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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E.F. Hutton & Company Trio,501 - E.F. Hutton & Company Trio,
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DE. 1972. Specimen. 3 different certificates. All have allegorical woman and E.F. Hutton sign between her hands. 1) than 100 shares, Green. Scarce gr
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The E.F. Hutton Group Inc. Registered Bonds,502 - The E.F. Hutton Group Inc. Registered Bonds,
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NY. 1980-1984. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds. All have same design and vignette of blond in white dress holding hands out to E.F. Hutton sign
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E.F. Hutton & Company Specimen Stock Certificates503 - E.F. Hutton & Company Specimen Stock Certificates
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DE. Specimen. Vignette of woman holding arms out toward E.F. Hutton sign. 3 different stock certificates, all common. Transitional stock certificates.
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E.F. Hutton Group, Inc. Specimen Registered Bond G504 - E.F. Hutton Group, Inc. Specimen Registered Bond G
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DE. 1980's. Specimen. Vignette of eagle. 3 different registered bonds. 2 are temporary bonds. All odd amounts. All different colors, rate amount...
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E.F. Hutton Group, Inc. Specimen Registered Bond G505 - E.F. Hutton Group, Inc. Specimen Registered Bond G
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DE. Specimen. Vignette of woman holding arms out toward E.F. Hutton sign. 5 different registered bonds. All odd amounts. All different colors, rate am
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E.F. Hutton Group, Inc. Specimen Stock Certificate506 - E.F. Hutton Group, Inc. Specimen Stock Certificate
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DE. Specimen. Vignette of woman holding arms out toward E.F. Hutton sign. 3 different stock certificates, all common. 1). < than 100 shs, orange....
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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston,507 - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston,
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Boston, MA. Specimen. Odd shs, Green. Eagle vignette. Rare Stock. Stock "issued in Pursuance of the provisions of the Act of Congress approved ...
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.,508 - The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.,
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New York, NY. 1998. Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, brown, red and black. Portraits of Goldman and Sachs on left. Their original office at 30 Pine St
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U.S. Original Artwork of "Goldman/Sachs" Vignette509 - U.S. Original Artwork of "Goldman/Sachs" Vignette
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1990's. Artwork. 12 by 10 inch pen and ink drawing of "Goldman and Sachs" vignette used on the initial public offering stock certifica...
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High Income Advantage Trust Production File with P510 - High Income Advantage Trust Production File with P
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MA. 1987-1988. Production file. 4 different certificates. High Income Advantage Trust (2) and High Income Advantage Trust II (2). All with allegorical
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Income and Capital Shares, Inc. Production File,511 - Income and Capital Shares, Inc. Production File,
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MA. 1968-1980. 8 different certificates and 1 different border proof. 1)-2) Specimens, both odd shs, one with red border, the other with blue border.
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InterCapital Insured Municipal Trust Production Fi512 - InterCapital Insured Municipal Trust Production Fi
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MA. 1991. Production file. 3 different certificates. Unique model of odd shs, yellow border; Proof of completed certificate with green border; Specime
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J.P. Morgan & Co.,513 - J.P. Morgan & Co.,
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NY. 1970-90. Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, green. Allegorical male figures flank J.P. Morgan Building. ABNC. XF.
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J.P. Morgan & Co.,514 - J.P. Morgan & Co.,
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NY. 1920-50. Specimen. 100 shs, common stock, brownish-green. Allegorical male figures flank J.P. Morgan Building. ABNC. XF.
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J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Registered Bond Group #1,515 - J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Registered Bond Group #1,
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DE, NY. 1973. Specimen. Amazing J.P. Morgan bond assortment. 4 different. All are 4 3/4% Convertible Debenture Registered Bonds, Due 1998. All have vi
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J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Registered Bond Group #2,516 - J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Registered Bond Group #2,
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DE, NY. 1976. Specimen. Another fantastic assortment of J.P. Morgan bonds. 4 different. All are 8% Note Registered Bonds, Due 1986. All have vignette
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J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Registered Bond Group #3,517 - J.P. Morgan & Co. Inc. Registered Bond Group #3,
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DE, NY. 1986. Specimen. Another fantastic group of J.P. Morgan bonds. 3 different. All have vignette of building with allegorical men flanking it. 1)
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The Knickerbocker Fund,518 - The Knickerbocker Fund,
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NY. 1940-1960's. Specimen. Odd shs, green border with full undertint vignette of a Knickerbocker. ABNC. XF.
