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Auction Name
World Paper Money Fair Signature Auction
Auction Date
04/30/2021 - 04/30/2021
Sale Number
#4029
Total Lots
687
Sold Lots
670
Lots Sold
97.53%
Unsold Lots
17
Total Sales (USD)
1,949,776.80
Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,115,160.00
High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD)
1,672,740.00
Low Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,177,480.00
High Estimate of All Lots (USD)
1,766,220.00
Total Sales as a % of High Est.
110.39%

Top twenty by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
28231

East Africa East African Currency Board 500 Florins = 50 Pounds 1.5.1920 Pick 12Bs Specimen PMG About Uncirculated 55.

1920 USD 24,000.00 - 36,000.00 USD 78,000.00
28230

East Africa East African Currency Board 100 Florins = 10 Pounds 1.5.1920 Pick 12As Specimen PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1920 USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 45,600.00
28543

Spain Banco de Espana 100 Pesetas 1.1.1875 Pick 8s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

1875 USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 28,800.00
28542

Spain Banco de Espana 50 Pesetas 1.1.1875 Pick 7sp Specimen Proof PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

1875 USD 16,000.00 - 24,000.00 USD 26,400.00
28006

Australia Commonwealth of Australia 50 Pounds ND (1918) Pick 8d R67c PMG Very Fine 30.

ND(1918) USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 20,400.00
28292

European Union Central Bank, Germany 50 Euro 2002 Pick 4xs Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

2002 USD 1,600.00 - 2,400.00 USD 19,800.00
28241

East Africa East African Currency Board 10,000 Shillings = 500 Pounds 15.12.1921 Pick 19s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

1921 USD 9,600.00 - 14,400.00 USD 19,200.00
28391

Malaya and British Borneo Board of Commissioners of Currency 50 Dollars 1953 Pick 4cts B104 KNB4 Color Trial Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

1953 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 19,200.00
28229

East Africa East African Currency Board 20 Florins = 2 Pounds 1.5.1920 Pick 11s Specimen PMG Choice Very Fine 35.

20 USD 5,600.00 - 8,400.00 USD 16,800.00
28291

European Union Central Bank, Belgium 20 Euro 2002 Pick 3zs Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

2002 USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD 16,800.00
28177

Canada Bank of Canada $1000 BC-19 PMG Choice Uncirculated 64.

USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 16,800.00
28269

East Africa East African Currency Board 10,000 Shillings = 500 Pounds 2.1.1939 Pick 32s Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

1939 USD 9,600.00 - 14,400.00 USD 16,200.00
28373

Japan Bank of Japan 200 Yen ND (1927) Pick 37Bs Specimen PMG About Uncirculated 55.

ND(1927) USD 12,000.00 - 18,000.00 USD 16,200.00
28219

Dominican Republic Province of Santo Domingo 25 Pesos Fuertes 1.5.1864 Pick UNL Printer Essay Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 Net.

1864 USD 4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD 15,600.00
28293

European Union Central Bank, Italy 100 Euro 2002 Pick 5ss Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

2002 USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD 14,400.00
28295

European Union Central Bank, Italy 500 Euro 2002 Pick 7ss Specimen PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.

2002 USD 3,200.00 - 4,800.00 USD 14,400.00
28418

Palestine Palestine Currency Board 1 Pound 20.4.1939 Pick 7c PCGS Gem New 66PPQ.

1939 USD 7,200.00 - 10,800.00 USD 14,400.00
28169

Canada Dominion of Canada $1000 2.1.1901 DC-33P Front and Back Proofs PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ; Choice About Unc 58.

1901 USD 14,400.00 - 21,600.00 USD 14,400.00
28491

Portugal Banco de Portugal 5000 Escudos 1942 Pick 157s Specimen PMG About Uncirculated 53.

1942 USD 2,400.00 - 3,600.00 USD 13,800.00
28265

East Africa East African Currency Board 1000 Shillings = 50 Pounds 1939 Pick 31B Specimen PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ.

