American Bank Note Company Archives

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H.R.Harmer, Inc. and Archives International LLC are Proud to Present the Historic American Banknote Archives Auction of Stocks and Bonds, Banknotes, Vignettes, Production Material and Security Printing Ephemera.

A majority of the material in this sale will be offered for the first time to the collecting public. All of the items being offered are fresh from the Archive of the American Banknote Company. The scope and quality of the material in this archive is staggering and offers many opportunities for the general collector, specialist and dealer to acquire items that are unique or extremely rare.

Over 1,400 lots of stocks and bonds from hundreds of well known companies are represented and being seen for the first time. Topics include Railroads; Automobile; Navigation; Mining; Wall Street and Stock Brokers; Banking and National Banks; Oil and Gas; Manufacturing; Computers and Internet; Entertainment; Sports; Breweries; Aviation and countless others.

Some of the many high lights are:

- Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A Stock, with the highest share price of any stock certificate on the NYSE

- Unique Enron models and proofs with production files

- 100+ lots of aviation certificates

- 120+ lots of railroads, many unlisted

- 70+ lots of automobile and related stocks including Cord, Tucker, Rolls Royce, Daimler-Benz, Hercules, Volvo, unique essay Ford stock and many others

- 150+ lots of Banking and National Bank stocks

- 100+ lots of foreign stocks and bonds

- Over 25 lots of Hawaiian stocks

- Early Browning Arms Co. Stock, the famous gun company

- Original artwork including an incredible original oil painting by A.E.Foringer

- 200 + lots of foreign banknotes from Panama; Colombia; Viet Nam; Laos; China; Venezuela; Mexico; El Salvador; Indonesia; Philippines; Ethiopia and other countries will be offered in this sale.

