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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Clinton Trust New York City Proofs751 - Clinton Trust New York City Proofs
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NY. 1953. Proofs. 3 different Proof certificates. All certificates with Clinton himself. All printed on white paper. 1) 100 shs, capital stock, black.
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Ameritrust Corporation Production File,752 - Ameritrust Corporation Production File,
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OH, DE. 1979-1989. Production file. 3 different certificates and 2 border proofs. All with allegorical woman holding globe with fancy border. 1) Proof
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The Dime Savings Bank Company,753 - The Dime Savings Bank Company,
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Akron, Ohio. 19- (ca. 1900-1920's). Specimen. Odd shs. Green. Eagle vignette. SBNC. XF.
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Start Price : 62.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Pennsylvania Banking Assortment (4),754 - Pennsylvania Banking Assortment (4),
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PA. 1910-1949. Specimen. 1) Specimen. Abington Bank & Trust Company. Odd shs, Green. Bank logo. Small tears in right border. 2) Specimen. North ...
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Pennsylvania Banking Group,755 - Pennsylvania Banking Group,
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PA. 1920-1963. Specimen. 4 different stocks. 1) Abington Bank & Trust Co. Odd shs, green border. Bank initials as logo. 2) The Pennsylvania Bank...
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Pennsylvania Building & Loan Stock Specimen Group756 - Pennsylvania Building & Loan Stock Specimen Group
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PA, DE. 1920-1950's. PA except where noted. 1)-3) Citizens Loan and Investment Company. Vignette logo with company initals. Odd shares. Olive, r...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Pennsylvania Trust Company Bank Stocks,757 - Pennsylvania Trust Company Bank Stocks,
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PA. 1900-1930's. Specimen. 6 different certificates. 1) Lemoyne Trust Co., Odd shs, green border. Eagle. 2)-4) Montgomery Trust Co., Odd shs, gr...
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The Colonial Trust Company Proof.758 - The Colonial Trust Company Proof.
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PA. 1928. Proof. Proof of vignette, title and text, no border. Colonial soldier with gun on left. Rare certificate. RBNC. VF.
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Colonial Trust Company759 - Colonial Trust Company
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PA. 1920's. Proof stock certificate from the Republic BNCo. Printed on white paper, uniface, with purple "cancelled" handstamps referr...
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Start Price : 37.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Bryn Mawr Trust Company,760 - Bryn Mawr Trust Company,
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Bryn Mawr, PA. 1930-1940's. Specimen. 2 different stocks. < than 100 shs, orange border; 100 shs, blue border. Both vignette of bank building...
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Chelten Trust Company Stock Specimens (2),761 - Chelten Trust Company Stock Specimens (2),
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Germantown, Philadelphia, PA. 1900-1920. Specimen stocks, < 100 shares. Vignette logo with three-leaf clover: "Old seal of Germantown, PA. o...
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Pennsylvania Financial Assortment (8),762 - Pennsylvania Financial Assortment (8),
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PA. 1920-1950's. Stock specimens. 1) Underwriters' Bond and Mortgage Company. Triangular vignette with company logo and scales. Odd shares, ...
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Philadelphia Banking Group (4),763 - Philadelphia Banking Group (4),
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PA. 1920-1940. 1) Specimen. Philadelphia and Trust Company. < than 100 shs, orange. Bank logo. 2) Specimen. The Northeastern Title and Trust Co. ...
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Philadelphia Banking Pair (2),764 - Philadelphia Banking Pair (2),
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Philadelphia, PA. 1920-1940. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) The Market Street National Bank of Philadelphia. 100 shs, red-brown. Allegorical w
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The American Bank,765 - The American Bank,
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Philadelphia, PA. 1900-1910. Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock, green. Bank Building over ornate title. Impressive looking certificate. Rare Philadelph
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The Girard Company,766 - The Girard Company,
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Philadelphia, PA. 19- (ca. 1900's). Specimen. Odd shs. Green. Portrait of Girard. Rare. First time seen. SBNC. XF.
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Bank of American Trust Co.,767 - Bank of American Trust Co.,
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Pittsburgh, PA. 1920-30. Specimen. 100 shs. Purple-red. Eagle over map of U.S. on world globe. SBNC. XF.
