2016 February

Historical Financial Documents Make Great Gifts

City of Oslo, Norway Bond 1977

Western Europe – European Union – Beautifully engraved Specimen Bond certificate from the City of Oslo, Norway Bond printed in 1977. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of Norway’s Coat of Arms. center> Certificate History from Wikipedia and O…

Schlumberger Limited (Sclumberger N.V.) – Netherlands Antilles

Western Europe – European Union – Beautifully engraved specimen certificate from the Schlumberger Limited (Sclumberger N.V.). This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a world globe on top of a vine, and images of the company’s founders, Conrad and Marc…

Liberty Loan Bond of 1917 – 24 Unused Coupons

United States Savings Bonds and Liberty Loan Bonds – Uncancelled Liberty Loan of 1917 (United States Government) 1917 50. Blue ?50 THREE AND ONE HALF PERCENT? and Treasury Seal. Thomas Jefferson, left. Statue of Liberty, right. Eagle and Columbia statue on back. Embossed large Treasury seal above register?s name. Excellent condition. Serial Number 38…

Hollywood Park Realty Enterprises, Inc. (New Site of the Los Angeles Entertainment Center, the home of the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League) – Delaware 1989

Sports – Beautiful RARE engraved specimen certificate from the Hollywood Park Realty Enterprises, Inc dated in 1989. This historic document was printed by Jeffries Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the Hollywood Gold Cup Invitational Handicap Trophy. This item has the p…

Bankrupt French Panama Canal Liquidation Bond dated 1889 – 19th Century Scandal

Latin America and Caribbean – Beautifully printed Stock certificate from the Bankrupt Canal Interoceanique de Panama Company issued in 1888 for 400 Francs. This historic certificate has an ornate border around it with a liquidation stamp dated 1889. This stamp gave the purchasers of the bond a priority interest in the ev…

Devoe & Raynolds Company, Inc. (Paint Company) – New York

Specimen Stocks, Bonds and Documents – Beautifully engraved RARE specimen stock certificate from the Devoe & Raynolds Company, Inc. printed in the 1950’s. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an indian flanked by two allegorical men. This item has the… read more »

Los Angeles Improvement Company (Second Street Cable R.R. Co) signed by Jesse Yarnell (Founded Weekly Mirror which became Los Angeles Times) – 1886

Rare and Scarce Stocks / Bonds – Beautifully printed certificate from the Los Angeles Improvement Company issued in 1886. This historic document was printed by Kingsley, Barnes & Company, L.A. and has an ornate border around it with a vignette at left of a bunch of grapes with leaves attached and a small vignette at… read more »

Lehman Brothers – Maryland 1987

Rare and Scarce Stocks / Bonds – Beautiful engraved SCARCE uncancelled stock certificate from the Lehman Corporation issued in 1987. This historic document was printed by American Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of two allegorical men. This item has the printed signatures of the Company’s Presi…

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