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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Reynolds Securities International Inc. Assorted St551 - Reynolds Securities International Inc. Assorted St
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DE. 1975-1977. 1)-3) Reynolds Securities Inc. transition certificates to Reynolds Securities International Inc. Vignette of man and woman outside offi
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Rooney, Pace Group Inc. Stock Certificate Group,552 - Rooney, Pace Group Inc. Stock Certificate Group,
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NY. 1985. Specimen. 4 different certifcates. All are preferred stocks of various types and colors. All are rare. Wall Street stock broker. SC-USBNC. X
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Salomon Inc. Unique Production File with Models an553 - Salomon Inc. Unique Production File with Models an
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DE. 1986. 1). $---, 10.70% Note due 1992. Proof model or mockup for a registerd bond. Unique. 2). Proof of previous design on white paper. 3). Miscell
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Salomon Inc. Unique Proof Stock Certificate,554 - Salomon Inc. Unique Proof Stock Certificate,
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DE. 1986. Proof certificate printed on white paper. Punch cancelled. Proof in purple on front. Salomon Inc. through its subsidiary Salomon brothers, i
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Shearson Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. Mockup Pro555 - Shearson Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. Mockup Pro
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DE. 1987. 2 Different mockup proofs. 1). Photo mockup proof or model with plastic overlay. 2). Mockup proof or model with all of the elements of the d
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Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Unique Production File556 - Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Unique Production File
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DE. 1976. Allegorical womans sitting with globe and torch. 1). Mockup of 100 Shs certificate with Facsimile signature of Weill as COB. Mounted on thin
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Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Unique Specimen Stock c557 - Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Unique Specimen Stock c
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DE. 1974. Eagle vignette. Facsimile signature of Weill as COB. 2 small pieces missing from the top right margin where it was probably torn from a file
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Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Original Handrawn Stock558 - Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Original Handrawn Stock
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DE. 1974. This company was formed by the merger of Hayden Stone with Shearson Hammill & Company in 1974. Sandy Weill served as chairman of theis...
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Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Stock Specimens559 - Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Stock Specimens
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DE. 1975-1977. Specimen. 5 different stocks. All with vignette of eagle facing left. All have facsimile signature of Sanford Weill as Chairman of the
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Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Stock Specimens560 - Shearson Hayden Stone Inc. Stock Specimens
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DE. 1970's. Specimen. 4 different stocks. All with vignette of eagle facing right. All have facsimile signature of Sanford Weill as Chairman of ...
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Shearson Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.,561 - Shearson Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.,
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DE. 1983. Specimen. Odd shs. Common Stock. Blue. No vignette. Shearson Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. is one of the largest investment banking firms in
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Shearson Lehman Registered Bond Group562 - Shearson Lehman Registered Bond Group
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NY. 1984 to 1988. Specimen. 3 different Shearson Lehman titles on registered bonds. Vignette of allegorical women with torch and globe. 1) Shearson Le
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Shearson Loeb Rhoades & Shearson Hayden Stone Inc.563 - Shearson Loeb Rhoades & Shearson Hayden Stone Inc.
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DE. 1977-1980. Specimen. 7 different stocks and bonds. All with vignette of allegorical woman with globe and torch. All have facsimile signature of Sa
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Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stock,564 - Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stock,
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DE. 1950-60's. Specimen. Odd shs, Voting Common, brown. Another rare incarnation of this famous investment banking firm. ABNC.
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Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stocks565 - Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stocks
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DE. 1950-60's. Specimen. 2 different stock certificates. 1). Odd shs, Preference Stock, olive green. 2). Odd shs, Second Preference Stock, green...
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Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stocks A differen566 - Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stocks A differen
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DE. 1950-60's. Specimen. 2 different stock certificates. 1). Odd shs, Non-Voting Class B Common, orange. 2). Odd shs, Voting Class B Common, blu...
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Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stocks Another di567 - Smith Barney & Co. Inc. Specimen Stocks Another di
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DE. 1950-60's. Specimen. 2 different stock certificates. 1). Odd shs, Senior Preferred Stock, orange. 2). Odd shs, Voting Participating Preferre...
