive from a late office of the Breuer & Smith architectural team, New York, 1960-70s. $3,500 to $5,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> William Morris, <i>The Story of the Glittering Plain or the Land of Living Men,</i> illustrated by Walter Crane, Kelmscott Press, Hammersmith, 1894. $2,500 to $3,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustave Doré, <i>La Sainte Bible selon la Vulgate,</i> Tours, 1866. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Gustav Klimt & Max Eisler, <i>Eine Nachlese,</i> complete set, Vienna, 1931. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>Eric Allatini & Gerda Wegener, <i>Sur Talons Rouges,</i> with original watercolor by Wegener, Paris, 1929. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>C.P. Cavafy, <i>Fourteen Poems,</i> illustrated & signed by David Hockney, London, 1966. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b> Jean Midolle, <i>Spécimen des Écritures Modernes...</i>, Strasbourg, 1834-35. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 26:</b><br>E.A. Seguy, <i>Floréal: Dessins & Coloris Nouveaux,</i> Paris, 1925. $3,000 to $4,000.
  • <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> BEETHOVEN, LUDWIG VAN. Autograph Manuscript sketch-leaf part of the score of the Scottish Songs, "Sunset" Op. 108 no 2. [Vienna, February 1818]. Inscribed by Alexander Wheelock Thayer. SOLD for $131,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> Violin belonging to Albert Einstein, presented to him by Oscar H. Steger, 1933. SOLD for $516,500
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed ("Papa") to his son Hans Albert, discussing his involvement with the atomic bomb, September 2, 1945. SOLD for $106,250
    <b>Bonhams: Results from Fine Books and Manuscripts on March 9, 2018</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. Autograph Letter Signed, to Baron von Steuben, with extensive notes of Von Steuben's aide Benjamin Walker, June 12, 1780. SOLD for $16,250
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> NEWTON, ISAAC. Autograph Manuscript in Latin, being detailed instructions on making the philosopher's stone. 8 pp. 1790s. SOLD for $275,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar. 9:</b> 1869 Inauguration Bible of President Ulysses S. Grant. SOLD for $118,750
  • <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Extremely Fine Copy of Fantasy Classic. Tolkien (J.R.R.) <i>The Hobbit, or There and Back Again,</i> L. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Museum Street) 1937. €20,000 to €30,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Incunabula. [Sirectus, Antonius] O’Fihely (Maurice)Abp. <i>Formalitates de Mente Doctoris Subtilis Scoti Nec Non Stephai Burlifer cum novis additionibus…</i> Venice 14th December 1051 (ie. 1501). €3,000 to €4,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Original Book Illustrations by Pamela Leonard. Illustrations: Regan (Peter) Touchstone, 8vo D. (Mount Salas Press) 1989. €3,500 to €4,500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> [Petit (Jean), Prevel (Jean) & Gregory (Pope)] [Gregorius]. <i>Compendium Textuale Compillationis decretalium Gregorri noni sine qua…</i>, Paris [Dec. 1524]. €350 to €500
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Excessively Rare – V. Fine Copy. [Mac Mahon]. <i>Jus Primatiale Armacanum, In Omnes Archiepiscopos, Episcopos, et Universum Clerum</i>… [n.p.] 1728. €750 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Madden (R.R.). <i>Travels in Turkey, Egypt, Nubia and Palestine in 1824, 1825, 1826 and 1827,</i> 2 vols. 1822. €500 to €700
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Early English Herbal. Gerarde (John). The Herball or General History of Plants, thick folio L. (John Norton) 1597. €700 to €1,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The Tehran World War 2 Conference Photograph: [Tehran Conference 1943] An important and iconic Group Photograph showing Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin. €80 to €120
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Natural History Specimens from Jersey Jersey Islands: Westacton [Mrs Acton] Collection of 53 original dried examples of Seaweed collected in Jersey, c. 1860. €300 to €400
    <b>Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers:<br>Rare & Collectors’ Sale. May 2, 2018</b>
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> Plyglot Bible: Hutteri (Eliae). <i>Biblia Sacra, Ebraice, Chaldaice, Graece, Latinae, Germanice, Sclavonice.</i> Lg. folio Nurimberg 1599. €250 to €350
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> The American Invasion 1888: “First Ever G.A.A. Hurling Match in America” Medal: G.A.A., The Invaders, 1888. €2,000 to €3,000
    <b>Fonsie Mealy, May 2:</b> “Babe” Ruth and the G.A.A. G.A.A. & Baseball: A unique and early Sporting Association. An original Spalding B12 Baseball Bat. €4,000 to €6,000
  • <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Charles Darwin on sexuality and the transmission of hereditary characteristics: Autograph Letter Signed to Lawson Tait. Down, 17 January [1877].
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> MILTON, JOHN. <i>Paradise Lost. A Poem written in ten books.</i> London: 1667. A very rare example with the contemporary binding untouched and with a 1667 title page.
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> Hamilton secures the ratification of the Constitution: <i>The Debates and Proceedings of the Convention of the State of New-York, assembled at Poughkeespsie, on the 17th June, 1788.</i>
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> The social contract “Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains”: ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES. <i>Principes du Droit Politique [Du Contract Social]</i>. Amsterdam: Michel Rey, 1762
    <b>19th Century Shop:</b> “The first English textbook on geometrical land-measurement and surveying”: BENESE, RICHARD. <i>This Boke Sheweth the Maner of Measurynge All Maner of Lande…</i>
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