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Start Price : 62.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Mixed Savings & Loan Association Stock Specimens (768 - Mixed Savings & Loan Association Stock Specimens (
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PA. 1920-1960's. 1) Sharon Building & Loan Association. Sharon, PA. Odd shares. Green border. Eagle vignette. 2) Jacob Weinrach Building &am...
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American Colonial Bank of Porto Rico,769 - American Colonial Bank of Porto Rico,
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Puerto Rico. 1910-30. Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock, green. Eagle vignette. Rare early Puerto Rico bank. SBNC. XF.
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Firstbank Puerto Rico Proof Stock,770 - Firstbank Puerto Rico Proof Stock,
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Puerto Rico. 1980-1990's. Odd shs, Common Stock, green. Vignette of allegorical woman with globe and torch in circle. Unique proof in archive. A...
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American Security and Trust Company,771 - American Security and Trust Company,
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Washington, DC. 1957. Specimen. 2 attached certificates. 1) Top one; American Security and Trust Co. Odd shs, olive green. Vignette of Bank Building.
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Start Price : 37.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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BankAmerica Corporation Stock Production File,772 - BankAmerica Corporation Stock Production File,
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DE. 1980. Model, Proof, Specimen. Production File. 1) Mockup of Common Stock certificate. Odd shares, Brown border. Vignette including rancher, survey
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BankAmerica Corporation Stock Production File,773 - BankAmerica Corporation Stock Production File,
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DE. 1972. Proof, Specimen. Production File. 1) Proof of Common Stock certificate. 100 shares. Green border. Vignette including rancher, surveyor and s
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Wells Fargo Mortgage and Equity Trust Registered B774 - Wells Fargo Mortgage and Equity Trust Registered B
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MA. 1980-1981. Model, Proof. Production file for Registered $ odd, Convertible Debenture Due 2005, dark green. Stage Coach on top right and cowboy pan
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Wells Fargo Bank Specimen Stock Certificate,775 - Wells Fargo Bank Specimen Stock Certificate,
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CA. 1954. Specimen. < than 100 shs, Capital Stock, red-brown. Vignette of Horse drawn stage coach. Bank established in 1954. SCBNC. XF.
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The Farmers and Mechanics National Bank of Los Ang776 - The Farmers and Mechanics National Bank of Los Ang
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Los Angeles, CA. 1900-1910. Specimen. < than 100 shs. Capital Stock. Green. Vignette of allegorical man and woman flanking bank building. Naitona...
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The Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Los Ang777 - The Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Los Ang
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Los Angeles, CA. 1900-1930. 2 different specimen stocks. Both have vignettes of front of bank building flanked by allegorical man and woman. 1) <...
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Anglo California National Bank of San Francisco St778 - Anglo California National Bank of San Francisco St
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San Francisco, CA. 1930-40's. Model, Proof. Production File. 1) Mockup stock certificate. 100 shares, green border. Vignette of bank building fl...
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Anglo California Nationial Bank of San Francisco S779 - Anglo California Nationial Bank of San Francisco S
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San Francisco, CA. 1930-40's. Specimen. 100 shares. Green border. Vignette of bank building flanked by allegorical women. SBNC. XF.
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Anglo California National Bank Stock Production Fi780 - Anglo California National Bank Stock Production Fi
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San Francisco, CA. 1955. Proof. Production File. 1),2) Stock certificate proofs. < 100 shares, in blue on white paper; < than 100 shs, green b...
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First National Bank of San Jose Stock Specimens (3781 - First National Bank of San Jose Stock Specimens (3
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San Jose, CA. 1960-1970. Vignette logo with company initials. 1) < 100 shares with blue border. 2) Odd shares with orange border. 3) Odd shares w...
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The First National Bank Proof.782 - The First National Bank Proof.
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Colorado Springs, CO. 1900-1920. Proof. Proof of vignette, title and text and border in black. Woman with helmet. RBNC. VG, handling.
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Chemical New York Corp. Registered Bonds,783 - Chemical New York Corp. Registered Bonds,
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NY, DE. 1985. Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. 1)-4) All are 9 3/8% Registered Bonds Due 2000. All have vignette of seated allegorical woman ho
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Chemical New York Corp. Registered Bonds - Notes,784 - Chemical New York Corp. Registered Bonds - Notes,
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NY. 1972. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds. All have vignette of seated allegorical woman holding globe with big city behind her. All are 6 5/8%
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Citicorp Registered Notes-Bonds,785 - Citicorp Registered Notes-Bonds,
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DE. 1980's. 15 Different registered notes or bonds, all with different %'s, Due dates and colors. All have vignette of Mercury holding winge...