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Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. inc. Specimen Sto568 - Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. inc. Specimen Sto
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DE. 1976. Specimen. 2 different stock certificates. 1). Odd shs, Non-Voting Class B Common, orange. 2) Odd shs, Voting Class B Common, blue. Rare stoc
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Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co.Inc. Specimen Stoc569 - Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co.Inc. Specimen Stoc
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DE. 1976. Specimen. 2 different stock certificates. 1). Odd shs, Class C Common, olive green. 2). Odd shs, Voting Preference Stock, brown. Rare pair.
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T. Rowe Price and Associates, Inc.570 - T. Rowe Price and Associates, Inc.
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MD. 1960. Specimen. Odd shs, preferred stock, blue. Eagle. In 1937, Thomas Rowe Price, Jr., founded Price Associates which become T. Rowe Price &...
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T. Rowe Price and Associates, Inc. Stock Pair,571 - T. Rowe Price and Associates, Inc. Stock Pair,
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MD. 1940-1970's. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) Odd shs, common stock, grey. Vignette of ram next to title. 2) Odd shs, common stock, gr...
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Waterhouse Investor Service Stock Certificate.572 - Waterhouse Investor Service Stock Certificate.
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DE. 1979. Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc. is a holding company engaged through its principal subsidiary, Waterhouse Securities, Inc. in providing d
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500 Fifth Avenue, Inc. Bond Proof,573 - 500 Fifth Avenue, Inc. Bond Proof,
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New York City, NY. 1929. Proof. $100, First Mortgage Leasehold, 6 1/2% Gold Bond. Proof of vignette, title and text without border. Printed on off whi
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American Motor Inns, Inc. Production File,574 - American Motor Inns, Inc. Production File,
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VA. 1982. Production file. 2 different certificates. 1) Unique model or mockup of odd shs, blue border. Allegorical woman with modern city. 2) Specime
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American Realty Trust, Inc. Production File,575 - American Realty Trust, Inc. Production File,
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GA. 1987-1990. 3 different certificates. 1) Unique model or mockup. Odd shs, green border. Allegorical woman holding torch and man watching. 2) Proof
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Amrep Corporation Production File,576 - Amrep Corporation Production File,
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OK. 1977-1983. 6 different certificates and 4 border proofs. All with vignette of allegorical man seated in front of map of the U.S. 1) Unique approva
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Eastern Offices, Inc. The Greybar Building Bond,577 - Eastern Offices, Inc. The Greybar Building Bond,
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New York, NY. 1928. Specimen. $1000, Serial Mortgage Leasehold 5 1/4% Gold Bond, green. Vignette of Greybar building on left. Located at 420 Lexington
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Equitable Office Building Corporation Bond,578 - Equitable Office Building Corporation Bond,
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New York, NY. 1917. Specimen. $1000, 35 year 5% Sinking Fund debenture, light brown. The building was located at 120 Broadway and was known as the Equ
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Horizon Corporation Production File,579 - Horizon Corporation Production File,
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DE. 1971-1981. Production file. 10 different certificates and 3 different border proofs. All with seated allegorical man holding large writing board a
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Hotel Investors Trust Production File "Starwood Ho580 - Hotel Investors Trust Production File "Starwood Ho
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MD. 1981-1982. Production file. 3 different certificates. 1) Specimen. Odd shs, green border. No vignette. 2) Proof of entire certificate with brown b
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HRE Properties Production File,581 - HRE Properties Production File,
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MA. 1988. Production file. 4 different certificates and 1 border proof. All with allegorical man holding globe and rolled up paper. Includes 2 specime
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National Capital Realty Company,582 - National Capital Realty Company,
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DE. 19- (ca. 1900-1920). Specimen. Odd shs. capital stock, green. Impressive vignette of the nations capital. SBNC. XF.
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National Capital Realty Company Stock Specimen,583 - National Capital Realty Company Stock Specimen,
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DE. 1900-1910. Impressive vignette of U.S. Capitol building. Odd shares, green border. SBNC. XF.
