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Heritage Auctions: Central States Currency Auction

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Auction Name Central States Currency Auction Total Sales (USD) 4,278,943.00
Auction Date 04/24/2019 - 04/29/2019 Low Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 3,850,730.00
Sale Number #3572 High Estimate of Lots Sold (USD) 5,458,070.00
Total Lots 1804
Sold Lots 1713 Low Estimate of All Lots (USD) 4,097,560.00
% of Lots Sold 94.96% High Estimate of All Lots (USD) 5,802,940.00
Unsold Lots 91 Total Sales as a % of High Est. 73.74%

Top twenty-five by sale price

Lot Number Author Name Book Title Year Published Estimate Actual Price
21110

Fr. 2220-F $5,000 1928 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Choice Very Fine 35.

1928 USD 90,000.00 - 110,000.00 USD 156,000.00
21111

Fr. 2221-E $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG About Uncirculated 55.

1934 USD 120,000.00 - 150,000.00 USD 144,000.00
21113

Fr. 2231-G $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG About Uncirculated 55.

1934 USD 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 USD 114,000.00
21112

Fr. 2221-G $5,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note. PMG Very Fine 30.

1934 USD 65,000.00 - 75,000.00 USD 72,000.00
21077

Fr. 1220 $1,000 1922 Gold Certificate PMG Choice Very Fine 35 EPQ.

1922 USD 48,000.00 - 72,000.00 USD 66,000.00
21058

Fr. 320 $20 1891 Silver Certificate PMG Superb Gem Unc 67 EPQ.

1891 USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 USD 50,400.00
21009

T12 $5 1861 PF-1 Cr. 46 PMG Choice Uncirculated 63 EPQ.

1861 USD 50,000.00 - 100,000.00 USD 48,000.00
21074

Fr. 1217 $500 1922 Gold Certificate PMG Choice Very Fine 35 EPQ.

1922 USD 28,000.00 - 42,000.00 USD 43,200.00
21033

Fr. 127 $20 1869 Legal Tender PCGS Gem New 65PPQ.

1869 USD 32,000.00 - 48,000.00 USD 40,800.00
20417

Norfolk, VA - $5 1882 Brown Back Fr. 469 Norfolk NB Ch. # 3368 PMG Choice About Unc 58 EPQ S.

1882 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 38,400.00
21015

T35 $5 1861 PF-1 Cr. 271 PCGS Very Fine 25.

1861 USD 35,000.00 - 45,000.00 USD 38,400.00
21037

Fr. 151 $50 1869 Legal Tender PMG Very Fine 20 EPQ.

1869 USD 28,000.00 - 42,000.00 USD 38,400.00
20195

Oakland, CA - $20 Original Fr. 1158 The First National Gold Bank Ch. # 2248 PMG Very Fine 25.

USD 30,000.00 - 50,000.00 USD 36,000.00
20201

Sterling, CO - $10 1902 Red Seal Fr. 614 The Logan County NB Ch. # (W)7973 PMG Very Fine 30.

1902 USD 15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD 36,000.00
21001

T1 $1,000 1861 PF-1 Cr. 1 PMG Very Fine 30 Net.

1861 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 33,600.00
21002

T2 $500 1861 PF-1 Cr. 2 PMG Choice Very Fine 35.

1861 USD 35,000.00 - 45,000.00 USD 32,400.00
20344

Fayetteville, NC - $1 1875 Fr. 383 The Fayetteville NB Ch. # 1756 PCGS Apparent Very Fine 30.

1875 USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 28,800.00
21003

T2 $500 1861 PF-1 Cr. 2A PMG Very Fine 20.

1861 USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 28,800.00
21021

Fr. 6 $10 1861 Demand Note PCGS Very Fine 35.

1861 USD 28,000.00 - 42,000.00 USD 28,800.00
21121

Fr. 2405 $100 1928 Gold Certificate. PCGS Gem New 65PPQ.

1928 USD 35,000.00 - 45,000.00 USD 27,600.00
21070

Fr. 1132-H $500 1918 Federal Reserve Note PMG Very Fine 30.

1918 USD 18,000.00 - 27,000.00 USD 24,000.00
21076

Fr. 1219e $1,000 1907 Gold Certificate PMG Very Fine 20.

1907 USD 18,000.00 - 27,000.00 USD 24,000.00
21118

Fr. 2306 $1 1935A North Africa Silver Certificates. Original Pack of 100. Choice Crisp Uncirculated or Better.

1935A USD 20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD 24,000.00
20356

Raleigh, NC - $10 Original Fr. 413 The State NB Ch. # 1682 PCGS Very Fine 20.

USD 30,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD 22,800.00
21005

T4 $50 1861 PF-2 Cr. 4 PCGS Choice About New 58.

