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1. How to check and find banknote or other items on our web site
   -searching by country
   -searching by subject
   -type
   -topics
2. How to find a picture of banknote
3. "lot#", how to find a picture of banknotes or items with lot#
4.
How to order, form of payment and terms of sell
5.
Grading of paper money, abbreviations and printers abbreviations
6.
Paper money glossary and terminology
7. Catalogs, books and references
8. Discounts
9. Request for appraising or research
10. Request for scan images
11. Trading or buying banknotes for resale
12. Investing in paper money, will I make a fortune on it?
13. Copyright of our work, publications, pictures and texts


1. How to check and find banknote or other items on our web site:

searching by country
You could search our entire inventory by country (Belgium, Kenya, Zimbabwe etc)
  1. open our list "World banknotes and paper money, our full list countries A-Z"
  2. click on "edit" from menu of the browser
  3. in new scroll down window click on "find on this page"
  4. in the new line window "find" type **COUTRY NAME (for example **Belgium or **Kenya) and you will see first line of country price list

searching by subject
In many cases we have simple description of banknote. It means you can make search our list using search option from your browser (MI Explorer or Netscape) for example "elephant; AMC; George VI" etc.
  1. open our list ""World banknotes and paper money, our full list countries A-Z"
  2. click on "edit" from menu of the browser
  3. in new scroll down window click on "find on this page"
  4. in the new line window "find" type "SUBJECT" and you will see first line in our list with the world "SUBJECT" ( for example " elephant " or " AMC ")
  5. to find next one note click "next" and it will take you to the next line in our list with " SUBJECT ", so do this to the end of list

searching by type
In most cases we have simple description of few types of banknotes, like specimen, replacement, plastic, error etc. It means you can make search our list using search option from your browser (MI Explorer or Netscape) for example "specimen; replacement; error" etc.
  1. open our list ""World banknotes and paper money, our full list countries A-Z"
  2. click on "edit" from menu of the browser
  3. in new scroll down window click on "find on this page"
  4. in the new line window "find" type "TYPE" and you will see first line in our list with the world "TYPE" (for example " specimen " or " replacement " etc)
  5. to find next one note click "next" and it will take you to the next line in our list with " SUBJECT ", so do this to the end of list

searching by topic
We have catalog of few common topics on paper money, please check:
  -Birds on Banknotes
  -Gold Foil Banknotes issued by Government of Antigua-Barabuda and Central Bank of Belize
  -Physicists on the Paper Money
  -Specimen sets by Franklin Mint &TdLR

World War II:
  -Ghetto Money
  -Japanese Invasion Money -JIM
  -Prisoner of War notes -POW
  -Russian Occupation Notes

2. How to find a picture of banknote
  -all banknotes over 100$ you can see in "ATS notes -World Paper Money Gallery"
  -all notes and items with "lot#" you can see in "ATS notes - Lots of miscellanies banknotes, notes etc, list with pictures"
  -we are constantly working on "ATS notes - Photo Catalog of World Paper Money", now with scans of about 20.000 banknotes. Please check on our price list if the banknotes are in stock and available for sell at "World banknotes and paper money, our full list countries A-Z".


3. "lot#", how to find a picture of banknotes or items with "lot#"
  -all notes and items with "lot#" you can see in "ATS notes - Lots of miscellanies banknotes, notes etc, list with pictures"

4. How to order, form of payment and terms of sell

5. Grading of paper money, abbreviations and printers abbreviations

6. Paper money glossary and terminology

7. Catalogs, books and references

Banknotes on our price list are attributed mostly to last Pick's catalogs or few other specialized catalogs. Catalog number -basic reference number refer to:
  C-# -Campbell L.K. "Prisoner of war...camp money"
  D-# -Denis Ch. "Catalogue des Monnaies Russie"Paris 1927
  J-# -Jablonski T."Katalog papierowych pieniedzy"
  JP-# -Pirot J."Les billets des Cambres de Commerce"
  K-# -Kardakoff N."Katalog der Geldsheine von Russia"
  M-# -Major W."Belgium Local emergency issues" IBNS
  P-# -Pick A. "Standard catalog of World Paper Money"
  SB-# -Schwan F. &Boling J."World War II Remembered"

for recommended paper money catalogs please check "World banknotes and paper money catalogs, books, references"
for recommended coins catalogs please check "World coins catalogs, books, references"

7. Discounts

We do not have discounts, but pretty often we are looking for current notes in perfect UN condition for resale and you can use it as a credit for purchase from our list. We can pay 10%- maximum 20% (for the low denomination notes) above official exchange rate.

8. Request for appraising or research

We receive so many questions for appraising, research and request for additional scan images that we are not able to provide this very time consuming services. We would like to invite you to visit our paper money price lists on line where we hope you will find answer for your question. Please check
-price list "World banknotes and paper money, our full list countries A-Z" with over 25.000 different notes
-"ATS notes - Photo Catalog of World Paper Money" with scans of about 20.000 banknotes.
For more detailed source please check Pick.A "Standard catalog of World Paper Money" vol 1+2+3. We enclose the link where you can buy proper catalogs; "World banknotes and paper money catalogs, books, references"

9. Request for scan images

  -all banknotes over 100$ you can see in our "ATS notes -World Paper Money Gallery"
  -we are constantly working on "ATS notes - Photo Catalog of World Paper Money", now with scans of about 20.000 banknotes. Which you could use only as references for all banknotes, for availability please check our price list "World banknotes and paper money, our full list countries A-Z"
  We are offering many different notes, many in few grades. It is impossible to have scans of all our notes and we are not able to provide additional scans, this very time consuming services.

10. Investing in paper money, will I make a fortune on it?

Buying paper money is well wasted money. If you want to make a fortune, try the stock market, a savings account, or your brother-in-law's new invention. DO NOT INVEST in collectibles!

11. Trading or buying banknotes for resale

We are paper money dealers and always interested in buying collections or better single banknotes which we do not have in stock. Please, write us what you could offer with description: country, denomination, year, condition and your price. If your prices will be competitive with our suppliers we are open for business. We do not trade banknotes, however if you have banknotes which we need, which we do not have in stock, you could use equivalent as a credit to buy any items from our price list.

12. Copyright of our work, publications, pictures and texts

Copyright of all our work, publications, pictures and text on http://www.atsnotes.com are property of ATSnotes. They can be used only after our written confirmation for non-profit purposes and always with clear indication of origin on each text or picture, with a link to atsnotes.com, unless otherwise agreed before.

We are always looking to buy collections or better individual banknotes.
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