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Auction Name
World Currency Weekly - Internet bidstart 10/15
Auction Date
10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019
Sale Number
#281943
Total Lots
225
Sold Lots
224
Lots Sold
99.56%
Unsold Lots
1
Total Sales (USD)
39,530.40
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
34,900.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
48,420.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
35,300.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
48,870.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
80.89%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
89102

French Indochina Banque de l'Indo-Chine 100 Piastres ND (1947-49) Pick 82a PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND (1947-49) USD 175.00 - 225.00 USD 1,501.20
89137

India Princely States Hyderabad 1 Rupee ND (1945-46) Pick S271b PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND (1945-46) USD 500.00 - 600.00 USD 744.00
89202

Palestine Palestine Currency Board 1 Pound 1.1.1944 Pick 7d PMG Very Fine 25.

1944 USD 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD 720.00
89057

Colombia Banco Hipotecario del Pacifico 20 Pesos 11.4.1922 Pick S525s Specimen PCGS Very Choice New 64.

1922 USD 275.00 - 375.00 USD 660.00
89046

China People's Republic 100 Yuan 1949 Pick 836s S/M#C282-46 Specimen PMG About Uncirculated 55 EPQ.

1949 USD 275.00 - 375.00 USD 600.00
89078

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 100 Pesos 1959 Pick 93a Pack of 100 Consecutive Examples Crisp Uncirculated.

1959 USD 300.00 - 350.00 USD 600.00
89131

India Reserve Bank of India 1 Rupee ND (1949) Pick 71a Jhun6.1.1.1 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64; Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ (4).

ND (1949) USD 450.00 - 650.00 USD 588.00
89218

Tahiti Banque de l'Indochine 100 Francs ND (1939-65) Pick 14ds Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

ND (1939-65) USD 400.00 - 450.00 USD 480.00
89105

French Somaliland Banque de l'Indochine 20 Francs ND (ca. 1926-38) Pick 7As Specimen PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ.

ND (ca.1926-38) USD 375.00 - 575.00 USD 456.00
89127

India Reserve Bank of India 100 Rupees ND (1957-62) Pick 43b Jhun6.7.3.2 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

ND (1957-62) USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 456.00
89190

An Interesting Selection of Financial Instruments from Revolutionary Mexico. Very Fine or Better.

USD 150.00 - 200.00 USD 432.00
89155

Japan Bank of Japan 5 Yen ND (1916) Pick 35 PMG About Uncirculated 55.

ND (1916) USD 300.00 - 400.00 USD 408.00
89219

A Quintet of Specimen Notes from Vietnam. Extremely Fine or Better.

USD 100.00 - 150.00 USD 408.00
89021

Belgium Societe Generale de Belgique 20 Francs 10.7.1918 Pick 89 PMG Very Fine 30.

1918 USD 300.00 - 500.00 USD 384.00
89043

China People's Bank of China 100 Yuan 1948 Pick 808sb; 808sf S/M#C282-9 Front And Back Specimens Specimen PMG About Uncirculated 53; About Uncirculated 55.

1948 USD 400.00 - 600.00 USD 384.00
89079

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 20 Pesos 1961 Pick 97x C.I.A. Counterfeit PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1961 USD 250.00 - 350.00 USD 384.00
89080

Cuba Banco Nacional de Cuba 20 Pesos 1961 Pick 97x C.I.A. Counterfeit PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ.

1961 USD 250.00 - 350.00 USD 384.00
89106

German States Principality of Schaumburg-Lippe 10 Thaler 2.1.1857 Pick S733r Remainder PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

1857 USD 450.00 - 600.00 USD 384.00
89033

Canada Bank of Canada $50 1975 BC-51aA *HB Prefix PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

1975 USD 200.00 - 300.00 USD 360.00
89157

Japan Bank of Japan 200 Yen ND (1945) Pick 44a PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ.

