Archives International Auctions Part XXI Fall Auction 2014

Archives International Auctions, Part XXI 7 October 25, 2014 Archives International Auctions England 32 S.T.D. Motors, Limited, 1933 Share Certificate. England,1933, 25 Shares, I/U, VF. STD Motors (Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq) was formed in 1919 by the amalgamation of three established firms. Alexandre Darracq built his first car in 1896, and his cars were so successful that Alfa Romeo and Opel both started out in the car industry by building Darracqs under license. In 1919 Darracq bought the Lon- don-based firm of Clement-Talbot to become Talbot-Darracq in or - der to import Talbots into England. Adding Sunbeam created “Sun- beam-Talbot-Darracq,” or “STD Motors”. ����������������������������� Est. $75-150 33 Willys Overland Crossley Limited, Stock England, 1933, 200 Shares, VF, Splits, I/U �����������������������������������������������������������Est. $50-100 France 34 SocieteAnonyme Des Etablissements Doriot, Flandrin & Parant, Stock France, 3,000 Francs, 1917, I/U XF/AU. Doriot, Flandrin & Parant (D.F.P.) was a French car maker based in Courbevoie, Seine between 1906 and 1926. Auguste Doriot and Ludovic Flandrin had both worked for Peugeot and then Clément-Bayard before setting up their own car making company in 1906, Their main product was a single cylinder light car and was sold as a Doriot-Flandrin. In 1908 they were joined by Alexandre and Jules-René Parant and a new company was formed including all the names.[1] Four-cylinder models were now made with Chapuis-Dornier engines alongside the single-cylinder cars. The singles were discontinued in 1910 and a smaller 1592 cc four joined the line up. D.F.P. started to make their own engines in 1912. The 2-litre 12/15 was used byW. O. Bentley in a tuned version with aluminum alloy pistons to race at Brooklands. [1] The aluminum pistons were fitted to some 12/40 hp production cars from 1914. This car also had electric starting. ��������������� Est. $80-160 Germany 35 Daimler -Benz Aktiengesellschaft, Bond. Germany, 1942, Bond 1,000 Reichmarks, Mercedes Benz under the Supervision of the Third Reich, XF, I/U. ��������������������������������������������������������������Est. $50-100 36 Volkswagen AG. Specimen ADR. Germany. ND (ca.1960-70’s). ADR Shares, Includes Bank of New York as Depositary in blue. Specimen. XF, ABNC. ���������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-150 37 Volkswagen American Depositary Specimen Shares. New York (Germany). 1976. Chemical Bank American Depositary Specimen Shares for Volkswagenwerk, Red border. EF, SBN. ��������������Est. $50-100 Michigan 38 American Motor Body Co., 1920 Specimen Voting Trust Certifi- cate, Class B Shares. Odd Shares, Specimen stock certificate, no vignette. XF, ABNC. The American Motor Body Co. was created by the American Can Company as a Delaware Corporation on Febru- ary 18, 1918. The purpose of its founding was the eventual takeover of the plants and assets of two firms, the Wadsworth Manufactur - ing Company of Detroit, Michigan and the Hale & Kilburn Corp. of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania. Wadsworth’s president, Frederick E. Wadsworth, had been previously involved with American Can Com- pany’s competitor, the National Can Company. Surprisingly both firms’ Detroit branches produced stamped automotive products in addition to tin cans. At the time of the sale, Wadsworth Manufac- turing was supplying closed automobile bodes to the Ford Motor Co. and other Detroit automakers. �������������������������������������� Est. $75-150 39 Ford Motor Company Prospectus. Red and green bound book containing 110 items relating to the public offering of 2,250,000 shares of common stock by the Ford Foundation in 1962. Nice condition. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������Est. $50-100 40 40 General Motors Corp., 1946 Specimen Stock Certificate. Mich- igan, Less Than 100 Shares, Specimen Stock Certificate, $5 per share, preferred, Specimen overprints, POC’s, XF, E.A.Wright. � Est. $120-240 41 General Motors Management Corp., 1930 Specimen Stock Cer- tificate. Odd Shares, Specimen, Black on orange border, Allegorical woman seated between globes, VF-XF, Scarce automobile related certificate. FLD-ABNC. �������������������������������������������������������� Est. $75-150 42 42 REO Motors, Inc., ND ca.1930-40’s Specimen Stock Certificate. Michigan. 100 Shares, Specimen, Black on brown border, Allegori- cal seated young allegorical men flank “REO” logo. Specimen over - prints, POC’s, XF ABNC. Very attractive and another very scarce variety. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������Est. $130-260 43 43 REO Motors, Inc., ND ca.1930-40’s Specimen Stock Certificate. Michigan. Less Than 100 Shares, Specimen, Black on orange bor- der, Allegorical seated young allegorical men flank REO logo. Spec - imen overprints, POC’s, XF ABNC. Very attractive and also a very scarce variety. ��������������������������������������������������������������������Est. $130-260