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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Shakespeare Company Stock Specimen (4),451 - Shakespeare Company Stock Specimen (4),
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Columbia, SC. 1960-1970's. Vignette with allegorical man by running stream. 100 shares, brown; Odd shares, brown. Famous fishing rod, reel and ...
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New England Patriots Football Club, Inc.,452 - New England Patriots Football Club, Inc.,
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MA. 1976. Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, non-voting, blue and red. Mean looking Colonial soldier ready to hike football. Rare professional football
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The Hartford Charter Oaks Football Club, Inc.453 - The Hartford Charter Oaks Football Club, Inc.
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Hartford, CT. 1964. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock, blue. Vignette of Charter Oaks Football team. The Continental Football League was an American foo
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Amateur Golfers' Association of America, Inc.,454 - Amateur Golfers' Association of America, Inc.,
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1982. Specimen. Odd shs, common, green. The Amateur Golf Association of America, Inc. ("AGAA"), was a company involved in promoting and st...
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Arnold Palmer Golf Company Stock Specimen,455 - Arnold Palmer Golf Company Stock Specimen,
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TN. 1980-90's. Specimen common stock. Odd shares, green border. The Arnold Palmer Golf Company manufactures, markets and distributes a full line...
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Garden City Country Club, Inc. Golf Membership Cer456 - Garden City Country Club, Inc. Golf Membership Cer
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Garden City, NY. 1950-1960's. Specimen. Specimen membership certificate. Undertint vignette of golfer. Blue border. SCBNC. XF.
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Providence Hockey Club, Inc. "Ice Hockey", Rhode I457 - Providence Hockey Club, Inc. "Ice Hockey", Rhode I
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Providence, R.I. 1969. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock, red. Chicken with hockey stick. Also known as the Rhode Island Reds in honor of the state bird
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Florida Panther Holdings, Inc.,458 - Florida Panther Holdings, Inc.,
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FL. 1996. Proof. Odd shs, Class A Common Stock, blue. Proof on large sized white paper with large margins. Allegorical woman on right with Boca Raton
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World Jai-Alai, Inc.,459 - World Jai-Alai, Inc.,
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DE. 1973. Specimen. 100 shs, common stock, green. Seated woman with winged wheel on top and Jai-Alai player on lower left. Rare sports certificate of
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World Jai-Alai, Inc. Pair,460 - World Jai-Alai, Inc. Pair,
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DE. 1977-78. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) 100 shares. 2) odd shares. Both with undertint of Jai-Alai player. Scarce certificates. ABNC. XF.
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Reebok International, Ltd. Unique Production File461 - Reebok International, Ltd. Unique Production File
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MA. 1987. 1) Unique Approval Model or mockup for "Odd shs" of common stock certificate in blue. Vignette of Reebok Logo and UK flag. 2) Pr...
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Head Ski Company, Inc,462 - Head Ski Company, Inc,
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DE. 1970. Specimen. 100 shs, common, blue. Sillouettes of 2 different skiers and tip of Head ski. Rare skiing stock. Facsimile signature of Howard Hea
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Natatorium Stock Specimens (3),463 - Natatorium Stock Specimens (3),
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MD, DE. 192-, 1920's. 1)-2) National Capital Natatorium Company, Incorporated. MD. Eagle vignette. Odd shares in blue and orange variants. 3) Oc...
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Pittsburgh Triangles Tennis Team, Inc.,464 - Pittsburgh Triangles Tennis Team, Inc.,
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Pittsburgh, PA. 1973. Specimen. 1000 shs, common stock, blue. Woman tennis player on knees in gold on left. The Pittsburgh Triangles Women's Pro...
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Franklin Mint Corp. Unique Production File with Ar465 - Franklin Mint Corp. Unique Production File with Ar
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PA. 1972. 1) Unique Approval model or mockup for "100 shs", common, stock certificate in green. Vignette of Benjamin Franklin in circle th...
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City and County of San Francisco - Panama-Pacific466 - City and County of San Francisco - Panama-Pacific
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San Francisco, CA. 1912. Specimen. $1000. Exposition Bond, olive green. Coupons attached. Vignette of angel standing on bow of wooden ship with steams
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The Amalgamated Sugar Mormon Related Company.467 - The Amalgamated Sugar Mormon Related Company.
