Gavels 'n' Paddles: 1942 Chinese banknotes, $20,060, Archives Int'l

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by Ken Hall
A 1942 Farmers Bank of China banknote trio sold for $20,060 at a two-day, three-session sale held Dec. 11 and 14 by Archives International Auctions in Fort Lee, N.J. Also, an 1898 Imperial Bank of China 10-Taels Peking issue note brought $17,700; a Harbin scrip note pair, Harbin Cyclodrome Sportsmen’s Society (circa 1918-1920) fetched $12,980; a Harbin Hippodrome – Bar 1919 private scrip note hammered for $4,720; and a Bank of Territorial Development, 1915 Urga issue banknote gaveled for $4,130. Prices include an 18 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 1942 Chinese banknotes, $20,060, Archives Int’l