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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Massachusetts National Bank and Other Bank Specime801 - Massachusetts National Bank and Other Bank Specime
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MA. 1920-1940's. Stock specimens. 1) Beacon Trust Company. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, black. 2) First National Bank of Natick. Natick, MA. Eagl...
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The First National Bank of New Bedford,802 - The First National Bank of New Bedford,
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New Bedford, MA. 1960-1970's. Specimen. Odd shs, common capital stock. Blue border. Man in whaleboat ready to harpoon a whale. Charter #799. Cha...
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First National Bank of Maryland Stock Certificates803 - First National Bank of Maryland Stock Certificates
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MD. 1920-1930's. Specimen Stocks with vignette of eagle. 1) < 100 shares, green border. 2) 100 shares, black border. E.A. Wright BNC. XF.
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Baltimore National Bank Pair804 - Baltimore National Bank Pair
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Baltimore, MD. 1920-50's. Specimen. 2 different certificates. Harbor side view of downtown Baltimore. 1) Odd shs, common, orange. 2) < than 1...
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Central-Penn National Bank of Philadelphia,805 - Central-Penn National Bank of Philadelphia,
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Philadelphia, PA. 19- (ca. 1900-1920's). Specimen. 100 shs, capital stock, green. Ornate Title. EAWBNC. XF.
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Fidelity-Baltimore National Bank Stock Specimens (806 - Fidelity-Baltimore National Bank Stock Specimens (
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Baltimore, MD. 1940-1950's. Vignette of city skyline. 1) < 100 shares with green border. 2) 100 shares with blue border. 3) Odd shares with o...
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Mixed Banking Proof Stock Certificates (6),807 - Mixed Banking Proof Stock Certificates (6),
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PR, NV, DE. 1960-1980's. 1) First Bank Puerto Rico, odd shares, vignette of allegorical woman with torch and globe, green border. 2) Shawmut Nat...
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National Bank Stocks from South Carolina & Kansas,808 - National Bank Stocks from South Carolina & Kansas,
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SC, KS. 1910-1970's. Specimen. 1) The National Bank of South Carolina of Sumter. Eagle, blue border. (certificate is ca. 1960-70's). Charter...
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Pennsylvania (2) and New Jersey (1) National Bank809 - Pennsylvania (2) and New Jersey (1) National Bank
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PA, NJ. 1920-1980. Stock specimens. 1) The First National Bank of Lansdale. (2nd title). Lansdale, PA. Odd shs, green. Pennsylvania state arms. Charte
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North Carolina Banking Duo,810 - North Carolina Banking Duo,
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NC. 1930-1951. 1) Specimen. North Carolina Bank and Trust Co. Odd shs, blue. Pine cone on branch. Small format. 2) Specimen. The National Bank of Lumb
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North Carolina Banking Stock Specimens811 - North Carolina Banking Stock Specimens
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NC. 1940-1960's. 2 different specimen stock certificates. Both odd shares. 1) United Citizens Bank. Winston-Salem, NC. Underprint vignette of ba...
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New Jersey National Bank Stock Certificate Specime812 - New Jersey National Bank Stock Certificate Specime
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NJ. 1900-1969. 1) Mechanics National Bank of Millville, New Jersey. Odd shares. Eagle vignette. Green border. Charter #5208. Chartered in 1899. 22 lar
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New Jersey National Bank Stocks,813 - New Jersey National Bank Stocks,
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NJ. 1940-1970's. Specimen. 4 different New Jersey national bank stocks. 1) Madison National Bank, Odd shs, blue border. Portrait of Madison. 2) ...
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New Jersey National Bank Stock Group (3),814 - New Jersey National Bank Stock Group (3),
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Ventor City; Altantic City; Oaklyn, NJ. 1920-1950's. Stock specimens. Vignette of allegorical woman flanking crest with horse's head. 1) Che...
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Lincoln National Bank.815 - Lincoln National Bank.
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Newark, NJ. 19- (ca. 1900-20). Specimen. Odd shs, green. Vignette of Lincoln. Charter #12570. SBNC. XF.
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Nevada National Bancorporation Stock Production Fi816 - Nevada National Bancorporation Stock Production Fi
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NV. 1979. Model, Proof. Production File. 1) Mockup of Common Stock certificate. Odd shares. Green border. Vignette of allegorical woman with torch fla
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Security National Bank of Nevada,817 - Security National Bank of Nevada,
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Reno, NV. 1950's. Specimen stock certificates, odd shares. Vignette of allegorical woman flanked by globes with steam train. Blue border. SCBN. ...
