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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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)651 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
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1959. Another classic certificate from the early computer age. Approval model or mockup of 100 shares, capital stock in green. "IBM" logo ...
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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM),652 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM),
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NY. 1970-74. 2 different certificates. Production file for Capital Stock, < 100 shs, light brown. All with vignette of Mercury reaching toward ma...
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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)653 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
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NY. 1974. Proof, Specimen. 3 different certificates. Production file for Capital Stock. All with vignette of Mercury reaching toward map of the world
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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)654 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
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NY. 1960. Specimen. Another classic certificate from the early computer age. 100 shs, capital stock, blue. "IBM" logo in circle flanked by...
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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)655 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
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NY. 1970-1980's. Specimen. 4 different certificates, 3 specimens and one proof. All with vignette of Mercury reaching toward map of the world wi...
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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)656 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
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NY. 1960's. Proof certificate of vignette, title and text without borders. Vignette is of Mercury reaching toward map of the world with stars in...
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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)657 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
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NY. 1959. "IBM" logo in circle flanked by allegorical man and woman. Archival production proofs and specimens with notations including the...
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International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)658 - International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
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NY. 1960's. Proof. 3 different proof certificates. All with vignette of Mercury reaching toward map of the world with stars in background. All 3...
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International Business Machines Corporation Proof,659 - International Business Machines Corporation Proof,
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NY. 1950-1960's. Proof. Stock certificate proof. 100 shares. Vignette of company logo flanked by allegorical figures with globe. Green border. F...
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Mixed Computing-Related Proof Stocks (4),660 - Mixed Computing-Related Proof Stocks (4),
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DE. 1960-1980's. All are odd shares. All printed on white paper. 1) Comdisco, Inc., vignette of allegorical woman in front of abacus and giant k...
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Oracle Corporation Stock Certificate Specimen661 - Oracle Corporation Stock Certificate Specimen
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DE. 2002. Specimen. Odd shares. Company logo vignette and underprint vignette of grid landscape. Facsimile signature of Lawrence Ellison as president.
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PayPal Edify Palm, Inc. Stock Specimens (3)662 - PayPal Edify Palm, Inc. Stock Specimens (3)
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DE. 1990-2000s. Specimens. 1) PayPal specimen stock certificate. Odd shares. Vignette logo. Blue border. 2) Edify specimen stock certificate. Odd shar
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Prime Computer and Wang Laboratories Certificates,663 - Prime Computer and Wang Laboratories Certificates,
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MA, DE. 1970-1990's. Specimen. 5 different certificates. 1) Prime Computer, Not More than 100,000 shs, blue. Allegorical man seated in front of ...
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Slent Computer Corporation Stock Specimens (2),664 - Slent Computer Corporation Stock Specimens (2),
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TX. 1960's. Specimen common stocks. Vignette company logo in oval. 1) Odd shares, blue border. 2) 100 shares, green border. Early computer certi...
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Standard Computers Incorporated Bond Specimens (3)665 - Standard Computers Incorporated Bond Specimens (3)
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PA. 1966-1967. All with eagle vignettes. 1) 1967. 6 1/4%. $ Odd. Olive border. 2) 1966. 6%. $1000. Brown border. 3) 1966. 6%. $ Odd. Purple border. Ea
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Tandem Computers Inc. Unique Production File with666 - Tandem Computers Inc. Unique Production File with
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DE. 1987. 3 different certificates. Production file for Common Stock with odd shs., blue. Vignette of many holding lightening rods with the quote unde
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Caesars World, Inc. Registered Bonds,667 - Caesars World, Inc. Registered Bonds,
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FL. 1974. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds. All with vignette of blond woman with globe. All are 12.5 % Debentures Due 1990. All have different
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Casino Gambling Group668 - Casino Gambling Group
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NY. 1970-1990's. Specimen. 5 different gambling related certificates of well known casino owners and operators. 1). Showboat, Inc. $ odd, Regist...
