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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Tucker Corporation - Green,51 - Tucker Corporation - Green,
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DE. 1947. Specimen. < than 100 shs. Class A Common Temporary Stock certificate. Green. Tucker logo on top. Preston Tucker facsimile signature. Pe...
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Tucker Corporation - Orange,52 - Tucker Corporation - Orange,
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DE. 1947. Specimen. Odd shs. Class B Common Temporary Stock certificate. Orange. Tucker logo on top. Preston Tucker facsimile signature. Pencil notati
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Wilcox-Rich Corp.,53 - Wilcox-Rich Corp.,
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MI. 1920-30s. Specimen. 100 shs, Class A convertible stock, olive green. Old fashioned truck, Tri-motor Airplane, speed boat and fancy car. Rare certi
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Yellow and Checker Cab Co.54 - Yellow and Checker Cab Co.
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DE. 1925. Specimen. < than 100 shs, Class B Common Capital Stock. Red. Vignette of Checker cab profile. Rare. Only one found in archive. SBNC. Fi...
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Yellow Cab Company of Philadelphia,55 - Yellow Cab Company of Philadelphia,
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Philadelphia, PA. 1936. Specimen. Odd shs. Common Stock. Green. Eagle, First Time Seen SBNC. XF.
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Harley-Davidson Inc. Stock Certificate Proof,56 - Harley-Davidson Inc. Stock Certificate Proof,
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WI. 1960-1980's. Common stock certificate proof. Odd shares. Vignette of allegorical man with sledge hammer and anvil in front of large wheel. V...
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Harley-Davidson, Inc.57 - Harley-Davidson, Inc.
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WI. 1997. Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, blue. Vignette of allegorical man holding sledge hammer on top of anvil with Harley-Davidson logos on left
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Harley-Davidson, Inc. Bond,58 - Harley-Davidson, Inc. Bond,
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DE. 1986. Specimen. $ odd. 12 1/2% Registered Bond due 1996. Red. Harley-Davidson Logo on top. ABNC. XF.
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Indian Motocycle Company,59 - Indian Motocycle Company,
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MA. 1930-40's. Specimen. Odd/100ths of one share. Orange. No vignette. Rare. Unique in archive. SBNC. XF.
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AB Volvo60 - AB Volvo
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Sweden. 1994-1997. Specimen. 2 different certificates for American depositary shares. No vignettes. One title in English, the other in Swedish. Citiba
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British Motor Corporation Limited,61 - British Motor Corporation Limited,
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England. 1952. Specimen. < than 100 shs. American depositary receipt for ordinary shs. Irving trust as depositary. No vignette. Pencil notations ...
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Daimler Benz ADR Certificates (3),62 - Daimler Benz ADR Certificates (3),
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Germany, USA. 1993. Specimen. 3 different ADR certificates. 1) Odd depositary shs. Dark purple. Daimler and Benz vignette on top. Citibank, NA as depo
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European Automobile and Related ADR's,63 - European Automobile and Related ADR's,
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Germany, Sweden, Italy. 1970-1980's. Specimen. 7 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) stock certificates. Scarce European auto maker ADR's. Var...
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European Automotive ADR Mixture - Jaguar, Daimler-B64 - European Automotive ADR Mixture - Jaguar, Daimler-B
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Germany, England, Sweden. 1970-1980's. Specimen. 3 different American Depositary Receipts for Ordinary Shares from automakers from Europe. 1) Da...
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Flat S.p.A.65 - Flat S.p.A.
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Italy-USA. 2000. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) Odd depositary shs. Ornate "Fiat" on top and Fiat logo on bottom. Morgan Guaranty ...
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U.S. Original Artwork for Fiat Vignette From ADR,66 - U.S. Original Artwork for Fiat Vignette From ADR,
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1990's. Artwork. 9 by 12.5 inch pen and oil paint drawing of "Fiat" logo vignette used on American Depositary Receipt certificates. Dr...
