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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Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation,301 - Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation,
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DE. 1983. Specimen. Odd shs, common, blue. Vignette of woman with jets on either side. Gulfstream Aerospance was founded in 1958. The history of Gulfs
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Kansas City Municipal Airport Bond,302 - Kansas City Municipal Airport Bond,
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MO. 1958. Specimen. $1,000. Kansas City Municipal Airport Bond, 7th Issue, Series D. Blue border. Pioneer with rifle leading pack horse and wife on ot
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Kellett Aircraft Corp. Early Helicopter Pioneer,303 - Kellett Aircraft Corp. Early Helicopter Pioneer,
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DE. 1940's. Specimen. Odd shs, common, green. Eagle vignette. By the start of the 2nd great war of the late 1930's and early 1940's, the...
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Lear Jet Corporation,304 - Lear Jet Corporation,
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DE. 1960. Specimen. <than 100 shs. Common Stock. Red Allegorical man holding lightening. Facsimile signature of William Lear. Rare. ABNC. XF.
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McDonnell Aircraft Corporation,305 - McDonnell Aircraft Corporation,
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MD. 1950-60s. Specimen. 100 shs. Common Stock. Green. Allegorical Man & Woman in clouds. ABNC. XF.
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Olson Aircraft Corporation,306 - Olson Aircraft Corporation,
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NC. 1964. Specimen. Odd shs. Common. Vignette of small single engine airplane. SCBC. VF with pencil and ink notations.
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Philips-Brinton Company,307 - Philips-Brinton Company,
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Kennett Square, PA. 191-. Specimen. Stock specimen. Vignette of shield with eagle, flanked by rearing horses. Odd shares, green border. Undertint vign
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Piasecki Aircraft Corporation,308 - Piasecki Aircraft Corporation,
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PA. Specimen. < than 100 shs. blue. Eagle vignette. Common Stock. Rare early helicopter pioneer certificates. SCBNC. XF.
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Piasecki Aircraft Corporation309 - Piasecki Aircraft Corporation
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PA. Specimen. 2 different certificates. Both have eagle vignettes and are Common Stocks. 1). Odd shs, green. 2). 100 shs, red. Facsimile signature of
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Piedmont Aviation, Inc. Stock and Bond Collection310 - Piedmont Aviation, Inc. Stock and Bond Collection
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NC. 1969-1987. Specimen. 5 different certificates. 1),2) Odd shs, red; 100 shs, Blue. Common Stocks. Logo with initials "P" and "A&qu...
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Piedmont Aviation, Inc. Production Model, Specimen311 - Piedmont Aviation, Inc. Production Model, Specimen
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NC. 1979. 3 different certificates. 1) Unique approval model proof or mockup of $ odd, -% Convertible Registered Bond with blue border. Vignette of al
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Piper Aircraft Corporaiton,312 - Piper Aircraft Corporaiton,
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PA. 1950-60. Specimen. 100 shs. common, blue. William T. Piper's career in aviation began in 1929 when he purchased a stake in Taylor Brothers A...
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Piper Aircraft Corporation,313 - Piper Aircraft Corporation,
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PA. 1950-60. Specimen. <than 100 shs, common, green. Another rare aviation certificate. Vignette of man seated next to globe. FBC. XF.
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Rare Aviation Duo (2),314 - Rare Aviation Duo (2),
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NY. 1920-40's. Specimen. 1) New York City Airport, Inc., than 100 shs, vignette of airplane flying over airport, green. 2) National Aviation and...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Republic Aviation Corporation Production Proofs315 - Republic Aviation Corporation Production Proofs
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DE. 1961. 2 different certificates. Both have vignette of "Thor" with hammer being pulled in a chariot by 2 horses through the sky. 1) Pro...
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Rockwell International Corporation Unique Producti316 - Rockwell International Corporation Unique Producti
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DE. 1973. 3 different certificates. 1) Unique approval model proof or mockup of $1,000, 4 7/8% Registered Bond Due 1987 with green border. Vignette of
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Ross Aviation, Incorporated317 - Ross Aviation, Incorporated
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DE. 1970. Specimen. 3 different certificates. All with vignette of 2 allegorical men flanking CAL's logo. 1). 100 shs. green. 2). > than 100 ...
