Archives International Auctions Sale 56 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Coins, Scripophily and Security Printing Ephemera November 21, 2019

Archives International Auctions - Sale 56 60 November 21,2019 Archives International Auctions New York Very possibly the earliest Motor Cycle Stock certificate issued, the Manson Bicycle Company, issued in 1905. 452 452 Early Motorcycle Company - Manson Bicycle Co., 1905 I/U Stock Certificate - Possibly the Earliest Motorcycle Certificate. New York. 100 Shrs Stock Certificate. I/U. VF condition. Black on light yellow paper, Early Motorcycle in center, S/N 57, Mansons are known to be Indian clones, and they used Harley Davidson front ends. They were first marketed in 1905 by Fowler-Manson- Sherman manufacturing in Chicago. The company billed itself as a manufacturer, but divisions of production and marketing are unknown. Manson was only around as a company for about 3 years. The Manson came with a Thor Engine and carburetor. The Manson is also equipped with chain drive, a yielding sprocket, grip control, and an Empire saddle. The box behind the seat, much like the Harley, is where the battery is stored, they are capable of up to 1,500 miles before having to be changed. Three regular batteries are used instead of special, more costly batteries. The gas tank holds a measly 4 quarts and the oil tank holds 2 pints. The Manson only held 4 quarts, but the motorcycle was capable of 75 miles per gallon. The bike could reach a top speed of 50 mph and costs between $210 and $225. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $600-900 Scripophily - Automobiles & Transportation Delaware 453 453 Cord Corporation, ca.1910-1920 Stock Certificate Proof Delaware. Proof certificate, Vignette, title and text without border. Purple stamped canceled across certificate. VF condition. Tri-motor airplane flying over speedboats, Duesenberg and Auburn Automobiles. Cord headed the Cord Corporation and owned two aviation companies, Stinson Aircraft and Lycoming Motors, two automobile companies, Auburn and Duesenberg, and five other engine manufacturers. In 1932, Cord formed the Airplane Development Corp. as a subsidiary of the Cord Corp.. In early 1932, Cord faced labor problems with his airlines pilots and he sold both airlines to American Airways. In 1934, Aviation Corporation was required to divest American Airways which was promptly renamed American Airlines. Facsimile signature of E.L. Cord. Rare and historic certificate. SBNC.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-300 Great Britain 454 454 Rolls-Royce, plc., CA. 1970-80 Specimen A.D.R. Stock Certificate. Great Britain. Depositary Shares Certificate. Specimen. Security-Columbian BNC. Extremely Fine.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $120-240 Scripophily - Aviation Arizona 455 455 Pacific Air Lines, Inc., 1961 Specimen Bond Arizona. $1000 Specimen 6 1/2% Convertible Subordinated Debenture Coupon Bond. Black print with a brown border and under tint. Image at top of an American Bald Eagle. Specimen overprints, POC’s, VF-XF condition with coupons attached. SCBNC. �������������������������������������� Est. $85-170 456 456 Universal Aero-Transportation Co., 1916 I/U Stock Certificate. Arizona, 4000 Shares, I/U Stock Certificate, S/N 15, Black on orange border and underprint, Eagle on top, Underprint has straight-on-view of the early tri-motor airplane. Signed by the president and issued to R.R. Hardin who was secretary. VF condition but the left margin has been cut into and the lower left corner was accidentally torn off and then re-taped sometime in the past. Rare and early aviation stock certificate. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200