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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Pepsi-Cola Company,151 - Pepsi-Cola Company,
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DE. 1940-50's. Specimen. Early archival file specimen with notations for alterations and changes added in pencil. < than 100 shs, Capital Sto...
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Pepsi-Cola Company152 - Pepsi-Cola Company
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DE. 1940-50's. Specimen. 2 different certificates. Both are early archival file specimens. Both have an allegorical man and woman seated on eith...
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Pepsi-Cola Company Unique Production File Proofs153 - Pepsi-Cola Company Unique Production File Proofs
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DE. 1960. 2 different proof certificates. Both have an allegorical man and woman seated on either side of and older style Pepsi Cola bottle vignette.
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Pepsi-Cola Company Transition to PepsiCo, Inc.154 - Pepsi-Cola Company Transition to PepsiCo, Inc.
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DE. 1965. Specimen. Specimen with production alterations noted in pencil. < than 100 shs, capital stock, yellow. Vignette of old fashioned Pepsi-...
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Pepsi-Cola United Bottlers, Inc. Unique Production155 - Pepsi-Cola United Bottlers, Inc. Unique Production
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DE. 1958. Specimen, proof. Vignette of seated allegorical woman and globe with Pepsi bottle on left. 1). 100shs, capital stock, green, proof model or
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PepsiCo. Inc. Bond Assortment156 - PepsiCo. Inc. Bond Assortment
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DE. 1975-1987. Specimen. 10 different PepsiCo registered and coupon bond certificates. All rare. 6 with allegorical woman holding globe vignette, the
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Another PepsiCo. Inc. Bond Assortment157 - Another PepsiCo. Inc. Bond Assortment
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DE. 1971-1989. Specimen. 12 different PepsiCo registered and coupon bond certificates. All rare. 10 with allegorical woman holding globe vignette. 1,2
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Cola Bottling Companies - Pepsi and Royal Crown (2158 - Cola Bottling Companies - Pepsi and Royal Crown (2
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MD, DE. Specimen. 1). The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc., Odd shs. Common Stock, Blue. 2 delivery men next to 2 Pepsi delivery trucks. 2). Royal Crown Bot
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Royal Crown Cola Co. Specimen Stocks159 - Royal Crown Cola Co. Specimen Stocks
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DE. 1969. Specimen. 2 different specimen stock certificates. 100 shs, green and > than 100 shs red. Sp Federated BNC. XF.
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Royal Crown Cola Co. Specimen Stocks160 - Royal Crown Cola Co. Specimen Stocks
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DE. 1978. Specimen. 4 different specimen certificates. Transitional certificates overprinted in red "NAME CHANGED TO ROYAL CROWN COMPANIES"...
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Royal Crown Cola Co. Mockup Model.161 - Royal Crown Cola Co. Mockup Model.
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DE. 1977. 1). Odd shs, common, red. Proof model or mockup for stock certificate. Unique. 2). Large and small die proofs of different border elements u
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Royal Crown Cola Assortment (4),162 - Royal Crown Cola Assortment (4),
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DE. 1976-1981. Specimen. All have vignette of allegorical woman on bench. Specimen Transition Certificates, name changed to Royal Crown Companies, Inc
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Roval Crown Cola Co. Specimen Stocks (4),163 - Roval Crown Cola Co. Specimen Stocks (4),
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DE. 1971-1974. 1)-3) Vignette of allegorical woman on bench. shares with red border. 4) Company logo vignette "RC". Odd shares, blue bord...
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Seven-Up Bottling Company164 - Seven-Up Bottling Company
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St. Louis, MO. 1930-40. Specimen. 2 different certificates. Both have "7up" logo and are common stocks. 1) < than 100 shs, olive green....
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The Seven-Up Company.165 - The Seven-Up Company.
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MO. 1950-60. Specimen. 100 shs, green. Allegorical standing woman holding globe and red 7-up logo with 7-up title logo. Rare variety of this company.
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Dr Pepper Bottling Company of Southern California166 - Dr Pepper Bottling Company of Southern California
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CA. 1970's. Specimen stock certificates with company logo vignette. 1) Odd shares, green border. 2) 100 shares, blue border. 3) < 100 shares,...