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Attractive New York Banking Pair.818 - Attractive New York Banking Pair.
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Warsaw, NY and Oswego, NY. 1930-40's. Specimen. 1). Wyoming County Bank and Trust Company, odd shs, dark green. Train leaving tunnel. 2). Oswego...
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The National Bank of Queens County in New York Pro819 - The National Bank of Queens County in New York Pro
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NY. 19--(ca. 1900-1920). Proof of vignette, title and text, no border. Eagle. Only one found in archive. RBNC. Fine with handling.
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First National Bank of Batavia Proof,820 - First National Bank of Batavia Proof,
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Batavia, NY. (ca. 1900-1920). Proof. Proof stock certificate of early New York National Bank. Vignette of New York State Seal on top, eagle on bottom
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The First National Bank of Batavia,821 - The First National Bank of Batavia,
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Batavia, NY. 19- (ca. 1900's). Specimen. Odd shs. Black. New York State seal on top; Woman with flag, shield and eagle on right; and eagle on bo...
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The Bronx National Bank of the City of New York,822 - The Bronx National Bank of the City of New York,
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New York. 19- (ca. 1907). Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock. Brown. Angel blowing horn. Charter # 8926. Chartered 1907. Rare NY bank stock. SBNC. XF.
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Franklin National Bank Stock Specimens (3),823 - Franklin National Bank Stock Specimens (3),
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Mineola, NY. 1968. Vignette of portrait of Benjamin Franklin. 1) 100 shares with brown border. 2) 100 shares with blue border. 3) < 100 shares wi...
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Bankers Trust New York Corporation Bond group824 - Bankers Trust New York Corporation Bond group
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NY. 1977. Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. All have reclining woman holding onto globe. 1) to 4). 8 5/8% Registered Bond, Series D. Due 2002, $
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Citicorp Transition to Citigroup Inc. Depositary S825 - Citicorp Transition to Citigroup Inc. Depositary S
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DE. Specimen. 12 Different Depositary Receipt Certificates. 1)-6) Citicorp transition certificates with red name change legend. All are different Colo
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Irving Bank Corp. Registered Bond Assortment,826 - Irving Bank Corp. Registered Bond Assortment,
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NY. 1967-1980's. Specimen. 8 different Registered notes and bonds. All have vignette of Irving on the bottom and 5 different cycloid pattern eng...
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The Bank of New York Company Bond group (6).827 - The Bank of New York Company Bond group (6).
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NY. 1967. Specimen. 6 different registered bonds, All have Alexander Hamilton Portrait. 1) to 4). 6 1/4% Registered Bond Due 1994. $1,000, yellow; $5,
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The Chase Manhattan Bank (National Association) Re828 - The Chase Manhattan Bank (National Association) Re
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DE. 1973. Specimen. 3 different registered bonds. All have vignette portrait of Salmon P. Chase. All are 4 7/8% Convertible Capital Notes Due 1993. 1)
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Ohio National Bank Stocks829 - Ohio National Bank Stocks
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OH. 1920-1940's. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1)-2) The Union National Bank of Youngstown. Youngstown, Ohio. Both with eagle vignette and...
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Pennsylvania Bank & Trust Co. Assortment (6),830 - Pennsylvania Bank & Trust Co. Assortment (6),
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PA. 1920-1960's. Stock specimens. 1) Lancaster Trust Company, Lancaster, PA. Vignette of shield with eagle flanked by rearing horses. Odd shares...
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Pennsylvania Bank Stock Specimens (3),831 - Pennsylvania Bank Stock Specimens (3),
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PA. 1920-1960's. Specimen stock certificates, odd shares. 1) National Bank of Narberth. Narberth, PA. Eagle vignette. Green border. 2) Union Nat...
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Pennsylvania Banking Trio,832 - Pennsylvania Banking Trio,
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PA. 1920-1940. 1) Specimen. National Bank of Chester County and Trust Company. West Chester County. Odd shs, orange. Old bank building. 2) Specimen. T
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Pennsylvania National Bank Stock Specimens (4),833 - Pennsylvania National Bank Stock Specimens (4),
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PA. 1900-1950's. 1) National Bank of Lansdowne. Odd shares, green. National Bank Charter #13151. Only 12 small size national banknotes are known...