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The Chase Manhattan Bank (National Association) Mo786 - The Chase Manhattan Bank (National Association) Mo
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DE. 1973-1976. Specimen. 7 different registered bonds in two different bond series. All have vignette portrait of Salmon P. Chase. 1)-4) All are 8 4/4
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The Chase Manhattan Corp. Registered Bond Assortme787 - The Chase Manhattan Corp. Registered Bond Assortme
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DE. 1974-1981. Specimen. 7 different registered notes or bonds. All have vignette portrait of Salmon P. Chase. 1)-4) Floating Rate Note Due 1999. $ od
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The Chase Manhattan Corp. Registered Bonds,788 - The Chase Manhattan Corp. Registered Bonds,
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DE. 1971. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds. All have vignette portrait of Salmon P. Chase. All are 6 1/2% Registered Bonds Due 1996. 1) $ odd, G
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Travelers Group Transition Certificates to Citigro789 - Travelers Group Transition Certificates to Citigro
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1997. Specimen. 6 Different Depositary Receipt Temporary Certificates. All are different Colors and series. All have red overprint "The Name of...
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Atlantic National Bank of West Palm Beach and Othe790 - Atlantic National Bank of West Palm Beach and Othe
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West Palm Beach, FL. 1930-1940's. Stock specimens. 1) Atlantic National Bank of West Palm Beach. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, blue. National Bank...
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City National Bank of Miami Stock Specimen,791 - City National Bank of Miami Stock Specimen,
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Miami, FL. 1930-40's. Vignette of company letters logo. Odd shares, green. SBNC. Fine.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Atlantic National Bank of West Palm Beach Specimen792 - Atlantic National Bank of West Palm Beach Specimen
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West Palm Beach, FL. 1930-40. Specimen. Odd shs, blue. Eagle. Red specimen overprints. POC. SBNC. XF.
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Georgia Bank Stock Specimens (4),793 - Georgia Bank Stock Specimens (4),
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GA. 1920-1970's. 1) First National Bank & Trust Company in Macon. Macon, GA. Specimen stock certificate, odd shares. Eagle vignette. Brown b...
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Liberty National Bank & Trust Company of Savannah794 - Liberty National Bank & Trust Company of Savannah
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Savannah, GA. 1930-1940's. Specimen stock certificates. Both with eagle vignette. 1) Odd shares, brown border. 2) < 100 shares, green border....
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Hibernia Corporation Unique Production File with P795 - Hibernia Corporation Unique Production File with P
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LA. 1990. Production file. 3 different certificates. 1) Specimen. Odd shs, green. 2) Proof. Text, title and vignette on white paper with green border.
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National American Bank of New Orleans Group796 - National American Bank of New Orleans Group
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New Orleans, LA. 1917. Specimen. 3 different certificates. Capital stock. Eagle vignette. 1) < than 100 shs, blue. 2) 100 shs, orange. 3) 500 shs...
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The National Bank of Commerce In New Orleans (2),797 - The National Bank of Commerce In New Orleans (2),
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LA. 1940-1960's. Specimen. 2 different stock certificates. Both have vignette of Company initials in circle flanked by train and oil wells on le...
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The National Bank of Commerce In Jefferson Parish798 - The National Bank of Commerce In Jefferson Parish
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Parish of Jefferson, LA. 1900-70. Specimen. 2 different. Portrait of Thomas Jefferson. 1) 100 shs, common capital stock, brown. E.A. Wright printer. E
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First National Boston Corporation Bonds799 - First National Boston Corporation Bonds
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MA. 1975 and 1978. Specimen. 10 different registered bonds from 2 different series. All have vignette of allegorical woman on top and modern skyscrape
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Massachusetts Banking Stock Specimens (2),800 - Massachusetts Banking Stock Specimens (2),
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MA. 1910-1940's. 1) Menotomy Trust Company. Arlington, MA. Odd shares. Vignette of seated Native American Indian. Brown border. 2) Woburn Nation...
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