Ames Department Stores, Inc. Production File,

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Ames Department Stores, Inc. Production File,

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Auction Date:2007 Jan 31 @ 09:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
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DE. 1972-1984. Production file. 3 different certificates and 2 border proofs. 1) Unique approval model or mockup. Odd shs, brown border. "OK to engrave" stamped on folder and initialed. Allegorical woman with modern city. 2) Proof of completed certificate. < than 100 shs, brown border, printed on light brown paper. Same vignette as previous. 3) Specimen. Odd shs, brown border. Same vignette as previous. Also includes 2 different border proofs. 5 LDP's of text, title and lathework borders and end panels also included. Miscellaneous correspondence, production material as well as an original prospectus from the original stock offering from 1971 included. Ames was a chain of discount stores based out of Rocky Hill, Connecticut in the United States. At one time it was the nation's sixth-largest discount retailer with annual net sales of $2.2 billion. Company went bankrupt in 2002 due to overexpansion. Unique archival production file of this famous discount retailer. SCBNC, SC-USBNC. XF.