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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United States Postal Service Coupon Bond,701 - United States Postal Service Coupon Bond,
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U.S. Government. 1972. Specimen. 2 different bonds. Both are Series A, 6 7/8%, Due 1997 Bonds. U.S. Mail Eagle Logo. 1) $10,000 orange. Small purple i
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United States Postal Service Registered Bond,702 - United States Postal Service Registered Bond,
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U.S. Government. 1972. Specimen. $500,000 Registered Series A, 6 7/8%, Due 1997. Light green-brown. Postal Service Bond. U.S. Mail Eagle Logo. The top
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United States Postal Service Registered Bond,703 - United States Postal Service Registered Bond,
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U.S. Government. 1972. Specimen. $100,000 Registered Series A, 6 7/8%, Due 1997, purple. Postal Service Bond. U.S. Mail Eagle Logo. The top line reads
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United States Postal Service Registered Bond (2),704 - United States Postal Service Registered Bond (2),
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U.S. Government. 1972. Specimen. 2 different bonds. Both are Registered Series A, 6 7/8%, Due 1997 Bonds. U.S. Mail Eagle Logo. 1) $10,000, Red. 2) $2
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U.S. War Finance Corporation U.S. Federal Savings705 - U.S. War Finance Corporation U.S. Federal Savings
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1918. $1,000. Proof. Proof back of bond certificate. Printed on india paper and mounted on manila card. The War Finance Corporation was created by a c
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AOL and AOL Time Warner Stock Specimens (3),706 - AOL and AOL Time Warner Stock Specimens (3),
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DE. 2000-2001. Specimen. Specimen stock certificates, odd shares. 1)-2) AOL Time Warner. Underprinted vignette logos of Time Warner family of companie
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AOL Online, Inc. and Bay Networks, Inc. Internet P707 - AOL Online, Inc. and Bay Networks, Inc. Internet P
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DE. 1990's. Proof. Stock proofs printed on white paper with large margins, back blank. 1) America Online, Inc. (AOL) Vignette of allegorical man...
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AOL Stock Certificate Group708 - AOL Stock Certificate Group
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DE. 1999-2001. Specimen. 4 different AOL certificates. 1) America Online, Inc. (AOL). Odd shs, Common Stock, black endpanel. Vignette of allegorical m
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Computer Companies - Apple, Compaq & Tandem Comput709 - Computer Companies - Apple, Compaq & Tandem Comput
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DE, CA. 1990's. 4 different computer company stock specimens. 1) Apple Computer, Inc. Odd shs, Common Stock, grey border. Company title as logo ...
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Computer Technology, Storage, Chips & Software Com710 - Computer Technology, Storage, Chips & Software Com
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DE, Canada. 1990's. Specimen. 1) Meridian Data. Odd shs, Common stock. Excel Computer, Ltd. was founded in 1992 and acquired the CD-ROM business...
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Famous Internet Names Including Lycos and Mother N711 - Famous Internet Names Including Lycos and Mother N
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DE. 1990's. Specimen. 6 different internet related stock specimens. 1) Lycos, Inc. Odd shs, green broder. Black & purple logo of company nam...
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Famous Internet Names Including Mother Nature.Com712 - Famous Internet Names Including Mother Nature.Com
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DE. 1990's. 4 different internet related stock specimens. 1) PC Connection, Inc. Odd shs, brown border. Racoon with gold medals around its neck....
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Internet Companies - Amazon, eBay and Webstakes.co713 - Internet Companies - Amazon, eBay and Webstakes.co
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DE. 1996-1998. Specimen. 3 different internet certificates. 1) Amazon. Com. 2) eBay Inc. 3) Webstakes.com. Early internet names. ABNC, SC-USBNC. XF.
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Internet Names Including Excite, Extreme Networks714 - Internet Names Including Excite, Extreme Networks
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DE. 1990's. 5 different internet related stock specimens. 1) Extreme Networks. Odd shs, Common Stock, purple border. Company title as logo. 2) &...
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Internet Names Including NBC Internet, Amazon.com,715 - Internet Names Including NBC Internet, Amazon.com,
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DE. 1990-2000. 5 different internet related stock specimens. 1) NBC Internet (NBCi). Odd shs, Class B Common Stock, green border. "NBCi" c...
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Internet Related Names - Oracle, Network Solutions716 - Internet Related Names - Oracle, Network Solutions
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DE. 1990's. Specimen. 4 different internet related stock specimens. 1) Oracle. Odd shs, Common Stock, green border. Company title as logo. 2) Su...
