Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.Inv# ET1070
State(s): New York
$10,000 Specimen Bond printed by American Bank Note Company. This network has its origins in United Independent Broadcasters Inc., a collection of 16 radio stations that was bought by William S. Paley in 1928 and renamed the Columbia Broadcasting System. Under Paley's guidance, CBS would first become one of the largest radio networks in the United States and then one of the big three American broadcast television networks.