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Odgen, UT. 1900-1920. Specimen. Odd shs. Capital stock. Brown. Portrait of David Eccles. David Eccles joined with C.W. Nibley and others to build fact
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Quaker Products Company,468 - Quaker Products Company,
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DE. 192-. Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock, green, Quaker portrait vignette. SBNC. XF.
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Ramano Submarine Engineering & Salvage Corporation469 - Ramano Submarine Engineering & Salvage Corporation
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DE. 1900-20. Specimen. Odd shs, Class B Stock. slate blue. Unique photo vignette of early diving bell with arms to grab things with. SBNC. XF.
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Metropolitan Opera House Company of Philadelphia.470 - Metropolitan Opera House Company of Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia, PA. 1900-1910. Specimen. Odd shs, green. Large sized vignette of the opera house. Never seen before. Outstanding! SBNC. XF.
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The Postal Telegraph Company,471 - The Postal Telegraph Company,
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NY. 188-. Proof. Odd shs, green. Vignette of eagle with spread wings. Proof printed on india paper and mounted on card stock. In the 1880s, the Postal
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Zoological Society of Philadelphia.472 - Zoological Society of Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia, PA. 1910-1930's. Specimen. $100, blue. Ornate curved title of Zoological Society. Bond was for improvement of grounds and extendin...
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1838 Bond-Debenture Trading Fund Stock Production473 - 1838 Bond-Debenture Trading Fund Stock Production
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DE. 1990. Production File. Both with vignette of allegorical woman with globe and state-house styled building. 1) 1838 Bond-Debenture Trading Fund. Od
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The American Cotton Oil Trust,474 - The American Cotton Oil Trust,
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NY. 188-. Specimen. Odd shs, brown. Allegorical woman with eagle, cornucopia with coins falling out and barrels of cotton oil. In 1884 the American Co
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American Opportunity Income Fund Inc. Production F475 - American Opportunity Income Fund Inc. Production F
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MN. 1989. 3 different certificates. 1) Unique approval model or mockup. Odd shs, blue border. Statue of Liberty flanked by big modern city and open co
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Bache & Co., Inc. Unique Production File with Proo476 - Bache & Co., Inc. Unique Production File with Proo
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DE. 1971. Proof. 1). 100 shs, red, common. Proof on light brown paper. Unique. 2). Large format photograph with painting touchups of vignette of build
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Bache & Co., Inc. Unique Proof Stock Certificate,477 - Bache & Co., Inc. Unique Proof Stock Certificate,
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DE. 1971. Proof. Vignette of building and Rutherford B. Hayes. SCBNC. XF.
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Bache Company Specimen Stocks & Bonds (4),478 - Bache Company Specimen Stocks & Bonds (4),
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DE. 1960-1980's. 1)-2) Bache & Co. Incorporated. Specimen stock certificates. 100 shares with green border and > than 100 shares with blu...
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The Bear Sterns Companies Inc.479 - The Bear Sterns Companies Inc.
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NY. 1985. Specimen. 3 different certificates. Vignette of angel with wires and 2 globes. 1) Odd shs, Common Stock. Green. 2) Odd shs. Preferred stock
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The Bear Sterns Companies, Inc. Unique Production480 - The Bear Sterns Companies, Inc. Unique Production
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DE. 1987. 1). Odd shs, Preferred Stock Series A, green. Proof model or mockup for stock certificate. Unique. 2). Odd shs, Common, green. Proof of prev
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The Bear Sterns Companies, Inc. Unique Proof Stock481 - The Bear Sterns Companies, Inc. Unique Proof Stock
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DE. Odd depositary shs. Purple. Text states "Chase Mellon Shareholders Services, LLC, a limited liability company..." Vignette of angel wi...
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc.,482 - Berkshire Hathaway Inc.,
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DE. 1973. Specimen. Odd shs. Common Stock. Green. No vignette. Warren Buffett facsimile signature. Rare certificate. A modern rarity. ABNC. XF.