ND (1945) USD 300.00 - 350.00 USD 360.00
  • <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Peter I, Tsar]. <i>Simboly i emblemata ukazom i blagopovedenii imperatora Petra Alekseevicha [Symbola et emblemata jussu atque auspiciis Petri Alexeidis].</i> Amsterdam, 1705. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Charlemagne, Adolf. Benefice d'Adieu de Madame Naptal. [St Petersburg: 16th February 1873]. £30,000 to £40,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> [Military. Album.] [An album of drawings of weapons and their accessories, drawn from nature by the Second Cadets Corps.] St Petersburg, 1800. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Pushkin, Alexander. <i>Evgenii Onegin.</i> St Petersburg: Dep. of Public Education, 1825-1832. £100,000 to £150,000
    <b>Christie’s London, Nov. 27:</b> Sumarokov, Pavel. <i>Dosugi krymskogo sud’i ili vtoroe puteshestvie v Tavridu. [The Leisure of a Crimean Judge or a Second Tour to Tauris].</i> St Petersburg: Imperial Press, 1803-5. £50,000 to £80,000
  • <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Macbeth: A Tragedy.</i> London, 1673. FIRST SEPARATE AND FIRST QUARTO EDITION. THE CHARLTON HESTON COPY. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HEMINGWAY, ERNEST. <i>In Our Time.</i> Paris, 1924. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. <i>Fanshawe, A Tale.</i> Boston, 1828. FIRST EDITION OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. <i>Walden; Or, Life in the Woods.</i> Boston, 1854. FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM. <i>Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.</i> London, 1685. THE FOURTH FOLIO, Brewster/Bentley issue. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> STEIG, WILLIAM. Original maquette and 58 finished drawings for <i>The Agony in the Kindergarten,</i> one of Steig's most important books. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> VERNE, JULES. <i>A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.</i> New York & London, 1872. FIRST EDITION, RARE AMERICAN ISSUE, with Scribner & Welford cancel title. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 5:</b> KING, STEPHEN. <i>Carrie.</i> New York, 1974. INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, OF AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE MACINTOSH PROTOTYPE. 1983. The earliest known Macintosh with "Twiggy" drive, one of only two known working machines. $120,000 to $180,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> PLATO. <i>Timaeus</i> [AND] <i>Critias</i> [from Ficini's 1484 Opera]. A LANDMARK OF SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT. $80,000 to $120,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> LOVELACE, AUGUSTA ADA. Sketch of the Analytical Engine Invented by Charles Babbage Esq. London, 1843. FIRST EDITION, JOURNAL ISSUE, MOST IMPORTANT PAPER IN EARLY DIGITAL COMPUTING. $15,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> APPLE-1 COMPUTER. Signed by Steve Wozniak, used in development of Apple II. $200,000 to $300,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Dec. 4:</b> DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. <i>On the Origin of Species By Means of Natural Selection.</i> London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. $80,000 to $120,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Dr. Seuss, pen, ink & watercolor, calendar illustration, Thomas D. Murphy Company, 1937. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Georges Lepape, <i>Sur la Terrasse,</i> gouache & pencil, cover for <i>Vogue,</i> 1930. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Dana Gibson, <i>The Coming Game, Yale vs. Vassar,</i> pen & ink, for <i>Life</i> magazine, 1895. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>H.A. Rey, color pencil, charcoal, watercolor & gouache, for <i>Rafi et les 9 singes,</i> 1939. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ernest H. Shepard, pen & ink, for Kenneth Grahame’s <i>Bertie’s Escapade,</i> 1949. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Schulz, <i>The Biggest Star Measured So Far,</i> ink & wash, original <i>Peanuts</i> cartoon, published 1961. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Saul Steinberg, <i>12 Biographies, A to B,</i> pen & ink with collage, final illustration in his book <i>The Labyrinth,</i> 1960. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b><br>Jo Mielziner, <i>A Streetcar Named Desire,</i> watercolor, graphite & gouache, first color study for the award-winning 1947 production. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Charles Addams, <i>Nevermore,</i> watercolor & ink, for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1973. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> James Montgomery Flagg, <i>I Should Worry,</i> watercolor, gouache & graphite, cover for <i>Judge</i> magazine, 1914. $5,000 to $7,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Edward Gorey, <i>Swan Lake, Hunters/Siegfried, Van Rothbart,</i> watercolor, pen & ink, costume designs, 1975. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Dec 10:</b> Ludwig Bemelmans, <i>Sketch for Madeline,</i> gouache & ink. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Fust-Schöffer-Bibel from Gutenberg-Press, 1462. Est: € 1,000,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. W. Weinmann, <i>Phytanthoza-Iconographia,</i> 1735-45. Est: € 60,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>O. Kokoschka, <i>Die träumenden Knaben,</i> 1917. Est: € 10,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>Z. Lilius, <i>Orbis breviarium,</i> 1493. <br>Est: € 10,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> <i>Gazette du Bon Ton,</i> 1912-22.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>M. Chagall, <i>Daphnis & Chloé,</i> 1961. Est: € 100,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Ptolemaeus, <i>Geographie,</i> 1513.<br>Est: € 100,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>E. L. Kirchner, <i>Umbra vitae,</i> 1924.<br>Est: € 6,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Miró, <i>Midi le trèfle blanc,</i> 1968. Est: € 2,000
    <center><b>Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 25th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b> Clemens V., <i>Constitutiones,</i> 1471.<br>Est: € 14,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>C. Gesner, <i>Tierbuch, Vogelbuch, Fischbuch,</i> 1563-81. Est: € 5,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, November 25:</b><br>J. Itten, <i>Utopia,</i> 1921. Est: € 2,000
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