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The Lehman Corporation, Dow Jones and Dun & Bradst519 - The Lehman Corporation, Dow Jones and Dun & Bradst
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MD, DE. 1950-1970's. Specimen. Finance and Investment banking. 3 different certificates. All with allegorical vignettes. Scarce group. XF.
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Merchants and Manufacturers Exchange of New York B520 - Merchants and Manufacturers Exchange of New York B
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New York, NY. 1910. Specimen. $1000, 1st Mortgage, 20 year 6% Gold Bond, orange. Eagle vignette. SBNC. XF.
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Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.,521 - Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc.,
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NY. 1988. Specimen. Odd shs. Remarketed preferred Stock, Series C. Cartoon outline of bull vignette. Not seen before. SC-USBC. XF.
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Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. Registered bond Group522 - Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. Registered bond Group
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NY. 1982-91. Specimen. 13 different Merrill Lynch & Co. certificates. 1) to 5) $ odd. Various registered bonds, per centages and colors. Vignett...
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Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. Stock Certificate Group523 - Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. Stock Certificate Group
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NY. 1973-1978. Specimen. 5 different Common Stocks. 1)-3) Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. 100 shares; than 100 shares. NY City Skyline with Statue of...
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Merrill Lynch & Co. Unique Production File with Pr524 - Merrill Lynch & Co. Unique Production File with Pr
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DE. 1977. 1). 100 shs specimen stocks with pieces cut out. 5). Miscellaneous production and design correspondence relating to the design of this bond
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Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Transition C525 - Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Transition C
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DE. 1973. Specimen. Production department archive copy with notations. Overprinted "The name of this company is Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.&q...
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Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Transition t526 - Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Transition t
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DE. 3/7/1973. Specimen model. > 100 shs, red, common. Specimen stock certificate of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith with archival produ...
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Moody's Investors Service,527 - Moody's Investors Service,
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NJ. 1914. Specimen. 100 shs, participating preference stock, green. Vignette of 2 Allegorical Women flanking Moody's inititals. Relying on his a...
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Moody's Investors Service,528 - Moody's Investors Service,
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NJ. 1914. Specimen. < than 100 shs, participating preference stock, orange. Vignette of 2 Allegorical Women flanking Moody's inititals. EAWBN...
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Moody's Investors Service,529 - Moody's Investors Service,
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NJ. 1914. Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, red. No vignette. EAWBNC. XF.
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Morgan Stanley Proof and Specimen Stocks (2),530 - Morgan Stanley Proof and Specimen Stocks (2),
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DE. 1975. 1). Morgan Stanley, Inc., common, no vignette, possibley a remainder kept for reference in archive, green. 2). Morgan Stanely Group Inc., Od
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Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co.,531 - Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co.,
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NY. 1998. Specimen. 2 different certificates. Vignette of 2 allegorical men leaning against 2 globes. 1) 75,778 Depositary shs, Depositary receipt for
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Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. Unique Proofs,532 - Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. Unique Proofs,
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DE. 1975. Proof. 1). Morgan Stanley Inc., common, no vignette, possibly a remainder kept for reference in archive, green. 2). Morgan Stanley Group Inc
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Morgan Stanley Group Registered Bonds. Unique Prod533 - Morgan Stanley Group Registered Bonds. Unique Prod
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DE. 1988. Vignette of 2 men and 2 globes. 1). Proof model or mockup for registered bond. Unique. 2). $---, 9.8% Note due 1998, no vignette, specimen,
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Morgan Stanley Group. Unique Production File with534 - Morgan Stanley Group. Unique Production File with
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DE. 1986. Vignette of 2 men and 2 globes. 1). Proof model or mockup for common stock. Unique. 2). Proof of title on white paper. 3). Miscellaneous pro
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Unique Morgan Stanley Proof Stock Certificate Grou535 - Unique Morgan Stanley Proof Stock Certificate Grou
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MD. 1990's. Proofs. 5 different proof certificates. 1). Morgan Stanley Finance PLC. 2). Morgan Stanley Africa Investment Fund, Inc. 3). Morgan S...
