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American Bank Note Co. Ad Card - Gorgeous

Inv# ABN1000
State(s): New York
Years: 1840

Ad Card for American Bank Note Company Engravers and Printers. "The Declaration of Independence" engraved by Charles Toppan in 1840. The card states: "The dedicated efforts of the skilled craftspeople employed by the American Bank Note Company, many of which are represented by the following labor organizations, made possible this presentation." Business card size of 4 1/4" x 2 1/2" when folded.

ABCorp is an American corporation providing secure payment, retail and ID cards, vital record and transaction documents, systems and services to governments and financial institutions - and is one of the largest producers of plastic transaction cards in the world. ABCorp has offices and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, Germany, UAE and South Africa. Formerly known as the American Bank Note Company, the organization was originally a major worldwide engraver of national currency and postage stamps.

Robert Scot, the first official engraver of the young U.S. Mint, began the company that would eventually grow into the nation’s premier high security engraving and printing firm, the American Bank Note Company. Founded in 1795 as Murray, Draper, Fairman & Company (after Scot's three partners), the company prospered as the young United States population expanded and financial institutions blossomed. Its products included superior quality stock and bond certificates, paper currency for the nation’s thousands of state-chartered banks, postage stamps (from 1879 to 1894), and a wide variety of other engraved and printed items. Read more at

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Condition: Excellent
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.