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Pennsylvania National Bank Certificates,834 - Pennsylvania National Bank Certificates,
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PA. 1910-1980's. Specimen. 7 different Pennsylvania national bank stocks. 1) The First National Bank and Trust Co. of Bethlehem, Odd shs, brown ...
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Pennsylvania National Bank Stock Certificates (6),835 - Pennsylvania National Bank Stock Certificates (6),
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PA. 1920-1960's. Stock specimens. 1) Warren National Bank. Warren, PA. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, orange. National Bank Charter #4879. 56 Large...
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Pennsylvania National Bank Stock Pair (2),836 - Pennsylvania National Bank Stock Pair (2),
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PA. 1910-1930. Specimen stocks. 1) Peoples National Bank. Shippensburg, PA. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, green. Charter #6946. 5 large and 22 small siz
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Pennsylvania National Bank Stocks837 - Pennsylvania National Bank Stocks
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PA. 1920-1950's. Specimen. 5 different certificates. 1)-2) The Gettysburg National Bank. Gettysburg, PA. 2 different vignettes of bank buildings...
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Pennsylvanian Banking Group of Specimens (3),838 - Pennsylvanian Banking Group of Specimens (3),
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PA. 1940-1960. Specimen. 1) The First Pennsylvania Banking and Trust Co. 100 shs, blue. 2) Girard Trust. 100 shs, green. 3) The Philadelphia National
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Philadelphia Banking Pair,839 - Philadelphia Banking Pair,
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PA. 1940-1960. Specimen, Proof. 1) Proof on white paper of Central-Penn National Bank of Philadelphia. 100 shs, green. Penn overlooking City. 2) Speci
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Philadelphia Banking Pair,840 - Philadelphia Banking Pair,
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PA. 1920-1940. 1) Specimen. National Bank of Olney in Philadelphia. Odd shs, orange. Pennsylvania State Seal. 2) Specimen. National Bank of Mt. Airy i
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Another Pennsylvania Banking Group841 - Another Pennsylvania Banking Group
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PA. Specimen. 4 different bank specimens. 1). Bradford National Bank. Bradford, PA. Odd shs, blue. PA state seal. Charter #2428. 2). The Conestoga Nat
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Pennsylvania National Bank Group842 - Pennsylvania National Bank Group
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PA. 1900-1930. Specimen. 4 different bank specimens. 1). The York National Bank and Trust Company. York, PA. < than 100 shs, orange. Charter #604...
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Mixed Pennsylvania Bank Stock Specimen Group (4),843 - Mixed Pennsylvania Bank Stock Specimen Group (4),
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PA. 1910-1930. 1) Chester-Cambridge Bank and Trust Company. Odd shares. Vignette of shield flanked by rearing horses, with eagle. Black border. 2) Cou
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The First National Bank of Conshohocken,844 - The First National Bank of Conshohocken,
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Conshohocken, PA. 19- (ca. 1900-1920's). Specimen. < than 100 shs. Workers in Steel mill "The Iron Clad Burough". Charter # 2078. C...
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The Easton National Bank845 - The Easton National Bank
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Easton, PA. 1900-1960's. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) The Easton National Bank. Common capital stock, black. Vignette of eagle in midd...
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First National Bank of Minersville "FNBM Financial846 - First National Bank of Minersville "FNBM Financial
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Minersville, PA. 1940-1960's. Specimen. 2 different certificates. Both with eagle vignettes and odd shares. Orange border and green border versi...
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Columbia Avenue Trust Company Stock Specimen,847 - Columbia Avenue Trust Company Stock Specimen,
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Philadelphia, PA. 1900-1920. Specimen stock, <100 shares. Green border. Vignette with allegorical women flanking shield with sailing ship and sca...
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Commercial National Bank and Trust Company of Phil848 - Commercial National Bank and Trust Company of Phil
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Philadelphia, PA. 19--(ca. 1900-1920). Specimen. < than 100 shs, capital stock, brown. Vignette of colonial Americans meeting with Native America...
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Corn Exchange National Bank and Trust Company,849 - Corn Exchange National Bank and Trust Company,
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Philadelphia, PA. 19- (ca. 1900's). Specimen. 100 shs, green. Ear of corn vignette. Charter # 542. 2nd title National Bank. SBNC. XF.
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Girard Trust Corn Exchange Bank Production File an850 - Girard Trust Corn Exchange Bank Production File an
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Philadelphia, PA. 1951. Model. 1) 100 shs, Capital Stock, green. Vignette of allegorical woman flanked by corn and bank building. Unique mockup or mod
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