1939 USD 8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD 13,800.00
  • <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [CIVIL WAR] -- [SHERIDAN, Philip Henry]. Personal headquarters flag of Philip Henry Sheridan used when he led the 2nd Michigan Cavalry. Spring - Summer 1862. $20,000 to $30,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY]. Half plate daguerreotype of firefighter Walter Van Erven Dorens. [San Francisco]: n.p., [ca 1854-1856]. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [LINCOLNIANA]. Abraham Lincoln banner possibly made for the 1864 presidential campaign. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR - CONTINENTAL CONGRESS]. [HOLTEN, Dr. Samuel]. An archive of letters related to Danvers, Massachusetts, physician and statesman Dr. Samuel Holten. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD]. CARBUTT, John, photographer. Exceptional collection of 27 stereoviews from the series, "Excursion to the 100th Meridian, October 1866." Chicago, [1866]. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [ALASKAN GOLD RUSH]. William Steele West and family, extensive archive of photographs, diaries, correspondence, and personal items. [Ca 19th - 20th century]. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [TAYLOR, Zachary]. Quarter plate daguerreotype featuring the 12th President of the United States. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1845]. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WASHINGTON, George]. Signed Society of the Cincinnati document. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph endorsement signed ("A. Lincoln"), as President. [Washington], 29 September 1862. 1 page, 4to, old creases. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <center><b>Cowan’s<br>American Historical Ephemera<br>& Photography<br>June 25, 2021</b>
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> JEFFERSON, Thomas. Autograph letter signed ("Th. Jefferson"), as United States President, to Robert Patterson. Washington DC, 2 July 1805. 1 page, 4to, evenly toned, small tear from seal. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [ALCOTT, Elizabeth Sewall]. Ninth plate ruby ambrotype attributed to Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. N.p., [ca 1856-1857]. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Cowan’s, June 25:</b> [WESTERN AMERICANA]. RUSSELL, Andrew Joseph, photographer. <i>Salt Lake City, From the Top of the Tabernacle.</i> [1869]
  • <b><center>Sotheby’s<br>Livres et Manuscrits :<br>de Cervantès à Houellebecq<br>18 – 25 June</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Jouve, Paul -- François-Louis Schmied -- Rudyard Kipling. <i>Le Livre de la Jungle,</i> 1919.<br>€ 80,000 to € 120,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Cervantès Saavedra, Miguel de. <i>El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha.</i> Bruxelles, 1607.<br>€ 30,000 to € 50,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> Buren, Daniel - Aimé Césaire. Cahier d'un retour au pays natal. Solstice, 2004. 1/140 ex. Avec 1/20 suites d'œuvres originales.<br>€ 4,000 to € 6,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, 18 – 25 June:</b> [Musique] - Gioacchino Traversa. Six sonates à violon seul. [Vers 1770].<br>€ 3,000 to € 5,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> C.F. Payne, <i>Micawber, Imitating Norman Rockwell’s “Triple self-portrait,”</i> mixed media, 2002. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Brian Froud, media illustration published in <i>The Land of Froud,</i> 1977. Estimate $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Haddon Sundblom, <i>All a Girl Needs,</i> oil on canvas, published in <i>The Ladies’ Home Journal,</i> 1942. $8,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Adrianne Lobel, <i>My One and Only,</i> 26 scenic concept collages for the Broadway musical, 1983. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Schulz, original four-panel pen and ink <i>Peanuts</i> comic strip, 1971. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b>Jack Davis, mixed media cartoon for <i>Playboy,</i> 1959. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Jun 24:</b> Charles Addams, mixed media cartoon for <i>The New Yorker,</i> 1937. $6,000 to $9,000.
  • <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> PIETER MORTIER. “Le Neptune Francois ou Atlas Nouveau des Cartes Marines. Levées et Gravées par ordre Exprés du Roy…” Paris, 1693.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MARC CHAGALL illus. SHAKESPEARE. “The Tempest.” Large folio. Monte-Carlo, 1975. Signed by the artist.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> JOHN SPEED and followers. “A New and Accurate Map of the World.” Hand-colored engraving. London (1626 – 1627 – circa 1650) – 1676.
    <center><b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé<br>Sales Exhibition Catalogue 47<br>Part III<br>Antiquarian Temptations:<br>Rare Books, Atlases & Maps,<br>Photos & Manuscripts</b>
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> MATTHÄUS SEUTTER. “The Colossus Series.” Set of 4 prints, contemporary hand-colored engravings, each c. 57x49cm. Augsburg c. 1730
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> (CHARLES LE BRUN). “La Grande Galerie De Versailles, et Les Deux Salons qui L’Accompagnent, peints Par Charles Le Brun premier Peintre de Louis XIV…” Paris, 1752.
    <b>Galleri Bygdoy Allé:</b> G. BRAUN – F. HOGENBERG. “Danorum Marca.” Contemporary hand-colored engraving, 33x48cm. Cologne, 1588.
  • <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> LIFE OF OSLER, PRESENTATION COPY TO NEPHEW NORMAN GWYN. CUSHING, HARVEY. 1869-1939. <i>The Life of Sir William Osler.</i> Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1925. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER TO HALSTED MENTIONING CUSHING AND WELCH. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to William Stewart Halsted on medical matters, 2 pp, January 19, 1919. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> CUSHING PRESENTATION COPY TO LUCIEN PRICE. CUSHING, HARVEY. <i>Intracranial Tumours.</i> Springfield, 1932. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> OSLER ON HIS CHILDHOOD. Autograph Letter Signed ("Wm Osler") to Mabel [Brewster] on returning home to Staplehurst. $800 to $1,200.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> SCULTETUS, JOHANNES. 1595-1645. <i>Cheiroplotheke, seu armamentarium chirurgicum XLIII.</i> Ulm: Balthasar Kühnen, 1655. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> VICQ D'AZYR, FELIX. 1748-1794. <i>Traite d'anatomie et de physiologie.</i> Paris: Didot l'aine, 1786. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 29:</b> TAGAULT, JEAN. C.1499-1546. <i>De chirugica institutione libri quinque....</i> Lyon: Guillaume Rouillé, 1549. $400 to $600.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Autograph Logs and Journals from his 1927 Alaska Expedition. $7,000 to $ 9,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). Cañon de Chelley, 1904. Oversized orotone, 17 x 22in in original Curtis Studio frame. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). 26 cyanotypes, featuring images of Cheyenne tribes from Volume VI of <i>North American Indian,</i> c.1907, made by Curtis in the field. $30,000 to $50,000.
    <b>Bonhams, June 30:</b> EDWARD S. CURTIS (1868-1952). The Vanishing Race, 1904. Oversized orotone, 18 x 24in in original Curtis Studio frame. $20,000 to $30,000.
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