1861 USD 25,000.00 - 35,000.00 USD 22,800.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. <i>On the Origin of Species.</i> Presentation Copy. Sold for $500,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Darwin, Charles. Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp, negotiating the 2nd American edition with Appleton. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Hemingway, Ernest. Autograph Letter Signed, 8 pp, Paris, 1924, to his father discussing Bullfighting, Stories, and his new baby. Sold for $25,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Corialanus.</i> London, 1623. 1st printing [Extracted from the First Folio]. Sold for $50,075.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Swift, Jonathan. <i>Gulliver's Travels.</i> London, 1726. 1st edition, Teerink's A edition, fine, large copy. Sold for $21,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Fitzroy, Robert. Autograph Letter Signed to agent Thomas Stilwell, informing him of the progress of H.M.S. Beagle. Sold for $17,575.
    <center><b>Bonhams<br> Property from the Collection of Nicole and William R. Keck II</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Shakespeare, William. <i>Sonnets.</i> 1901. 2 volumes. Printed on vellum and illuminated by Ross Turner, bound by Trautz-Bauzonnet. Sold for $13,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Beardsley, Aubrey. <i>The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur.</i> 1893-94. 2 volumes. Contemporary painted vellum gilt by Chivers. Sold for $5,325.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Assisi, St. Francis. <i>The Canticle of Brother Sun.</i> Illuminated on vellum, for the Grolier Society. Sold for $7,575.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Rackham, Arthur. <i>Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens.</i> 1/500 copies signed by Rackham. Sold for $4,825.
    <b>Bonhams, Jun 13 results:</b> Proust, Marcel. <i>Du coté de chez Swann.</i> 1st edition, 1st issue. Inscribed by Proust. Sold for $8,825.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ian Fleming, <i>Goldfinger,</i> first edition, inscribed to Sir Henry Cotton, MBE, London, 1959. Sold for $25,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Joseph Brant, Mohawk Chief, ALS, writing after pledging support to King George III against American rebels, 1776. Sold for a record $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Sonia Delaunay, <i>Ses Peintures</i> . . ., 20 pochoir plates, Paris, 1925. Sold for a record $13,750.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Diana, Princess of Wales, 6 autograph letters signed to British <i>Vogue</i> editor, 1989-92. Sold for $10,400.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alexander Hamilton, ALS, as Secretary of the Treasury covering costs of the new U.S. Mint, 1793. Sold for $12,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Benjamin Graham & David L. Dodd, <i>Security Analysis,</i> first edition, inscribed by Graham to a Wall Street trader, NY, 1934. Sold for $20,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> George Barbier & François-Louis Schmied, <i>Personnages de Comédie,</i> Paris, 1922. Sold for $9,375.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Alphonse Mucha, <i>Ilsée, Princesse de Tripoli,</i> Paris, 1897. Sold for a record $13,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries:</b> Ralph Waldo Emerson, <i>The Dial,</i> first edition of the reconstituted issue, Emerson’s copy with inscriptions, Cincinnati, 1860. Sold for a record $3,250.
  • <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 14. [CRIMEAN WAR] HAMLEY. <i>The Story of the Campaign of Sebastopol.</i> 1855. £150 to £200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 17. JONGH & D'ALMEIDA. <i>L’armee Russe...</i> c.1898. Colour plates and many illustrations. £500 to £600
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 18. [RUSSIA] LE PRINCE. <i>Oeuvres. 1782.</i> Rare folio format with 80 etchings and 74 aquatints. £4000 to £6000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 21. [RUSSIA] MORNAY. Set of 8 hand-coloured aquatints of carriages, sleighs and occupants. c.1825. £1200 to £1800
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 33. BOWDICH. <i>Excursions in Madeira and Porto Santo.</i> 1825. A fine copy. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 37. QUIN. <i>An Historical Atlas.</i> 1836. 2nd edn, 21 hand-coloured maps revealing civilisation. £800 to £1200
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 39. LE BRUN. <i>Voyages [...] par la Moscovie, en Perse...</i> 1718. 300+ engravings, panorama. £4500 to £5500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 48. BRIERLY. <i>The English and French fleets in the Baltic.</i> 1855. Colour lithographs. £7000 to £9000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 60. DELLA VALLE. <i>Reise Beschreibung... in Turckey, Egypten, Palestina[...].</i> 1674. £1500 to £2000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 77. MURRAY, Mrs. Watercolour Album of Heaths. c.1860. 55 original watercolours. £750 to £1000
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 91. ADDISON. <i>Works...</i> 1721. 4 vols, large paper copy, English red morocco. £2500 to £3500
    <b>Mayfair Book Auctions, July 17:</b><br>Lot 96. HOLBEIN. Imitations of original drawings. 1792-1800. Exceptional copy. £4000 to £6000
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