- Thousands of proof vignettes used on banknotes, stocks, stamps and documents from 1830 to the 1970’s are offered.
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American Motors Corp. Production File,1 - American Motors Corp. Production File,
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MD. 1986. Model, Specimen. Unique production file for stock certificates. 2 different certificates. 1) Unique approval model or mockup. Odd shs, Prefe
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American Motors Corp. Production File,2 - American Motors Corp. Production File,
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MD. 1976. Model, Proof. Unique production file for stock certificates. 2 different certificates. 1) Unique model or mockup. Not More Than 100,000 shs,
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American Motors Corp. Production File,3 - American Motors Corp. Production File,
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MD. 1976. Unique production file for stock certificates. 2 different certificates. 1) Unique model or mockup. Not More Than 100,000 shs, Preferred Sto
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The Autocar Company Proof,4 - The Autocar Company Proof,
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PA. (ca.1920-40). Proof. Proof certificate. < than 100 shs, green border. Printed on light brown paper. Vignette of allegorical men flanking oval...
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Beam-Fletcher Transportation Company, Inc.5 - Beam-Fletcher Transportation Company, Inc.
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DE. Specimen. 19- (ca. 1910-20). Odd shs, green. Vignette of old fashioned open cab truck with "Beam-Fletcher" on side. SBNC. VF.
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Chrysler Corp. Production File,6 - Chrysler Corp. Production File,
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DE. 1978. Unique production file for stock certificates. 5 different certificates. 4 with vignette of allegorical women flanking "Impala" ...
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Chrysler Corp. Production File,7 - Chrysler Corp. Production File,
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DE. 1987. Model. Unique production file for stock certificates. 2 different certificates. Both have vignette of allegorical women flanking "Imp...
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Chrysler Corp. Production File,8 - Chrysler Corp. Production File,
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DE. 1950-1955. Proof. Unique production file for stock certificates. 3 different certificates. All with vignette of allegorical women flanking "...
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Chrysler Financial Corporation Unique Production Mod9 - Chrysler Financial Corporation Unique Production Mod
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MI. 1971. Mockup. $1,000, Registered bond, green. Allegorical women flank Chrysler "Impala" hood ornament in oval. Unique approval product...
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Continental Motors Corp. Registered Bonds,10 - Continental Motors Corp. Registered Bonds,
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Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. All have vignette of allegorical woman with winged wheel sitting on the world directly on top of the U.S. All
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Cord Corporation - Automobile Proof.11 - Cord Corporation - Automobile Proof.
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DE. Proof certificate of vignette, title and text without border. Vignette has a tri-motor airplane flying over speedboats, Dusenberg and Auburn Autom
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Delaware Automobile Company,12 - Delaware Automobile Company,
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DE. 191-. Specimen. Odd shs. Brown. Delaware State Seal. SBNC. VF.
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Fifth Avenue Coach Lines, Inc. Error,13 - Fifth Avenue Coach Lines, Inc. Error,
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NY. 1920-30s. Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock, brown. Error certificate with fold on upper right that left a substantial portion unprinted. Old fashi
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Ford Motor Co. Bonds14 - Ford Motor Co. Bonds
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DE. 1970-1977. Specimen. 6 different registered bonds. All have vignette of Henry Ford standing behind his first automobile. 1). Ford Motor Co. $1000
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Ford Motor Co. Production File,15 - Ford Motor Co. Production File,
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DE. 1969. Model. 1) Unique model of $1,000 Registered Bond Due 1990, green. Vignette of early Ford car with scientist flanked by large city and mounta
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Ford Motor Co. Production File,16 - Ford Motor Co. Production File,
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DE. 1955-1974. Both have vignette of early Ford car with scientist flanked by large city and mountains. 1) Proof of < than 100 shs, Common Stock,...
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Unique Ford Motor Co. Production File for Proposed17 - Unique Ford Motor Co. Production File for Proposed
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1951. Model or mockup of proposed stock certificate. Odd shares, blue border. Vignette of Henry Ford in middle, first Ford automobile on left with fir
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Ford Production File,18 - Ford Production File,
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DE. 1976. 1) Unique approval model of "Not More Than 100,000 shs, Common Stock, blue. Vignette of early Ford car with scientist. 2) Proofs of v...
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General Motors Corp. Unique Production File with Mo19 - General Motors Corp. Unique Production File with Mo
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DE. 1993. Odd shs. Series G Depositary Shares. Olive green. Streamlined cars and train with the profiles of 3 men. Also includes 6 production correspo
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General Motors Corp. Assortment20 - General Motors Corp. Assortment
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DE. 1950-60's. Specimen. 8 different certificates. 1) to 5) Temporary stocks, Series E-1 to H-II Preference Stocks. All different colors. Odd sh...
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DuPont American Industries, Inc. Bond,21 - DuPont American Industries, Inc. Bond,
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DE. 1921. Specimen. $10,000. Secured Serial 6% Coupon Gold Bond. Orange. Eagle. This bond series of $25,000,000 was secured with 7,000,000 shares of t
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General Motors Corp. Production File,22 - General Motors Corp. Production File,
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DE. 1982. Unique production file for stock certificates. 2 different certificates. All with vignette of profiles of 3 men and profiles of train, truck
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General Motors Corp. Production File,23 - General Motors Corp. Production File,
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DE. 1981-1982. Unique production file for stock certificates. 2 different certificates. All with vignette of profiles of 3 men and profiles of train,
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General Vehicle Company,24 - General Vehicle Company,
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NY. 1913. Odd shs, common stock, green. 10 different very small odd fashioned trucks circling a small globe. "Manufacturers of Electric and Gas...
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Graham-Paige Motors Corp. Archival Group,25 - Graham-Paige Motors Corp. Archival Group,
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MI. 1920's. Specimen. 1) 100 shs. Common Stock. Purple. Specimen. Vignette of 2 allegorical men flanking company logo with 3 helmeted men. 2)-4)...