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Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft67 - Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft
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USA, Germany, 1976-1989. Specimen. 3 different ADR shares. 1) 1989 Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft. Preference shs. Grey blue. 2) 1986 Volkswagen A.G. C
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Japanese Auto Maker ADR's Nissan, Toyota, Isuzu and68 - Japanese Auto Maker ADR's Nissan, Toyota, Isuzu and
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Japan. 1980's. Specimen. 8 different American Depositary Receipt (ADR) stock certificates. Various well known auto makers. Names include Nissan ...
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Japanese Auto Maker ADR's Nissan, Toyota, Isuzu and69 - Japanese Auto Maker ADR's Nissan, Toyota, Isuzu and
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Japan. 1980's. Specimen. 6 different American Depositary Receipt (ADR) stock certificates. Various well known auto makers. Names include Nissan ...
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Japanese Auto Trio70 - Japanese Auto Trio
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NJ. 1962-1977. Specimen. 3 different certificates. 1) Subaru of America, Inc., common, blue. Eagle vignette. 1978. SCBNC. 2) Subaru of America, Inc.,
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Japanese Auotmotive ADR Mixture - Toyota, Nissan, I71 - Japanese Auotmotive ADR Mixture - Toyota, Nissan, I
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Japan. 1980's. Specimen. 7 different American Depositary Receipts for Ordinary Shares of different automakers from Japan. All are odd shares. 1)...
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Rolls-Royce Plc,72 - Rolls-Royce Plc,
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England. 1960-1970's. Specimen. Odd depositary shs, blue. No Vignette. Rare Depositary receipt for famous luxury automoblie. SC-USBC. XF.
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Flat S.p.A. Grouping73 - Flat S.p.A. Grouping
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Italy-USA. 1988-2000. Specimen. 4 different certificates. 1) to 3) Odd depositary shs, 3 different colors. Morgan Guaranty Trust as depositary. Fiat l
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The Pep Boys "Manny, Moe & Jack" Unique Production74 - The Pep Boys "Manny, Moe & Jack" Unique Production
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PA. 1985. 1) Unique Approval model or mockup for $ odd, 8 1/4% Registered Bond Due 2010 in blue. Vignette of "Manny, Moe & Jack" and P...
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Champion Spark Plug Co. Registered Bonds,75 - Champion Spark Plug Co. Registered Bonds,
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DE. 1967. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds. All have vignette allegorical woman with globe with "Champion" written across it. All ar...
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Maryland Transportation Specimen Bonds (13),76 - Maryland Transportation Specimen Bonds (13),
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MD. 1950-1960's. 1)-12) State Roads Commission of Maryland, State Highway Construction Bond Specimens. Photo vignette of highway with period aut...
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State of California Highway Bond, Early Automobiles77 - State of California Highway Bond, Early Automobiles
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CA. 1919. Specimen. $1000, State Highways Constitutional Amendment of 1919. Road with old fashioned early automobiles driving. Rare. SBNC. XF.
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State of New Jersey State Highway Fund Bond.78 - State of New Jersey State Highway Fund Bond.
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VA. 1920. Proof. Proof of vignette, title and text, no border. Vignette of topless allegorical woman holding flag (is that constitutional?). RBNC. VG,
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (3),79 - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (3),
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Cleveland, Ohio. 1960-70. Specimen. 3 different Common Stock certificates. Goodyear Tire circling globe flanked by 2 male allegorical figures. ABNC. X
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Bonds80 - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Bonds
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OH. 1972. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds. All have vignette of seated allegorical men flanking tire wrapped around world globe. All are 7.35%
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Bonds A Differen81 - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Bonds A Differen
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OH. 1971. Specimen. 4 different registered bonds. All have vignette of seated allegorical men flanking tire wrapped around world goble. All are 8.60%
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Caterpillar Tractor Co. Registered Bonds,82 - Caterpillar Tractor Co. Registered Bonds,
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CA. 1974-1976. Specimen. 16 different registered bonds from 4 different bond series. All have vignette of globe flanked by scientist and engineer. 1)-
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Caterpillar Tractor Co. Transition Series Bond Grou83 - Caterpillar Tractor Co. Transition Series Bond Grou
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CA. 1967-1976. Specimen. 8 different registered bonds from two different bond series. 1)-4) Caterpillar Tractor Co. All have vignette "CTCo&quo...