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The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.,536 - The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.,
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DE. 2002. Specimen. Odd shs. Common Stock. Blue. No vignette. It was founded in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), who div
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The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.,537 - The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.,
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DE. 2002. Specimen. Odd shs. Common Stock. Burgundy. No vignette. JBNC. XF.
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The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. Warrant,538 - The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. Warrant,
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DE. 2002. Specimen. Warrants to purchase common stock. Orange. No vignette. JBNC. XF.
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National Discount Brokers Group, Inc.539 - National Discount Brokers Group, Inc.
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DE. Proof stock certificate. Only 2 were found in the archive. This company was the first major discount stockbroker to accept trades on the world wid
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O.T.C. Trading Inc.,540 - O.T.C. Trading Inc.,
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Panama. 1987. Specimen. Odd shs, Green. Eagle vignette. SCBC. XF.
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Paine Webber Group Inc.,541 - Paine Webber Group Inc.,
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DE. 1973. Specimen. < than 100,000 shs. Common stock. Red. Portrait of William Alfred Paine. Rare certificate. ABNC. XF.
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Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis Proof Stock Certif542 - Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis Proof Stock Certif
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DE. 1972. Proof. < than 100 shs, Preferred, blue. Unique proof on light brown paper. Vignette of William Alfred Paine on top. SCBNC. XF.
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Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis Proof Stock Certif543 - Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis Proof Stock Certif
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DE. 1972. Proof. 100shs, brown. Unique proof on light brown paper. Vignette of William Alfred Paine on left side. SCBNC. XF.
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Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis, Inc. Unique Produ544 - Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis, Inc. Unique Produ
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DE. 1971. 1) 100 shs, $1.30 Series A Convertible Preferred Stock, green. Model or mockup of stock certificate. Glue stains. Unique. 2). Proof of borde
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Philbro-Salomon Inc. Bond Specimen,545 - Philbro-Salomon Inc. Bond Specimen,
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DE. 1985. 10.70% Registered Bond. Vignette of man on phone surrounded by oil wells, city and stock certificates. Specimen pin hold cancelled with &q...
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Philbro-Salomon Inc. Unique Production File with P546 - Philbro-Salomon Inc. Unique Production File with P
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DE. 1981. 1). Proof model or mockup for a registered bon. Unique. 2). Proof of previous design on white paper. 3). Miscellaneous production and design
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Poor's Railroad Manual Company,547 - Poor's Railroad Manual Company,
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Morristown, NJ. 188-. Proof. Proof stock certificate. Vignette of train on left and allegorical woman on right holding scales. Henry William Poor, who
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The Quick & Reilly Group, Inc. Unique Production F548 - The Quick & Reilly Group, Inc. Unique Production F
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DE. 1988. 1). Odd shs, Common, red. Proof model or mockup for stock certificate. Unique. 2). Proof of previous design on white paper. 3). Specimen of
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Reynolds Securities Inc. Specimen Stocks (3),549 - Reynolds Securities Inc. Specimen Stocks (3),
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DE. 1969. Specimen. Vignette of man and woman by open door. 3 different stock certificates. 1). than 100 shs, common, blue. Reynolds & Co. was ...
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Reynolds Securities Inc. Specimen Stocks550 - Reynolds Securities Inc. Specimen Stocks
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DE. 1974-1976. Specimen. Vignette of man and woman by open door. 4 different stock certificates. 3 overprinted in red "THE NAME OF THIS CORPORA...
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