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Sky Signs of America, Inc.,318 - Sky Signs of America, Inc.,
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DE. 192-. Specimen. Eagle. Possibly a company that flew planes with advertising dragged behind them. SBNC. XF.
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Stanley Aviation Corporation Stock Specimen,319 - Stanley Aviation Corporation Stock Specimen,
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NY. 1970's. Specimen common stock. Odd shares, green border. Eagle vignette. The Stanley Aviation Corporation was founded by Robert M. Stanley, ...
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Textron Inc. Aviation and Aerospace Company.,320 - Textron Inc. Aviation and Aerospace Company.,
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DE. 1985. Specimen. $ odd. 12 3/4% Registered bond due 2010. Olive green. Vignette of 2 allegorical men at Foot of women. Through its Bell Helicopter
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Verville Aircraft Company,321 - Verville Aircraft Company,
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DE. 1927. Specimen. Alfred Victor Verville was born on November 19, 1890 in Atlantic Mine, Michigan. His career as an aircraft designer and builder sp
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Windecker Research, Inc.322 - Windecker Research, Inc.
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TX. 1970. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock, blue. Vignette of profile of "The Windecker Eagle" all composite airplane. The "Windecker ...
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Aerospace and Communication Certificates,323 - Aerospace and Communication Certificates,
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1960-1990's. Specimen. 4 different certificates. 1) Loral Space & Commnications Ltd. Odd shs, Common Stock, Blue. Allegorical man with rocke...
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Spacehab, Incorporated,324 - Spacehab, Incorporated,
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WA. 1984. Specimen. Odd shs, Common Stock, blue border. Undertint of Astronauts on space walk outside space shuttle undertint. Aerospace and aviation
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Aviation and Aerospace Proof Stocks (4),325 - Aviation and Aerospace Proof Stocks (4),
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DE, NC, Bermuda. 1970-1990's. 1) Boeing Company. DE. Not More Than 100,000 Shares. Vignette of aviators and seaplane. 2) McDonnel Douglas Corpor...
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Military Aviation Group Boeing and Grumman,326 - Military Aviation Group Boeing and Grumman,
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NY. 1950-1980. Specimen. 3 different aviation certificates. 1). Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp. < than 100 shs, common, blue. Mercury seated. ...
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Air West and Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) group327 - Air West and Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) group
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DE and Hawaii. Specimen. 4 different aviation certificates. 1) HAL, Inc., Odd shs, Class A Preferred Stock, red. Vignette of red flower. Incorporated
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Alaska Airlines, Inc.,328 - Alaska Airlines, Inc.,
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Alaska. 1950-60's. Specimen. $ odd, 6 1/2% registered bond. Eagle vignette. The foundation of the airlines started in 1932, when Mac McGee start...
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Allegheny Airlines - U.S.Air, Inc. Transition Bond329 - Allegheny Airlines - U.S.Air, Inc. Transition Bond
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DE. 1979. Specimen. 4 different 5 1/2% Registered Bonds, Due 1987. All have Allegheny Airlines Logo in red and black on top. All are overprinted in re
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Allegheny Airlines - U.S.Air, Inc. Warrant trio330 - Allegheny Airlines - U.S.Air, Inc. Warrant trio
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DE. 1979-1996. Specimen. 3 different warrant certificates. No vignette. 2 certificates are overprinted in red "Name Changed to US Air, Inc"...
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Allegheny Airlines, Inc.331 - Allegheny Airlines, Inc.
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DE. 1974-1978. Specimen. 3 different specimen stock certificates. All have winged mercury sitting on globe with jet on right. All have facsimile signa
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America West Airlines, Inc. (2),332 - America West Airlines, Inc. (2),
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DE. 1990's. Specimen. 2 certificates. 1) Odd shs, vignette of jet in background and people in front. Small tear on left margin of vignetted cert...
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America West Airlines, Inc. and America West Holdi333 - America West Airlines, Inc. and America West Holdi
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DE, NV. 1990's. Proof. 2 different Proof stock certificates for odd shs of Common Stock. Both have vignette of 2 America west jets with flight c...
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Aviation & Airline Mixture With Great Names334 - Aviation & Airline Mixture With Great Names
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DE, NY, OR. 1950-1980's. Specimen. 7 different aviation related certificates. 1)-2) Curtiss-Wright Corp. < than 100 shs, Orange; 100 shs, gre...