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Harrah's Bond Selection (8),669 - Harrah's Bond Selection (8),
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NV. 1976. Specimen. 8 different registered bond certificates. All have seated allegorical woman. 1) to 4). Registered 9 1/2% Bonds due 1996. $1000; $5
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Harrah's Stock Certificate Assortment670 - Harrah's Stock Certificate Assortment
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Reno, NV. 1972-1980. Specimen. 5 different certificates. 1,2). Harrah's. 1972. 100 shs, olive green; than 100 shs red. Vignette of seated alleg...
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Harrah's Registered Bond Unique Production File wi671 - Harrah's Registered Bond Unique Production File wi
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NV. 1976. 3 different registered bonds, all with allegorical woman sitting in clouds. 1) Approval mockup model of $ odd, _% Convertible Registered Bon
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Horse and Harness Racing a Superfecta672 - Horse and Harness Racing a Superfecta
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DE, NJ, NY. 1970-1980's. Specimen. 6 different horse and harness racing certificates. All are rare and most have never been seen before and are ...
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Horse and Harness Racing (8).673 - Horse and Harness Racing (8).
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PA, NY, NM. 1960-1990's. Specimen. A third group of 8 different horse and harness racing certificates. All are rare and most have never been see...
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Horse and Harness Racing Certificates674 - Horse and Harness Racing Certificates
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1960-1990's. Specimen. 7 different horse and harness racing certificates. All are rare and a few have never been seen before and are new to the ...
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Horse and Harness Racing Certificates, The Daily D675 - Horse and Harness Racing Certificates, The Daily D
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NY, LA, PA. 1960-80's. Specimen. Another group of 7 different horse and harness racing certificates. All are rare and a few have never been seen...
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Roosevelt Raceway, Inc. Trio (3).676 - Roosevelt Raceway, Inc. Trio (3).
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NY. 1960's. Specimen. Famous NY race track. Located in Long Island. Another group of 3 different horse and harness racing certificates. Roosevel...
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The Kentucky Jockey Club, Inc.677 - The Kentucky Jockey Club, Inc.
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KY. 1960's Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, brown, no vignette. SCBNC. XF.
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Georgetown Racing, Inc. Daily Double678 - Georgetown Racing, Inc. Daily Double
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DE. 1964-1966. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) Odd shs, Common Stock, brown. Eagle. 2) $ odd, 6 1/2% Registered bond, brown, eagle. Mixed condi
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The United States Playing Card Company,679 - The United States Playing Card Company,
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Cincinnati, OH. 1917. Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, brown. Allegorical woman seated in front of globe. The privately held company, based in Cincinn
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Mixed Gaming and Casino Proof Stocks (4),680 - Mixed Gaming and Casino Proof Stocks (4),
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NV, DE. 1970-1990's. All are odd shares and printed on white paper. 1) Rio Hotel & Casino, Inc., NV, vignette of allegorical male with globe...
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U.S. Original Artwork of "Dover Downs" Vignette Us681 - U.S. Original Artwork of "Dover Downs" Vignette Us
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1980-1990's. Artwork. 10 by 14 inch pen and ink drawing of "Dover Downs" vignette used on their stock certificate of harnness racer; N...
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Entertainment Companies - Playboy, Planet Hollywoo682 - Entertainment Companies - Playboy, Planet Hollywoo
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DE, NV. 1990's. Specimen. 1)-2) Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Class A Common Stock, blue; Class B Common Stock, green. Allegorical woman with globe ...
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Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Inc. Duo683 - Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts, Inc. Duo
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DE. 1995. Specimen. 2 different. 1) Odd shs, common stock, blue. Portrait of "The Donald" with his Atlantic City hotels in background. Don...
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Federal Farm Credit Banks Government Bonds,684 - Federal Farm Credit Banks Government Bonds,
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U.S. 1971. Specimen. 5 different bonds from the "Federal Farm Credit Banks; The Twelve Federal Land Banks; The Twelve Federal Intermediate Cred...
