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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Hershey Foods Corp. Certificate Assortment,401 - Hershey Foods Corp. Certificate Assortment,
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DE. 1976-1984. Specimen. 7 different certificates. 4 stocks and 3 bonds. 1)-4) Allegorical woman with globe. than 100 shares; Not More Than 100,000 s
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Holly Sugar Corporation Group402 - Holly Sugar Corporation Group
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NY. 1970-1980. Specimen. 4 different certificates. All have allegorical woman holding winged wheel. 1). than 100 shs. Common stock. Olive green. 4).
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Ingredient Technology Production File,403 - Ingredient Technology Production File,
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DE. 1978. 2 different certificates. Both with allegorical woman holding globe flanked by microscope, beakers and scientific equipment. 1) Proof with b
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Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Production file (2),404 - Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Production file (2),
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NY. 1960's. Vignette of reclining allegorical woman with doves. 1) < than 100 shs, common, light blue. Specimen stock used as model with corr...
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Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Production file. Uniq405 - Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Production file. Uniq
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NY. 1950-60's. Vignette of reclining allegorical woman with doves. 1) 100 shs, common, yellow. Proof model or mockup for stock certificate. Uniq...
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Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Proof Stock Certifica406 - Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Proof Stock Certifica
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NY. 1930-40's. Proof. Vignette of reclining allegorical woman with doves. Both proofs are common stocks printed on light brown paper in green.
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Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Proof Stock Certifica407 - Jewel Tea Co., Inc. Archival Proof Stock Certifica
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NY. 1920-1930's. Proof. 2 different proof stock certificates. Both have vignette of allegorical woman with flag and flowers. Odd shares. Proof p...
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Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporaton,408 - Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporaton,
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KY. 1969. Specimen. > than 100 shs, Common Stock Temporary Certificate, blue. Vignettes of Colonel Sanders and company title logo. Rare certifica...
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Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporaiton,409 - Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporaiton,
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KY. 1969. Specimen. 100 shs, Common Stock Temporary Certificate, olive green. Vignettes of Colonel Sanders and company title logo. Rare certificate fr
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Kentucky Fired Chicken Coporation410 - Kentucky Fired Chicken Coporation
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DE. 1969. Specimen. 3 different. All are common stocks with vignettes of Colonel Sanders and company logo. 1) than 100 shs, orange. Rare certificates
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Kosher Food Group411 - Kosher Food Group
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NY; Cincinnati, Ohio. 1940-60's. Specimen. 2 different. 1) Hebrew National Kosher Foods, Inc. Odd shs, common stock, orange. NY. Hebrew National...
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Large Pennsylvania Stock Specimen Assortment (30),412 - Large Pennsylvania Stock Specimen Assortment (30),
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Philadelphia, PA. 1900-1950's. 1) George Washington Hotel Corporation. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, olive. Historic hotel in Washington, PA aroun...
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Laura Scudder's Inc. Pair413 - Laura Scudder's Inc. Pair
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DE. 1983. Specimen. 2 different certificates. 1). Odd shs, common stock, green. 2). Odd shs, preferred stock, orange. Rare potato chip pair. "N...
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Massachusetts Fish Company.414 - Massachusetts Fish Company.
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ME, MA. 1900-1910. Specimen. Odd shs, green. Small fishing boats at dock with street scene. SBNC. XF.
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MCDonald's Corporation Unique Production File with415 - MCDonald's Corporation Unique Production File with
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DE. 1979. 2 different certificates. Both with allegorical woman and man standing in front of Big Mac, french fries and shake. 1) Unique Approval model
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Minute Maid Corp. Production Proofs416 - Minute Maid Corp. Production Proofs
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FL. 1950's. 2 different proof stock certificates. Both have vignette of allegorical woman holding globe with logos of little girl in bonnet and ...
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Mixed Food Company Stock Proofs (5),417 - Mixed Food Company Stock Proofs (5),
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Panama, MO, DE. 1970-1990's. Odd shares. 1) RJR Nabisco Holdings Corp. DE. Vignette of allegorical woman in field. Blue border. 2) RJR Nabisco H...
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Mogen David Kosher Meat Products Corp.418 - Mogen David Kosher Meat Products Corp.
