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British American Bank Note Company Engravers & Printers, ND (ca.1860`s) Dramatic Proof Security

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Fort Lee, New Jersey

British American Bank Note Company Engravers & Printers, ND (ca.1860`s) Dramatic Proof Security Printer Advertising Sheet. Canada, ND (ca.1860`s), 15? x 10?. Arched title with ""Capital $200,000"" under it, Beautiful intaglio printed design in black with green underprint and border, printed on India paper, views of Queen Victoria, the Earl of Dufferin, (on the $2 Dollar 1878 Banknote), the Duke of Argyll, (on the Rare $4 1878 Banknote), Cherubs, allegorical figures, St. George slaying the Dragon as well as proofs of a 3 cent Canada Postage stamp and a $3 Canada Bill stamp on the upper left and right corners. Internal tears archivally restored, must be seen to be appreciated. this may very well be the only example that exists. This is only the first time this wonderful ad sheet has been offered since originally sold nearly 16 years ago. (ex. R.M.Smythe, Lot # 1707. Sale #177, 22nd IPMS Memphis, TN. June 19, 1998).

British American Bank Note Company Engravers & Printers, ND (ca.1860`s) Dramatic Proof Security Printer Advertising Sheet. Canada, ND (ca.1860`s), 15? x 10?. Arched title with ""Capital $200,000"" under it, Beautiful intaglio printed design in black with green underprint and border, printed on India paper, views of Queen Victoria, the Earl of Dufferin, (on the $2 Dollar 1878 Banknote), the Duke of Argyll, (on the Rare $4 1878 Banknote), Cherubs, allegorical figures, St. George slaying the Dragon as well as proofs of a 3 cent Canada Postage stamp and a $3 Canada Bill stamp on the upper left and right corners. Internal tears archivally restored, must be seen to be appreciated. this may very well be the only example that exists. This is only the first time this wonderful ad sheet has been offered since originally sold nearly 16 years ago. (ex. R.M.Smythe, Lot # 1707. Sale #177, 22nd IPMS Memphis, TN. June 19, 1998).

Archives International Auctions Public Auction Sale XXI: Session 2

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