Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Mexican scrip note from 1913, $4,130, Archives International
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A Mexican scrip note from Aqua Prieta in the amount of 25 centavos, dated 1913, sold for $4,130 at an auction held March 11 by Archives International Auctions, at the firm’s offices (in Fort Lee, N.J.) and online (at www.archivesinternational.com). Also, a colorful Corn Exchange Bank (U.S.) uncut obsolete sheet of four banknotes realized $2,950; a Submarine Boat & Torpedo Company stock certificate from 1889 fetched $1,888; and a Chinese Ch’ing Dynasty 1500 cash banknote (circa 1854) made $1,652. Prices include an 18 percent buyer’s premium.