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NY. 1969. Specimen. 3 different certificates. All are common stocks with Mogan David Logo and Star of david on top. 1) < than 100 shs, red. 2) 10...
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National Biscuit Company Stock Specimens (Nabisco)419 - National Biscuit Company Stock Specimens (Nabisco)
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NJ. 1930-1970's. 1)to3) All 3 with allegorical vignette of women flanking company logo in black on white background. SCBNC. 100 shares with ligh...
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Nestle, S.A. Unique Production File with Specimen420 - Nestle, S.A. Unique Production File with Specimen
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NY, Switzerland. 1989. Specimen, Proof. 1) Unique mockup model or proof of American Depositary Receipt. Allegorical man and woman flank nestle logo in
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Omar Inc. Baking Company certificates421 - Omar Inc. Baking Company certificates
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DE. 1930-1940's. Specimen. 4 different certificates. All have vignette of "Omar" the genie holding a loaf of bread sitting next to his...
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Pennsylvania Sugar Company.422 - Pennsylvania Sugar Company.
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Philadelphia, PA. 1900-1920. Specimen. < than 100 shs, lime green. Indians and colonial gentlemen (one looks like William Penn or Franklin) meeti...
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The Giant Banana Company.423 - The Giant Banana Company.
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D.C. 19--(ca. 1900-1920). Specimen. Odd shs, Preferred, blue. Banana tree on left with bananas. SBNC. VF.
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The Giant Banana Company,424 - The Giant Banana Company,
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Washington, D.C. Philadelphia, PA. 1900-1920. Specimen. < than 100 shs, capital stock, orange. Palm tree with bananas. Fine, top margin rough wit...
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The Horn & Hardart Company,425 - The Horn & Hardart Company,
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NY. 1900-1920. Specimen. Odd shs, preferred capital stock, orange. Patriotic eagle and shield vignette. Famous restaruant and cafeteria. SBNC. XF.
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The Horn & Hardart Company Production File,426 - The Horn & Hardart Company Production File,
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NY. 1965-1969. 4 different certificates. 1) Specimen. < than 100 shs, green border. Allegorical woman holding shield with "H&H" ini...
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The Independent Packing Company.427 - The Independent Packing Company.
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IL. 19--(ca. 1900-1920). Specimen. Odd shs, Capital Stock, orange. Cattle, pigs and sheep. SBNC. Fine.
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Thomas J. Lipton, Inc.,428 - Thomas J. Lipton, Inc.,
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DE. 1950-60. Specimen. Odd shs, Class A stock, blue. Photo of Lipton himself. British merchant who built the Lipton tea empire. SCBNC. XF.
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Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. Stock Specimens (2),429 - Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. Stock Specimens (2),
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DE. 1950-1960's. 2 different specimen stock certificates. 1) Odd shs, Common Stock, brown border. 2) Odd shs, 4% Preferred Stock, orange border....
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Topps Chewing Gum, Inc. (2),430 - Topps Chewing Gum, Inc. (2),
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NY. 1970's. Specimen. 1) Odd shs, common stock, red. 2) 100 shs, common stock, green. Bazooka Bubble gum package wrapper on top. Famous bubble g...
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Various New Jersey Household Goods Stock specimens431 - Various New Jersey Household Goods Stock specimens
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NJ. 1910-1940's. 1) Velvet Soap Products, Inc. Eagle vignette. Odd shares, green. 2)-3) United Vegetable Oil Corporation. Eagle vignette. Odd sh...
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Wendy's International, Inc.432 - Wendy's International, Inc.
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OH. 1983-1985. Specimen. 3 different certificates. 1) Odd shs, green. Allegorical woman on right, globe on left and Wendy's logo in middle. 2) O...
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Wendy's International, Inc. (3),433 - Wendy's International, Inc. (3),
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OH. 1977. Specimen. Original public offering certificate for this famous hamburger chain. Odd shs, common stock, light blue. Wendy's logo in mid...
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Wendy's International, Inc. Unique Production File434 - Wendy's International, Inc. Unique Production File
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OH. 1982. 1) Unique Approval Model or mockup for "Odd shs" of common stock certificate in green. Vignette of "Wendy's Old Fashion...