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New Jersey Shore Real Estate Development, Land & M584 - New Jersey Shore Real Estate Development, Land & M
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NJ. 1900-1940's. Specimen. New Jersey stock certificate and bond specimens. 1)-2) Seaboard Development Corporation. Odd shares. Green and brown ...
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New York City Real Estate Bonds,585 - New York City Real Estate Bonds,
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NY. 1937-1942. Specimen. 5 different bonds with New York City addresses. 1)-4) 261 Fifthh Avenue. $ odd; $100; $500; $1,000. All different colors with
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Rockefeller Center Properties, Inc.,586 - Rockefeller Center Properties, Inc.,
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NY. 1985. Specimen. Odd shs. Common Stock. Red. Male sculpture from Rockefeller center. Rare certificate from this wourd famous New York Landmark. Fac
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The Elks Home of Mahanoy City Bond,587 - The Elks Home of Mahanoy City Bond,
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Mahanoy, PA. 1914. Specimen. $500, 1st Mortgage Coupon Bond, Orange. Vignette of elk on top. SBNC. XF.
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Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc.588 - Tishman Realty & Construction Co., Inc.
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NY. 1975-1977. Specimen. 2 Common Stocks. 1) < than 100 shs. Orange; 2) 100 shs. Green. Famous NY construction company. High-profile projects han...
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Toms River Development Company,589 - Toms River Development Company,
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Toms River, NJ. 190-. Specimen. Odd shs. Green. Street car traveling in front of large building with horses and carriages. SBNC. XF.
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Uris Buildings Corporation,590 - Uris Buildings Corporation,
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NY. 1960. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock, olive green. Skyscraper being built and other tall buildings in New York City with logo "U" tha...
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Alaska North Slope Royalty Participation Certifica591 - Alaska North Slope Royalty Participation Certifica
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AK. 1975. Specimen. Royalty Participation Certificates Specimens. Vignette with stylized flame framing oil well. $ Odd. 1) Series No. 1. U.S. $3,000,0
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American Natural Gas Company Production File,592 - American Natural Gas Company Production File,
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DE. 1969-1975. Production file. 6 different certificates and 2 border proofs. All with allegorical men flanking company logo. 1)-2) Proofs of complete
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
 
 
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American Natural Resources Company Production File593 - American Natural Resources Company Production File
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MI. 1976-1983. Production file. 6 different certificates. All with allegorical men flanking company logo. 1) Proof of completed certificate, odd shs,
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Carnegie Dock and Fuel Co. Bond Proof,594 - Carnegie Dock and Fuel Co. Bond Proof,
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PA. 1909. Proof. $1000, First Mortgage Guaranteed, 6% Gold Bond. Proof of vignette, title and text without border. Printed on off white paper with pur
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Exxon Pipeline Co. Bond Group,595 - Exxon Pipeline Co. Bond Group,
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DE. 1974-1975. Specimen. 8 different registered bonds. All have vignette of allegorical woman with winged wheel sitting on the world globe directly on
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Halliburton Company Bond Specimens (7)596 - Halliburton Company Bond Specimens (7)
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DE. 1970-1972. Specimen. All have vignette of allegorical male with test tube, microscope with oil wells behind. 1)to3) 1972. 4% Due 1997. $10,000 wit
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Himont Incorporated Production File with Proofs an597 - Himont Incorporated Production File with Proofs an
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DE. 1984-1987. Production file. 2 different certificates. Both with allegorical woman holding globe. 1) Proof with blue border. Vignette, text and tit
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Houston Oil Company of Texas,598 - Houston Oil Company of Texas,
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DE. 1954-1955. Production file for common stock certificates. All have vignette of allegorical woman seated between oil wells. 1). < than 100 shs...
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Houston Oil Royalty Trust Production File,599 - Houston Oil Royalty Trust Production File,
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TX. 1980. Production file. 6 different certificates and 1 border proof. Includes 3 specimens of "Certificates for Units of Beneficial Interest&...
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Howell Corporation Production File of Unissed Desi600 - Howell Corporation Production File of Unissed Desi
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TX. 1980. Production file. Essay certificates that were never issued due to the merger of Howell Corporation and Howell Petroleum corporation in 1980.
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