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The Charles E. Hires Company167 - The Charles E. Hires Company
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DE. 1920. Specimen. 100 shs, capital stock, green. Specimen stock certificate with vignette of workers carrying baskets and harvesting berries. Famous
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The Charles E. Hires Company Unique Production Fil168 - The Charles E. Hires Company Unique Production Fil
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DE. 1955. 1). 100 shs, capital stock, green. Proof stock certificate pritned on light brown paper with vignette of workers carrying baskets and harves
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United States Crown Corporation169 - United States Crown Corporation
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DE. 1960. Specimen. 3 different specimen stock certificates. All are common stocks. Vignette of bottle top with tab for easy opening "Flip Top ...
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Yoo-Hoo Chocolate Beverage Corp. Specimen Stocks (170 - Yoo-Hoo Chocolate Beverage Corp. Specimen Stocks (
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DE. 1960-1970's. Yoo-Hoo company logo vignette in blue on all 3 certificates. 1) < 100 shares with orange border. 2) 100 shares with brown bo...
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Adams Express Co.171 - Adams Express Co.
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MD. 1960-1970's. Specimen. 2 different certificates. Both have large vignette of Mr. Adams flanked by locomotive and steamboat. This is the old ...
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American Machine and Metals, Inc. Production File,172 - American Machine and Metals, Inc. Production File,
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DE. 1952-1960. Production file. 3 different certificates. Proof of text, title and vignette without border; Specimen of < than 100 shs, green bor...
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Amic Corporaiton Production File,173 - Amic Corporaiton Production File,
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NC. 1976-1977. 5 different certificates and 3 border proofs. 1) Unique approval model or mockup. 100 shs, blue border. "OK to engrave" sta...
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Ancorp National Services, Inc. Production File,174 - Ancorp National Services, Inc. Production File,
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DE. 1971. Production file. 3 different certificates and 2 border proofs. All with allegorical man and woman flanking map of the U.S. in circle. 1) Uni
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Cook's Lineleum Company.175 - Cook's Lineleum Company.
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NJ. 19--(ca. 1900-1920). Specimen. Odd shs, Capital Stock, green. Company logo and title over linoleum pattern. Probably the earliest and possibly the
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Corning Glass Works Registered Bond Assortment,176 - Corning Glass Works Registered Bond Assortment,
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NY. 1973-1982. Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. All have vignette of man blowing glass. 1)-4) 7 3/4% Debenture Registered Bonds Due 1998. $ odd
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Florida Specimen Stock Certificate Assortment (5),177 - Florida Specimen Stock Certificate Assortment (5),
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FL. 1920-1940's. 1) Sunland, Inc., odd shs, brown border. Eagle vignette. 2) Walton County Produce Co., Inc. Odd shs, brown border. Eagle vignet...
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Harvard Club of Boston,178 - Harvard Club of Boston,
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MA. 1975. Specimen. $ odd. Certificate of Interest. Red. Similar to a bond, but interest on deposited amount will lower dues and will not show up as i
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Holographs Used on Stock Certificates,179 - Holographs Used on Stock Certificates,
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DE, CO. 1985-1988. Specimen. Holographic vignettes of eagle used on 2 different stock certificates. Possibly the first 2 certificates to have a hologr
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NCR Corporation Collection (10),180 - NCR Corporation Collection (10),
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MD. 1970-80s. Specimen. 5 Common Stocks with allegorical woman flanked by globes vignette. All different colors. 1)-5) than 100 shs.; < than 100...
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Pacific Portland Cement Company Stock Specimen,181 - Pacific Portland Cement Company Stock Specimen,
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CA. 1927. Specimen. Stock specimen. Vignette of allegorical women with branch and sword flanking view of ocean with sailing ships. 100 shares, brown b
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Sanson Institute of Heraldry, Inc.,182 - Sanson Institute of Heraldry, Inc.,
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MA. 1966. Specimen. Odd shs, Common, green. Undertint of coat of arms. Possibly the only heraldry certificate known. ABNC. XF.
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The Diner's Club, Inc.183 - The Diner's Club, Inc.