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Internet, Tech and Chip Makers - Intel, Net-Silico717 - Internet, Tech and Chip Makers - Intel, Net-Silico
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DE, MA, OR. 1980-1990's. Specimen. 4 different tech, internet and chip related stock specimens. 1) Intel. Odd shs, Common Stock, blue border. Co...
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More Internet Names Including Yahoo and McAfee.Com718 - More Internet Names Including Yahoo and McAfee.Com
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DE. 1990-2000. Specimen. 4 different internet related stock specimens. 1) Yahoo. Odd shs, Blue border. "Yahoo" logo. 2) McAfee.com. Odd sh...
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Netscape Stock Certificate,719 - Netscape Stock Certificate,
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CA. 1994. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock specimen. Vignette of "N" in blue and black square logo. Blue border. Rare internet related cert...
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Northern California Bank Stock Certificate Assortm720 - Northern California Bank Stock Certificate Assortm
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CA. 1950-1990's. Specimen. 4 different bank stocks. 1) Savings Bank of Mendicino County. Odd shs, Common Stock, brown border. Eagle vignette. 2)...
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First Western Bank and Trust Co. Stock Production721 - First Western Bank and Trust Co. Stock Production
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CA. 1955. Proof, artwork. Unique production file with original artwork for vignette of family in covered Conestoga wagon pulled by oxen. 1) Proof stoc
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San Francsico Bank Stock Proofs (3),722 - San Francsico Bank Stock Proofs (3),
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CA. 1950s. Proof. 1) Proof stock certificate. 1 share. Blue border. Ornate vignette company logo. 2) Proof stock certificate. 1 share. Brown border. O
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San Francisco Bank Stock Specimen & Proof,723 - San Francisco Bank Stock Specimen & Proof,
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CA. 1940-50's. Proof. 1) Proof stock certificate. 100 shares. Green border. Vignette of allegorical figures flanking company logo. 2) Specimen s...
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The Bristol Trust Company Specimen,724 - The Bristol Trust Company Specimen,
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Bristol, CT. 1907. Specimen. Specimen. Odd shs, green. Bank building in middle with title flanked by allegorical figures. POC. SBNC. VF.
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The Merchants Trust Co.,725 - The Merchants Trust Co.,
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Waterbury, CT. 1900-1910. Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock, green. Seated justice holding scales. Rare bank stock. SBNC. XF.
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Amsouth Bancorporation Production File,726 - Amsouth Bancorporation Production File,
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DE. 1981. Production file. 2 different certificates. Both with allegorical woman and man holding globes flanking logo title. 1) Unique approval model
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Citicorp Person-to-Person, Inc. Bond Production Fi727 - Citicorp Person-to-Person, Inc. Bond Production Fi
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DE. 1984. Model, Proof. Production File. 1) Mockup of registered bond. $ odd. Teal border. Vignette of allegorical woman with torch and burning lamp.
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Wells Fargo & Co. Proof Stock Certificates (2),728 - Wells Fargo & Co. Proof Stock Certificates (2),
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DE. 1960-1980's. Proof stock certificates with portrait vignettes of Mr. Wells and Mr. Fargo flanking stagecoach. 1) < 100 shares, red border...
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First Railroad & Banking Company of Georgia Certif729 - First Railroad & Banking Company of Georgia Certif
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GA. 1960-70's. Specimen. 4 different certificates. 1) Odd shs, Common Stock, black. This certificate utilizes the original design from the origi...
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Trust Company of Georgia Stock Production File (4)730 - Trust Company of Georgia Stock Production File (4)
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GA. 1963. Proof. Unique Production File. 1) Mockup of stock certificate. Vignette of bank building. Green border. Unique in archive. 2)-4) Stock speci
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Trust Company of Georgia Stock Specimens (3),731 - Trust Company of Georgia Stock Specimens (3),
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GA. 1920-30's. Specimen. 1) Odd shares, orange. 2) 100 shares, brown (strip of text cut away within certificate). 3) < 100 shares, green. Vig...