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Federal Home Loan Banks Specimen Bonds685 - Federal Home Loan Banks Specimen Bonds
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U.S. 1973. 4 different certificates. All have allegorical figures of man and woman. All are Series I, 7.05% Consolidated Bonds due 1974. 1) $10,000, r
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Federal Home Loan Mortage Corporation "Freddie Mac686 - Federal Home Loan Mortage Corporation "Freddie Mac
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Federal Bond. 1985. Specimen. 7 different Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation registered bonds ("Freddie Mac"). All from 1985 and odd d...
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Federal National Mortgage Association Unique Produ687 - Federal National Mortgage Association Unique Produ
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USA. 1971. Mockup. $1,000, Convertible Subordinated Debenture, green. Family holding blueprints for home being built in the background. Unique product
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Federal National Mortgage Association "FANNIE Mae"688 - Federal National Mortgage Association "FANNIE Mae"
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U.S. 1972. Specimen. 4 different "FNMA" bonds. All with allegorical woman and man flanking circular design. All are October 2, 1972, Serie...
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The Consular Corps of Washington, D.C.,689 - The Consular Corps of Washington, D.C.,
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Washington, DC. 1968. Specimen. Certificate of membership. The Consoular Corps was established in 1968 as a place for consulars and diplomats to meet
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The Federal Home Loan Banks Bonds690 - The Federal Home Loan Banks Bonds
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U.S. Government. 1974. Specimen. "Organized and Existing Pursuant to the Federal Home Loan Bank Act". 4 different U.S. Federal related bea...
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The Federal Home Loan Banks Bonds691 - The Federal Home Loan Banks Bonds
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U.S. Government. 1974. Specimen. "Organized and Exising Pursuant to the Federal Home Loan Bank Act". 4 different U.S. Federal related bear...
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The Thirteen Banks for Cooperatives Government Bon692 - The Thirteen Banks for Cooperatives Government Bon
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U.S. 1971. Specimen. 4 different bonds from the "The Thirteen Banks for Cooperatives", "Organized and Continued as Federally Chartere...
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U.S. The Federal Home Loan Banks Consolidated Note693 - U.S. The Federal Home Loan Banks Consolidated Note
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1968. $10,000. Specimen. Specimen Federal Bond Certificate. Purple specimen overprint, "0000" serial numbers and P.O.C. Vignette on upper ...
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Start Price : 625.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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U.S. The Federal Home Loan Banks Consolidated Note694 - U.S. The Federal Home Loan Banks Consolidated Note
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1969. $5,000. Specimen. Specimen Federal Bond Certificate. Purple specimen overprint and P.O.C. (Possibly a remainder used as a specimen since there a
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U.S. The Federal Home Loan Banks Unique Production695 - U.S. The Federal Home Loan Banks Unique Production
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1970. $10,000. Specimen. Fascinating production file for "The federal Home Loan Banks" bonds which evidently were given to SCBNC to produc...
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The Twelve Federal Intermediate Credit Banks Gover696 - The Twelve Federal Intermediate Credit Banks Gover
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U.S. 1971. Specimen. 5 different bonds from the "The Twelve Federal Intermediate Credit Banks", "Organized and Continued as Federally...
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U.S. Department of the Treasury,697 - U.S. Department of the Treasury,
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U.S. 1985. Patriotic Service Award "In recongnition of patriotic service to the U.S. Savings Bond Program" with facsimile signature of Don...
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U.S. U.S. Department of the Treasury Savings Bonds698 - U.S. U.S. Department of the Treasury Savings Bonds
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1985. 1). Approval model of U.S. Savings Bonds Program Certificate of Appreciation. Eagle vignette with blue border and Treasury seal. Numerous notati
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United States Postal Service Coupon Bond,699 - United States Postal Service Coupon Bond,
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U.S. Government. 1972. Specimen. $500,000 Series A, 6 7/8%, Due 1997. Light reddish-brown. Postal Service Bond. U.S. Mail Eagle Logo. The top line rea
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United States Postal Service Coupon Bond,700 - United States Postal Service Coupon Bond,
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U.S. Government. 1972. Specimen. $100,000 Series A, 6 7/8%, Due 1997. Blue. Postal Service Bond. U.S. Mail Eagle Logo. The top line reads "The ...
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