Liberty Loan Bonds

Cuba Trade Magazine article on Cuban Stock Exchange featuring Bob Kerstein, CPA,CGMA

March 2017 Bob Kerstein, CEO of Virginia-based holding a Cuban stock certificate Even years after the Revolution, even after the companies were nationalized, shareholders of the Camaguey Sugar Company of Cuba, the Cuban Portland Cement Corporation, and the 7up Company of Cuba, Inc. continued to hold onto–and even trade-their increasingly worthless stocks and bonds…. read more »

Liberty Loans of 1917

The following was reported in the News in 1917 LIBERTY LOANS OF 1917. On April 24 congress passed an act authorizing an issue of $5,000,000,000 in bonds and $2,000,000 in certificates of indebtedness. The secretary of the treasury decided to place before the country a 32.000,000,000 Issue of bonds, in addition to a certain amount… read more »

Types of Liberty Bonds

Below are examples of Bonds we are looking to acquire: Liberty Loan of 1917 (United States Government) 1917 $100. Blue “50 THREE AND ONE HALF PERCENT” and Treasury Seal. Thomas Jefferson, left. Statue of Liberty, right. orange eagle and Columbia statue on back. Embossed large Treasury seal above register’s name. Second Liberty Loan Converted 4… read more »

Liberty Bond History

  Liberty Bond History Liberty bonds were first utilized during the first World War to support the allied cause in World War I. Subscribing to the bonds became a symbol of patriotic duty in the United States and introduced the idea of financial securities to many citizens for the first time.  This allowed private citizens… read more »