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NY. 1950's. Specimen. 3 different common stocks. Vignette of allegorical man and woman flanking globe. 1). than 100 shs, brown. In 1950, the Din...
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The Procter & Gamble Company,184 - The Procter & Gamble Company,
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OH. 1960-70. Specimen. Odd shs, common, blue. So called "Devils head" logo. ABNC. XF.
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The Warner & Swasey Company Proof.185 - The Warner & Swasey Company Proof.
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Cleveland, OH. 1890-1910. Proof. Odd shs, Preferred shares, brown. Vignette of 36 inch Lick Telescope. The company was founded by Worcester Reed Warne
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Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.,186 - Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.,
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MI. 1970-80. Specimen. Odd shs, Class B Common stock. Blue border. Scarce certificate. ABNC. XF
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Sotheby's Holdings, Inc. (2),187 - Sotheby's Holdings, Inc. (2),
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MI. Specimen. 1) Odd shs, Class A Limited Voting common Stock, green. Temporary certificate, no vignette. 2) Odd shs, Class A Limited Voting common St
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Cattle Stock Yard Trio188 - Cattle Stock Yard Trio
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ME, MO, DE. 1960's. Specimen. 3 different certificates. 1) Kansas City Stock Yards Company of Maine. < than 100 shs, common olive green. Long...
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Livestock and Animal Pair189 - Livestock and Animal Pair
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MD, PA. 1918-1920. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1) The Eastern Maryland Live Stock Company. Common Capital Stock. Blue. Bull, sheep and pig. 2)
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Oklahoma National Stock Yards Company.190 - Oklahoma National Stock Yards Company.
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Oklahoma. 190-. Specimen. Odd shs, Capital Stock, brown. Cattle, pigs and sheep. Rare certificate. SBNC. VG with small tear, folds and wrinkles on upp
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International Harvester Company Bond Specimens191 - International Harvester Company Bond Specimens
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DE. 1968-1976. Specimen. 10 different registered bonds from 2 different bond series. Both series have vignette of horse-drawn harvester flanked by all
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Deere & Company,192 - Deere & Company,
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1975. Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. All have vignette of John Deere flanked by corn stalks. All are 7.90% Registered Bonds Due 1987. 1) $ od
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General electric "GE" Unique Produciton File with193 - General electric "GE" Unique Produciton File with
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NY. 1954. 2 different specimen stocks. Both with allegorical man sitting with "GE" logo and electric generator. 1),2) 100 shs, red; < t...
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General Electric (GE) Registered Bond Series Group194 - General Electric (GE) Registered Bond Series Group
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NY. 1967-1971. 2 different series of registered bond specimens. All certificates have vignette of allegorical woman holding wires attached to a genera
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General Electric (GE) Registered Bond Series Group195 - General Electric (GE) Registered Bond Series Group
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NY. 1972-1974. 2 different series of registered bond specimens. All certificates have vignette of allegorical woman holding wires attached to a genera
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General Electric Co. Assortment196 - General Electric Co. Assortment
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NY. 1950-1980's. Specimen. 6 different certificates. 3 have allegorical man seated between "GE" logo and power generator. 1). < tha...
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General Electric Company Bonds. A Different Group,197 - General Electric Company Bonds. A Different Group,
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NY. 1972. Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. All are 6 1/4% Debentures Due 1979. All of them an allegorical standing woman and kneeling man. 1) $
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General Electric Company Bonds Another Different G198 - General Electric Company Bonds Another Different G
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NY. 1967. Specimen. 5 different registered bonds. All are 5.30% Sinking fund Debentures Due 1992. All of them have an allegorical standing woman and k
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General Electric Company Bonds199 - General Electric Company Bonds
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NY. 1967-1971. Specimen. 6 different registered bonds. 5 are 7 1/2% Debentures Due 1996. All of them have an allegorical standing woman and kneeling m
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General Electric Company Unique Production File wi200 - General Electric Company Unique Production File wi
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NY. 1951. Specimen, Proof. 6 different certificates. Includes 3 different specimens (100 shs and 2 slight variations of "< than 100 shs"...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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