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Hawaii Bancorporation, Inc. Stock Production File732 - Hawaii Bancorporation, Inc. Stock Production File
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Honolulu, HI. 1971. Proof. Production File. 1) Mockup of stock certificate. 100 shares, black border. Vignette of allegorical woman with globe, with p
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Banco di Roma (Chicago) Specimen Group,733 - Banco di Roma (Chicago) Specimen Group,
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Italy; Chicago, IL. 1973. Specimen. 4 different stock certificates. All have ancient roman coin like logo with children suckling from wild wolf. 1) 1
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Banco di Roma (Chicago) Specimen Group,734 - Banco di Roma (Chicago) Specimen Group,
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Italy; Chicago, IL. 1973. Specimen. 4 different stock certificates. All have ancient roman coin like logo with children suckling from wild woof. 1) 50
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Attractive Baltimore Banking Stock Specimens (2),735 - Attractive Baltimore Banking Stock Specimens (2),
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MD. 1900-1930. 1) Atlantic Exchange Bank and Trust Company. Vignette of sailing ship. Odd shares, blue. 2) Equitable Trust Company of Baltimore. Vigne
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The Atlantic Exchange Bank and Trust Company,736 - The Atlantic Exchange Bank and Trust Company,
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Baltimore, MD. 1920-30's. Specimen. Stock certificate. Punch cancelled. SBNC.
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Union Trust Company of Maryland Stock Specimens737 - Union Trust Company of Maryland Stock Specimens
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Baltimore, MD. 1960-1970's. 2 different certificates. Both with vignette of bank building. 1) < than 100 shs, red. 2) 100 shs, grey. SCBNC. XF
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Maryland Bank Stock Group (3),738 - Maryland Bank Stock Group (3),
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MD. 1920-1930's. Stock specimens. 1)-2) Peoples Bank of Chestertown, Maryland. Odd shares. Eagle vignette with brown border and coat-of-arms vig...
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Michigan Bank Stock Certificate Proofs739 - Michigan Bank Stock Certificate Proofs
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Detroit, MI. 1920's. Proof. 2 different proof stocks. Both have vignette, title and text without border. Printed on off white paper with purple ...
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Raven Trust Company Stocks "China Trade Act, 1922"740 - Raven Trust Company Stocks "China Trade Act, 1922"
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Stock specimens. Eagle vignette. Odd shares. 1) Raven Trust Company Federal Inc., U.S.A. Incorporated under the China Trade Act, 1922. Orange border.
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North Eastern Bank Shares,741 - North Eastern Bank Shares,
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MA, VT, ME. 1950-1970's. Specimen. 4 different stock certificates. 1) The Boston Bancorp. Odd shs, Blue. Undertint of harbor scene with old sail...
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Southern Banking Speciment Stock Group742 - Southern Banking Speciment Stock Group
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SC; GA; KY. 1920-1950. Specimen. 3 different bank specimen stock certificates. All are capital stocks. 1). Atlanta Trust Co., Georgia, odd shs, green,
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Southern Bank Stock Certificate Group,743 - Southern Bank Stock Certificate Group,
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SC, NC, VA. 1960-1970's. Specimen. 5 different stock certificates. 1) First Federal Savings and Loan of Georgetown, South Carolina. Odd shs, blu...
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Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bank Stocks (4),744 - Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bank Stocks (4),
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PA, NJ. 1910-1954. Specimen. 4 different certificates. All Odd shares. 1) Camden Safe Deposit and Trust Co., Camden, New Jersey. NJ State Seal. Toning
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Merchants and Farmers Bank Stock - Montana,745 - Merchants and Farmers Bank Stock - Montana,
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MT. 1920-1930's. Specimen. Stock specimen. Vignette of Montana State Arms of farmer with crop and miner with pickaxe flanking date "June 20...
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Horizon Bancorp Production File with Proofs and Mo746 - Horizon Bancorp Production File with Proofs and Mo
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NJ. 1980-1987. Production file. 6 different certificates. All with allegorical woman holding globe. 1)-3) Specimens, 1 with vignette and 2 earlier cer
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Carteret Bancorp Inc. Unique Production File With747 - Carteret Bancorp Inc. Unique Production File With
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NJ. 1986-1987. Production file for Common Stock with model, proofs, specimens and correspondence. All proof and models certifcates have vignette of Ea
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Clinton Trust Co.,748 - Clinton Trust Co.,
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New York City, NY. 1929. Specimen. 100 shs, blackish purple. Vignette of Clinton himself. SBNC. XF.
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Hungarian American Bank of New York,749 - Hungarian American Bank of New York,
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New York, NY. 191-. Specimen. Odd shs. Green. Angel flanked by patriotic U.S. eagle and Hungarian coat of arms on top middle, U.S. and Hungarian flags
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Irving Trust Company,750 - Irving Trust Company,
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NY. 1930-50. Specimen. < than 100 shs, capital stock, green. Allegorical man and woman with globes. SCBNC. XF.
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