Collector's Insight & Advice
What you need to know about Stocks and Bonds to decide whether you can sell them...
Financial history is exciting and fun. Stocks and Bonds were used in colonial times, early shipping, railroads, throughout the Industrial Revolution, into the automotive age, the Crash of 1929, and all through the past decades of economic growth. We can enjoy this rich history in collecting Stocks and Bonds. These documents are truly pieces of history and of great educational value.
Engraved printing of Stocks and Bonds by American Banknote, Franklin Lee Banknote, International Banknote, etc., are considered serious art. They decorate dens, offices, boardrooms, and corporate headquarter buildings.
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Collecting Stocks and Bonds is still so new, one can say “it is still in its infancy”. As a result, there are bargains and little treasures to be found. This is a fresh, new vibrant hobby!
Back in 1981, the most valuable collectible stock sold for $3,000. This same railroad stock signed by Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt now sells for $12,000. Stocks currently sell for as much as $130,000. Compare this record price to other collectibles. Single coins have sold for over $4 Million. A stamp can sell in the Million dollar range. Autographs have sold for over a Million Dollars. One could conclude that quality collectible Stocks and Bonds represent very good value in today’s market.
Stocks and Bonds are becoming very difficult to find. Most of our inventory was acquired 10 to 20 years ago. Demand has grown steadily over the years as supply has gone down. It has taken 20 years to build these collections that we can now offer.
Collecting topics offer something for every taste.. Railroads, Automotive, Aviation, Mining, Oils, Communications, Insurance, Banking and Autographs. Stocks and bonds can be collected by state, city, or region.
Most importantly, collecting stocks and bonds is “FUN” and most satisfying.