A variety of obsolete notes and other Unites States paper currency
— including several uncut sheets featuring Santa Claus vignettes —
will be offered in the Aug. 17 portion of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries
auctions during the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of
Money in Rosemont, Ill.
Seven uncut sheets of obsolete notes featuring what researchers
identify as the “Type III” Santa Claus vignette are among the
offerings in this auction.
In addition the auction offers a number of Indian Territory scrip
notes and Kirtland Safety Society Bank notes.
All lot descriptions and images are viewable online at the Stack’s
Bowers Galleries website, www.stacksbowers.com.
Printed catalogs are available upon request by calling (800)
458-4646. A complete auction and lot viewing schedule is available at
the website or by calling (800) 458-4646.
$1 obsolete note proof printed for the Hatters Bank of Bethel
(Connecticut) featuring a large vignette depicting men and women
making hats, Lot 5104, Uncirculated.
$5 obsolete note proof printed for the Hide and Leather Bank of
Boston featuring a vignette of a detailed tannery scene, Lot 5207, Uncirculated.
$100 obsolete note proof, previously unknown, printed for the Old
Colony Bank of Plymouth (Massachusetts) featuring a large vignette
known as The Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, Rock 1620, Lot 5212,
1852 $1 obsolete note issued for the Knickerbocker Bank of the
City of New York, featuring the “Type VI” Santa Claus vignette with
the elf-like Santa seated by a fireplace, Lot 5242, choice Fine.
1862 $1 note issued for the Fort McCulloch, Cherokee Nation,
redeemable in Confederate States of America notes when presented to
Maj. William Quesenbury, quartermaster, Department of Indian
Territory, uniface piece printed on the back of a piece of marbled end
paper, Lot 5269, Fine to Very Fine.
Series 1861 $5 demand note, Friedberg 1 (Paper Money of the
United States by Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg), holder
indicates “repair in [upper left] corner; repaired edge tear at top
right of center,” Lot 5418, PCGS Currency VF 30.
Series 1861 $20 demand note, F-11, Lot 5422, PCGS Currency VF-25
Series 1891 $2 silver certificate, F-245, Lot 5530, PCGS Currency
Superb Gem New 68 Exceptional Paper Quality.
Series 1914 $100 Federal Reserve note, F-1072b, with red Treasury
seal, Lot 5609, PCGS Currency Extremely Fine 40 Premium Paper Quality.
Series 1882 $100 gold certificate, F-1213, Lot 5660, PCGS Currency
Gem New 65 PPQ.
Series 1934 $10,000 Federal Reserve note, F-2231-A, Lot 5739, PCGS
Series 1872 $5 gold national bank note for the National Gold Bank
of D.O. Mills & Co. (Sacramento, Calif.), F-1138, Lot 5774, PCGS
Series 1875 $5 national bank note for the First National Bank of
Lincoln (Illinois), F-402, Lot 5805, PCGS Currency Choice New 63 PPQ. ■