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Miscellaneous New Jersey Transportation, Utility &84 - Miscellaneous New Jersey Transportation, Utility &
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NJ. 1900-1940's. 1) Tuckerton Water Works Co. Vignette of waterworks with steam train. Odd shares, green. 2)-3) Trenton Transit. Eagle vignette....
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Charles Jacquin Et Cie., Inc.85 - Charles Jacquin Et Cie., Inc.
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PA. 1933. Specimen. 2 different. Both common stock. Vodka and cordial bottle vignette. 1) Odd shs, green. 2) 100 shs, blue. "America's olde...
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Heublein, Inc.,86 - Heublein, Inc.,
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CT. 1972. Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. All have vignette of allegorical men flanking Heublein logo of to cartoon men touching glasses to fo
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Hiram Walker-Gooderham & Worts, Ltd. Proof Stock Ce87 - Hiram Walker-Gooderham & Worts, Ltd. Proof Stock Ce
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Canada. 1958. Proof. 1). < 100 than shs, common, green. Proof printed on light brown paper. 2). Proof of title, text and vignette with no border ...
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Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Registered Bond Grou88 - Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Registered Bond Grou
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IN. 1971. Specimen. Registered bond series of 4 certificates. All have allegorical woman holding torch with globe behind her. All are 7 1/2% Registere
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Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Registered Bond Grou89 - Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Registered Bond Grou
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IN. 1972. Specimen. Registered bond series of 4 certificates. All have allegorical woman holding torch with globe behind her. All are 7 3/4% Registere
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Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Specimen Bonds (2).90 - Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. Specimen Bonds (2).
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Indiana. 1945. Specimen. Vignette of allegorical man and woman seated. Both with specimen overprints and punch cancelled. 1). $ odd, orange brown, ND.
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Schenley Industries, Inc.91 - Schenley Industries, Inc.
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DE. 1933-1960. Specimen. 3 different certificates. All have large vignette of company logo flanked by farms on the left and factory on the right. 1)
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Schenley Industries, Inc.92 - Schenley Industries, Inc.
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DE. 1930-40's. Specimen. 5 different stock certificates. All have large vignette of company logo flanked by farms on the left and factory on the...
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Scotch and Whiskey Distilleries93 - Scotch and Whiskey Distilleries
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OK, KY. 1930-1970's. Specimen. 5 different whiskey and Scotch certificates. 1,2,3). Quail Creek Distillers Products, Inc., 1969. < than 100 s...
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A Six pack of Brewery Stocks94 - A Six pack of Brewery Stocks
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PA, DE, Australia. 1972-1994. Specimen. 6 different brewery certificates. 1,2,3). Pittsburgh Brewing Co., 1970-80. < than 100 shs, blue; 100 shs,...
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American Brewery, Inc.,95 - American Brewery, Inc.,
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Baltimore, MD. 1900. Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock, green. Vignette of the brewery and all of the buildings. Located in downtown Baltimore. The pro
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Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated. Production File,96 - Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated. Production File,
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MO. 1957. Both certificates have the facsimile signature of August Busch, Jr. 1). Model of proposed certificate. Odd shs, common, red. Vignette of far
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Attractive Brewery Pair97 - Attractive Brewery Pair
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MI, NY. 1930's. Specimen. 2 different brewery certificates. 1). The Squibb-Pattison Breweries, Inc., 100 shs, orange. 2). Pfeiffer Brewing Compa...
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Beer and Brewery Pair (2).98 - Beer and Brewery Pair (2).
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IL. 1930's. Specimen. Eagle vignettes for both certificates. 1). Fox De Luxe Beer Sales, Inc. 100 shs, lime green. 2) Rock Island Brewing Compan...
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Brewery Group (4),99 - Brewery Group (4),
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WI, MI, CA. 1930-1970. Specimen. 1),2) G. Heileman Brewing Co., Inc., WI. Specimen certificate and proof of vignette, title and text with no border. C
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Brewery Pair (2),100 - Brewery Pair (2),
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CA, TX. 1975-1986. Specimen. 1) Pete's Brewing Company. Odd shs, common stock, reddish purple and gold. CA. 1986. Company beer label as vignette...
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