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A Shares,483 - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A Shares,
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DE. 1998. Specimen. Odd shs, Class A Common stock. Allegorical woman with torch and globe. Green border. Rare certificate. A single share briefly reac
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Bershire Hathaway Inc. Class B Shares,484 - Bershire Hathaway Inc. Class B Shares,
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DE. 1998. Specimen. Odd shs, Class B Common stock. Allegorical women with torch and globe. Blue border. Scarce certificate. Facsimile signature of War
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Proof Stock Certificate of485 - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Proof Stock Certificate of
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DE. 1995-96. Unique proof of the text, title and vignette without borders of the Class B common stock. XF.
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Registered Bond,486 - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Registered Bond,
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DE. 1988. Specimen. $ odd. Registered 10% Debenture Due 2018, Blue. Eagle vignette. Warren Buffett facsimile signature. Rare cartificate. ABNC. XF.
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Registered Bond,487 - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Registered Bond,
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DE. 1988. Specimen. $ odd. Registered 9 3/4% Debenture Due 2018. Green. Eagle vignette. Warren Buffett facsimile signature. Rare certificate. ABNC. XF
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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B Stock,488 - Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B Stock,
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DE. 1996. Specimen. Odd shs. Temporary Certificate. Class B Common Stock. Facsimile signature of Warren Buffett signature. Rare certificate SC-USBNC.
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The Bond Club of Pittsburgh Bond School Certificat489 - The Bond Club of Pittsburgh Bond School Certificat
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PA. 1984. Production File. Production File. 1) Mounted proof or mockup of Bond School certificate; bond border. 2) Mockup of Bond School certificate t
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U.S. The Bond Club of Philadelphia Stock Exchange490 - U.S. The Bond Club of Philadelphia Stock Exchange
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1937-1971. Specimen. 11 different specimen raffle tickets from the annual "Field Day". 1-4). Booklet of 4 different raffle ticket specimen...
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Charles Schwab Corp. & Ameritrade Holding Corp. St491 - Charles Schwab Corp. & Ameritrade Holding Corp. St
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DE. 2 different stock certificates. 1) Charles Schwab Corporation. Temporary Certificate. Odd shs, blue border. 2) Ameritrade Holding Corp. Odd shs, g
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Crazy Eddie, Inc.492 - Crazy Eddie, Inc.
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DE. 1986. Specimen. Bond specimen.$ odd, 6% Due 2011. Vignette company logo with cartoon face of Crazy Eddie on yellow background. Blue border. Rare c
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Crazy Eddie, Inc.,493 - Crazy Eddie, Inc.,
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DE. 1984. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock. Blue. Cartoon character of "Crazy Eddie". In 1989, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed...
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Crazy Eddie, Inc.,494 - Crazy Eddie, Inc.,
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DE. 1986. Specimen. $ odd. Registered 6% Convertible Bond due 2011. Blue. Cartoon character of "Crazy Eddie". I Extremely rare bond that i...
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Detroit Stock Exchange Proof.495 - Detroit Stock Exchange Proof.
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Detroit, MI. 1926. Proof. Stock Exchange Membership Certificate. Foxing and water stained with wrinkles. Unique proof from archive. SBNC. Good.
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Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. Proof of Text a496 - Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. Proof of Text a
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DE. Proof. Vignette of colonial American standing on right. Missing border and denomination. Printed on white paper. 2 found in archive. XF.
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U.S. Original Artwork of "Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenr497 - U.S. Original Artwork of "Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenr
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1980-1990's. Artwork. 12.5 by 19 inch pen and ink drawing of "George Washington" standing vignette used on the stock certificate of th...
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Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Pair498 - Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Pair
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DE. 1960-70. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) odd shs, common, green. Vignette of Woman with Globe. 2) $ odd, 9 1/4% note due 1992, blue. Eagle
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Dreyfus Corporation Specimen Stocks & Bond (3),499 - Dreyfus Corporation Specimen Stocks & Bond (3),
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NY. 1980's. 1)-2) Specimen stock certificates. Odd shares. Vignette of lion and of allegorical figures. Purple borders. 3) Registered 7 3/8% bon...
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The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation,500 - The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation,
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DE. 1960-70's. Specimen. Odd shs. Common Foreign Share Certificate. Blue. Woman dressed as pioneer holding hands with a male Chippendale dancer ...
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