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Hawaiian Pineapple Company, Limited435 - Hawaiian Pineapple Company, Limited
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Territory of Hawaii, HI. 1900-1930. Proof of vignette, title and text, no border. Pineapple plantation field. 3 proofs were found in archive, no speci
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Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. Proof,436 - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. Proof,
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DE. 1998. Proof. Proof. Odd shs, Common Stock, blue border. Vignette of NASCAR race car below and earth with mans head above. 2 found in archive. Cham
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Charlotte Motor Speedway, Inc. & Championship Auto437 - Charlotte Motor Speedway, Inc. & Championship Auto
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Harrisburg, NC; DE. 1980-1990's. Specimen, Proof. 1) Charlotte Motor speedway, Inc. Specimen. Odd shs, blue border. Eagle vignette. 2) Champions...
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Ontario (California) Motor Speedway Corporation Sp438 - Ontario (California) Motor Speedway Corporation Sp
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Ontario, CA. 1968. $5000 7 1/2% Mortgage (Revenue) Bond. Eagle vignette. Orange border. Overprint reads "duplicate $5000 bond issued in place o...
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Chicago National League Ball Club,439 - Chicago National League Ball Club,
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Chicago, IL. 1978. Specimen. Odd shs, Authorized Capital 10,000 Shares of Common Stock. Green. Eagle. Chicago Cubs stock certificate. Rare baseball st
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Pittsburgh Baseball, Inc. "Pirates",440 - Pittsburgh Baseball, Inc. "Pirates",
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Pittsburgh, PA. 1985. Specimen. Odd shs, common, brown. Pirate wearing hat with skull and crossbones. Rare professional baseball certificate. SC-USBNC
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Rochester Community Baseball, Inc.441 - Rochester Community Baseball, Inc.
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Rochester, NY. Specimen. Specimen stock certificate. Odd shares. Vignette of baseball with wings in red and blue. Blue border. Rochester's baseb...
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Rochester Community Baseball, Inc., Red Wings,442 - Rochester Community Baseball, Inc., Red Wings,
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Rochester, NY. 1960-70. Specimen. Odd shs, capital stock, blue and orange. Winged baseball with "Red Wings" underneath it. ABNC. XF.
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Anaheim Stadium Bond - Rams Football & Angels Base443 - Anaheim Stadium Bond - Rams Football & Angels Base
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CA. 1989. Bond specimen. CA of Anaheim (California) Stadium, Inc. Lease Rental Bond (1979 Series A). $Odd. Blue border. Vignette of Rams football helm
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Boston Celtics.444 - Boston Celtics.
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MA, DE. 2000. Specimen. Odd Units, Limited Partnership Interests, green. 2 basketball players flank Boston Celtics logo. Rare variety of this famous p
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Boston Celtics Certificate Trio (3).445 - Boston Celtics Certificate Trio (3).
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MA, DE. 1998-2000. Specimen. 3 different certificates. 1). Odd Units, 2000, Limited Partnership Interests, green. 2 basketball players flank Boston Ce
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Boston Celtics Limited Partnership Interests Proof446 - Boston Celtics Limited Partnership Interests Proof
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Boston, MA. 1980's. Specimen. Odd Units, Certificate Evidencing Units Representing Assignments of beneficial Ownership of Limited Partnership In...
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Boston Garden-Arena Corp. and Boston Herald-Travel447 - Boston Garden-Arena Corp. and Boston Herald-Travel
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MA. 1967-1970. Specimen. 2 different stocks for Boston area companies. The Boston Herald-Traveler is a tabloid newspaper. In 1946, Walter Brown headed
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Dallas Chaparrals, Inc. (San Antonio Spurs),448 - Dallas Chaparrals, Inc. (San Antonio Spurs),
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Dallas, TX. 1967-70. Specimen. < than 100 shs, common stock, blue and red. Roadrunner running with basketball. 1967-70 - Dallas Chaparrals (ABA)....
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Huffy Corporation,449 - Huffy Corporation,
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OH. 1960-1970. Specimen. Huffy Bicycle. In 1892, George Huffman manufactured the first David Sewing Machine company bicycle in Dayton, Ohio. ABNC. XF.
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Brunswick Corporation Unique Production File,450 - Brunswick Corporation Unique Production File,
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DE, OH. 1975. Mockup. Production file for Common Stock with models, proofs and correspondence. Certificate has vignette of standing allegorical woman
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