Archives International Auctions Sale 63 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera and Historic Ephemera December 9th & 10th 2020

Archives International Auctions - Sale 63 111 December 9-10,2020 Archives International Auctions SCRIPOPHILY - AUTOMOBILE & TRANSPORTATION Delaware 687 687 American Auto Axle Corp., 1920-30’s Progress Proof Stock Certificate Delaware, ND (1920-30s). Odd Shares Progress Proof Capital Stock Certificate, Black text with eagle at top center. Cancelled stamps at bottom, writing at left in black ink. Fine condition. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $60-100 688 688 American Motor Body Co. 1920’s Specimen Stock Certificate, Became a Division of Chrysler Delaware, 1920’s. Odd Shares Specimen Class B Voting Trust Capital Stock Certificate, Black text with blue border and background. Red specimen overprint, 00000 serial number, POCs. VF condition, ABNC. American Motor Body was purchased in 1925 by the Chrysler Corporation.������������������������������������� Est. $80-130 689 689 Chrysler Corp. 1986 Specimen Stock Certificate Delaware, 1986. <100,000 Shares Specimen Stock Certificate, Black text with green border and underprint, Chrysler hood ornament in oval frame flanked by allegorical women at top center. Specimen POCs, VF-XF condition, SC-USBN. Chrysler is one of the “Big Three” automobile manufacturers in the United States, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The company will be renamed Stellantis once the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Peugeot S.A. is completed in the first quarter of 2021.������������������ Est. $50-90 690 690 Cord Corporation, ca.1910-1920 Progress Proof Stock Certificate Delaware. Odd Shares, Plate Cancellation Progress Proof stock 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. Only 2 examples found in the ABN Archives in 2002, this is the only example available. Rare American Airlines Pioneer and Predecessor Company. ���������������������������������������������������������� Est. $300-500 691 691 DuPont American Industries, Inc. 1921 Historic Specimen Bond Representing 7 Million Shares of GM. Delaware, 1921, Specimen $100,000. 6% Secured Serial Coupon Gold Bond, Series F. Orange border w/ eagle vignette. Perfin canceled. XF. In 1914, Pierre S. du Pont invested in the fledgling automobile industry, buying stock of General Motors (GM). The following year he was invited to sit on GM’s board of directors and would eventually be appointed the company’s chairman. In 1921, the “DuPont American Industries, Inc. was formed to financially help GM out of difficult financial conditions by issuing bonds collateralized by the 7 Million shares of GM stock DuPont owned. In 1920, Pierre S. du Pont was elected president of General Motors. Under du Pont’s guidance, GM became the number one automobile company in the world. This bond represent DuPont’s financed purchase of 7 Million shares of stock. Rare bond with only 2 found in the archive. ������������������������������������������������ Est. $400-800 Thursday, December 10, 2020 lots 687 to 1592 U.S. & World Scripophily – Automobiles; Finance, World, Mining, Navigation, Oil & Gas, Railroads, Technology & other Topics Beginning at 11:00 am EST