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Graham-Paige Motors Corporation Stock Scrip Specime26 - Graham-Paige Motors Corporation Stock Scrip Specime
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MI. 1920's. Scrip certificate in Respect of Common Stock. Odd/1,000ths of one share. Green border. No vignette. SBNC. XF.
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Hercules Motors Corporation Production File,27 - Hercules Motors Corporation Production File,
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OH. 1959. Proof, specimen. 3 different certificates. 1) Specimen. < than 100 shs, Common Stock, green border. 2) Specimen. 100 shs, Common Stock,...
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Hoover Universal, Inc. Production File,28 - Hoover Universal, Inc. Production File,
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MI. 1977. Production file. 2 different certificates. Both with seated allegorical man with globe and large ball bearings next to him. 1) Proof with bl
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Hudson Motor Car Company Proofs29 - Hudson Motor Car Company Proofs
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MI. 1949. Proof. 2 different proofs, both unique in archive. Both have vignettes of factory building scenes. 1) < than 100 shs, Common Stock, Bro...
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Hudson Motor Car Company Proofs30 - Hudson Motor Car Company Proofs
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MI. 1949-1953. Proof. 2 different proofs, both unique in archive. Both have vignettes of factory building scenes. Both are printed on light brown pape
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Hupp Motor Car Corporation Proof.31 - Hupp Motor Car Corporation Proof.
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VA. 1920. Proof. Proof of vignette, title and text, no border. Vignette of topless allegorical woman holding flag (is that constitutional?). RBNC. VG,
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Mack Financial Corp. Registered Bond Assortment,32 - Mack Financial Corp. Registered Bond Assortment,
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DE. 1976. Specimen. 2 different bond series of 4 certificates each. All have old fashioned Mack truck flanked by 2 allegorical women. 1)-4) 9 5/8% Reg
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Mack Trucks, Inc. Registered Bond Assortment,33 - Mack Trucks, Inc. Registered Bond Assortment,
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DE. 1972-1975. Specimen. 2 different bond series of 4 certificates each. All have old fashioned Mack truck flanked by 2 allegorical women. 1)-4) 10 3/
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Magnetic - Motors Car Company,34 - Magnetic - Motors Car Company,
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DE. 1920-30. Specimen. Odd shs. Preferred stock. Orange-brown. Circle with magnet. Evidently it did not become successful. Only one found in archive.
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Mixed Automotive Stock Proofs (5),35 - Mixed Automotive Stock Proofs (5),
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DE. 1980-1990's. Odd shares. 1) Delphi Automotive Systems Corporation. Vignette of workers gathered around globe. Red border. 2) Tower Automotiv...
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Muskegon Motor Specialties Company.36 - Muskegon Motor Specialties Company.
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DE, MI. 1920-30's. Specimen. < than 100 shs, brown. Seated allegorical man. Probably an automobile related company. Central BNC. XF.
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New York City Omnibus Corp. Production File,37 - New York City Omnibus Corp. Production File,
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NY. 1952. Proof, specimen. Famous New York bus company. 2 different certificates. Both have vignette of Native America with airplane, ship and bus. 1)
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Overland-Franklin Company Stock Specimen,38 - Overland-Franklin Company Stock Specimen,
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PA. 1920's. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, green border. This was evidently a car dealership in Pennsylvania that sold Overland and Franklin automo...
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Parmelee Transportation Co. Limousine,39 - Parmelee Transportation Co. Limousine,
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DE. 1929. Specimen. < than 100 shs, common stock, brown. Chauffer carrying bags in front of large automobile. Rare. CBNC. XF.
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Pioneer Yellow Cab Company,40 - Pioneer Yellow Cab Company,
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PA. 192-. Specimen. Odd shs. Capital Stock. Green. Eagle. Small tears on upper margin that does not detract from this rare certificate. SBNC. VG.
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Raleigh Mortors Incorporated Stock Specimens (2),41 - Raleigh Mortors Incorporated Stock Specimens (2),
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DE. 1920-1940's. Odd shares, in green and orange border varieties. Very posibly a car or automobile dealership located in Deleware or on the Eas...
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Reo Motor Car Co. & LaFayette Motor Co. Proof Pair,42 - Reo Motor Car Co. & LaFayette Motor Co. Proof Pair,
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MI, DE. 1915-1925. Proof. 2 different proof stock certificates. Both have vignette, title and text but are missing the border. Both are proofs from th
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Reo Motor Car Co. Proof,43 - Reo Motor Car Co. Proof,
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MI. 1920's. Proof. Proof stock certificate, odd shares. Vignette winged logo flanked by allegorical women. Vignette, title and text only, no bor...
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Rittenshouse Motor Car Company44 - Rittenshouse Motor Car Company
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Philadelphia, PA. 192-. Specimen. 2 different versions of the same company. 1) Odd shs. Common Stock. Green. Eagle and shield. 2) Odd shs. Common Stoc
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DE. Rolls-Royce of America, Inc. Proof Bond Certifi45 - DE. Rolls-Royce of America, Inc. Proof Bond Certifi
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1922. Stock Certificate, Bond. Unique proof bond. The front proof has eagle vignette on top with title, text, coupons on the right and no border. The
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The Greyhound Corporation Assortment46 - The Greyhound Corporation Assortment
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AZ. 1971-1982. Specimen. 5 different certificates. All have running greyhound vignette. All in different colors. Very scarce group. DeLaRueBNC, SC-USB
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The P.D.Q. Co.,47 - The P.D.Q. Co.,
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DE. 1910-20s. Specimen. Odd shs. Preferred capital stock. Old fashioned convertible touring Automobile. SBNC. XF.
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The Rauch and Lang Carriage Company.48 - The Rauch and Lang Carriage Company.
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OH, 19--(ca. 1900-1920). Specimen. Odd shs, Capital Stock, green. Ohio state coat of arms on left. The Rauch and Lang Carriage Company was located in
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Transportation Assortment49 - Transportation Assortment
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China, MI, DE. 1940-1990's. Specimen, Proof. 3 different certificates. 1) Specimen. 100 shs, Capital Stock, blue border. Eagle. (ca. 1940). 2) T...
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Tucker Corporation - Brown,50 - Tucker Corporation - Brown,
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DE. 1947. Specimen. 100 shs. Class A Common Temporary Stock certificate. Brown. Tucker logo on top. Preston Tucker facsimile signature. Pencil notatio
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