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Aviation and Airline Certificates Group,335 - Aviation and Airline Certificates Group,
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NV, AZ, DE. 1960's. Specimen. 4 different stock certificates. 1)-2) Trans International Airlines Corp. Odd shs, blue; 100 shs, orange. Both with...
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Aviation and Airline Certificates Trio,336 - Aviation and Airline Certificates Trio,
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ME, MA, DE. 1950-1970's. Specimen. 3 different certificates. 1) Southern Airways. Odd shs, Common Stock, blue. Company logo. 2) STOL Aircraft Co...
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Bonanza Air Lines, Inc.,337 - Bonanza Air Lines, Inc.,
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NV. 1950-1960's. Specimen. Specimen stock, odd shares. Vignette logo with initial "B" and airplane and jet. Green border. ABNC. XF.
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Braniff Airways, Inc. Bond and Warrant Group (3),338 - Braniff Airways, Inc. Bond and Warrant Group (3),
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NV. 1966. Specimen. 3 different registered bonds, two have attached warrants. Allegorical giant woman standing in clouds reaching for small jet. 1). $
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Braniff Airways, Incorporated Bond Group339 - Braniff Airways, Incorporated Bond Group
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NV. 1977. Specimen. 4 different 9 1/8% Sinking Fund Registered Bonds. Allegorical giant woman standing in clouds reaching for small jet. All are blue.
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Chicago and Southern Airlines, Inc.340 - Chicago and Southern Airlines, Inc.
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DE. 1951. 3 different certificates. 1) Proof of the 100 shs, Voting Trust Certificate with green border printed on light brown paper. Vignette of eagl
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Chicago and Southern Airlines, Inc. Unique Product341 - Chicago and Southern Airlines, Inc. Unique Product
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De. 1952. 4 different certificates. All have vignette of 2 allegorical men flanking "C&S" logo. 1) Proof of the "< than 100 sh...
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Continental Air Lines, Inc.342 - Continental Air Lines, Inc.
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NY. 1955-1958. Specimen. 2 different rare aviation bonds. Both have vignette of early passenger jet. 1). $1000, 4 3/4% Coupon bond due 1970, green. 2)
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Continental Air Lines, Inc. Trio343 - Continental Air Lines, Inc. Trio
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NY. 1970-1980. Specimen. 3 different certificates. All with vignette of 2 allegorical men flanking CAL's logo. 1). 100 shs, green. 2). > than...
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Delta Air Lines, Inc.,344 - Delta Air Lines, Inc.,
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DE. 1940-50s. Specimen. 2 Different Common Stocks. 1) Yellow, than 100 shs, Globe flanked by 2 Men. SCBC and SBNC. XF.
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Delta Air Lines, Inc. Assortment,345 - Delta Air Lines, Inc. Assortment,
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DE. 1960's. Specimen. 4 different certificates. All have allegorical woman and jet with globe behind her. 1) than 100 shares, Olive Green. 4) o...
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Eastern Air Lines, Inc. Assortment346 - Eastern Air Lines, Inc. Assortment
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DE. 1976-1989. Specimen. 6 different specimen stock certificates. All have allegorical woman holding globe with jet and city scape behind her. 1). Odd
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Eastern Air Lines, Inc. Warrants and Bonds347 - Eastern Air Lines, Inc. Warrants and Bonds
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DE. Specimen. 5 different specimen certificates. All but one have allegorical woman holding globe with het and city scape behind her. 1). Odd warrants
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Golden West Airlines.348 - Golden West Airlines.
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CA. 1950-60's. Specimen. Odd shs, common stock, brown. Rare modern aviation stock. ABNC. XF.
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KLM Airlines Pair & Philips N.V. Trio,349 - KLM Airlines Pair & Philips N.V. Trio,
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Kingdom of the Netherlands. 1970-1990's. Specimen. 5 different stock certificates. 1)-2) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Not More than 100,000 Common ...
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines,350 - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines,
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Netherlands & USA. 1960-70s. Specimen. <than 100,000 shs. Common stock. Blue. Vignette of Jet, sailing ship and allegorical men. ABNC. XF.
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